Posts Tagged ‘collaboration’

Leidtke Curates ‘Tangible Thinking’ Featuring Faculty and Alums

Art League of Rhode Island Opened Season with “Tangible Thinking: – The Intersection of Art, Design, Math, and Science” at the VETS Gallery (One Avenue of the Arts, Providence, RI). The exhibition took place from September 12, 2015 through January 16, 2016. The Curator of the program was industrial designer and artist Amy Leidtke (Senior Critic, […]

Shanken to attend NAKFI conference

Ed Shanken (Associate Professor, Digital+Media) will attend the NAKFI Conference on Art and Science, Engineering, and Medicine Frontier Collaborations: Ideation, Translation & Realization from Nov 11-14, 2015 at UC Irvine. This “think-tank” event will bring together a diverse group of participants to: explore how arts, design, sciences, engineering, and medicine can stimulate a renaissance of […]

Co-Works 2015 projects

The following studios and workshops will utilize the new RISD Co-Works space in Spring/Summer 2015: Convivial Tools: Workshops for Contrivance The objectives of the three 4-week, 1-credit workshops proposed for Co-Works are to create a shared infrastructure and support affinities of research founded on collaborative working.  A long-term purpose of the pilot of serial 1-credit […]

Critical making + innovation

Critical making and innovation or what does it really mean to work together, to collaborate, to collude and share work? CO-WORKS is a direct response to an initiative in the Strategic Plan and has been developed by a taskforce aimed at providing a facility that can challenge us into new ways of working together around […]

Hitchcock on Creative Collaboration

Lucinda Hitchcock (Professor, Graphic Design) was a panelist and presenter at the NMPS (National Museum Publishing Seminar) in Boston this month. Her panel was entitled “Creative Collaboration: how can museums think different?” The talk showed case studies of collaborative techniques in teaching, in design, and in Museum design and publishing. She was on a panel […]

Collaborative Interdisciplinary Course Grants in Liberal Arts Awarded

The Liberal Arts Division is pleased to announce the recipients of its Collaborative Interdisciplinary Course Grant (CICG). The grant, available to Liberal Arts faculty, was established by the Division to provide TU support for a limited number of innovative team-taught courses (within Liberal Arts or with studio). The first call for applications, at the end […]

Staff & Faculty Join The Observatory Project

A diverse group of collaborators has built an exhibit at the Ladd Observatory, Brown University, that incorporates visual mechanisms, sculptural objects and musical performance to highlight notions of observation at various degrees of perspective, imagination and apparent magnitude. A number of RISD staff and faculty are included among the participants. More information on The Observatory […]

“Birds in Books” Sustainability Project Dedication

Students from “Birds in Books” will dedicate a collaborative project—a birdbath, a contemplative bench, and a birdfeeder, in the garden patio of a new dementia unit at The Highlands , 101 Highland Avenue, Providence on Thursday, May 30, at 4:00 p.m. with a reception to follow. Majors from Furniture, Industrial Design, and Ceramics will be […]

Alexander Gourlay + Hannah Kittell (RISD '10) collaborate on article

Alexander Gourlay (Professor, English) published an article co-authored with Hannah Kittell (RISD, Apparel ’10), “Some Telling Details in Hogarth’s ‘The Enraged Musician’” in “The British Art Journal”. Gourlay and Kittell uncover architectural themes in a famous picture about noise. Gourlay has also recently published book reviews on Blake’s intaglio plates and woodcut blocks, in “Studies […]