Research Team

Bill Brown

Karla Scherer Distinguished Service Professor in American Culture and Deputy Provost for the Arts at the University of Chicago; "SAI, Untitled: Reanimated Lot” Team Member

Elka Krajewska

President and founder of Salvage Art Institute, Artist; "SAI, Untitled: Reanimated Lot" Principal Investigator

Christine Mehring

Chair and Professor of Art History at the University of Chicago, Concrete Traffic" and "SAI Untitled: Reanimated Lot" Principal Investigator

Christian Scheidemann

Senior Conservator and President, Contemporary Conservation Ltd., New York; 2013-2014 Neubauer Collegium Visiting Fellow; "Concrete Traffic" Principal Investigator

Amanda Trienens

Amanda Trienens, Founder, Cultural Heritage Conservation LLC, New York; "Concrete Traffic” Team Member

Anna Weiss

Campus Art and Artifacts Collections Coordinator, Conservator, Provost’s Office, University of Chicago; "Concrete Traffic” and “SAI, Untitled: Reanimated Lot” Team Member

Lisa Zaher

Research Associate, Neubauer Family Collegium for Culture and Society; “Concrete Traffic” and “SAI, Untitled: Reanimated Lot” Team Member

"CONCRETE TRAFFIC" PROJECT TEAM MEMBERS

  • Stephen Kelley, Structural Engineer and Architect, Sole Proprietor, Oak Park, Illinois
  • Stephen Murphy, Head Curator and Restoration Specialist, Chicago Vintage Motor Carriage, Chicago, Illinois
  • Chris Rockey, Principal Structural Engineer, Rockey Structures, LLC, Oak Park, Illinois
  • Laura D’Alessandro, Head, Conservation Laboratory, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago
  • Roger Machin, Director, Methods and Materials, Chicago, Illinois

"Concrete Traffic" Advisory Board

  • Bill Brown, Karla Scherer Distinguished Service Professor in American Culture and Deputy Provost for the Arts at the University of Chicago
  • Joshua Freedland, Associate Principle, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. 
  • Hannah Higgins, Professor, School of Art and Art History at the University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Anthony Hirschel, Dana Feitler Director, Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago
  • Alice Kain, former Campus Art Coordinator, University of Chicago
  • John Lawler, Associate Principle, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
  • Bill Lynerd, Director of Development and External Relations, Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago
  • Bill Michel, Executive Director, Reva and David Logan Center for Creative and Performing Arts
  • James O'Hara, Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts, Northern Arizona University; Fabricator of the sculpture, 'Concrete Traffic'
  • Jacob Proctor, Curator, the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society; Lecturer, Division of the Humanities at the University of Chicago
  • Jessica Stockholder, Raymond W. & Martha Hilpert Gruner Distinguished Service Professor; Chair, Department of Visual Arts at the University of Chicago
  • Matthew Tirrell, Dean; Professor and Founding Pritzker Director, of Molecular Engineering Pritzker Director of Institute for Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago