Saturday, November 18, 2017
Last night's opening of Polygon Gallery's N. Vancouver exhibition was overshadowed only by the opening of the gallery itself. In addition to a display of gallery mandated lens-based media works were some intriguing sculpture and weavings.
The image up top is of a work by Gabrielle L'Hirondelle Hill. Entitled The Highest and Best Use (2017), it is one of four works from her Four Effigies For the End of Property: Pre-empt, Improve, The Highest and Best Use, Be Long (2017) series, all of which are included in the exhibition.
Oh yes, and Slow played -- appropriately enough in a room devoted to a screening of Jeremy Shaw's Best Minds, Part 1 (2007). The band hadn't played together in over 30 years. Amazing.
Here is Slow's gear having a smoke out back during the opening's opening remarks: