The European Visual Artists' Network (EVAN) is an artist-led organization. It has been created by representative national visual artists groups to address the issues which affect our sector.
core values. EVAN acknowledges the aspirations and needs of visual artists and their organizations. The core values which underpin EVAN’s work are that it will:
• Be artist-centred and artist-focused
structure. The structure of EVAN is modeled on oscillation between two forms of networks. One network form represents the organizational structure proper, while the other form represents EVAN’s communication led mode of operation. EVAN’s governing body plus secretariat is surrounded by the member organizations.
governing body. At congress in Copenhagen, 12 March 2005, governing body of EVAN was elected. Members are:
Charlotte Brüel, chairperson of EVAN, editor of Visual Art Politics
(represnnting BKF, The Visual Artists’ Association of Denmark),
Koweindl ( IG Bildende Kunst,The Visual Artists Associatiof Austria )
Membership is open to visual artists’ organizations if the majority
of their members are professional visual artists.
web journal. The board of EVAN decided November 2003 to focus the future work of the organization at information and communication. Autumn 2004 the web journal VISUAL ART POLITICS, with Charlotte Brüel as responsible editor, published by EVAN, came online.
general information and communication.
Charlotte Brüel, Chairperson of EVAN