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10th Anniversary Image Gallery – Successful applicants announced

Date: 11/02/2015

The ten successful applicants for the AHRC's 10th Anniversary Image Gallery call were announced today. Each applicant will receive an award of £4,000 to source, select, caption and present digital images on the AHRC website.

The AHRC's Image Gallery was launched in 2013, and aims to showcase the work and talents of the arts and humanities research community, and to celebrate the role of the image in the arts and humanities. This year's call specifically sought applications that had a link to the AHRC's tenth anniversary, either reflecting on past funding or looking at developments in the arts and humanities over the past ten years. The call attracted over 60 applications.

After a peer review process, the following successful applicants were selected to receive the awards:

  • Dr Kate Britton, Dr Charlotta Hillerdal and Dr Richard Knecht (University of Aberdeen): Nunalleq: New Narratives from ‘The Old Village’
  • Andrew Burton (Newcastle University), Bahbak Hashemi-Nezhad (Kingston University), Stanzin Losal and Orijit Sen (Goa University): Mapping Mapusa Market
  • Rose Ferraby (University of Exeter): Earthworks
  • Professor John Izod and Karl Magee (University of Stirling): Discordant Notes, 1928-31
  • Alexandra Magub (SOAS and The British Museum): Rivals, Rebels and the Parthian Empire – Ideological Currents of Coins from the 1st Century BC.
  • Dr Seán McLoughlin (University of Leeds): The Hajj, Ethnography and British Muslims
  • Dr Karen Shepherdson (Canterbury Christ Church University): Reframing Early Commercial Seaside Photography
  • Dr Ricarda Vidal and Dr Maria-José Blanco (King's College London): Translation Games - Translating from Image to Image
  • Professor Caroline Wilkinson (Face Lab, Liverpool John Moores University): The Evolution of Facial Reconstruction
  • Professor Martin Willis (University of Westminster): Image and Image-Making in the Medical Humanities – Capturing the Conditions of Seizures
  • The first of the new displays will be launched in mid-March, and the others will follow throughout 2015.

For further information and to view the 2013 and 2014 galleries displays, please see the Image Gallery pages of the AHRC website.

Notes to editors

  • For further information contact Alex Pryce (AHRC) on 01793 41 6025 or a.pryce@ahrc.ac.uk
  • Banner and listing images: taken from The History of Digital Art from the 2014 Image Gallery
  • The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funds world-class research in a wide range of subjects: ancient history, modern dance, archaeology, digital content, philosophy, English literature, design, the creative and performing arts, and many more. Each year the AHRC spends approximately £98m to fund research and postgraduate training often in collaboration with partners. The quality and range of research supported by this investment of public funds provide considerable economic, social and cultural benefits to the UK. For further information on the AHRC, please go to:www.ahrc.ac.uk


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