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Cinema at the Margins

Students in three Wintersession classes delved deep into film movements focused on representation and self-expression.

A Virtual Feast

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

Exploring Extremes in Iceland

Alumni Michael Lye and Daniel Leeb formed the core of a recent expedition to advance space research here on Earth.

Continuing the Climate Conversation

Presenters at RISD’s second annual Climate Futures symposium renewed an inspiring dialogue about design and the Green New Deal.

Art Moves

In a new book capping years of research, art historian Pascale Rihouet probes the meaning of materials in Renaissance processions.

Smart Technology with Soul

Associate Professor Soojung Ham considers human emotion in developing an environmental system driven by computing technology.

Se Habla Español

Associate Professor Paula Gaetano-Adi experiments with an interesting way of helping first-year students let go of their assumptions.

RISD Architects Think Small

Five affordable, net-zero homes designed in a RISD studio are being built in Providence’s Olneyville neighborhood.

Good News from DesignIntelligence

RISD’s Architecture, Interior Architecture and Landscape Architecture programs rank well in the 2019/20 survey of America’s top architecture and design schools.