Experimental and Foundation Studies

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    Hope and the Humanities

    Renowned critical theorist Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak speaks with the RISD community about globalization and the role of an aesthetic education.  

    Uncreative Practices

    Poet and provocateur Kenneth Goldsmith 84 SC leads a cross-disciplinary discussion about questions of plagiarism and originality in art, design and higher ed. 

    Sound Vision

    Foundation Studies Programs Head Shawn Greenlee 96 PR has earned a MacColl Johnson Fellowship to explore ancient Asian instruments in the context of new technology. 

    Latin American Perspective

    Recently hired Assistant Professor of Foundation Studies Paula Gaetano Adi brings a cultural perspective to her work in new media.

    The Power of Experimentation

    Students involved in the RISD and Brown STEAM groups welcome Dutch polymath Theo Jansen to campus.