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Hope you had a lovely, restful spring break! Here are some events this week you might be interested in and some updates on what RISD Global Initiative is doing.


The White Pube

RISD Global Initiative is proud to announce that THIS WEEKEND, art critics and curators, The White Pube, will be visiting Providence to host studio visits, critiques, and a lecture! 

Learn more about each event here:
4/9 CRIT:
Global Initiative meets every Sunday at 11AM in Ewing House.

Monday, April 2

WeatherProof: Arts, Humanities and Sciences Explore the Environment

April 2-13

Five programs at Brown University are partnering to host scholars, researchers, practitioners and advocates from a variety of disciplines who are exploring pressing environmental issues. 


April 2 and 6

Referencing the history of the Latin American and Caribbean Encuentros, conferences meant to build postcolonial and transnational feminist solidarity (but that would often erupt in contention), this show intervenes by staging encounters, or encuentros, between three trans artists of color. 

Tuesday, April 3

Gook Screening by VISIONS

6:30-8:30PM | List Art Center, Room 120

VISIONS is screening Gook! Gook is a film directed by Justin Chon about two Korean American brothers, Eli and Daniel. Together with their friend Kamilla, an 11-year-old African American girl, they struggle to run a women's shoe store amidst the political climate of the 1992 L.A. riots. The movie explores themes of family, friendship and chasing personal dreams.

Thursday, April 5

People Are the Sky
A Film on North Korea with

4:00-6:00PM | List Art Center, Room 120

Join us for a screening with Kim-Gibson, the first and only person authorized by the North Korean government to film inside North Korea, with an opportunity to ask her questions afterwards. See North Korea from a completely different, humanizing perspective.

Rajeev Kadambi
The Violence of Nonviolence

4:30-6:00PM | Watson Institute

Rajeev studies the intellectual trajectory of swaraj after Gandhi with a view to situate this in the traditions of Gandhian thought. His principal research has been archival. He was based out of academic institutions in New Delhi and Bengaluru to carry out this work. Rajeev is also interested in the intellectual and political thought of modern South Asia. His dissertation focuses on anticolonial ethics and revolution.


We Thought of You

Opening 6:00-8:00PM | Gelman Gallery

Exhibition featuring pluralistic images of motherhood.

Curated by Chantal Feitosa and Charlie Ehrenfried. Runs April 6-29

Changing the World,
One Wall at a Time Screening


7:30-9:30PM | Chace Center

"Changing the World, One Wall at a Time" is a documentary feature film on Education Is Not A Crime – one of the world’s largest street art and human rights campaigns, which raises awareness of education discrimination by Iran’s government against tens of thousands of Baha’is.

Saturday, April 7

Hanzi Screening by HKSA

5-6 PM | 85 Waterman St, Room 130

Come join HKSA in watching Hanzi, a documentary about modern Chinese typography and its value in international design and cultural identity. Admission is FREE!

Meetings every Sunday at 11AM in Ewing House

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