Critical Writing Index

Canada honours art pioneers

by Ciara Byrne

The Newspaper, Mar. 10, 2005

Lisa Steele, Kim Tomczak, and Paul Wong spoke to an audience at the University of Toronto Art Centre after they were announced as the three of the eight recipients of the Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts. This article summarizes the event, hosted by David Poole, Head of the Media Arts Section of the Canada Council for the Arts, along with quotes from the artists about their definitions of media art and a brief description on the history of the award.

ITEM 2005.012 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Make Love Not WarLisa Steele

Make Love Not WarKim Tomczak

Paul Wong