The Tragedy of the Commons: AICAD Presentation
Let's Face it. Art Institutions are competitors for shrinking assets. Before we can begin to collaborate, we need to get this out in the open. Kovic presents her ideas to AICAD, a consortium of 42 top non-profit independent colleges of art & design in the US and Canada and opens a conversation about something on everyone's mind, which no one wants to talk about: "Why should er collaborate, when all AICAD schools are in competition with each other for marketshare? Kovic uses "The Tragedy of the Commons "— to remind us that a shared-resource system, in which individual users act independently, contrary to the common good of all, ultimately deplete all resources.