Samuel Roy-Bois (b. 1973, Québec City) is an internationally acclaimed artist living in Kelowna, BC. He works with a diverse range of media including photography, drawing, sculpture, performance, and installation to probe the socio-political dynamics of the built environment. Reward Friends, Punish Enemies is a site-responsive installation - imagined as an intervention into the architectural space of The Polygon—that invokes histories of resource extraction and the forest industry on the North Shore. Venetian blinds… more
The Polygon Gallery
- 101 Carrie Cates Court
- North Vancouver, BC V7M3J4
- Phone: 604.986.1351
Known as Presentation House Gallery for nearly four decades, The Polygon Gallery is a non-collecting Canadian public art gallery with a focus on photography and media-based art.
Located on the waterfront of Lower Lonsdale in North Vancouver, the new purpose-built facility is designed by world-renowned firm Patkau Architects. The Polygon is now open and looks forward to welcoming you to our new home.
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Feast for the Eyes explores the rich history of food as one of photography’s most prevalent and enduring subjects. In an age where sharing images of food has emerged as a unique facet of contemporary culture, this exhibition offers a look at the timeless ways in which things we eat shape us and our perceptions of the world. Featuring works by some of the most important artists of the past century, the presentation includes Nobuyoshi Araki, Nan Goldin, Rinko Kawauchi, Vik Muniz, Martin Parr, Irving Penn, Ed Ruscha, Cindy… more