Awards & Competitions

Stan Douglas Wins $118,000 Hasselblad Award for 2016

March 8, 2016

By Holly Stuart Hughes

© Stan Douglas

"Exodus, 1974" from Stan Douglas's 2012 photographic series called "Disco Angola." Using photography, video and installation art, Douglas has staged imaginary moments from historical periods marked by upheaval and change.

Stan Douglas, the Vancouver-based photographer and filmmaker, has been named the 2016 Hasselblad Award Winner and will be awarded 1 million Swedish Krona (about $118,000 US),  the Hasselblad Foundation announced today. “Stan Douglas’s interdisciplinary work bridges the gap between photography, film and the performing arts in an innovative way, while at the same time engaging pressing issues,” said Christina Backman,...

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