In pursuit of social justice, photojournalist Richard Ross often visits nightmarish places most people avoid at all costs – Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo Bay, Syria and countless adult prisons and juvenile detention centers across the US.
RISD’s MLK 14 events, an annual series celebrating the legacy of Dr.
On Monday, January 21, a group of small artists clutching finger paints and pizza slices can’t be torn away from the scene unfolding at Dr.
On Wednesday evening, Children’s Defense Fund founder and President Marian Wright Edelman implored RISD students, faculty and staff not just to celebrate the dream and accomplishments of Martin Luther King, Jr.
RaMell Ross MFA 14 PH has a knack for capturing the quiet moments that offer a rare glimpse into Hale County, a rural region of Alabama known for its antebellum houses and fields dotted with tufts of white cotton.
Coated in a layer of dust and sweat, Dakota Linkel 15 IA struggles to fit a square piece of metal mesh into the large window opening of a schoolhouse in the tropics.
Surrounded by scraps of splintered foam and crumpled coffee cups, students in Creature-Creation – a Wintersession studio offered by Film/Animation/Video and Big Nazo Lab – barely look up from their half-finished puppets as Faccia Verde Numero Uno, a self-proclaimed extraterrestrial, inspects their progress.
Without a hint of hesitation, Caitlyn Au 15 GL zips herself into a protective jumpsuit, takes a deep breath and enters a pressurized wind chamber at SkyVenture, an indoor skydiving facility in New Hampshire.
Seven students traveled to the steamy Caribbean nation of Guyana during Wintersession as part of RISD’s South American travel course Exploring the Art + Science of Biodiversity in Guyana.