Posts Tagged ‘Sheida Soleimani’

Soleimani Awarded MacColl Johnson Fellowship

Sheida Soleimani (Lecturer, History Philosophy + the Social Sciences) has been awarded the one of three Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowships by the Rhode Island Foundation. The grant awards of $25,000 are considered to be among the largest no-string-attached grants available to artists in the United States and are as such extremely competitive. Soleimani stated […]

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’ […]

Sheida Soleimani in Artforum

Sheida Soleimani (Lecturer, History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences) has had her solo exhibition CIVIL LIBERTIES published as a Critics Pick in Artforum. Soleimani’s exhibition is currently on view at the BOYFRIENDS gallery (3311 W. Carroll Street) through 23rd October 2016. More information can be found here

Soleimani Featured in Interview Magazine

Sheida Soleimani (ACAD Fellow, Photography) is profiled in this month’s Interview Magazine in their portfolio entitled The New Activists.  In the profile Soleimani talks about the defining moments that shaped her activism and the challenges she foresees for her and future generations. The full article can be read by clicking here Image Credit: Interview Magazine

Soleimani solo exhibitions

Work by Sheida Soleimani (AICAD Post-Graduate Teaching Fellow) is featured in a number of 2016 solo exhibitions: 1305 Carpenter, Providence, Rhode Island (March 2016) Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography, Biel/Bienne Switzerland (April 2016) ROMPONE, Cologne, Germany (October 2016) MARS Gallery, Milan, Italy (November 2016)

Welcome new faculty and term appointments

Academic Affairs is pleased to welcome these new faculty and term appointments to RISD. Thank you to the search committees for their considerable time and effort this year. ​ Full-time Appointments: Apparel Design Gwen van den Eijnde, Assistant Professor Neil Gilks, Associate Professor Architecture Aaron Forrest, Assistant Professor Experimental and Foundation Studies Dawn Clements, Assistant […]