Conference Team

The conference is organised by the research group Visual Narrative of the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, department of Art & Design:

Fred Truniger
Fred Truniger is a film historian, curator and researcher at the University of Applied Arts and Sciences Lucerne. He holds a Masters degree in Film Theory from the University of Zurich and a PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich. Presently he is the Head of the MA Film. He was responsible for the graduate studies programme of the HSLU the head of the research group Visual Narrative. > detailed CV & publications

Wolfgang Brückle
Studied art history and German philology at the Universities of Marburg, Dijon, and Hamburg where he passed his exams and, in 2001, got his PhD with a study on art in the service of the representation of power in fourteenth-century France. He was an assistent curator at the Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, and an assistent professor at the universities of Stuttgart, Bern, Essex, and Zurich. Curatorial activities related to, and research on, medieval art, art theory, museum history, contemporary art, and media history, with a special focus on photography-related topics. Since 2013, he has been a senior lecturer at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences & Arts. > detailed CV & publications

Axel Vogelsang
Axel Vogelsang has a PhD in Design and teaches Service Design in the MA Design at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Lucerne. He is also head of the research group Visual Narrative, which explores the potential of visuals for storytelling, explanation and communication in linear and non-linear media. Since 2010 Axel Vogelsang examines the usage of social media in cultural contexts through the project audience+ and various other follow-up projects. > detailed CV & publications