Fine Arts

Peltz Awarded Funding for Bureau of Irrational Affairs

Daniel Peltz (Professor, Film Animation + Video) was awarded a highly competitive seed-funding grant from the Swedish National Arts Grants Committee for the development of a new Bureau of Irrational Affairs within the regional government of Finspång, Sweden. Peltz has been working in Finspång since a 2007 Fulbright artistic research grant brought him to the […]

Subotnick’s Films Coming to PBS, 03/17/17

Steven Subotnick (Critic, Film Animation + Video) will have his film Fight screened on the PBS showcase series Double Feature on Friday, 17th March 2017. His film will be shown alongside A Magic Lantern Life by Marcin Gizycki (Senior Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) and Peter O’Neill (Professor, Film Animation + Video).   Subotnick’s film […]

Lecture: Catherine Wagner, 03/14/17, 7PM, Metcalf Auditorium

Catherine Wagner will give a lecture on the 14th March 2017 at 7:00PM in the Metcalf Auditorium as part of the 2017 RISD Photo Gary Metz Lecture Series. Over the course of her career Catherine Wagner has been observing the built environment as a metaphor for how we construct our cultural identities. She has examined […]

Anthony Film Receives Greek Gifts

Alexandra Anthony (Senior Critic, Film Animation + Video) whose film Lost in the Bewilderness recently completed a second one week theatrical run at the Alkyonis Art Cinema and has opened at a second theater, namely, the New Studio Art Cinema in central Athens. The film was also broadcast on the Greek national television channel ERT, and […]

Pender Awarded Innovator-in-Residence with Swarovski

Stefanie Pender (Critic, Glass) will pilot the 2017 Innovator-in-Residence program with Swarovski based in Wattens, Austria. She will work with a dedicated team from Swarovski on experimental research on the area of Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) methods for glass. This collaborative research will continue the development of the Glass Fused Filament Deposition Modeling (FFDM) process […]

Freiband and Collaborators Reimagine ‘Her Opponent’

Andrew Freiband (Senior Critic, Film, Animation + Video) is part of a team, including RISD alumna Denali Tiller, who are reimagining the 2016 Presidential Debates for a new play showing at the Provincetown Playhouse (133 MacDougal Street, New York) on the 28th January 2017. Her Opponent is an ethnodramatic re-staging of excerpts from the 2016 presidential […]

Exhibition: Sheida Soleimani at Edel Assanti, London

Sheida Soleimani (Lecturer, History, Philosophy + Social Sciences) has a solo exhibition currently on view at the Edel Assanti gallery (74a Newman Street) in London through 18th February 2017. Soleimani’s practice in focused on the photographic traces of women unlawfully imprisoned and executed by the government of Iran. Low-resolution images, drawn either from the victims’ […]

Exhibition: Zlotsky On View at Robischon Gallery, Denver

Deborah Zlotsky (Associate Professor, Experimental and Foundation Studies) is currently on view in the group exhibition Current Exhibitions in Abstraction at the Robischon Galley (1740 Wazee Street, Denver). The exhibition encompasses a wide variety of New York, Colorado, and Rhode Island based contemporary abstract painters working in a wide variety of different scales and perspectives. The exhibition […]