Job Posting – Curator, Projects and Residencies

May 7, 2015

221A is seeking applications for employment in the role of Curator, Projects and Residencies, working with the Director to research, plan and coordinate curatorial initiatives. Working through periods of intensity as projects develop, both indoors and outdoors, the candidate must be highly adept at understanding and implementing collaborative organizational practices as part of a wider artistic and theoretical pursuit.

The opening of this position comes at the same time as Bopha Chhay, Projects Coordinator, steps down from 221A. Arriving in Canada from New Zealand, via Afterall in London, it is with great warmth and respect that we have come to know and work with her over the past 3 years. While we will sorely miss her at 221A, we wish her continued success in her upcoming projects.

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Call for 2015-16 Curatorial Residents

January 3, 2015

Deadline, Saturday, January 31, 2015 no later than 11:59pm PST

221A is a non-profit artist-run centre that presents exhibitions, talks, publications and special projects that explore the role of design in the shaping of contemporary societies. 221A is seeking proposals from practicing artists, designers, architects, academics and/or curators, including curatorial collectives, for the 2015-16 Curatorial Residency Program. Started in 2010, the Curatorial Residencies program was implemented to diversify our curatorial approach. Residents take on the critical function of working both inside and outside of the organization, offering their experience and ideas towards the continued re-framing of 221A.

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Announcing our Monthly-Giving Fundraising Campaign!

November 27, 2014

We are pleased to announce our Monthly-Giving Fundraising Campaign for Semi-Public, a 10-year rotating program of public art that responds to the intensive change happening in Chinatown and adjacent communities. We are in the last phase of fundraising and need to raise $800 in monthly donations to complete our fundraising needs. Your ongoing monthly contribution will help us cover 25% of the total program budget per year. Visit our campaign website for more information on Semi-Public and donor benefits. Be a part of the project by supporting us – any amount helps! 

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