Projects and events


Survey : Digital Preservation of Cultural Assets

Does your work in arts and culture involve storing assets such as digital art objects or other digital cultural media? If so, we invite you to…

Fellowship Shortlist Exhibition

June 4July 31, 2024
The Fellowship Shortlist Exhibition features nine artists, each of whom offer a distinct way of considering relation to convention, everyday…

Yee Project

221A is collaborating with the Yee Fung Toy Society to develop a community-based cultural hub in Chinatown. It will include low-income housing for…
black and white line drawing of a stolon

Christina Battle: Stolon Mesh Network

Stolon Mesh Network
Stolon Mesh is a community mesh network seeded by 221A that offers free wifi to users in Vancouver’s DTES & Chinatown, and beyond. Developed by…

The Node Library

2023 - ongoing
Web3, or the decentralized internet, is a mass coordination technology: users working together in the service of a common goal—cultural collectives,…
drama theatre

Blockathon for Social Good Reception

July 23, 2023
Join us for a closing reception on Sunday July 23, 5:00 – 8:00 pm for an awards presentation and to hear more about our work at the…
Zasha Colah

Zasha Colah’s Fellowship Closing

May 4, 2023
Curator Zasha Colah is getting ready to close her Fellowship with 221A after the The Scorched Earthly exhibition opening at the Ar/Ge Kunst in…

Zasha Colah: The Scorched-Earthly

The Scorched-Earthly
Focusing on practices of storytelling, poetry and weaving as forms of insurgency, Zasha Colah's fellowship investigates the infrastructures of…

Syrus Marcus Ware Fellowship Launch

March 16, 2023
221A invites you to meet Fellow Syrus Marcus Ware  at this live stream, where he will present his practice, activism and research.  Syrus is…

Syrus Marcus Ware: No Future, No Cry

December 2022 - ongoing
Created and hosted by 221A Fellow Syrus Marcus Ware, No Future, No Cry is an original podcast series featuring new speculative fictions by leading…