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  • Scrotie Responds to Hands-on Attention

    Thanks to a lot of love, RISD's cocky mascot now holds up better than ever.

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  • Global Luminaries Honored at Commencement 2012

    At its June 2 ceremony, RISD will present honorary degrees to Japanese film animation house Studio Ghibli, writer-activist Rebecca Solnit and Pritzker Prize-winning architect Wang Shu, who will also deliver the keynote address.

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  • Photographic Provocateur

    In a rare interview in The New York Times, photographer Steven Klein 76 PT reveals a bit about why he has earned a reputation as “one of fashion’s most cunning provocateurs.”

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  • Making HUGO

    Cinematographer Robert Richardson 79 FAV collaborated with director Martin Scorsese to make the Brian Selznick 88 IL book, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, into a wonderful movie.

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  • Innovative Storyteller Releases Latest Wonder

    In Wonderstruck, Brian Selznick 88 IL pushes his breakthrough storytelling form even further than in his Caldecott Medal winner, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, which will debut later this fall as a film directed by Martin Scorsese.

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  • Celebrity Summer School

    Plenty of RISD energy is driving the discussions this month at MoMA PS1’s stellar Summer School.

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  • Indie Inventor: Quirky + Pivot Power Get a Turn on TV

    On August 30th, recent RISD graduate Jake Zien 11 GD makes his TV debut on Quirky, a new reality show on the Sundance Channel that brings innovation to life by showing the process and personalities behind successful inventions.

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  • Living Pictures

    Artist Sarah Small 01 PH is bringing the emotion and humanity of 15th-century paintings alive through an intriguing series of experimental performance art pieces. 

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  • Coming Attractions

    RISD hosts world premiere of 31 films by FAV seniors.

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  • Martin Mull Witnesses the “Madness”

    In Witness, his most recent solo show, painter, actor and RISD alum Martin Mull reflects on his memories of the long-gone “picture-perfect” America of the 1950s and ’60s.

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At RISD there's nothing unusual about suddenly finding a doorknob on a tree trunk, shown here across from Carr House,
the charming home of Student Life offices and the student-run Carr Haus Café.