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A Virtual Feast

Mattia Casalegno’s Aerobanquets RMX offers a transformative VR experience that plays with participants’ perceptions of taste.

Making Plastic We Can Live With

Industrial designer Megan Valanidas uses bacteria-centered design to formulate bioplastics that decompose naturally.

Speculations on the Posthuman Age

Merging theory with technique, Assistant Professor Anastasiia Raina is reimagining the future of graphic design.

Dedicated to Process

An expansive exhibition at Woods-Gerry focuses on the inquiry at the heart of the first-year Experimental and Foundation Studies program.

Interrogating Cultural Norms

Assistant Professor of Photography Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa reflects on contemporary practice and creative research.

Upcoming events on campus

Feb 27

Visiting artist | Dread Scott

Mar 3

Visiting curator | Irena Popiashvili

Mar 18

Founders Day Events


RISD students

curated by Namrata Dhore BArch 21, Jisu Yang BArch 21, Cherry Yang BArch 20

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

group exhibition

American Dreams

Martin Mull 65 PT / MFA 67

Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery

solo exhibition

Raid the Icebox Now with Nicole Eisenman

curated by Nicole Eisenman

RISD Museum

anniversary exhibition

Fons Americanus

Kara Walker MFA 94 PT/PR

Tate Modern

London, England

solo installation

Unavoidable Blemishes

Colby Bird MFA 04 PH

Halsey McKay Gallery

East Hampton, NY

solo exhibition

Julie Mehretu

Julie Mehretu MFA 97 PT/PR


Los Angeles, CA

solo exhibition

RISD in the media