Duke and Duchess of York Prize in Photography
Photo: Frédéric Saia
Isabelle Hayeur is known for her photographs and her experimental videos. Her work is situated within a critical approach to the environment, urban development and social conditions. She has exhibited at the MASS MoCA, Bruce Silverstein in New York City and Les Rencontres internationales de la photographie in Arles, France. Her works are to be found in some thirty collections, including those of the National Gallery of Canada, the Fonds national d’art contemporain, in Paris, the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, the New Orleans Museum of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Photography, in Chicago.
For more information, visit Isabelle Hayeur’s website.
What is this prize?
The Duke and Duchess of York Prize in Photography is awarded to a professional photographer for personal creative work or professional development. This award is the only Canada Council prize dedicated to photography.
How to qualify
Professional photographers who submit an eligible application to the Explore and Create program are automatically considered for this prize. The winner is selected based on the assessment of the grant application.
Who created this prize?
Funding for this prize was donated by the Government of Canada on the occasion of the wedding of Prince Andrew in 1986.
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