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.