TAASA ASIAN ARTS ESSAY – TAASA Review December 2011
PRIZE 2011 TAASA is delighted to announce the joint winners of the 2011 TAASA Essay Prize Hannah Beasley and Matthew O’Farrell.
Both essays were considered worthy of the prize and as the judges were unable to decide between them, the prize of $2000 was split. The two essays are published in the special supplement to the December 2011 TAASA Review.
Their titles are: The Birth of Nihonga in Japan: Potentials and Pitfalls in Preserving Tradition (Hannah Beasley, BA (Arts/Visual Arts, ANU) and "`…much that is barbarian and Scythian in character…’: Orodos II between Cultures" (Matt O’Farrell, BA (Arts), ANU). To mark its 20th anniversary, TAASA launched this competition as part of its ongoing role in supporting the study and appreciation of Asian arts in Australia...