Third Realm showcases a crucial period of artistic production in Asia from 2004 to 2019. The exhibition includes photography, film, installation, and performance, and features seminal figures of the Asian contemporary art scene including Birdhead, Cao Fei, Heman Chong, FX Harsono, Jompet Kuswidananto, Lu Yang, Sun Xun, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Xijing Men, Yang Zhenzhong, Zhou Xiaohu, among others . Third Realm offers critical insights into the sociopolitical shifts occurring during the 2000s when Asia’s economic… more
The Polygon Gallery
- 101 Carrie Cates Court
- North Vancouver, BC V7M3J4
- Phone: 778.288.4456
Located in heart of the revitalized Lower Lonsdale area on Vancouver’s North Shore, The Polygon Gallery is a spectacular event venue with city skyline views and a clean, contemporary design. Designed by Governor General’s Award- winning Patkau Architects, the Gallery is a striking building that gleams on the harbourfront, rising in waves towards the North Shore peaks, and beckoning visitors to its doors. Minutes from downtown Vancouver, this unparalleled space can accommodate groups from 20 to 280 for seated dinners, and is able to welcome over 600 guests throughout the building for stand-up receptions. It is the perfect canvas for your signature event.
The Polygon Gallery is ideal for hosting weddings, holiday celebrations, corporate meetings, and gala events, and is also suited to professional filming and photo shoots.
The Gallery is a sought-after event venue, with its range of interesting spaces and modern features:
• two large galleries with thirteen-foot ceilings and saw-tooth skylights, bathing the spaces in natural light
• a layered, perforated metal exterior cladding that reflects the industrial nature of the surrounding landscape
• a covered second-floor balcony with panoramic views of downtown Vancouver
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Chester Fields is an initiative of The Polygon Gallery that encourages the development of visionary young photographers and gives them an opportunity to show their work at a professional venue. Each year, The Polygon announces a new theme for Chester Fields, and teen artists from across the region are invited to submit original works of photographic art in response to that theme. All submittals are reviewed by a jury of artists and arts professionals, who select finalists to be shown in a week-long exhibition. The 2020… more
A pot lid for the sky brings into dialogue the works of Vancouver artist Christopher Lacroix and pioneering American conceptualist John Baldessari, which embrace self-parody, irony, and absurdist humour to translate ideas into visual form. Playing across multiple mediums but rooted in photography, the artists engage repetitive tasks and hapless gestures, allowing trial – and often error – to yield unexpected delight. The exhibition features photographs, sculpture, printed matter, and video. Prominent in the… more
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