In the Media

Creative Collaboration: Sarah Nicita '20 reflects on the Edward Guiliano ’72 Global Fellowship

In 2018, Brown| RISD Dual Degree Program student Sarah Nicita (2020, Textiles, Cognitive Neuroscience) traveled to Xiangxi, China. As an Edward Guiliano ’72 Global Fellow, she spent the spring researching the socio-economic development of textile production in the area. Here, she reflects on her experience and its influence on her work.  ~ Brown University Swearer Center, Stories of Impact

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BBC Sounds Radio Featuring Ariana Martinez (BRDD 2017)

Ariana Martinez (BRDD 2017) works across mediums including sculpture, installation, narrative audio, and print media to convey the impact of geography, architecture, and infrastructure on individual and collective experience.  In “The People Who Feel,” featured on BBC Sounds, they share an audio piece reflecting a part of their experience while reporting in Puerto Rico.  (BBC Series 18 Segment 1:45 - 6:05 )

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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