Comix for Community Solidarity

September 25, 2018

221A is pleased to announce Comix for Community Solidarity, a social infrastructure program developed by 221A Fellow William Dereume and Librarian Vincent Tao.

“If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.”

This phrase, often referenced as a working definition of solidarity, has been attributed to Murri artist and activist Lilla Watson. She demurs to claiming ownership of something borne of collective labour. Watson’s preferred citation: Aboriginal activists group, Queensland, 1970s.

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2018-19 Board Members

August 26, 2018

At the 2018 Annual General Meeting, members in good standing elected a slate of candidates to serve as Board Members, holding office until the close of the 2019 AGM.

221A thanked outgoing Board Members Naomi Sawada (2015–2018) and Miyo Takeda (2016–2018) for their years of service and welcomed new members Am Johal and Linus Lam.

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

July 17, 2018

Annual General Meeting
July 31, 2018 at 7pm
Location: Pollyanna 圖書館 Library (221 E Georgia St)

Please be advised that the 2018 Annual General Meeting is scheduled for July 31, 2018. The Annual General Meeting is open to all members in good standing who are invited to receive reports on the last year and appoint an auditor and elect Board members for the coming year.

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221A welcomes Raven John and Sha Li as the Society’s Public Art Assistants

July 9, 2018

221A is pleased to announce the appointments of Raven John and Sha Li as Public Art Assistants. These new full-time contract roles for the summer of 2018 will develop the next commission for Semi-Public 半公開, as it undergoes a transition towards a new project by Artist and Ethnobotanist T’uy’tanat Cease Wyss, who will initiate a rewilding process for the land at 271 Union Street. Sha and Raven bring their skills from socially engaged practices, commissioning, film production and project management to initiate 221A’s next public art commission. Please join us in welcoming Sha and Raven to the community when you visit next!

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