In the Media

Friday Five with Nadia Wolff

Miami native Nadia Wolff is a Haitian-American artist, designer, poet, and maker whose work beautifully blends culturally significant themes of gender, sexuality, race, and identity.  -DesignMilk, Photo credit: World Red Eye

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Invested in Design for the Greater Good

Despite the diverse range of problems Kate Reed BRDD 21 ID addresses through her major in Industrial Design, they all share a clear common denominator. “All of my work,” says the third-year Brown|RISD Dual Degree student, “is deeply related to social change and the social good.” - RISD Media

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Sherenté Harris (BRDD 2023) Presents at URI TEDx Talks

Sherente Harris, 18, of Charlestown, a member of the Narragansett tribe and a first-year student in a dual degree program at the Rhode Island School of Design and Brown University. Harris, who identifies as both a man and a woman, will talk about the struggles of “two spirit” people, as well as indigenous invisibility. - Providence Journal

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Meet the winners of Visualize 2030: Anisa Holmes (BRDD 2016)

Anisa Holmes (BRDD 2016, Graphic Design, Economics, and Developmental Studies) wins Visualize 2030, a data storytelling contest in collaboration with the World Bank, the United Nations Foundation, and the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, Google Cloud.

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Student artwork titled Burn the Settler

Dualies Show at Granoff

Parallels: The 11th Annual Dual Degree Exhibition doesn’t disappoint. Featuring the eclectic work of dozens of current Brown/RISD dual degree students, the exhibition includes everything from furniture and a virtual reality piece to drawings, paintings and prints. Ramon Solis MLA 19, RISD Media

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These Squiggle Glasses Are the Future Millennials Want, Designed by Lukas (2015) and Nikolas (2017) Bentel

A brand called Bentel Brothers, who appear to be the designer-inventors of viral art stunts and wacky products like meat grown from celebrity tissue samples, has debuted a new "purposefully nonfunctional" line of "Squiggle Glasses." - Jael Goldfine, Paper Mag

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Zachary Ziebell, a rare winter intern at HP Labs

Zachary Ziebell joins HP Labs on a rare winter internship this month and next. A dual fifth-year senior at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and Brown University, Ziebell is majoring in both painting and symbolic systems, which combines computer science, cognitive science, and philosophy. He grew up outside San Antonio, Texas and in his spare time enjoys drawing, painting, and hiking. - HP Labs

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Instagram Meets Installation

While the endless and often madcap scroll of an Instagram feed might not seem like the most fruitful starting point to unpack what it means to be an artist, Raina Wellman19 GD, Eliza Chen BRDD19 GD and Theia Flynn 19 GD decided to do just that. In fall 2017, they sourced a massive collection of process-related posts from their peers for a collaborative project in their junior-year Design Studio III. - RISD Media

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Student with architectural model

Studio Focuses on Racial Justice

Dual degree student Jeremy Wolin BRDD 19 IA envisions on-site and off-site interventions. - RISD Media

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Ariana Martinez (BRDD 2017) Featured Work, "Night Rider," on BBC Sounds

In "Night Rider," featured on BBC Sounds, Ariana Martinez shares an audio piece about their childhood experience of frequently moving and being in transit to a new uncertainty.  (BBC Series 17, 8:31-16:40)