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Academic Research | Jan 2019

Networked Artist-in-Residence Programs in the Networked Contemporary Art System

The former South Congregational Church in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, hosts Residency Unlimited (RU)’s headquarter, where the author first started developing her research.


Giorgia Gandolfini’s MA dissertation in Arts Management from the University of Bologna (Italy) investigates the role that artist-in-residence programs play in the artistic and professional development of today’s artists. The research wants to address the lack of related literature on residency programs, with the goal to provide a thoughtful analysis on their impact in the contemporary art system by drawing from social sciences research.

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