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Tom Wagner is now based in London, though often returning to work in Asia, having been based in Japan for 12 years. He likes photographing people, from CEO’s to Sumo wrestlers. Having begun his career in newspapers, he has worked for magazine and corporate clients around the world. His editorial clients includeBusinessweekBloombergConde Naste TravellerDer SpeigelESPN magazineLe PointL’ExpressFortune,NewsweekPeopleStern and Time.

Site:Lab curator Paul Amenta was quite familiar with the “old museum.”  In 2010, he used the building forMichigan – Land of Richesan innovative exhibition of site-specific installations created by over a hundred artists and art students who were given access to not only the vacant facility, but also to the museum’s vast collections.  In 2011 Amenta co-taught a collaborative studies class at Kendall College of Art & Design that employed the building and its potential uses as a case-study.  His Facebook profile picture shows him posing in a diorama holding a gun from the museum’s collection.  Amenta loves 54 Jefferson.