Announcements + Updates

Schneider Unpacking at Beaux Arts Ball

Brett Schneider (Assistant Professor, Architecture) and his co-designer Lizzie Hodges with RISD alumni Farinaz Moslemi and Andrea Kelly designed a site specific installation, UNPACKING, to transform industrial space at the Brooklyn Navy Yard for the Architectural League of New York’s 2017 Beaux Arts Ball. The installation used a calibrated rigging system anchored to the exposed steel structure […]

Kosmider Wins Screenplay Award

Alexia Kosmider (Senior Lecturer, Literary Arts + Studies) recently won first prize in the James L. Seavor LGBTQ Screenplay Competition Award at the Rhode Island International Film Festival for her script, Small Steps in Black Birkenstocks, which was co-authored with Marianne Messinawon. The screenplay focuses on Lori, an older lesbian, who after losing her life partner tries […]

Cavicchi Publishes on Musical Fandom

Daniel Cavicchi (Associate Provost, Research|Global|Practice) published a dialogic essay, with Nina Baym and Norma Coates, entitled, Musical Fandom in the Digital Age: A Conversation, in The Routledge Companion to Media Fandom published in 2017. Cavvichi additionally reviewed Lisa Gilman’s My Music, My War appeared in the latest issue (Vol. 9, 2017) of Reception: Texts, Readers, Audiences, […]

Knowles Publishes on Membrane based Enclosures

Jonathan Knowles (Professor, Architecture) and his fellow authors; Helen Bergstrom (Brown University), Ryan Abendroth (Washington University), and Derek Stein (Brown University) have recently published an article entitled, Performance Based Simulations for Membrane based Enclosures, in the fall issue of the TAD Journal (Technology | Architecture + Design). The authors outlined the design process of Techstyle Haus, […]

Kettunen Feature on Belgian TV

Jarno Kettunen (Critic, Apparel Design) was featured on the Belgian TV show ‘Iedereen Beroemd‘. The show focuses on Kettunen’s unique approach of traveling around the world with his compact atelier drawing a wide variety of people, including models backstage at fashion shows, dancers at the ballet, and personalities at high profile events. On 3rd November […]

Event: Grimanesa Amoros, 11/14, 7:00PM

Grimanesa Amorós Site Specific Light Installations Reception: November 14, 6pm Chace Center Lobby Artist Lecture: November 14, 7pm Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center 20 North Main Street, Providence RI Grimanesa Amorós is an interdisciplinary artist with diverse interests in the fields of social history, scientific research and critical theory, Through her art she conveys an ephemeral […]

Cabell at Conference on Writing on Contemporary Artists

Mimi Cabell (Assistant Professor, Experimental + Foundation Studies) presented her collaborative project, Contributors Inc., at the Conference on Writing on Contemporary Artists at the University of Surrey at the end of October. Contributors Inc. is a collaborative archive-based artistic research project that works with the information from the contents pages of magazines of art and […]

Schneider Builds Days’ End

Brett Schneider (Assistant Professor, Architecture) recent collaboration with the Whitney Museum of Art was released to the press in the last week. The project entitled, Day’s End, was developed with the artist David Hammons  and will build a trace of Pier 52 on the western side on Manhattan adjacent to the new Whitney Museum — […]

Better Selected as Juror for Arts Design Innovation Grant

Hansy Better (Professor, Architecture) has been selected to be a juror for the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Design Innovation Grant  Award Program.  The Design Innovation Grant is a $6000 cash award for one Rhode Island designer who demonstrates excellent design work, as well as a compelling proposal for an innovative design or […]

RISD Development Day

Registration for November 20, 2017 SEI Development Day is now open! Keynote Speaker: Reverend Dr. Jamie Washington Jamie Washington is the President & Founder of the Washington Consulting Group (WCG). In October of 2015, WCG was named by the Economist as one of the Top 10 Global Diversity Consultants in the world. Dr. Washington has […]