Category Archives: Prizes

2016 AAANZ Prizes

Best Book | Mary Roberts, Istanbul Exchanges: Ottomans, Orientalists, and Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2015) Best Anthology | Not Awarded in 2016 Best Large Exhibition Catalogue | Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices eds. James Bennett and Russell Kelty (Adelaide: AGSA and Perth: AGWA, 2015) Best Small Exhibition Catalogue | Derek Kreckler: Accidents […]

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AAANZ 2016 Book Prizes and PhD Prize

Congratulations to the following winners of the AAANZ Book Prizes and the PhD Prize for 2016, as announced at the AAANZ conference in Canberra. The full citations for the prize winners will be published on the prizes page soon.   Best Book | Mary Roberts, Istanbul Exchanges: Ottomans, Orientalists, and Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2015) Best Anthology | Not Awarded in 2016 Best Large Exhibition Catalogue | Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices, eds. James Bennett and Russell Kelty (Adelaide: AGSA and Perth: AGWA, 2015) Best Small Exhibition Catalogue | Derek Kreckler: Accidents and Process, ed. Hannah Matthews (Melbourne: Perimeter […]

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CHASS Australia Prizes 2016

The Council for Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences: The Australia Prizes honour distinguished achievements by Australians working, studying, or training in the humanities, arts and social sciences (HASS). More information about our past winners is available here: http://www.chass.org.au/chass-media-releases/. Kindly note nominations are open for four categories:   Book – cash prize of $3,500 sponsored by Routledge Distinctive Work: an artistic performance, exhibition, film, television show, play, composition, or practical contribution to arts policy – cash prize of $3,500 sponsored by Routledge Future Leader: an individual demonstrating leadership skills and potential in the humanities, arts, and social sciences  – cash prize of $2,000 sponsored […]

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2010 Prizes

Best Book: “An Apprehensive Aesthetic: The Legacy of Modernist Culture” Andrew McNamara, Peter Lang, Bern, 2009 The judges were won over by this thoughtful, carefully argued account of the emergence of modernism and its persistence over the last century. In an impressive investigation of his theme of apprehension and aesthetics, McNamara confronts the perplexing social […]

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2011 Prizes

AAANZ Power Institute Prize for Best Book John Clark, “Asian Modernities: Chinese and Thai Art Compared 1980-1999”, Power Publications   The committee was impressed with the scope of the research, its breadth and in addition recognizes that it will make a significant contribution to the understanding of contemporary art of our region of the world. […]

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2012 Prizes

AAANZ Power Institute Prize for Best Book Susan Best, Visualizing Feeling: Affect and the Feminine Avant-Garde, London: I.B.Tauris, 2011 A wide range of high quality works was submitted this year, some with superb production values. They were indeed disparate works, creating something of a challenge for the judges, as they ranged from catalogue raisonné type approaches to carefully […]

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2013 Prizes

Best Book Judged by Associate Professor Susan Best and Professor Helen Ennis Winner: Parallel Presents: The art of Pierre Huyghe by Amelia Barikin Judges comments This year’s best book award goes to Amelia Barikin for Parallel Presents: The art of Pierre Huyghe. Her book elegantly elucidates the elusive practice of Pierre Huyghe, focusing on its complex philosophical implications. […]

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AAANZ Prizes

Our annual prizes recognise the best in arts writing and research across Australia and New Zealand. The awards cover a broad array of arts publishing and acknowledge the contribution of both emerging and established scholars and artists. The categories include prizes for books, catalogues, artist books, Indigenous art writing, and an award for recently completed PhD graduates. The prizes are sponsored […]

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