Past Rieger WInners

Posted: Wednesday, 06 February 2013

Il est garçon: Marginal Abidjanais masculinity and the politics of representation

Jordanna Matlon (United States) | 2012 Rieger Award for Paper/Projects

Il est garçon: Marginal Abidjanais masculinity and the politics of representation

Abstract: Using barbershop signs in Abidjan, Coˆte d’Ivoire, this paper explores images of idealized masculinities that reflect pervasive themes in the lives of marginal Abidjanais men. 

Posted: Wednesday, 06 February 2013

In Dust We Trust: A Narrative Journey into the Communal Heart of Public Art at the Burning Man Festival

Karen Stewart (United States) | 2012 Rieger Award for Dissertation/Thesis

In Dust We Trust: A Narrative Journey into the Communal Heart of Public Art at the Burning Man Festival

Abstract: The Burning Man Festival, a free-spirited yet highly sophisticated social experiment celebrating “radical self expression and radical self reliance” is well-known for its large-scale and high interactive public art installations. 

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