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2014 Kraszna-Krausz Book Awards

MCKERNAN-URBAN-webLast night the winners of this years 2014 Kraszna-Krausz Book Awards were announced at the Sony World Photography Awards. The top 10 books in each category are on exhibit in the Sony World Photography Awards Winners’ Exhibition, Somerset House west wing from 1 to 18 May 2014

  • Best Photography Book Award: Sergio Larrain: Vagabond Photographer by Agnès Sire and Gonzalo Leiva Quijada (Thames and Hudson)
  • Best Moving Image Book Award: Charles Urban: Pioneering the Non-Fiction Film in Britain and America, 1897 – 1925 by Luke McKernan (University of Exeter Press)

The Kraszna-Krausz Book Awards are a partner of the Sony World Photography Awards and the two books share the awards’ £10,000 prize for the best photography and best moving image books of the year.

Dr Mckernan, Lead Curator, News and Moving Image, the British Library, was for many years the Head of Information at BUFVC and we congratulate him on his success.

We reviewed his study on the life and work of Charles Urban at Viewfinder Online,

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