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Burtynsky Grant for Canadian Artists Who are in the Advanced Stages of Developing a Photobook: Enter Your Submission before May 15, 2017

2017 Burtynsky Grant: Image Courtesy of Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

This is an update to the previous blog, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival 2017 in Toronto: “Focus on Canada,” May 1 to 31 .

“Renowned Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky and the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival are accepting submissions for the 2017 Burtynsky Grant—a $5,000 annual grant to support a Canadian artist in the creation of a photobook. Burtynsky generously donated his 2016 Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts of $25,000 to create the grant and foster the careers of Canadian artists.

This grant is intended to support artists who are in the advanced stages of developing a photobook. The jury is looking for submissions from those that have created a book dummy, are currently seeking funding to work with a publisher or to self-publish, and who have had little to no prior experience publishing a photobook. The winner will be announced at the end of May 2017.”

For more info, please visit https://scotiabankcontactphoto.com/awards .

Good Luck! / Bonne chance!

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