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GSLIS Professor ‘leads the way’ in library way-finding research

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GSLIS Professor ‘leads the way’ in library way-finding research

2 Dec 2014 | by WebsiteManager

Lauren Mandel, Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies in the Harrington School, is leading the way in making public libraries easier to use for everyone. Her current research on way-finding in libraries (how people orient and navigate in space) could help people find information faster and easier, reducing the “library […]

Distinguished Visiting Artist Martin Keil: Artist Practice as Social Innovation

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Distinguished Visiting Artist Martin Keil: Artist Practice as Social Innovation

28 Oct 2014 | by WebsiteManager

Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in Swan Hall (Reception at 5 p.m.) German artist Martin Keil will discuss his approach to art and his new collaboration with URI students in a lecture entitled “Community Investors: Artist Practice as Social Innovation”. Keil’s new project with URI art, engineering and communication students, Reuse: Disposable Food Packaging, aims to raise awareness about disposable […]

URI’s Visiting Artist to collaborate with students, create art for social change

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URI’s Visiting Artist to collaborate with students, create art for social change

16 Oct 2014 | by WebsiteManager

German artist Martin Keil’s artistic ventures seek to use art to as an agent of social change toward a more sustainable society. Keil is collaborating with URI art, engineering and communication students on his project, Reuse: Disposable Food Packaging, as part of the URI Distinguished Visiting Artists Program. Keil’s project aims to raise awareness about disposable food and beverage packaging, encourage […]

Assistant Professor of Film/Media releases third feature film

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Assistant Professor of Film/Media releases third feature film

12 Oct 2014 | by WebsiteManager

Assistant Professor of Film/Media Ashish Avikunthak released his third feature-length film this year, Rati Chakravyuh. The film, which took three weeks to write and two days to shoot, is a 102-minute single-shot conversation between six newlywed couples and a priestess. The single, continuous shot gives time precedence over narrative, creating Avikunthak’s trademark “cinema of temporality.” The conversation carries themes of life, death, and religion, as […]