K.U.Leuven - Arts Faculty
B - 3000 Leuven
About > Staff
The staff of the Centre consists of:
Prof. Alexander Streitberger (ARKE, Université catholique de Louvain) and Prof. Hilde Van Gelder (Department of Art History, K.U.Leuven)
Prof. Alexander Streitberger teaches modern and contemporary art history at the U.C.Louvain. His research is focused on the relationship between the still (photographic) and the moving (filmic) image, and the photographic discourses of modernity and modernism.
Prof. Hilde Van Gelder teaches modern and contemporary art history at the KU Leuven. Her research is focussed on photography's contribution to the confusion of the artistic genres in postwar art and on the medium's critical function in contemporary art.
three Fellow-professors: Prof. Jan Baetens (Institute for Cultural Studies, K.U.Leuven)
Prof. T.J. Demos (University College London)
Dr. Maarten Vanvolsem (Sint-Lukas Brussels University College of Art and Design)
Prof. Jan Baetens teaches at the Institute for Cultural Studies, of the KU Leuven. His research on photography is oriented towards the narrative uses of the medium, interart comparison, and the cultural dynamics of 'high' and 'low' (for instance in the field of the so-called "photonovella").
Prof. T.J. Demos is Reader of modern and contemporary art at University College London. He collaborates with the centre within the framework of the ‘In and Out of Brussels’ project.
Dr. Maarten Vanvolsem is Head of the MA-programme in Photography at LUCA (Leuven University College of Art). His artistic research is focused on the relationship between photography and time.