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Support Artistic Residencies

CPA will reimagine the role of the artist by expanding the ways that artists engage with our campus, moving beyond traditional roles of creators and performers into those of curator and student. CPA will grow it's DisTil (Discovery Through Iterative Learning) artist-in-residence fellowship by embedding visiting artists on UNC's campus and demonstrating the critical contributions artists can make beyond the stage.

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