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2018 Polaris Music Prize: see amazing portraits of Weaves, Jeremy Dutcher and more

Photographer Vanessa Heins snapped beautiful black-and-white shots of this year's short listed nominees including Weaves, Jeremy Dutcher, Jean-Michel Blais and more.
2018 Polaris Music Prize: see amazing portraits of Weaves, Jeremy Dutcher and more

The 2018 Polaris Music Prize gala took place on Monday night, culminating with the announcement of this year's winner, Jeremy Dutcher.

Throughout the evening, CBC Music set up an official portrait studio at Toronto's Carlu where photographer Vanessa Heins took photos of this year's nominees as well as other guests in attendance. Check out all the photos below.

For more Polaris coverage, including videos of all of this year's performances, head over to cbcmusic.ca/polaris.

Weaves

Weaves at the 2018 Polaris Music Prize gala. (Vanessa Heins)

Jeremy Dutcher

Jeremy Dutcher at the 2018 Polaris Music Prize gala. (Vanessa Heins)

Jean-Michel Blais

Jean-Michel Blais at the 2018 Polaris Music Prize gala. (Vanessa Heins)

Hubert Lenoir

Hubert Lenoir at the 2018 Polaris Music Prize gala. (Vanessa Heins)

Pierre Kwenders

2018 Polaris Music Prize: see amazing portraits of Weaves, Jeremy Dutcher and more

Snotty Nose Rez Kids

Snotty Nose Rez Kids at the 2018 Polaris Music Prize gala. (Vanessa Heins)

Partner

Partner at the 2018 Polaris Music Prize gala. (Vanessa Heins)

Lido Pimienta

Lido Pimienta at the 2018 Polaris Music Prize gala. (Vanessa Heins)

Jeremy Dutcher and Lido Pimienta

Jeremy Dutcher and Lido Pimienta at the 2018 Polaris Music Prize gala. (Vanessa Heins)

Polaris Music Prize gala host Raina Douris

Raina Douris at the 2018 Polaris Music Prize gala. (Vanessa Heins)

Reclaimed host Jarrett Martineau

Jarrett Martineau at the 2018 Polaris Music Prize gala. (Vanessa Heins)

Schitt's Creek star Annie Murphy

Schitt's Creek star Annie Murphy at the 2018 Polaris Music Prize gala. (Vanessa Heins)

Cadence Weapon

Cadence Weapon at the 2018 Polaris Music Prize gala. (Vanessa Heins)

A l l i e

a l l i e at the 2018 Polaris Music Prize gala. (Vanessa Heins)

Hannah Georgas

Hannah Georgas at the 2018 Polaris Music Prize gala. (Vanessa Heins)

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