Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Polaris Prize short list announced by Jay Baruchel for 2014
Making the announcement was one of my favorites, Jay Baruchel. The Canadian actor was sporting a Montreal Canadians hat while he read through the list…extremely fast. So fast that they made him read it again. Oh Jay, I still love you. The short list was comprised of a bunch of repeats and some new comers, including Jessy Lanza – LOVE! Go Jessy Lanza Go!
The artists on the 2014 Polaris Prize Short list are:
Arcade Fire — Reflektor
Basia Bulat — Tall Tall Shadow
Mac DeMarco — Salad Days
Drake — Nothing Was The Same
Jessy Lanza — Pull My Hair Back
Owen Pallett — In Conflict
Shad — Flying Colours
Tanya Tagaq — Animism
Timber Timbre — Hot Dreams
YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN — UZU
The Polaris Prize gala will be broadcast on September 22.
Side Note: OMG Jay Baruchel is so cute. Remember when he was engaged to Allison Pill and I was devastated?! That was a dark time.