Institute Scholars and Practitioners in Residence (INSPIRE)


Rick Berry
Year Long Residency Rick Berry’s work in digital and traditional media explores the matrix of art, technology and cognitive dynamics in popular culture. For over two decades, his works have been included in art annuals and gallery exhibitions, commissioned as book and comics art, featured in anthologies on the history of fantastic art, and won numerous awards. Contact sheet of Rick Berry's IGL-inspired art (pdf) Rick Berry extended biography (pdf) Braid Website

October 18-20, 2005 >

Jim MacMillan
A graduate of Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Jim MacMillan has pursued a career in photojournalism for the last 17 years. Since 1991, he has worked for the Philadelphia Daily News, where he is currently a Photo-columnist. While on leave from the Philadelphia Daily News, he was a photographer and photo editor for the Associated Press in Iraq. He covered more than 200 combat missions while embedded with the U.S. forces. While he was there, the AP staff in Iraq won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography.


 October 31-November 4, 2005>

Mort Rosenblum
Mort Rosenblum is the former chief correspondent for the Associated Press and former chief editor of the International Herald Tribune. Rosenblum has reported on nearly every major international conflict since the Congo mercenary wars and the Biafra secession in the 1960s. From 1970 to 1973, he covered Vietnam, the violent breakup of Pakistan, and war in Ceylon. He reported on the fracture of Yugoslavia from the first shots in Ljubljana to the final chapters in Kosovo. After September 11, he was in the initial group of reporters to reach Kabul. He is the author of several acclaimed books, including Back Home: A Foreign Correspondent Rediscovers America and Coups and Earthquakes: Reporting the World to America. Rosenblum was a 2005-06 IGL Scholar/Practitioner-in-Residence.

Jack Blum
Jack Blum is the Senior Counsel for Special Projects for Finance Sector Compliance Advisers Limited, and a US Attorney admitted at the district of Columbia Bar, the US Court of Appeals for the district of Columbia Circuit and the US Supreme Court. Blum is an expert on controlling government corruption, international financial crime, money laundering, international tax havens and drug trafficking.