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Staff Directory

For over fifteen years, committed individuals of different generations and backgrounds have come together to guide this organization. These trusted advisors recognize the importance and complexity of shaping a new institution. Their continued commitment to Slought's mission, economy and values demonstrates the organization's resilience.


Board of Directors

Performs administrative oversight and offers legal and ethical guidance

President

Cadava is Professor of English at Princeton University, where he also is affiliated with the...

Coffey is the Executive Director of the Lambent Foundation, which leverages the critical role of...

Executive Director

Levy works with artists, communities, and institutions worldwide to develop cultural projects...

Secretary

Stein is a writer and independent curator. Her biography-in-progress of the art dealer Richard...

Treasurer

Strong is Vice President of Community and Economic Development at the People's Emergency Center...


Curatorial Committee

Guides the organization's programming and reports to the Board of Directors

Curator for Film and Media Arts

Alter is Professor of Film and Media Arts at Temple University. Her teaching and research have...

Senior Curator

Levy works with artists, communities, and institutions worldwide to develop cultural projects...

Senior Curator for Discursive Programs

Rabaté is a Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania....

Senior Curator for Artist Projects

Romberg was born and raised in Argentina. In the early 1970s, as a painter and conceptual...


Advisory Committee

Offers guidance to the organization and reports to the Board of Directors

Backer is the founder and executive director of Third Streaming, an interdisciplinary gallery...

Weiss is a Serbian-born architect and theorist and the principal of Normal Architecture Office...

Menking is the Editor-in-chief of The Architect's Newspaper, which serves as an...


Faculty Committee

Facilitates relationships with faculty and students at the University of Pennsylvania

Beckman is the Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe Professor of Cinema and Modern Media in the department of...

Hillier is an associate professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning in the School...

Silverman is a visual and film theorist and the Keith L. and Katherine Sachs professor of...


Key People

Contributes to the daily operation of Slought and the realization of projects

Curatorial and Research Fellow

Colzie received her Masters in Art History from Pratt Institute. Her research focus is Weimar...

Exhibition Strategy & Design

Saylor is a founding principal of Saylor + Sirola, a New York City based architecture, art and...

Communications

Schmidgal currently lives in the Canary Islands. She was the Director of Communications at the...

We acknowledge the contributions of former Board of Director members Louis Cabri, Abe Levy, Jeffrey Kallberg, Tom Lussenhop, and Robert Whitehead (d. 2002). We also gratefully acknowledge the contributions of former Advisory Committee members Shusaku Arakawa (d. 2010), Madeline Gins (d. 2013), Lorand Hegyi, John Higgins, Dennis Oppenheim (d. 2011), Dieter Ronte, and David Slovic.