The 2011 RISD Graphic Design MFA Thesis Show
A. on Thursday, May 19, 2011
B. at 6 pm
A. at the Rhode Island Convention Center, Exhibition Hall C
1. through June 4, 2011
B. at theurloftheshow.com
The 2011 RISD Graphic Design MFA Thesis Show is a group exhibition of selected thesis work from the RISD Graphic Design MFA Class of 2011. The show is published in a catalogue which will be displayed and distributed at the annual RISD Graduate Exhibition and online at theurloftheshow.com. The show is the catalogue, which is also the show.
A. Graphic Design MFA Class of 2011, Rhode Island School of Design, 169 Weybosset Street, 5th Floor, Providence RI 02903
This is the Press Check of the 2011 RISD Graphic Design MFA Thesis Show.
typography experiments at the site of the old Providence National Bank building
augmented type photos for Setting the Site. Taken at the now defunct Coffee and Cream on Rte. 146, augmentations inspired by Theo Van Doesburg.
today my thesis is about
- mark making
- human gestures
- the analog/digital threshhold
“You could print a Hockney e-mail, if you were lucky enough to get one, but it would lose something in translation without that brilliant backlighting. The work only lives on these gadgets.”
“[on drawing on an iphone] There are gains and losses with everything. You miss the resistance of paper a little, but you can get a marvellous flow. So much variety is possible. You can’t overwork this, because it’s not a real surface. In watercolour, for instance, about three layers are the maximum. Beyond that it starts to get muddy. Here you can put anything on anything. You can put a bright, bright blue on top of an intense yellow.”