Presentation House Gallery
The Polygon Gallery
333 Chesterfield Avenue
North Vancouver, BC V7M 3G9

Geoffrey James: Running Fence

A photographic document of the 14-mile border fence between San Diego and Tijuana. The fence, made of recycled metal landing strip from the Gulf War, was installed in 1993-4 as part of Operation Gatekeeper, a US attempt to curb illegal immigration.

The exhibition is supported by the Canada Council’s Dissemination Assistance Program.

Artist’s talk by Geoffrey James, Saturday, May 2nd, 2:15 pm.

PHG touring exhibition.

Catalogue published includes essays by Sebastian Rotella, Dot Tuer and others.

  • Geoffrey James, The End of the Fence, Looking West (from the series Running Fence), 1997. Image: moma.org