Juli Majer

January 2018 –

Juli Majer is a visual artist from Vancouver. Titled Science Fiction and the Other, Majer’s fellowship project will convene a series of public readings, studies, and screenings at Pollyanna 圖書館 Library.


William Dereume

January 2018 –

William Dereume is a cartoonist from Vancouver. Through his fellowship with 221A, Dereume will develop a community outreach program at Pollyanna 圖書館 Library. The program will build relationships between Vancouver-based artists and communities of struggle to create a series of comic publications.

Yu Su

August 2017 – January, 2018

Kaifeng-born Yu Su comes from a classical piano background and works as a sound artist and music composer in Vancouver. Yu Su’s fellowship assembles artists, musicians, and researchers to develop a speculative sound archive at Pollyanna 圖書館 Library.

Josh Gabert-Doyon

August 2017 – January 2018

Josh Gabert-Doyon is a writer, photographer, and documentary radio producer. His fellowship assembles a provisional research collective—W.W.A.S.—to study the historic transformations of Vancouver’s storied Woodward’s building. Since September 2017, the collective (Brit Bachmann, Gabi Dao, Josh Gabert-Doyon, and Byron Peters) has occupied Pollyanna 圖書館 Library to plan and carry out an investigation into Woodward’s as an epicentre of local class struggle.




is a 3,000 square-foot public art site located at 271 Union Street in Chinatown, Vancouver. Semi-Public’s programming is informed by the contested spatial politics of its location and commissions installations and processes by contemporary artists.

Pollyanna 圖書館 Library


is a research infrastructure with a public reading room, gathering space, and a collection driven by 221A’s fellows. Pollyanna Library also presents educational programs that animate the library collection.



is a property leased from the Yee Fung Toy Society of Canada, a Chinese benevolent association established in 1904. 221A provides 8,000 square feet of space for a non-profit art organization and small artist studios, while the benevolent association operates a ground-level seniors meeting space and low-cost apartments in the upper building.



is a 21,515 square foot industrial leased property that provides space for over 30 cultural organizations, small businesses and an intergenerational mix of artists. The building was previously leased in part by Bombast Furniture, where it produced furniture for two decades.