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AHRC Image Gallery - successful applicants announced

Date: 27/02/2014

The ten successful applicants for the AHRC's 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 last summer 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. The call attracted nearly 150 applications.

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

  • Dr Sonja Andrew (University of Manchester): A textile narrative of John Edgar Bell, conscientious objector

  • Jessica Borge (Birkbeck College): Marketing the Pill: a visual history

  • Douglas Dodds (Victoria and Albert Museum): A History of Digital Art

  • Julie Halls (National Archives): Design in the Archives: taste, copyright and the decorative arts

  • Dan Hicks (Pitt Rivers Museum): Image/Object/Text: artefacts as manuscripts in the Pitt-Rivers archaeological collections

  • Dr Grace Lees-Maffei (University of Herts): Visual Techniques in Domestic Advice Books in `Britain and the USA since 1945

  • Dr Zoe Norridge (King's College, London): Image Dialogue in Rwanda 20 Years after Genocide

  • Ron O'Donnell (Edinburgh Napier University): 'All the World's a Stage': King's Theatre, Edinburgh

  • Kate Simpson (Edinburgh Napier University): David Livingstone’s Last journals

  • Zoe Trodd (University of Nottingham): The Frederick Douglass Community: A Black Abolitionist in Murals and Street Art

The first of the new displays will be launched in April and a new display will follow every month over the next year.

For further information and to view the current displays, please go to: http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/News-and-Events/Image-Gallery/Pages/Image-Gallery.aspx

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