Three Scotiabank Scholarships have been awarded to Canadian photography students to attend the Magnum Workshop at CONTACT. Magnum photographers will select one participant of outstanding achievement from the Workshop to receive a Scotiabank Prize of $5,000. The Scotiabank Prize will be presented on May 10 at the opening reception for the Magnum Workshop Exhibition.
CONTACT, Magnum Photos and Scotiabank are proud to announce the 2008 Scotiabank Scholarship recipients:
Dominic Nahr Ryerson University
Meera Margaret Singh Concordia University
Jonathan Taggart Ryerson University
The 2008 Scotiabank Prize winner:
Magnum Photos is one of the most prestigious photographic agencies in the world, representing only 60 members worldwide. The Magnum Workshop Exhibition will present images produced during the intensive five-day master class, with participants selected by Magnum photographers from a world-wide call to participate. Focusing on story formation, visual literacy, and personal vision, the master class aims to enhance photographers’ working style and overall vision.