• A phrase in poetry is not just that phrase, but the echoes of all the words that you didn't choose, that could have been chosen in the place of the words that you did choose. And for me, that is very definitional of what the arts is; it explores the empty spaces around what is.

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University Artist-in-Residence Report

  • November 14, 2013
  • By Golan Levin     
“Resident Artist” category improves integration of arts-research into the context of higher learning, eliminating IP conflict.


In February 2013, Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Fine Arts established a committee to benchmark similar academic artist-in-residence (AIR) programs in an effort to evaluate its own administrative processes. The committee selected 14 universities and colleges with comparable artist-in-residence programs and interviewed their program directors and administrators about their practices. This report was compiled by the committee in response to changes in the way Carnegie Mellon’s intellectual property (IP) policy was being applied to artworks created during a residency. Consequently, the IP policies and practices of the participating institutions are a core concern of this report.

Link to Full Source: The Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University