TORONTO, Might 4, 2023 /CNW/ – Ken Lum of Vancouver, British Columbia is the winner of the 13th annual Scotiabank Images Award.
As winner of the celebrated Award, Lum will obtain a $50,000 money prize, a solo Main Exhibition through the 2024 Scotiabank CONTACT Images Competition, and a broadcast e-book of his work distributed worldwide by famend artwork e-book writer, Steidl.
“Congratulations to Ken Lum, winner of the Scotiabank Images Award, whose artwork and works have impressed a worldwide viewers, from everlasting public artwork installations to his prolific writings on artwork, historical past, and life,” says Laura Curtis Ferrera, Chief Advertising Officer, Scotiabank. “At Scotiabank, we imagine the humanities have the facility to affect our communities and our society in constructive methods, and we’re very proud to have fun the careers of a few of Canada’s most esteemed artists by means of the Scotiabank Images Award.”
Learn extra about Ken Lum’s historical past and the inspiration behind his work right here.
The Scotiabank Images Award acknowledges the achievements of established mid-to-late profession artists, by partaking Canadians and elevating consciousness by means of photographic artwork of the problems and forces of our time. It was co-founded by Scotiabank and Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky with a purpose of recognizing and accelerating artists’ careers as they attain the following stage of nationwide and worldwide recognition.
“I’m so happy to acknowledge this 12 months’s Scotiabank Images Award winner, Ken Lum,” says Edward Burtynsky, co-founder of the Scotiabank Images Award and jury chair. “Lum’s huge vary of labor marks an necessary contribution to Canadian artwork and particularly, the methods during which he has been prescient in creating artworks that look at the advanced relationships between textual content and picture. Congratulations Ken on this well-deserved honour.”
Sandra Brewster of Toronto, Ontario and Chris Currieri of Toronto, Ontario, had been additionally finalists for the 2023 Award and can every obtain money prizes of $10,000. The 2023 Scotiabank Images Award Nominees characterize the results of an annual Canada-wide seek for excellence. The Scotiabank Images Award is peer-reviewed at each stage of the nomination and adjudication course of and nominees should meet eligibility standards.
The 2023 Scotiabank Images Award jury contains:
Edward Burtynsky, Artist, Jury Chair
Stéphane Aquin, Director, Montreal Museum of Superb Arts
Dr. Kenneth Montague, Artwork Collector & Curator
Gaëlle Morel, Exhibition Curator on the Toronto Picture Centre (TIC)
For extra details about the Scotiabank Images Award, please go to www.scotiabank.com/photoaward.
Jin-me Yoon, winner of the 2022 Scotiabank Images Award, has a solo Main Exhibition on the Toronto Picture Centre which shall be on view from April 29th to August 5th, 2023.
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