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Preparing for Rising Seas

Landscape Architecture students develop environmentally just proposals for managing sea-level rise in the Narragansett Bay as part of the Envision Resilience Challenge.

This Wearable Fabric Microphone Can Listen to the World—and Your Body

Popular Science reports on research collaboration between MIT professors and RISD Textiles Professor Anais Missakian.
 

RISD’s First Black Biennial Now on View

A month-long, student-curated exhibition brings together artists and designers of color from RISD and beyond to illuminate the diversity of the Black experience.

Guiding Lights: Five Innovative Animation Classes in 2022

The senior animation studio taught by longtime FAV faculty member Steven Subotnick gets a nod from Animation Magazine.

Wintersession Whirlwind

A glimpse of students experiencing life outside their home departments during RISD’s annual five-week intersession term.

Symbols of Resistance

A new cross-disciplinary Wintersession studio focuses on the act of protest.

Witness Tree 2022 Examines Conservation

Students in this year’s Witness Tree Project studio-seminar create objects out of beetle-infested maple from Vermont’s Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park.  

Narratives in Metal

RISD’s Jewelry + Metalsmithing department honors the legacy of late faculty member Michael Glancy in its ongoing Triennial.

Five Questions: Jacqueline Shaw

A brief interview with one of RISD’s recently hired Schiller Family Assistant Professors in Race in Art and Design.