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  • Chronicling the Global Slave Trade

    10/28/2013
    RISD students enrolled in Dialogue Across the Diaspora are traveling to South Africa to curate a powerful exhibition that communicates their incisive research on the global slave trade.

  • Mapping Learning Reflects on RISD’s Essence

    10/28/2013
    RISD’s 2013–14 Mapping Learning series is bringing members of the campus community together for candid discussions about pedagogy, critique and new paradigms for learning.

  • MINDSHARE Inspires Budding Entrepreneurs

    10/24/2013
    Students welcomed advice and insights from successful entrepreneurs at the Career Center’s 2013 Mindshare.

  • Artists Explore Psychiatric Health

    10/24/2013
    Last summer painter Rebecca Chamberlain 91 AP gained new insights during a fascinating artist’s residency focused on health and healing.

  • The Stuff of Legends

    10/24/2013
    Bryan Konietzko 98 IL is living the dream – creating popular animated shows for Nickelodeon such as Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra.

  • Michel Gondry’s Sunny Approach

    10/18/2013
    When visiting RISD, the French director screened his latest film, led a lively master class, spoke about his creative process and answered plenty of questions from adoring fans.

  • Spreading the Word

    10/17/2013
    Children’s book author/illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka 99 IL uses his creativity to both generate great stories that resonate with kids and market them strategically.

  • Historical Perspective

    10/15/2013
    Inspired by her HAVC concentration, Cait Cannon 14 GL aims to produce work that references what came before. 

  • Back to the Source

    10/14/2013
    Newly appointed Assistant Professor Taylor Baldwin 05 SC is finding his place in RISD’s Sculpture department, where his journey began.

  • Making It in America

    10/11/2013
    The RISD Museum’s major new exhibition offers a historic look at the evolution of creative practice, craftsmanship and the art of making during America’s first 200 years. 

  • Painter Gets a Concentrated Boost

    10/11/2013
    Recent graduate Hannah Antalek 13 PT puts her Painting major and her HAVC concentration to work for her in New York.

  • Illustrators Rally Around We Art Boston

    10/08/2013
    Illustrator and faculty member Joe McKendry 94 IL promotes healing through art in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing. 

  • Patti Smith Shares Her Power

    10/08/2013
    The punk singer, poet, novelist and photographer delivers an anti-lecture to the pleased crowd at last week’s Gail Silver Memorial Lecture.

  • Tasty Typography

    10/04/2013
    Oded Ezer, the Graphic Design department’s 2013 Designer in Residence, offers tangible proof that creativity has not disappeared in the digital age.

  • Considering Careers

    10/02/2013
    At the Career Center’s latest Internship Connect Event, students weighed the options for working with a wide range of interesting employers.

  • Documenting the Arab-Israeli Stalemate

    09/25/2013
    Evan Grothian 15 FAV will soon embark on a trip to Israel with Marian Marzynski, the renowned Polish filmmaker, to shoot a reflective documentary on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

  • The Beauty of Being Open Minded

    09/25/2013
    As an HPSS concentrator, Claire Niederberger 14 GD finds that her research into media studies allows her to “add another level of meaning” to her studio work in Graphic Design.

  • Experiments in the Arctic

    09/19/2013
    Ming-Yi Wong MArch 10 and Amanda Thackray MFA 12 PR participated in The Arctic Circle’s Summer Solstice Expedition, a two-week residency program that took place aboard a Barquentine tall ship.

  • Critical Reading

    09/19/2013
    RISD is pleased to announce the release of The Art of Critical Making, a new book for the general public on applying the lessons of creative practice in a broader context.

  • Reclaiming New Delhi

    09/17/2013
    Through her work, interior architect Alina Vadera 11 IA shows her deep respect for India’s vast cultural and architectural history.

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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.