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À la croisée des mots

Lucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004. © Lucie DuvalLucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004. © Lucie DuvalLucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004Lucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004
A long rod down the ground points to the sky. It supports two spirals enrolling around it. On these spirals, words are posed. It is an acrostic since the first letter of each word gathered together fo [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Duval, Lucie
Installation year: 
2004

Circle of Words, Garden of Thought

Linda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002Linda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteLinda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteLinda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André Brouillette
The main component, a wide stone bench, traces a sixty-foot-long arc. The circular movement is reinforced by a stand of light columns and an arc of birch trees along the outside curve of the bench. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Covit, Linda
Installation year: 
2002

Débordement public

Débordement public, 2006Débordement public, 2006Débordement public, 2006Débordement public, 2006
Furniture set: large tables in front of the school, great set of stairs in front of the hospital and large benches in the park. Forty-something apples are affixed to the furniture. Each apple features [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Soland, Peter; Duguay-Lefebvre Fannie; Courville, François; Loof, Alain; Blais, Marie-Claire; Vandal-Piché, Émilie
Installation year: 
2006

Flood of Memories

Jill, Anholt, Flood of Memories, 2005Jill, Anholt, Flood of Memories, 2005Jill, Anholt, Flood of Memories, 2005Jill, Anholt, Flood of Memories, 2005
A form reminiscent of a dyke remnant rests on the grassy plane. On one side, deposits of text and images are left on the wall, almost like watermarks from the recession of high water held back by the [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Anholt, Jill
Installation year: 
2005

Lost Streams of Kitsilano

Marion Penner Bancroft,, Lost Streams of Kitsilano, 1994Marion Penner Bancroft,, Lost Streams of Kitsilano, 1994Marion Penner Bancroft,, Lost Streams of Kitsilano, 1994Marion Penner Bancroft,, Lost Streams of Kitsilano, 1994
Sixteen in-ground markers and four above-ground markers are installed along the paths of four historical streams that once existed in Kitsilano. Each of the in-ground markers has the words LOST STREAM [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Penner Bancroft, Marion
Installation year: 
1994

Make West

Bill Pechet & Stephanie Robb, Make West, 1997. © Marc André BrouilletteBill Pechet & Stephanie Robb, Make West, 1997. © Marc André BrouilletteBill Pechet & Stephanie Robb, Make West, 1997. © Marc André BrouilletteBill Pechet & Stephanie Robb, Make West, 1997. © Marc André Brouillette
The piece can be found along the foundation of the building, on the waterfront walkway between Nicola and Cardero Streets. It is made of stones, plaques and objects cast in bronze that refer to the hi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pechet, Bill; Robb, Stephanie
Installation year: 
1997

Mémoire ardente

Gilbert Boyer, Mémoire Ardente, 1994Gilbert Boyer, Mémoire Ardente, 1994. © Gilbert BoyerGilbert Boyer, Mémoire Ardente, 2012. © Gilbert BoyerGilbert Boyer, Mémoire Ardente, 2012. © Gilbert Boyer
A granite cube dotted with holes. When viewers approach and look inside the holes, they can read names and sentences. The artwork was developed around the idea of opposites: visibility/invisibility, i [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Boyer, Gilbert
Installation year: 
1994

Monument aux braves

Suzanne Silvercruys, Monument aux braves, 1948
This monument commemorates the brave Shawinigan men who fell in the fields of Flanders during the two wars of 1914-1918 and 1939-1945. The monument is modeled on tombstones of ancient Greece. A bronze [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Silvercruys, Suzanne
Installation year: 
1948

Out Of Thin Air

Alan Storey, Out Of Thin Air, 2004Alan Storey, Out Of Thin Air, 2004
Out of Thin Air is a set of five interactive copper panels that respond to changes in time and passers-by. It is a highly imaginative, almost futuristic piece that employs, in part, a refrigeration un [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Storey, Alan

Perennials

Barbara Steinman, Perennials, 1997Barbara Steinman, Perennials, 1997Barbara Steinman, Perennials, 1997Barbara Steinman, Perennials, 1997
A semi-circle of shattered glass screens with etched leaves is visible from the street and lit at night. In the courtyard is a 4,500 sq. ft. leaf-shaped pool; situated around it are black granite seat [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Steinman, Barbara
Installation year: 
1997

Street Light

Bernie Miller & Alan Tregebov, Street Light, 1997. © Marc André BrouilletteBernie Miller & Alan Tregebov, Street Light, 1997. © Marc André BrouilletteBernie Miller & Alan Tregebov, Street Light, 1997. © Marc André BrouilletteBernie Miller & Alan Tregebov, Street Light, 1997. © Marc André Brouillette
Each of six twelve-meter high, bronze I-beam towers hold an image cut into a metal plate that illustrate the history of the area. The plates cast the shadow of the image onto the street. Texts etched [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Miller, Bernie; Tregebov, Alan
Installation year: 
1997

Symbols of the Cuneiforms

Patricia & Lionel Thomas, F. Lachnit, Symbols of the Cuneiforms, 1960Patricia & Lionel Thomas, F. Lachnit, Symbols of the Cuneiforms, 1960Patricia & Lionel Thomas, F. Lachnit, Symbols of the Cuneiforms, 1960
This artwork is a delicate metal bas-relief with plexiglas inserts. The white sections light up at night. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Thomas, Lionel; Thomas, Patricia; Lachnit, F.
Installation year: 
1960

Table of Contents

spmb_projects, Table of Contents, 2006spmb_projects, Table of Contents, 2006spmb_projects, Table of Contents, 2006spmb_projects, Table of Contents, 2006. © Marc André Brouillette
Area residents were invited by the artists to submit phrases which were then inscribed into the sculpture. Each household was asked to provide 5-word phrases that represented a sentiment about th [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Aquino, Eduardo; Shanski, Karen (spmb_projects)
Installation year: 
2006

THE Illumination

Nicholas Wade, THE Illumination, 2005
Sculpture forming letters that fit together. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wade, Nicholas
Installation year: 
2005

Time Keepers

Elizabeth Roy, Time Keepers, 2001Elizabeth Roy, Time Keepers, 2001Elizabeth Roy, Time Keepers, 2001Elizabeth Roy, Time Keepers, 2001. © City of Vancouver
Seven figures representing local residents occupy various points on the grand staircase leading into the courtyard. Each figure includes specific quotes taken directly from the individual that the sil [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Roy, Elizabeth
Installation year: 
2001