Pollyanna Library (2017–) is a research infrastructure operated by non-profit organization 221A.

A set of tableware purchased by Vincent Tao from Hon's Wun-Yun House before it closed in June 2017. The set includes 3 powder-blue plastic serving plates, a small pink plastic sauce dish, and a Yanjing brand beer glass.

Description

Since 2005, 221A has collected a body of critical texts and artists books that have shaped the organization’s public programming and advanced its original mandate to examine the role of design and art in the production of contemporary society.

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221A
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Reference221A Collection 2005-16Poster: 221A Envisions a Pluralistic Society Where People Have the Means to Make and Access Culture221A, design by Jaz Halloran Print221A
221A
002
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Reference221A Collection 2005-16221A's 2015-2020 Strategic Plan Brian McBay, 221A Artist Run Centre SocietyPrint221A
221A
003
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Reference221A Collection 2005-16Implementation Timeframe221A Artist Run Centre SocietyPrint221A
221A
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Reference221A Collection 2005-16Priorities221A Artist Run Centre SocietyPrint221A
221A
005
Available221A Collection 2005-16SOCS 317 F001
Ergonomics II
Usability Evaluation in Consumer Product Design
A Arnold PrintBrian McBay
221A
006
Available221A Collection 2005-16Information for Artists: A practical guide for visual artistsJudith Stephens-Wells, Sarah YatesPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Building Construction Illustrated, Fourth editionFrancis D.K. ChingPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16The Complete Guide to Nonprofit Management, Second EditionSmith, Bucklin, and associatesPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Artists in OfficesJudith AdlerPrintJesse McKee
221A
010
Available221A Collection 2005-16DTES Local Area PlanCity of VancouverPrintBrian McBay
221A
011
Available221A Collection 2005-16Building United Judgement
A Handbook for Consensus Decision Making
Center for Conflict ResolutionPrintBrian McBay
221A
012
Available221A Collection 2005-16City of Vancouver Cultural Facilities Priorities Plan
Final Report
City of VancouverPrintBrian McBay
221A
013
Available221A Collection 2005-16The Practice of Everyday LifeMichael de CerteauPrintSarah Todd
221A
014
Available221A Collection 2005-16Feminists Theorize the PoliticalJudith Butler, Joan W. ScottPrintBrian McBay
221A
015
Available221A Collection 2005-16The Communist HypothesisAlain Badiou Print221A
221A
016
Available221A Collection 2005-16AHIS 420 Glossary of Terms
Feminism and Social Change
Nancy Bleck PrintBrian McBay
221A
017
Available221A Collection 2005-16Electrical Code Simplified
House Wiring Guide
P.S. KnightPrintBrian McBay
221A
018
Available221A Collection 2005-16Industrial Hose Catalogue 2009Green Line PrintBrian McBay
221A
019
Available221A Collection 2005-16Sphinx Head Jesse Russell, Roland CohnPrintAE Benenson, Kristen Chappa
221A
020
Available221A Collection 2005-16Absolute
Museum and Gallery Products
Absolute Print221A
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16The Gendered Circuit: Reading The Arcane of ReproductionMaya GonzalesPrintVincent Tao
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Institution Building Nikolaus Hirsch, Philipp Misselwitz, Markus Miesen, Matthias GörlichPrintSteffanie Ling
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16The Consipiracy of Art Jean BaudillardPrintBrian McBay
221A
024
Available221A Collection 2005-16Bad News Days
Art, Criticism, Emergency
Hal FosterPrintBrian McBay
221A
025
Available221A Collection 2005-16Spaces of Global Capitalism
Towards a Theory of Uneven Geographical Development
David HarveyPrintBrian McBay
221A
026
Available221A Collection 2005-16Rebel Cities
From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution
David HarveyPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16The Art-Architecture ComplexHal FosterPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16After Modern Art
1945-2000
David HopkinsPrintMichelle Fu
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16TranspositionsRosi BraidottiPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Design and Crime (And Other Diatribes)Hal FosterPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Semiotics
The Basics
Daniel ChandlerPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16SurrogacyJesse Russell, Roland CohnPrintAE Benenson, Kristen Chappa
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16A Companion to Marx's Capital
David HarveyPrint221A
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16A Companion to Marx's Capital
Volume 2
David HarveyPrint221A
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16The Story of ArtE.H. GombrichPrintMichelle Fu
221A
036
Available221A Collection 2005-16Logic
A Very Short Introduction
Graham PriestPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Poststructuralism
A Very Short Introduction
Catherine BelseyPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16On Meaning-MakingMieke Bal PrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Marx Through Post-StructuralismLyotard, Derrida, Foucauly, DeleuzePrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Anti-Oediupus
Capitalism and Schizophrenia
Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari PrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16A Thousand Plateaus
Capitalism and Schizophrenia
Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari PrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Vancouver Art and Artists 1931-1983The Vancouver Art GalleryPrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Montreal/Toronto: tale of two citiesBarry LordPrintVincent Tao
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Available221A Collection 2005-16From Futurism to Kinetics 2 ArtscanadaJesse McKee
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Automatism (case law)Jesse Russel, Ronald Cohn PrintAE Benenson, Kristen Chappa
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Institutions by Artists
Volume 1
J. Khonsary, K.L. Podesva, Fillip Editions, Pacific Association of Artist Run CentresPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Institutional Critique Alexander Alberro, Blake StimsonPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Artists , Critics, Context
Readings in and Around American Art Since 1945
Paul F. Fabozzi PrintKyle Duske
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Cultural Theory
The Key Concepts
Andrew Edgar, Peter Sedgwick PrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Introducing Critical TheoryStuart Sim, Borin Van Loon PrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Scapegoat Issue 00Adrian Blackwell, Etienne Turpin PrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Scapegoat Issue 01
Service
Jane Hutton, Etienne TurpinPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Scapegoat Issue 02
Materialism
Adam Bobbette, Jane Hutton PrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Scapegoat Issue 03
Realism
Adrian Blackwell, Adam BobbettePrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Scapegoat Issue 06
Mexico DF/NAFTA
Irmgard Emmelhainz, Jane Hutton, Marcin KedziorPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16livedspace issue 0Bopha Chhay, Sydney HartPrintBopha Chhay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16livedspace issue 1 Bopha Chhay, Sydney Hart PrintBopha Chhay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Cabinet Issue 27
Mountains
Sina Najafi, Jeffrey KastnerPrintBopha Chhay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16The Truth of Art, from e-flux Journal #71Boris GroysPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Constitution Act, 1982
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
The Government of CanadaPrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Spaces of ObservationRichard Ibghy, Marilou LemmensPrintMandy Ginson
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Tools that Measure the Intensity of Passionate InterestsRichard Ibghy, Marilou LemmensPrintRichard Ibghy, Marilou Lemmens
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Pink Chanel suit of Jacqueline Bouvier KennedyJesse Russell, Ronald Cohn PrintAE Benenson, Kristen Chappa
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Watts RiotsJesse Russell, Roland CohnPrintAE Benenson, Kristen Chappa
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Making Do
No. 1 the Translation Issue
Alexandre Coco, Andrea Francke, Mary Ikoniadou, Asli Kalinoglu PrintHyung-min Yoon
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Lignes Courbes 24 (1-8)Valérian Goalec PrintSungpil Yoon
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Hi Grandpa,Michael EddyPrintHyung-min Yoon
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16The Future of the ImageJacques RancièrePrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Hertzian Tales
Electronic products, aesthetic experience, and critical design
Anthony DunnePrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Designing Mindful Interaction: The Category of Performative ObjectKristina NieddererPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Do We Shape Technologies, or do They Shape Us? Jean-Pierre DupuyPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Communication and Imperialism James Tully PrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16The Question Conerning Technology
Die Frage Nacj der Technik
Martin Heidegger PrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Industrial Design Insight: Seeing Technology in the Widest Sense Barry WylantPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16An Aesthesia of Networks
Conjuctive Experience in Art and Technology
Anna MunsterPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16The Postmodern Condition: A Report on KnowledgeJean-François LyotardPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Italy: The New Domestic Landscape
Achievements and Problems of Italian Design
Emilio AmbaszPrintRussell Baker
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16The Post-Modern ObjectMichael Collins, Peter Fuller, Volker Fischer, Charles Jencks, Hans HolleinPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Site
Architecture as Art
Pierre Restany and Bruno ZeviPrintJesse McKee
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Casco Issues XII: Generous StructuresBinna Choi, Axel Wieder PrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Flatland: A Romance of Many DimensionsEdwin A. AbbottPrintMichelle Fu
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Flatland: A Romance of Many DimensionsEdwin A. AbbottPrintMichelle Fu
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Some Vancouver Korean ChurchesJulia Dahee Hong PrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Real Estate OpportunitiesEric Doeringer PrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Undoing Property? Lewandowska, PtakPrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Toward an Architecture of EnjoymentHenri Lefebvre PrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Rhythmanalysis
Space, Time and Everyday Life
Henri Lefebvre PrintVincent Tao
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Communal Luxury
The Politicall Imaginary of the Paris Commune
Kristin RossPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Militant and Particular: A Geographer's Response to Flexible AccumulationDavid HarveyPrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Too Close to See: Notes on Friendship, A Conversation with Yohan Frederik HartleCéline Condorelli PrintMichelle Fu, Vincent Tao
221A
091
Available221A Collection 2005-16One Place After Another
Site-specific Art and Locational Identity
Miwon Kwon PrintBrian McBay
221A
092
Available221A Collection 2005-16Vancouver Magazine
September 2015, The Real Estate Issue
John BurnsPrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Canadian Art, Winter 2016Brian McBayPrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Architecture on Display: On the History of the Venice Biennale of Architecture Aaron Levy, William Menking Print221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Land and LanguageNuuk PosseCasette tapeJesse McKee
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Vuogádatheahtedilli ja hutkáivuoht
Álggahus ságastallamii hutkáivuohta
Nils OskalPrintJesse McKee
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16In a Manner of Reading Design Katja Gretzinger PrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Design Issues
Forms of Inquiry
Volume XXVI Issue 1
Richard Buchanan, Bruce Brown, Dennis Doordan, Victor Margolin PrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Design is Invisible
Planning, Education, and Society
Lucius Burckhardt, Silvan Blumenthal, Martin SchmitzPrintVincent Tao
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Available221A Collection 2005-16TypopassPrintBrian McBay, Michelle Fu
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Art Always Has its Consequences Produced in collaboration with Subversive Film Festival PrintBrian McBay, Michelle Fu
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Uncorporate Identity Metahaven PrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Extra State Craft
The Power of Infrastructure Space
Keller Easterling PrintSydney Hart
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16In the Midst of ThingsNigel Prince, Gavin WadePrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16The Anti-Aesthetic
Essays on Postmodern Culture
Hal Foster PrintBrian McBay
221A
106
Available221A Collection 2005-16Hippie Modernism
The Struggle for Utopia
Andrew BlauveltPrintJesse McKee
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Fuse Magazine
Do Less, Winter 2013-14
Gina Badger, Mirjam Linschooten, Sameer Farooq, Chandra Bulucon, Sara Rozenberg PrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Design and the Elastic MindPaola AntonelliPrintBrian McBay, Michelle Fu
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16The System of Objects Jean BaudrillardPrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16State Space WorldHenri LefebvrePrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16The Situationists and the CityTom McDonoughPrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16The Situationist CitySimon SadlerPrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Colouring Under the Vancouver ViaductsRebecca Brayer PrintRebecca Bayer
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16
Modern Architecture
Keneth Frampton PrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Design and Art
Documents of Contemporary Art
Alex ColesPrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16AC|DC Contemporary Art Contemporary Design Jean-Pierre GreffPrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Under Construction
Perspectives on Institutional Practice
Vanessa Joan Müller, Nicolaus Schafhausen PrintSarah Todd
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16The Part of No Part Dan StarlingPrintDan Starling
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Checked out221A Collection 2005-16Artificial Hells
Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship
Claire BishopPrintBrian McBay
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Available221A Collection 2005-16The Colours of Citizen Arar Garry Neill Kennedy PrintJesse McKee
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Available221A Collection 2005-16It Takes Time Ron Noganosh PrintJesse McKee
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Ecocore Issue #4
The God Issue
Alessandro BavaPrintJesse McKee
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Momentarily
Learning from Mega-Events
Bik Van der Pol, Alissa Firth-Eagland and Urban SubjectsPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16After the QuakeHaruki Murakami PrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Ecocore Issue #1Alessandro Bava, Amita JoPrintJesse McKee
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Éléments, structure horizontale - 01,
Elements, horizontal structure -01
Valérian GoalecPrintSungpil Yoon
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Description for Other Things Ryu HankilPrint/CDHyung-min Yoon
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16The Colors that Combine to Make White are ImportantBarry DoupéDVDVincent Tao
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Life and PeopleBarry DoupéDVDVincent Tao
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Ponytail Barry DoupéDVDVincent Tao
221A
131
Available221A Collection 2005-16Bartleby Review
Issues 21-40
Steffanie LingPrintSteffanie Ling
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16I got an A+ in Art and You can tooTonik Wojtyra PrintAntoni Oko
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Polyamorous Love Song Jacob Wren PrintMichelle Fu
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Bahuli Arcadia & Other Stories Alte Povestiri (Simona and Ramona?)PrintJesse McKee
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Memoirs of a Hypnotist: 100 DaysMarcos LutyensPrintKari Cwynar
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Patrick CruzPrintPatrick Cruz
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Mime Radio Benjamin SerorPrintJesse McKee
221A
138
Available221A Collection 2005-16State of Insecurity
Government of the Precarious
Isabell LoreyPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Towards a New ArchitectureLe CorbusierPrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16The Uprising
On Poetry and Finance
Franco "Bifo" BerardiPrintBrady Cranfield, Jamie Hilder
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Due to Injuries... Brady Cranfield, Jamie HilderPrintBrady Cranfield, Jamie Hilder
221A
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Reference221A Collection 2005-16Chicago Merchantile Exchange 221APrintBrady Cranfield, Jamie Hilder
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Debt
The First 5000 Years
David GraeberPrintVincent Tao
221A
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Reference221A Collection 2005-16HalvingJoji Fukushima PrintJoji Fukushima
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Blood Mountain FoundationBlood Mountain FoundationPrintJade Niklai, Tom Sloan
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Available221A Collection 2005-16A Kiss, A Hat, A Stamp Diango HernándezPrintJade Niklai, Tom Sloan
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Gone to Croatan Patrick GoddardPrintJesse McKee
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Operation Paperclip Patrick GoddardPrintJesse McKee
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16North & West Jeff WallPrintJesse McKee
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Symbols, Signs & Signets
A Pictoral Treasury with over 1350 Illustrations
Ernst Lehner Print221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Great Architecture of the WorldJohn Julius NorwichPrint221A
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Critique of Life
Henri LefebvrePrintBrian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Encyclopedia of Terrestrial Life
Volume VIII
Barbican Art GalleryPrintJesse McKee
221A
154
Available221A Collection 2005-16Labyrinths Jorge Luis BorgesPrintSarah Todd
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Beyond the Black Rainbow
Music from the original motion picture soundtrack
Sinoia CavesLPBrian McBay (Alex Grunenfelder)
221A
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Reference221A Collection 2005-16Test print for Vancouver Especially (A Vancouver Special scaled to its property value in 1973, then increased by 8 fold) (2015)Dennis Ha Laminated Print Brian McBay
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Abstract Art
Patterns and Designs
Ad. and M.P. VerneuilPrintJesse McKee
221A
158
Available221A Collection 2005-16Index Funds are UnamericanBrady Cranfield, Jamie HilderPrintBrady Cranfield, Jamie Hilder
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Artscanada Issue no. 105
the New Technology and the Arts
Barry LordPrintJesse McKee
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16A Manifesto Has Come to LightBodgan Cheta, Jilian Flck and JD MersaultPrintJesse McKee
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Impressions
Journey Through an Earthly Paradise
Glenn LewisPrintJesse McKee
221A
162
Available221A Collection 2005-16Mood DisorderDavid HorvitzPrintAE Benenson, Kristen Chappa
221A
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Available221A Collection 2005-16Making Do
Process 3
Dialogues from out of this World
Alexandre Coco, Andrea Francke, Mary Ikoniadou, Asli KalinogluPrintHyung-min Yoon
221A
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Reference221A Collection 2005-16Hon's TablewareHon's Wun-Tun House Plastic, glassVincent Tao
221A
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Reference221A Collection 2005-16Wooden model of sculptureValérian GoalecWoodSungpil Yoon
221A
166
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Reference221A Collection 2005-16XI Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus, 2012 – 2015. after Oliver Laric and the Lincoln collectionPlastic powder 3D printAE Benenson, Kristen Chappa
221A
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Reference221A Collection 2005-16Vancouver Especially (A Vancouver Special scaled to its property value in 1973, then increased by 8 fold)Ken LumBrian McBay
221A
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Reference 221A Collection 2005-16Allison YipPaintingAllison Yip