Jin-Me Yoon up for a Scotiabank Photography Award
The SCA's Jin-Me Yoon has been longlisted for a 2020 Scotiabank Photography Award, joining fellow nominees Marian Penner Bancroft, Lori Blondeau, Dana Claxton, Marlene Creates, Chris Curreri, William (Bill) Eakin, Evergon, Sarah Anne Johnson, Emmanuelle Léonard, and Evan Rensch. Find out more about the nominees HERE.
Co-founded in 2010 by Edward Burtynsky, the Scotiabank Photography Award is "Canada’s largest and most prestigious annual peer-nominated and peer-reviewed award that acknowledges the outstanding contribution that our winners have made to contemporary art and photography." The winner of the prize will receive "a featured primary exhibition co-curated by Paul Roth & Gaëlle Morel at the Ryerson Image Centre during the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival," and "a $50,000 cash prize and a book of their work published and distributed worldwide by Steidl of Germany."
The 2020 jurors – Edward Burtynsky (Artist, chair of the jury), Sophie Hackett (Curator, Photography at the Art Gallery of Ontario), Candice Hopkins (Writer and Curator), and Brian Sholis (Editor, Curator/Writer) – will announce the shortlist on March 31, and the winner will be announced at a private gala at the Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto on May 12, 2020.
Congratulations, Jin-me, and good luck!