Esther Thyssen (Assistant Professor, History of Art + Visual Culture) has been awarded a Fulbright Grant for Spring 2018. Thyssen’s research project considers the reception of American art in Romania during the years of communist regimes prior to 1989. The Center for American Studies at the University of Bucharest, Romania will also host two courses […]
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Agnieszka Taborska (Senior Lecturer, History of Art + Visual Culture) recently had her book, The Unfinished Life of Phoebe Hicks, featured in the 10 Best Polish Books Coming Out in Translation This Year. The book is illustrated by RISD alumna Selena Kimball (Sculpture, 1997) and recounts the fictional life of Phoebe Hicks a spiritualist whose […]
Brian Kane (Critic, Industrial Design) took part in a panel discussion at the Splice Audio Visual Performing Arts Festival 2017 in London, England. His panel discussed, Sampling in AV, and examined the development, use, and abuse of audiovisual sampling. Kane also took apart in a performance and interactive installation, Emergency Broadcast Network “Full Release” Kane performed with fellow RISD […]
Tracie Costantino (Associate Provost and Dean of Faculty) will be speaking in a session entitled Arts Research and Aesthetics which forms part of an upcoming symposium, Questioning Aesthetics, which will be held on 20-21st June 2017 at La Virreina Centre de la Imatge (La Rambla 99, Barcelona). This symposium is free and open to the public.
Yuriko Saito (Professor, History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences) was recently invited to speak at a symposium on The Aesthetics of Perfection and Imperfection held at The University of Tokyo. Saito’s presentation was entitled, The Role of Imperfection in Everyday Aesthetics, it explored the aesthetic, moral, social, political, and environmental value of developing a positive aesthetic […]
Dalia Linssen (Assistant Professor, History of Art + Visual Culture) gave two lectures entitled, Art, Photography, Social Conflict at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in April in conjunction with the exhibition, Memory Unearthed: the Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross.
Steven Subotnick (Critic, Film Animation Video) will have his film, Dandelion, presented by the Pompidou Centre in Paris, in their Mon Oeil web series, which seeks to present contemporary art to children. Subotnick’s other upcoming screenings include Strange Fish in the Animafest Zagreb in Croatia this coming June, and Little Girl at the Anima Mundi Festival, […]
The Seventh Art Stand is an act of cinematic solidarity against Islamophobia. In May 2017, participating institutions across the US will show films by filmmakers from the countries affected by the proposed travel ban. With two days of programming, the Rhode Island School of Design joins Dorcas International to engage the intersection of film and […]
Academic Affairs is pleased to announce that Adela Goldbard has been appointed as the AICAD Post-Graduate Teaching Fellow for 2017-2018. Adela lives and works in Chicago and Mexico City. Goldbard is an artist and filmmaker who believes in the potential of art to generate critical thinking and social transformation. With her work she questions the […]
Claudia Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) and Lili Hermann (Professor, Landscape Architecture) presented a paper at the Tenth International Conference on Advances in Computer-Human Interactions, in the special track, D4HA: Designing for Healthy Aging. Their paper entitled, Design Thinking as a Process for Innovative Older Adult Applications, introduced a seven-phase “P” methodology for design thinking addressing […]