One of the signs that the Via Lucis community has grown is the number of guest writers who have added their experience, knowledge, and talent to the site in the last year or so. Here is an overview of those contributors with a preview of some others who will follow. We encourage you to take the time to review these interesting and informative posts.
Jong-Soung KimmWe are honored that Jong-Soung Kimm (architect of the extraordinary Kyongju Artsonje Museum) has written posts on churches in Spain and Germany. His passion and knowledge of medieval architecture, combined with fine photography, have contributed considerably to Via Lucis.
Douglas ReadDouglas Read is a Scottish architect with a practice of restoration and conservation of buildings of historical importance. His post “Theories of Architectural Conservation” is one of the most popular on the Via Lucis site.
Dr. Janet MarquardtDr. Marquardt is one of the authorities on the work of Angelico Surchamp and the Editions Zodiaque. Her long-awaited work Zodiaque; Making Medieval Modern, 1951–2001 (Penn State University Press 2015) has just recently been published.
Albert PintoMr. Pinto’s work concentrates on an anthropological approach to the interpretation of medieval religious imagery.
Salvador PenalozaMr. Penaloza is a photographer from Mexico who documents many of the historic churches of his native country.
Dr. Sara Lutan-HassnerDr. Lutan-Hassner is a lecturer in Art History at Tel Aviv University and a specialist in medieval art history
Andreï Gheorghe VladAndreï Vlad comes from Roumania where he trained as an architect. He lives and works today in the former monastic buildings of the Prieuré Sainte-Gemme in the Charente-Maritime region of France. He is dedicated to the restoration of the site and to understanding the history of this superb medieval monument.
Nathan MizrachiNathan is a fellow blogger, lover of medieval art and architecture, and a traveller of extraordinary dimension.