Professor Emeritus Suzy Lake wins 2016 Scotiabank Photography Award
Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
Toronto artist and former University of Guelph Professor Suzy Lake has won the sixth annual Scotiabank Photography Award.
The award includes a $50,000 cash prize, a solo exhibition at the Ryerson Image Centre during the 2017 Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival, and a book of the winner’s work to be published and distributed worldwide by Steidl.
The University of Guelph resides on the land of the Between the Lakes Treaty No. 3, the territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit. This land is part of the Dish with One Spoon, a covenant between Indigenous nations to live peaceably on the territories of the Great Lakes region. We recognize that today this gathering place is home to many First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples and acknowledging them reminds us of our collective responsibility to the land where we learn, live and work.