The Lieven Gevaert Research Centre for Photography, Art and Visual Culture was founded in 2004. The LGC is a joint collaboration between KU Leuven and UCLouvain. The centre is based both in the Faculty of Arts department at KULeuven and at the Institute of Research in Culture (INCAL) at UCLouvain. We closely collaborate with the research entities deep histories fragile memories (directed by Wendy Morris), Photography Expanded (directed by Liesbeth Decan) and several members of the research unit Intermedia (directed by Nicola Setari) at LUCA School of arts.
The aims of the LGC are: