• View of “Rebecca Belmore,” 2023–. Photo: Akeem Nermo.

    View of “Rebecca Belmore,” 2023–. Photo: Akeem Nermo.

    Rebecca Belmore

    The Polygon Gallery

    Hacer Memoria (Try to Remember), 2022, an outdoor installation by Anishinaabe artist Rebecca Belmore, features nine Brobdingnagian garments crafted from industrial tarp and arranged on the facade of the Polygon Gallery; each one has been printed with a different letter so that they collectively spell out the word HEREAFTER. Belmore’s orange and blue robes face east, past a public square and restaurant, as though confronting the unceded ancestral lands of the Coast Salish peoples—comprising the Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, and Squamish tribes—which became sites of accelerated deforestation and

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