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Immersive Airport Design

Students reconceive Boston’s Logan Airport using augmented, virtual and mixed-reality technologies.

How Artists Could Play a Role in Harm Reduction Centers

Rhode Island School of Design students plan to reimagine the spaces that are typically clinical and unwelcoming.

Networking in the Arts

Students who participated in this year’s virtual Fine Arts Portfolio Review gain valuable insights from art-world professionals.

Emerging Filmmakers on the Big Screen

RISD’s Film/Animation/Video department presents its annual Senior Show live on campus for the first time since the onset of the pandemic.

The Revolution Will Be Choreographed

Providence-based dance company Haus of Glitter speaks at RISD about using an activist dance opera to transform a racist national historic site.

The Cosmic Vision of Tavares Strachan

Vogue profiles the Bahamian RISD Glass alum and board member.

Getting Ahead of Climate Change

RISD Architecture students participating in the Envision Resilience Challenge draw up radical plans in response to projected sea-level rise in Warren, RI. 

Bhabha Finds Beauty in the Forsaken

Alum and Kirloskar Visiting Scholar Huma Bhabha speaks with current RISD students about their evolving practices and her epic, science fiction-inspired creations.