• Panorama Rouen 1431
    created by Yadegar Asisi in 2016
    photo © asisi

Executive Board

The Executive Board is the decision making and executing body of IPC and responsible for the managerial aspects and the representation of IPC. It consists of not less than five and not more than seven Members of which the President, the Vice-President and the Treasurer are officers. The General Assembly elects each year members from all over the world on the Executive Board. The Board shall represent institutional and individual members in a good mix. The Secretary-General takes part in the meetings of the Executive Board without right to vote.

  • Prof. Seth Thompson (President)

    Seth Thompson is Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Design at the American University of Sharjah (United Arab Emirates), as well as a media artist and writer involved in documenting and interpreting art, design and culture through print and online presentations. His research interests and practice primarily focus on the interpretation and representation of visual culture and heritage using panoramic imaging and hypermedia systems. Media art history with special emphasis on the panorama plays an integral role in this theoretical and practice-based investigation. Thompson holds a BFA in Studio Arts from the University of Colorado at Boulder, an MA in Visual Arts Administration from New York University and an MFA in Visual Art from Vermont College of Fine Arts. He is a member of the International Art Critics Association and has lived and worked in the United Arab Emirates since 2006.

  • Dr. Guy Thewes (Vice-President)

    Curator with the Lëtzebuerg City Museum

  • Dominique Hanson (Treasurer)

    Commissariat Commémoration première Guerre mondiale / Former Director General Musée Royale de l'Armée et d'Histoire Militaire Brussels, Belgium (Retired)

  • Prof. Dr. Thiago Leitão de Souza

    Full Professor of sketching and computer graphics techniques of Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo in the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Dr. Blagovesta Momchedjikova

    New York University
    New York City, USA

  • Mathias Thiel

    Creative Director with asisi GmbH
    Berlin, Germany

  • Gábor Turda

    Leader of the operational group at Ópusztaszer National Heritage Park (management and maintenance of exhibition units).

  • Sara Velas

    Artistic Director of The Velaslavasay Panorama
    Los Angeles, USA

    former President of IPC