Research Center for Architecture & the Arts at KU Leuven Association
Lieven Gevaert Centre is named after the pioneer of the photography industry in Belgium, Lieven Gevaert, the Lieven Gevaert Research Centre for Photography, Art and Visual Culture was founded in 2004. The Lieven Gevaert Centre (LGC) is a joint collaboration between the KU Leuven and the UCLouvain. It is based in the Faculty of Arts of the KU Leuven and the Institute of Research in Culture (INCAL) of the UCLouvain. The primary aim of the LGC is the study of photography, art and visual culture. Other important objectives of the LGC are the dissemination of research and scholarship, the publication of important scholarship in the field, and the development of a specialized documentation centre.