Exploring Visual Cultures (EVC) is a joint transnational project run by universities, schools and art galeries / museums all over the world.

It is coordinated by an expert panel and an advisory board.

 

Expert Panel

The Expert Panel (EP) discusses the content of the project, develops projects and organizes future steps. It ensures the quality of processes and results by critically monitoring the project and providing scientific feedback. The panel consists of scholars in the field of art history, visual culture and cultural studies.

  • Avi Sooful, University of Pretoria, South Africa (Chair of the Expert Panel)

 Members:

  • Ebenezer Acquah, University of Education Winneba, Ghana
  • Paul-Henri Souvenir Assako Assako, University of Yaoundé I. // Libre Académie des Beaux-Arts Douala, Cameroon
  • Patrique deGraft-Yankson, University of Education Winneba, Ghana
  • Stefan Eisenhofer, Museum Fünf Kontinente, München, Germany
  • Osuanyi Essel, University of Education Winneba, Ghana
  • Bernadette Maria Romain Van Haute, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Mary Clare Akinyi Kidenda, Technical University Nairobi, Kenya
  • Bea Lundt, Europa-Universtity Flensburg, Germany / University of Education Winneba, Ghana
  • Ernst Wagner, Akademie der Bildenden Künste München, Germany

The panel meets every 6-8 weeks virtually. Minutes of these meetings can be found under 'Activities' ('News' and 'Archive') on this website.

 

Steering Committee / Advisory Board

The steering committee controls the organization of EVC, coordinating the different strands of the project and managing the finances.

The committee - members are:

  • Paul-Henri Souvenir Assako Assako, University of Yaoundé I. // Libre Académie des Beaux-Arts Douala, Cameroon
  • Patrique deGraft-Yankson, University of Education Winneba, Ghana
  • Esther Kibuka-Sebitosi, Institute for African Renaissance, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Ernst Wagner, Akademie der Bildenden Künste München, Department for Art Education, Germany

The members of the steering committee will meet again in Nuremberg in July 2021 to discuss the state of the project and to organize future steps.