Ed Video has established a scholarship fund in Kenny's name and any donations received will go toward that fund. Information on how to make a donation is available here.
Please scroll to the bottom of the page to find information on the 2016 Kenny Doren Award.
Kenneth Doren was a Canadian multi-media artist and composer whose art installations, videos, and digital operas have been presented in Canada, China, Finland, France and the U.S.A. His practice employed musical interventions and political discourse utilizing video and performance. He is an Ed Video honourary lifetime member and was heavily involved with artist run centres and galleries across Canada.
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March 23, 2016
Ed Video (Guelph, ON) is calling for nominees for the 2016 Kenny Doren Award.
Kenny Doren was a Canadian multi-media artist and composer whose practice employed musical interventions and political discourse utilizing video and performance. His art installations, videos, and digital operas have been presented in Canada, China, Finland, France, and the U.S.A. He was an Ed Video honourary lifetime member, a dear friend, a great artist and a champion of artist-run centres and galleries across Canada.
To honour Kenny’s spirit we have established this annual award to be presented to an extraordinary community individual who has demonstrated a strong artistic practice in or contribution to media art with an emphasis in audio.
To nominate an individual for the Kenny Doren Award, please provide:
- the name and brief biography (1 page maximum) of the nominee;
- your contact information (name, telephone and e-mail);
- an explanation (1 page maximum) as to why the individual would be a worthy recipient
Incomplete nominations will not be considered. The award will be decided by a jury of knowledgeable peers from the independent media arts community, and will be presented at an awards ceremony on June 21, 2016. The 2015 recipient of the Kenny Doren award, Tasman Richardson, will participate as a jury member this year. This is the second year of the Kenny Doren award.
Nominations deadline extended to Monday, May 30, 2016 at 5:00PM.
2016 Award amount: $500
How to submit:
(Please put 2016 Kenny Doren Nomination in subject heading).
Kenny Doren Award – 2016 Nominations c/o Ed Video, 404 York Road, Guelph, ON, N1E 3H4
- Must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person.
- Must be nominated by a third party.
- Nominee cannot be an Ed Video Board Member.