SOCIETY FOR THE PROMOTION OF ROMAN STUDIES

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artefact2art@le.ac.uk

Artefact to Art © 2017  |  All Rights Reserved

Under 11s (book tokens): £75 (winner), £50 (runner-up)


​11-18s (book tokens): £150 (winner), £100 (runner-up)


Over 18s: Leicester Tigers tickets plus £100 book tokens (winner); £100 book tokens (runner-up)


​Selected entrants will have their artworks published in a specially-commissioned book.
​Selected entrants will have their artworks featured at showcase events, held as part of the programme of the Classical Association in Leicester, 6-9th April 2018.

VISUAL ART JUDGE: LYDIA MATTHEWS

PRIZES

Poems should be no longer than 100 lines, and must be submitted in a word document.


Visual art should initially be submitted by taking digital photograph of the piece and submitting no more than three digital photos. We will request to see pieces if necessary.


All entries must be accompanied with a completed entry form.

1.  Find an ancient artefact that inspires you.


2.  Create a piece of art inspired by that artefact,        

        either poetry or visual art.

3.  Download and fill in the entry form.


4.  Email us your artwork and the entry form at:

         artefact2art@le.ac.uk


The closing date for entries is: 25th November 2017 

A former classicist and ancient historian, Lydia's sculpture draws on classical antiquity for inspiration. She is also keenly interested in portraiture and the human form.


You can find out more about Lydia here.

Image: Actors in masks with musical instruments, from a mosaic in the Villa of Cicero in Pompeii, 1st century BCE. Image from Wikimedia Commons, photo by M.H. Cuesta.

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ENTRY RULES

POETRY JUDGE: DAN SIMPSON

With the generous support of: Routledge Books and the Leicester Tigers Rugby Union Club

Dan's poetry is playful and focused on performance. He draws inspiration from science, technology, and pop culture; but is also interested in antiquity and has a rich vein of work on artefacts from Roman Britain.


You can find out more about Dan here.