Announcements + Updates

Petraits to present at QQML in Chania, Greece

Ellen Petraits (Research & Instruction Librarian) will present a paper at the international conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries in Chania, Crete. Her paper details a qualitative art and design research assessment chart she created to identify instances of research in the studio critique. Her article was published in Art Libraries Journal in […]

Event: Everybody’s House, Rose Parks Project Symposium, 05/18/18

RISD Interior Architecture and WaterFire Providence present Everybody’s House: a symposium on art, preservation, and memory inspired by, The Rosa Parks House Project, by Ryan Mendoza. Friday, May 18th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the WaterFire Arts Center. This event is free and open to the public, but interested attendees must register to attend. The Rosa Parks House Project exhibition is […]

Horenstein Premiers New Film

Henry Horenstein (Professor, Photography) recently premiered his new film, Partners, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Partners, is a documentary film incorporating clips from 13 interviews with couples who discuss how they met and how their relationships work. Some of the relationships captured here are fairly conventional, while others are wildly unorthodox. But these couples share […]

Yeadon Wins London International Creative Award

Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) and two collaborators has just received an award at the 2017 London International Creative Competition. Thousands of submissions were reviewed by the jury, which awarded an Honorable Mention to Yeadon, Jesse Asjes, and Laura Wickesberg for their BLOOM project. BLOOM regulates acoustic issues in large spaces by opening and closing […]

Cardini & Yeadon’s Black Flamingo Launches at ICFF

Paolo Cardini (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) and Peter Yeadon (Professor, Interior Architecture) will be launch an elegant new chair designed by them at the upcoming International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York City. The designers exploited the lightweight strength and durability of carbon fiber composites to create a graceful chair, called Black Flamingo, that folds […]

Schiff at Cambridge University Conference

Karen Schiff (Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture), presented a paper at Jesus College, Cambridge University, about the marbled leaf in the novel, Tristram Shandy. Her paper, Revitalizing Humanity through ‘Reading’ the Marbled Page, offered new perspectives on the colorful, monumental project of paper marbling in the novel’s original edition. The Alas, Poor Yorick! […]

Scanlan, Divine and Demonic

Suzanne Scanlan (Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) recently published her book, Divine and Demonic Imagery at Tor de’Specchi, 1400-1500: Religious Women and Art in 15th-Century Rome. It is published by Amsterdam University Press and distributed in the U.S. by University of Chicago Press.  

Borsani at Cairotronica Electronic Arts Symposium

Alejandro Borsani (Assistant Professor, Experimental and Foundation Studies) will be exhibiting his work The End of the Sun at Cairotronica – International Electronic and New Media Arts Symposium in Cairo, Egypt. The symposium will take place at the Palace of Arts – Cairo Opera House Complex from May 5th to 12th, 2018. Cairotronica 2nd edition, […]