The study of photography, art and visual culture at graduate and PhD level, including PhD’s in Curatorial Research related to this domain. This also includes the realization of applied and contract research on specific projects linked to the topics that we study (photography, art and visual culture).

The dissemination of research and scholarship in order to make it profitable for the community (with an emphasis on organizing exhibitions and other presentational platforms). This includes the organization of conferences, lectures, seminars and workshops.

The publication of important scholarship in the field of photography, art and visual culture, both online (Image & Narrative), in a specialized book series (Lieven Gevaert Series, Leuven University Press), and through indiviual publications. of the LGC-members.

The development of a documentation centre linked with the Rare Books Collection ("Tabularium") of the KULeuven. The "Tabularium" is located in the Central Library (Ladeuzeplein, 3000 Leuven) and is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. till 5 p.m. (consultation only, no loan).

Lieven Gevaert Centre
KU Leuven, Arts Faculty
Blijde Inkomststraat 21 pb 3313
B-3000 Leuven

Lieven Gevaert Centre
UC Louvain, Archéologie et d'histoire d'art
FIAL - Place Blaise Pascal 1 bte L3.03.13
B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve