The Lind Prize 2022

A showcase of work by the finalists of the Philip B. Lind Emerging Artist Prize. Established in 2016, the Philip B. Lind Emerging Artist Prize is awarded annually to an emerging BC-based artist working in mediums of film, photography, or video. Artists are nominated for the prize by staff and faculty from established arts institutions, organisations, and post-secondary programs from across the province.

This year’s finalists were selected from more than 50 nominations and include: Simranpreet Anand, Wei Chen, Sidney Gordon, Natasha Katedralis, Jake Kimble, Aaron Leon, and Katayoon Yousefbigloo.

The Polygon is grateful for the work of this year’s jury, which features Emmy Lee Wall, Executive Director of the Capture Photography Festival; Richard Hill, The Smith Jarislowsky senior curator of Canadian art at the Vancouver Art Gallery; and Samuel Roy Bois, artist and Associate Professor in Creative Studies at The University of British Columbia, Okanagan.

The winner will be announced at an award ceremony on January 26. Previous Philip B. Lind Emerging Artist Prize winners include Charlotte Zhang (2021), Laura Gildner (2020), Jessica Johnson (2019), Christopher Lacroix (2018), Marisa Kriangwiwat Holmes (2017), Vilhelm Sundin (2016).

The Opening Celebration takes place on Thursday, December 15.
The winner of The Lind Prize will be announced at the Closing Celebration on Thursday, January 26.

Banner Image: Lind Prize 2021 installation view of Kevin Holliday, the continuous failures of optimism, 2021. Photo by Akeem Nermo.

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Simranpreet Anand, हमारे स्वाद की असलियत, insatiable desires of a bourgeoisie
Simranpreet Anand, हमारे स्वाद की असलियत, insatiable desires of a bourgeoisie, 2021. Photo by Lief Hall.
Wei Chen, Hide and Seek #5
Wei Chen, Hide and Seek #5, 2022
Natasha Katedralis, Tooth
Natasha Katedralis, Tooth, 2022
Jake Kimble - Grow Up 2
Jake Kimble, Grow Up 2, 2022
Aaron Leon - Reciprocity Values
Aaron Leon, 7⟨ʔ⟩: Reciprocity Values, video still, 2021
Katayoon Yousefbigloo, How to Lift a Curse (Amazing Transformation Video!)
Katayoon Yousefbigloo, How to Lift a Curse (Amazing Transformation Video!), video still, 2022

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The Lind Prize 2022 Opening Celebration

Join us on Thursday, December 15 for an opening celebration for The Lind Prize 2022.
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Remarks at 7:30pm
Music by Niña Mendoza
The Lind…