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Edward Burtynsky Receives Governor General's Visual Arts & Media Award
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Edward Burtynsky Honoured with 
Governor General's Visual & Media Arts Award and
Announces Donation of His Prize Money to Fund a Grant to Assist Canadian Photographers Producing Books of their Works.
Other Worlds: The Photography of Edward Burtynsky - a film by Simon Brothers
Other Worlds: The Photography of Edward Burtynsky 
A Film by the Simon Brothers
Canada Council for the Arts


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"I am honoured to be one of this year's recipients of the Governor General's Visual & Media Arts Award. Thank you to the Canada Council not only for this honour but for all the ways in which you support the arts in Canada. I know  how vital such support was to me as a young artist and am excited to donate my prize money from the Award to support other Canadian photographers seeking to publish photobooks."
- Edward Burtynsky - 

Edward Burtynsky Honoured with Governor General's Visual & Media Arts Award

On March 7 Edward Burtynsky was announced as a recipient of the 2016 Governor General's Visual & Media Arts Award. Created in 1999 by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Governor General of Canada, the award recognizes "remarkable careers in the visual and media arts".  

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Edward Burtynsky Makes Donation to Support Prize for Canadian Photographers

Edward Burtynsky and the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography festival announced yesterday the creation of The Burtynsky Grant, a $5,000 grant awarded to a Canadian photographic artist to support the publication of his/her photography book. Burtynsky has generously donated the $25,000 prize he will receive as part of his Governor General's Award to support the grant. The winner of the inaugural award will be announced during the CONTACT Photography Festival in May of 2016. 

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Tomorrow Morning at 8:20 a.m. listen to Edward Burtynsky on Metro Morning with Matt Galloway. 

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