The Projection Box

Posted by Dale Townshend on September 21, 2009 in News tagged with

The aims of this award, now in its third year, are to encourage new research and new thinking into any historical, artistic, or technical aspect of popular optical media to 1910, including early cinema: photography: panoramas and dioramas: the magic lantern: shadow theatre: optical toys, and to promote engaging, accessible, and imaginative work. The winning essay will be published in an issue of Early Popular Visual Culture (Routledge) and will also receive a prize of £250.

Essays, of 5000 to 8000 words, may be co-authored. Although the judges welcome international submissions, all essays must be in English. Work must be aothor’s own, and not previously published.

Deadline: 30 January 2010

For more information (rules and application form) go to: www.pbawards.co.uk/index.html

For subject definition: www.pbawards.co.uk/awards012.htm

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