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The hard fibrous substance that makes up the greater part of the stems and branches of trees or shrubs beneath the bark. Use the specific term, if known (oak, birch, elm, maple, etc.).

Words Heard Here/ Mots perçus ici

Marlene Creates, Mots perçus ici, 1995
Series of works in which the artist represents words heard in conversations during the event with locally-found materials. For example, the word "source" is written with sand, the word "theme" is made [...]
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Creates, Marlene
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Suivre son étoile

Michel Bois, Suivre son étoile, 1992. © Josianne Gervais
Relief-painting on a rectangular wooden support. Wooden cutout figures are painted in bright colours, standing out against a black background. They represent, among others, an acrobat, a hand-balancer [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Bois, Michel
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Double trompe-l’oeil

Pierre Ayot, Double trompe-l'oeil, 1990. © Marie-Claude Langevin
Sculptural installation composed of a text box and various three-dimensional objects, either reproduced in silkscreen or carved. In a frame, a document entitled "A false true story" explains the diffe [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Ayot, Pierre
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Bill Vincent, Artères, 2003
Fine blue roots are painted onto a surface composed of twelve wooden boxes that have been dyed white. The central element, located in the foreground, is divided into three parts. On the bottom, handwr [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Vincent, Bill (William)
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Dispositif 21

Michel Niquette, Dispositif 21, 1994
The work consists of eight paintings. On the walls, they form two square mural sets. The top paintings feature houses that can be found in the town of Saint-Roch-de-l'Achigan. The representations appe [...]
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Niquette, Michel
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Comment montrer la peinture à ma petite L.

Richard Mill, Comment montrer la peinture à ma petite L, 1989. © Josianne Gervai
The artwork consists of a colourful abstract diptych, dominated by large vertical stripes. Text appears in the lower part. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Mill, Richard
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Urbaine urbanité

Gilles Bissonnet, Urbaine urbanité, 2002
The artist painted the exterior building walls in white and installed strips of text on the façade. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Bissonnet, Gilles
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The work consists of six panels that are used as doors. Each contains seven partially superimposed vertical boards. Their black surfaces feature carved text (a total of 2,200 letters) reproducing a le [...]
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Vaillancourt, Armand
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Cours d’eau littéraire

Annie Pelletier, Cours d’eau littéraire, 2004Annie Pelletier, Cours d’eau littéraire, 2004Annie Pelletier, Cours d’eau littéraire, 2004
The installation includes rectangular stainless steel plates and words cut out of steel sheets. Inserted between plates, these words form eight sentences. The work as a whole lies on a gravel bed with [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pelletier, Annie
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Lisette Lemieux, Le mur archive, 1992Lisette Lemieux, Le mur archive, 1992Lisette Lemieux, Le mur archive, 1992
The artwork is embedded into the window of an ancient wall. The work is a transcription of the founding text of the Grey Nuns religious order. The text is written on engraved brass sheets and inserted [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lemieux, Lisette
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