This is the first time a web-based work has won the award. Says the jury about Clark's work: "it sucks you in and you spend hours exploring this delightful labyrinth of ideas, images, poetry and music." If you have a few hours to spare, head on over to www.88constellations.net.
The other four finalists did not walk away empty-handed. Equine Studies, a series of large-scale colour photographs by Susan McEachern, Investigation 1, an interdisciplinary project for the Artifact Institute by Tim Dallett and Adam Kelly, See Below, an immersive experience of the oceans by Susan Feindel, and The Warming Hut, a shelter for skaters at the Halifax Oval created by Robin Muller and Sarah Bonnemaison for the Architextile Lab each received $3000.
See the whole talented bunch on the Foundation website: www.nsmasterworks.ca.