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Expanding Pedagogical Perspectives

RISD welcomes 13 new full-time faculty members, including a second cohort of Race in Art & Design hires.

Black Joy Matters

A SPUR-funded project by grad student Zoë Pulley presents positive images of Black people to counteract the negative imagery flooding the media.

Five Questions: Shiraz Abdullahi Gallab

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

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.

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.

Architecting a New Future

Ghanaian-Scottish educator Lesley Lokko reflects on the global architecture community’s response to this unprecedented moment in racial justice history.

Five Questions: Jacqueline Shaw

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

Five Questions: Naimah Pétigny

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

Five Questions: Derrick Woods-Morrow

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