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Nottage Knows the World’s a Stage

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage speaks to students about the reach, resonance and responsibility of art in the Trump era.

Revisiting the Architecture of Apartheid

The Architecture department welcomes Cape Town architect and author Ilze Wolff for the first in a series of globally focused discussions.

Filmmaking in Between

Experimental filmmaker Natalia Almada MFA 01 PH is one of four artists selected by Sundance for its 2018 Art of Nonfiction Fellowship program.

Designing a Refuge for Contemplation

As part of the department’s annual charette, students in Interior Architecture work together to propose quiet campus refuges.

Sharing Strategies for Disruption

As the 2018 Kirloskar Visiting Scholar in Painting, Delhi-based artist Asim Waqif shared insights from a career of making art in service of the public good.

Antonelli Addresses Our Demise

In delivering the RISD Museum's 2018 Gail Silver Memorial Lecture, MoMA curator Paola Antonelli speaks about “broken nature.”

Moss Values the Narrative Potential of Objects

Visiting design impresario Murray Moss encourages students to use the things they make to tell stories.

Charting a Course to Clean Energy

As part of a series of talks related to RISD's new liberal arts master's programs, scholar Jesse Jenkins urged students to explore all avenues in addressing global environmental challenges.

Repair as Metaphor

Repair and Design Futures, a multidisciplinary exhibition at the RISD Museum, investigates mending as material intervention, metaphor and call to action.