Visual artist Stan Douglas has been shortlisted for the $50,000 Scotiabank Photography Award, along with Montreal designer Angela Grauerholz and Montreal photographer Robert Walker.
Douglas was nominated by Robert Bean, a professor at Nova Scotia College of Art & Design, who said: “As a contemporary Canadian artist, educator and writer I hold his work in the highest esteem. Every encounter with the work of Stan Douglas alters and renews my commitment to images, narrative, photography and art.”
Stan's work is the subject of two books published by Arsenal Pulp Press: Stan Douglas: Abbott & Cordova, 7 August 1971
and Stan Douglas: Every Building on 100 West Hastings
, winner of the Vancouver Book Award. The winner of the 2013 Scotiabank Photography Award is to be announced on May 16.
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