Scotiabank Photography Award 2016 Longlist Announced

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© Michel Campeau

© Michel Campeau

The Scotiabank Photography Award Jury has announced the ten photographers on the 2016 long list. Since 2010 the Scotiabank Photography Award has recognized and supported mid- to late-career artists reaching for the next level of national and international recognition. The winner of the award will receive $50,000, a solo exhibition at Ryerson Image Centre, a primary exhibition at the 2016 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, and a book published by Steidl.

Jury Chair Edward Burtynsky stated, “Each one of these distinguished artists has a distinctive body of mature work which reflects a high level of excellence in contemporary Canadian photography.”

© Raymonde April

© Raymonde April

The nominees for the 6th annual Scotiabank Photography Award are:

·         Raymonde April, Montréal, Québec

·         Geneviève Cadieux, Montréal, Québec

·         Michel Campeau, Montréal, Québec

·         Moyra Davey, New York, New York

·         Evergon, Montréal, Québec

·         Michael Flomen, Montréal, Québec

·         Pascal Grandmaison, Montréal, Québec

·         Thaddeus Holownia, Sackville, New Brunswick

·         Suzy Lake, Toronto, Ontario

·         Jayce Salloum, Vancouver, British Colombia

© Michael Flomen

© Michael Flomen

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