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L’Île perdue et retrouvée

Jean-Yves Vigneau, L’Île perdue et retrouvée, 2000
The word "Île" ("island") is laid out on the surface of the water. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Vigneau, Jean-Yves
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Une odeur de luxe

Mark Lewis, Une odeur de luxe, 1990Mark Lewis, Une odeur de luxe, 1990
"Odour-spraying" devices were installed in the airport toilets. In the men's room, the devices offered fragrances for women; in the women's room, fragrances for men. Text written in vinyl letters had [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lewis, Mark
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Le feu du dedans

Manon Fafard, Le feu du dedans, 1998. © Pascale Beaudet
The artwork consists of 24 mini houses attached to the walls of a room. They are all painted red and in different sizes. The houses are inspired from houses neighboring the school and offer a silhouet [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Fafard, Manon
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Pièces et accessoires pour alléger la route et Hommage à un nid-de-poule

Claudine Cotton, Pièces et accessoires pour alléger la route, 2005. © Ville de TClaudine Cotton, Pièces et accessoires pour alléger la route, 2005
At the height of the first steps of a staircase, a bronze sculpture representing a surfbird is installed. Its legs rest on two metallic strips attached to the ground. Short and slightly tilted, the fi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Cotton, Claudine
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