Experimental and Foundation Studies

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  • News

    A Convergence of Computation + Culture

    RISD’s newest academic concentration gives students opportunities to create ambitious work at the intersection of art and digital technology.

    Diving Straight In

    As a first-year student Nevin Dunn 20 IL is pushing his conceptual thinking to places he hadn’t yet imagined – and loving the challenge.

    A New Space for Sonic Innovation

    Housed in the former library, a state-of-the-art multichannel sound system brings exciting new possibilities for sonic experimentation to RISD.
     

    Drawing Marathon

    Students in an intense Wintersession studio (re)discover the essential power of drawing.  

    Balancing Act

    Textiles sophomore Kathryn LaMontagne 18 TX recognizes the importance of balancing her studio work with a healthy social life.