Adelheid Mers is a visual artist who has developed and works through Performative Diagrammatics, a practice that includes elements of notation, consultation, carnivalesque, installation, and video. Her research draws on close work with others, exploring cultural ecologies at multiple scales. Educated at the University of Cologne, University Düsseldorf, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf and the University of Chicago, she is Associate Professor and previous chair of the department of Arts Administration and Policy at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Contact: adelheidmers (at) More:  archive list view,  SAIC faculty bio