Vancouver Especially (A Vancouver Special scaled to its property value in 1973, then increased by 8 fold)

Feb 21, 2015 – Autumn 2016

Ken Lum

Vancouver Especially (A Vancouver Special scaled to its property value in 1973, then increased by 8 fold), Ken Lum (2015). Photo: Dennis Ha

Vancouver Especially (A Vancouver Special scaled to its property value in 1973, then increased by 8 fold), Ken Lum (2015). Photo: Dennis Ha

Vancouver Especially (A Vancouver Special scaled to its property value in 1973, then increased by 8 fold) by Canadian artist Ken Lum is the first commissioned work presented at 221A’s new outdoor site as part of the Semi-Public program at 271 Union Street. The installation is a 1:3 scale replica of a mass-produced, Vancouver architectural style of homes known as the “Vancouver Special”, popularized from 1965 to 1985 with an estimated 10,000 homes built.

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Notice of AGM 2016

September 3, 2016

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 221A Artist Run Centre Society will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 2:00pm at 221A (100-221 E Georgia St in Vancouver). Member registration and renewals will take place from 1:30–1:55pm.

The AGM provides members with an opportunity to gather and hear reports on the past year of activities. The AGM is also an opportunity for members to meet incoming and outgoing board members, take part in voting for the Board of Directors and for important business of the society such as the appointment of the auditor. Please be notified that the society will be considering a special borrowing resolution, viewable here

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