Digital Media Pioneer Award 2019

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The Digital Media Pioneer Award recognizes outstanding Canadians who have made significant contributions to the field of digital media. They are a true trailblazer within technology and culture. By embracing the unknown and standing at the forefront of innovation, their work explores previously unimagined uses for emerging technologies.

Dr. Sara Diamond is the President and Vice-Chancellor of OCAD University. ¬†She is a new media pioneer, curator, researcher, lecturer and artistic director who has become synonymous with Canadian art, culture and media.’She has played a significant role as a champion for interdisciplinary collaboration among artists and engineers and leading visionary programs including the Banff New Media Institute and in her role as the President of OCAD University.

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