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The 2021 Kenny Doren Award

Call for nominees for the 2021 Kenny Doren Award
Kenny Doren was a Canadian 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 is an Ed Video honourary lifetime member, was a dear friend, a great artist, and a champion of artist-run centres and galleries across Canada.
To honour Kenny’s spirit, Ed Video has established this 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. The award is for the amount of $1,200.
Past recipients:
2020 - Elaquent
2019 - Evan Gordon
2018 - Paul Walde
2017 - Steve Bates
2016 - Annie Dunning
2015 - Tasman Richardson
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 Ed Video’s Annual General Meeting on June 27, 2021.
Nominations must reach Ed Video by FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2021 at 5:00PM.
How to submit:
(Please put 2021 Kenny Doren Nomination in subject heading).
Kenny Doren Award – 2021 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 Ed Video Board Member.

*Ed Video is continually accepting donations to sustain and enhance this award and thanks all contributors for their support.*