In recent years there has been a rise in interest in publications about scenography. A variety of publications have been published: historical books; articles about contemporary practices; introductions into scenography books; tool books; theoretical work about performative space; impressive monographs of leading world scenographers; as well as periodicals dedicated to scenography. The Prague Quadrennial aims to support this trend and to make visible the diversity of publications created about and around scenography by giving out an award for the best scenography publication.
The Best Scenography Publication Award Jury, comprising Sodja Lotker (Artistic Director of Prague Quadrennial), Daniela Pařízková (Executive Director of Prague Quadrennial), Aby Cohen (Designer and Art Director, PQ Commissioner of the Politics Exhibition), is delighted to announce the award winners:
Brack, Katrin. Katrin Brack Bühnenbild / Stages. Berlin: Verlag Theater Der Zeit, 2010. Print.
Marinescu, Sabine, and Janina Poesch. PLOT #9, PLOT #10. Stuttgart: Die Macht des Klangs, 2014. Print
FURHTER NOMINATED BOOKS
The winning author will be provided with travel support to come to Prague Quadrennial for a special book presentation during June 18-28, 2015. Selected publications will be included in the stock of the Prague Quadrennial Bookstore and publication exhibition.