"I don´t know if it will available in all countries, but for all of you who want to try, here´s the link to the Sociedad Geográfica Española. They will be streaming the 2017 SGE Prizes:D. It starts at 7 this evening (in Spain.)"
The Glenn Gould Foundation is honoured to announce the members of the Twelfth Glenn Gould Prize Jury, convening April 11 - April 13, 2018 in Toronto to select the next Prize Laureate.
Viggo Mortensen, acclaimed actor, writer, poet, musician, painter, photographer and publisher will chair.
The Glenn Gould Foundation has assembled a diverse panel of outstanding artists and world citizens who bring a broad and multi-disciplinary range of perspectives to their deliberations. The Foundation believes that the combined wisdom and experience of these remarkable jurors will ensure that the tradition of The Glenn Gould Prize is not only honoured, but also extended.
The Foundation thanks those members of the public who took the time to submit nominations. Your hard work will be reviewed by our Jurors and will receive their careful consideration.
The jury will engage in a lively, thoughtful and intellectually rigorous process to weigh the exceptional and diverse achievements of the nominees.
JOIN US - on Friday April 13 at the Leslie and Anna Dan Galleria at Koerner Hall, The Royal Conservatory of Music at 12:30 p.m. for a public press conference in which the jury will announce their selection for the Laureate of The Glenn Gould Prize (free admission).
A celebratory concert in honour of the jury will take place April 13 at 8:00 p.m., Koerner Hall, details to be announced.
Viggo Mortensen - Jury Chair, born in New York City in 1958 and a citizen of the USA and Denmark, has been a professional actor for nearly four decades. He has had the good fortune to work with many internationally renowned directors, including three times with David Cronenberg, and has been recognised by various film academies and critics' organisations for his work. Apart from acting in movies and plays, he is also a poet, photographer, musician, and painter. He founded and is the editor of Perceval Press, an independent company that has offered a wide range of publications - including poetry, photography, painting, music, and critical writing - since 2002. This year he plans to make his debut as a writer/director with an adaptation of Mari Sandoz' The Horsecatcher.