Jin-me Yoon wins the 12th annual Scotiabank Photography Award
As winner of the prestigious Award, Jin-me will receive a
"Congratulations to Jin-me Yoon, winner of the Scotiabank Photography Award, whose poignant art provides new perspectives on local and global histories within the themes of transnationalism and environmentalism," says
Read more about Jin-me Yoon's history and the inspiration behind her work here.
The Scotiabank Photography Award recognizes the achievements of established mid-to-late career artists, by engaging Canadians and raising awareness through photographic art of the issues and forces of our time. It was co-founded by Scotiabank and Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky with a goal of recognizing and accelerating artists' careers as they reach the next level of national and international recognition.
"I am thrilled to recognize Jin-me Yoon as the 2022 Scotiabank Photography Award winner. It is an immense pleasure to recognize such important art at a time when, collectively, our relationships to the land and our histories have never mattered more." says Edward Burtynsky, co-founder of the Scotiabank Photography Award and Chair of the jury. "Her solo exhibition during the 2023 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival should not be missed."
The 2022 Scotiabank Photography Award jury includes:
- Edward Burtynsky, Artist,
Sophie Hackett, Curator, Photography at the Art Galleryof Ontario(AGO)
Kenneth Montague, Art Collector & Curator
Gaëlle Morel, Exhibition Curator at the Ryerson Image Centre (RIC)
For more information about the Scotiabank Photography Award, please visit www.scotiabank.com/photoaward.
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