Creators of 2017 Masterworks Arts Award Finalists to Discuss “Community” in 6th Annual Artists and Conversation Event

Posted on Sep 5, 2017

Halifax, Nova Scotia – On September 20, 2017, at 6:00 PM, the Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Awards Foundation invite the public to a free panel discussion and reception with Creators of the 2017 Finalists for the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award. This will be the 6th annual Artists and Conversation event; the first held at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, 1675 Lower Water St., Halifax.

The 2017 Finalists for the $25,000 Award are: The Deception of Livvy Higgs, by writer Donna Morrissey; Polyphonic Lively, by composer Dinuk Wijeratne; and Werewolf, by director Ashley McKenzie and producer Nelson MacDonald.

McKenzie, Morrissey, and Wijeratne will be in attendance at Artists and Conversation.

The Conversation will be facilitated by Susanne Chui, a dancer, choreographer, and improviser. Chui was a co-Creator of Canvas 5 x 5, the 2016 Winner of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award. She is co-artistic director at Mocean Dance in Halifax.

Artists and Conversation will include a reception with refreshments and a cash bar.

The event is free. RSVP is requested at http://nsmasterworks.ca/artists-conversation-2017/.

Established by the Honourable Myra Freeman in 2005, the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award recognizes the excellence of a particular work of art or design from any media. These works have made a significant impact through their public presentation and have contributed to the historical development and contemporary practice of the art form.

For more on the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award, visit http://nsmasterworks.ca and follow us on Twitter at @NSMasterworks; and Facebook at Nova Scotia Masterworks Awards Foundation.

The Award is generously sponsored by Scotiabank, Arts Nova Scotia, The Craig Foundation, McInnes Cooper, and individual donors.