Topic: RISD

“Criteria of Beauty” aims to exhibit work that transcends societal boundaries relating to gender, sexuality and race.

Arts & Culture

RISD show challenges gallery structures

November 5, 2018 0 comments

“Criteria of Beauty,” curated by Qualeasha Wood and Dāa Guy, seniors at the Rhode Island School of Design, showcases work representing perspectives existing “outside the boundaries of whiteness, heteronormativity and gender binaries,” according to the exhibition’s wall text.

Johnson ’20: Swipe with an open mind

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Johnson ’20: Swipe with an open mind

October 30, 2018 0 comments

As the leaves transform from green to shades of gold and red and the days get noticeably shorter, it’s evident that the seasons are changing.

“SORRY, A Live Listening Party” was presented by audio storytelling collective “Now Here This” at the RISD Museum’s new exhibition, “Repair and Design Futures.”

Arts & Culture

“Now Here This” performs at new RISD exhibition

October 22, 2018 0 comments

“Dear listeners, apologies for our late response. … We’ve been busy making stories about what it means to apologize,” said Mitchell Johnson ’18.5 and Alex Hanesworth ’20, managing editors of Brown and Rhode Island School of Design’s joint audio storytelling collective “Now Here This.”

“Repair and Design Futures” highlights the themes of repair and transformation, both literally and metaphorically, through pieces from the Rhode Island School of Design’s permanent collection as well as the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology.

Arts & Culture

RISD Museum exhibit delves into repair, renewal

October 19, 2018 0 comments

The Rhode Island School of Design Museum’s latest exhibition, “Repair and Design Futures,” opened its nine-month run Oct. 5.

The RISD Illustration Studies Building Gallery features work of three-time Caldecott Medal winner and RISD alum David Wiesner.

Arts & Culture

Wiesner exhibit evokes childhood nostalgia

September 10, 2018 0 comments

“Journeys in Visual Storytelling” has arrived at the Rhode Island School of Design Illustration Studies Building Gallery just in time to remind students of halcyon days of childhood.

‘Over, Under, Through’ exhibit thrills Hillel

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‘Over, Under, Through’ exhibit thrills Hillel

March 21, 2018 0 comments

“Over, Under, Through,” a multimedia exhibit by Rebecca Volynsky, draws on styles of Russian ornamentation to weave a symbolic thread that invites viewers to explore her family’s Russian and Jewish heritage.

The Granoff Center’s Cohen Gallery began featuring works from Brown-RISD Dual-Degree students last Thursday.  The tenth annual exhibition showcases art from the selective interdisciplinary program.

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Brown-RISD students color Granoff

January 29, 2018 0 comments

For the next month, the walls of the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts will exhibit the unique skills, interests and talent of students in the Brown-RISD Dual Degree Program.

Beginning this fall, the Rhode Island School of Design will offer graduate degrees in the liberal arts, a feat made possible through collaboration between its existing undergraduate liberal arts programs.

Metro

RISD to offer inaugural liberal arts graduate programs

January 24, 2018 0 comments

The Rhode Island School of Design is bolstering its selection of graduate degrees by offering its first-ever graduate school programs in the liberal arts departments.

Nature Lab creates biodesign maker space

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Nature Lab creates biodesign maker space

January 18, 2018 0 comments

Tanks of luminescent jellyfish and rippling seaweed line the walls of an open space on the bottom floor of the Rhode Island School of Design’s Nature Lab. But a transformation is underway; by the end of 2018, the room will become a “maker space” inviting students to conceptualize and engineer […]

New engineering center showcases mixed-media exhibit

Arts & Culture

New engineering center showcases mixed-media exhibit

November 14, 2017 0 comments

From the corridor floors to the restroom walls, all the world’s a gallery in the new Engineering Research Center.