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Ready for the Runway

The public will get to see a juried selection of the best work made by RISD’s up-and-coming apparel designers at Collection 2015.

Designing a Desirable Future

At Critical Design/Critical Futures, makers, writers, practitioners and educators exchanged ideas about the ways contemporary design influences forthcoming political, social and economic engagement.

Fresh Perspective

Teaching at RISD allows Andrew Robarts, a recently hired assistant professor in History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences, to approach Middle Eastern history from a new angle.

Naturally Uplifting

At the height of rush hour, pedestrians dart through a cluster of metal waves appearing to crash into a skyscraper in the heart of Boston’s financial district.

Exploring Korean Culture

RISD recently introduced a new globally engaged off-campus program in collaboration with a longstanding partner school in Korea.

The Art of Networking

At the 2015 Fine Arts Portfolio Review, Tess Spalty 14 PT/MAT 15 unveils a collection of trippy, surrealistic paintings of ghostly figures hovering in melting hotel rooms.

Breaking Through

A visit from photojournalist and activist Richard Ross inspires RISD students to pursue social justice projects.

Mining the Margins

Artists-in-residence Raqs Media Collective present an experimental film at the Chace Center exploring notions of narrative and counter-narrative in their study of marginalized members of society.

Impossible Meetings

In two provocative new shows, artist Janine Antoni MFA 89 SC presents visceral responses to embodied experience.