In the breakthrough
film Beasts of the Southern Wild, an
apocalyptic fairytale comes to life thanks to amazing contributions from Annie Evelyn 99 FD/MFA 07, Sophie Kosofsky 06 FD, Jonathan Mosca 07 PR and Eliza Zeitlin 07 SC.
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When producer Toshio
Suzuki travels to RISD to accept an honorary degree on behalf of the famous
Japanese animation house, he will host a screening and discussion of two of
their films, Spirited Away and Only Yesterday.
poet and Associate Professor Mairéad
Byrne curates and hosts a monthly feast of poetry, music and performance
open to the Providence public.
After working on dozens of blockbuster films, jewelry designer Dana Schneider 82 SC
felt like she won the lottery when asked to create the iconic mockingjay pin for The
Thanks to a lot of love, RISD's cocky mascot now holds up better than ever.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Plenty of RISD energy is driving the discussions this month at MoMA PS1’s stellar Summer School.
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