Posts Tagged ‘Film / Animation / Video’

New book featuring Kamentsky

Gina Kamentsky (Critic, Film/Animation/Video) is featured in a book by Deborah Foreman, highlighting various Cape Cod artists. Contemporary Cape Cod Artists: On Abstraction features 45 Cape Cod artists working in abstraction, displaying more than 400 images of their work. Based on her interviews with the artists, the author writes about their aspirations and approaches. The […]

Featured wearable technology

Student work from the interdisciplinary fashion and technology wearables classes was featured at the digital magazine designboom. The classes were led by Brian Kane (Critic, Film / Animation / Video) and Catherine Andreozzi (Associate Professor, Apparel Design), with Ludovico Lombardi and Nicolo Casas.   Work by Brian Kane has also been featured: creators colossal […]

Subotnick’s prize “Pig”

Steven Subotnick’s (Critic, Film/Animation/Video) most recent film, “Pig”, won 2nd Place in the Independent Category at the ASIFA East Awards in New York. “Pig” is also screening in numerous festivals around the world, including the Ottawa International Animation Festival in Canada and the Fantoche International Animation Festival in Switzerland. “Pig” was also selected as July’s “Toon […]

Peltz lectures in Mexico City at SOMA

On July 29th, Daniel Peltz (Professor, Film/Animation/Video) will deliver a lecture as part of the Miercolos de SOMA public lecture series. While visiting SOMA, Peltz will deliver a lecture and explore collaborative frameworks for a future curricular engagement between FAV’s Open Media program and SOMA. His visit is made possible by RISD’s Global Engagement and […]

Hlynsky on Murmurations

The new issue of IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications contains an interview with Dennis Hlynsky (Professor, Film/Animation/Video) discussing his recent work and the relationship between science and art. The article “Murmurations: Drawing Together Art, Visualization, and Physical Phenomena,” addresses the evolution of digital technologies and his experiments with shared video, visualization of group phenomena, and […]

Swetzoff’s “Theme: Murder” now streaming

An award-winning film by Martha Swetzoff (Senior Critic, Film / Animation / Video), Theme: Murder, is now streaming on the RISD Kanopy service. The hour-long documentary is a powerful, personal account of the lingering effects of homicide and homophobia, rooted in the 1960’s Boston art world. Theme: Murder screened in festivals from Hawaii to Greece and received the […]

Anthony film closing international conference

Alexandra Anthony’s (Senior Critic, Film/Animation/Video) documentary feature LOST IN THE BEWILDERNESS has been invited to be the closing night event at the International Conference “Time & Space in Greek Myth and Religion” at the University of Patras, Greece. Monday, July 6th @ 6 pm Q&A with director to follow http://mythreligion.philology. mythrel.upatras

Professional Development Fund grants awarded

The Professional Development Fund Committee met mid-April to review project proposals submitted for its Spring 2015 funding cycle. The Committee is pleased to announce the following awards to: Silvia Acosta (ARCH) – drawing and writing spatial concepts, islands of Seto, Sea of Japan Eric Anderson (HAVC) – book project The Media of Objects: Design and Culture in Nineteenth-Century […]

PIG and BABY, Subotnick screenings

Two animations by Steven Subotnick (Critic, Film/Animation/Video) are scheduled to screen worldwide in the coming months. On April 7th, PIG was voted “video of the day” on the web channel In May, PIG will screen at the Future Film Festival in Bologna, Italy, and at the Moviate Underground Film Festival in Harrisburg, Penn. On June […]

Gizycki & O’Neill’s “A Magic-Lantern Life” at Cable Car

A Magic-Lantern Life: The Story of the American Magic-Lantern Theater, a film by Marcin Gizycki (Senior Lecturer, HAVC) and Peter O’Neill (Professor, Film/Animation/Video), will screen at the Cable Car Cinema on April 29, 2015. The film documents the performances and history of The American Magic Lantern Theater, a troupe that recreates the 19th century spectacles […]