Essay Prize Winners and Nominees

21 September 2014 -


Alison KOWALSKI Bard Graduate Centre POSTGRADUATE PRIZE WINNER: Art In Everyday Life and the Do-it-Yourself Soviet Fashion of Nadezhda Lamanova

Jenna PRICE University of Brighton UNDERGRADUATE PRIZE WINNER: Negotiating Female Masculinity in the Early Twentieth Century: The Case of Vera ‘Jack’ Holme (1881-1969)


David O'MAHONY Institute of Art, Design & Technology (IADT) "Even Better than the Real Thing? The Irish Showband Phenomenon as Interpretation of International Pop Culture, 1950 -1970

Georgia BURGER University of Brighton Ancient Aesthetics: Egyptian Influence on Women’s Dress in 1920s Britain

Patricia MAYERS University of South Wales Using Emotional Attachment to Construct a Paradigm for Reduced Consumption in Fashion: A study Across Varying Age Ranges

Marianne HANOUN Kingston University Playing With Your Food: To what extent do the 'Happy Meals' toys of the "McDisney" era (1996-2000) warrant preservation?

Juan Torkel SPADE Kingston University The Constructed Authenticity of the Fair Isle Sweater

Erik HOLDEN BRATTESTED University Of Hertfordshire What's Past is Prologue: Nostalgia's Impact on Graphic Design

Frederika LITTLE University of Brighton Indian Block Printing Today

Rhydian LEWIS Northumbria University The Future of Ornament in Design

Ruby HENDERSON Institute of Art, Design & Technology (IADT) Liberation or Degradation? The Pervasiveness of Pornography in Fashion Advertising

Isabelle MATTERN Central Saint Martins From Visual Perception Towards Multisensory Experience

Jennifer LEAHY Institute of Art, Design & Technology (IADT) Thank Heavens for Little Girls: The Sexualisation of "The Child" in Contemporary Women's Fashion Magazines

Gilad VISOTSKY Central Saint Martins How can artists and designers justify using the crowd to generate their work?

Katharina GILBERT Central Saint Martins Fin-de-Siecle Austrian Typography: What Is Its Legacy?

Sarah-Louise MCKAY Glasgow School of Art The Intangible made Tangible


Dora SAPUNAR Parsons The New School for Design Delaying Gratification: Consumerism as Spectacle in Yugoslavia 1955-1965

Natalie GREEN University of Brighton Responding to Hardship: An examination of Nostalgia Within British Design

Marta ALMEIDA University of Buenos Aires (FAD/UBA) Between activism and political posters: The international boycott against the 1978 Argentine World Cup

Danielle CHARLAP Bard Graduate Centre Plan-a-Room: Paul Mac Alister's Kits for Three-Dimensional Visual Culture

Caroline RILEY Boston University Democracy Compressed and Displayed: The Robie House Model's Display at the 1938 Three Centuries of American Art Exhibition In Paris


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