The Iberian & Latin American Visual Culture Group (ARTES), in collaboration with the Embassy of Spain, awarded on Thursday 29 June 2017 the annual Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize, created with the aim of encouraging the recognition of young scholars in the field of Iberian and Latin American Art. This year the prize was awarded to David Cambronero, a MA student at the Courtauld Institute of Art, for his essay on Lighting in the Great Mosque of Córdoba in the Caliphal Period.