The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) and Aimia are pleased to announce the opening of the internationally recognized Aimia | AGO Photography Prize exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) on September 7, 2016. The exhibition will featurethe works of four exceptional finalists for the Prize, curated by AGO AssociateCurator of Contemporary Art, Adelina Vlas. The winner of this unique prize will be chosen entirely by public vote, either in-person at the AGO upon the exhibi- tion’s opening, or online at the Prize website from September 14, 2016 to Novem- ber 27, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. EST. The winner will be announced November 29, 2016.
The four finalists were announced on July 27, 2016. They were selected by an inter- national jury, from a list of 23 artists who were put forth by 13 internationalnominators. The finalists are: Talia Chetrit (USA), Jimmy Robert (France), UrsulaSchulz-Dornburg (Germany) and Elizabeth Zvonar (Canada).
Developed through an innovative partnership between the AGO and Aimia, a Montre- al-based global leader in data-driven marketing and loyalty analytics, the Aimia | AGO Photography Prize recognizes and develops the best in Canadian and inter- national contemporary photography.