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Ayarak

Pierre Bourgault, Ayarak, 1999Pierre Bourgault, Ayarak, 1999Pierre Bourgault, Ayarak, 1999
Sculpture consisting of two elements reproducing on a large scale the specific motifs of an Inuit string game and of a brass inlay work installed in the floor's surface. In the Inuit language, the wor [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Bourgault, Pierre
Installation year: 
1999

Courage & Hope

Valérie LeBlanc, Courage & Hope, 1998. © Valérie LeblancValérie LeBlanc, Courage & Hope, 1998Valérie LeBlanc, Courage & Hope, 1998
The sculpture consists of a golden ladder set against a glass wall. At the base of the ladder are the names of the fourteen women who died in the École Polytechnique tragedy. Carved on the glass are d [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
LeBlanc, Valérie
Installation year: 
1998

Des pas sur terre

Normand Forget, Des pas sur terre, 2000Normand Forget, Des pas sur terre, 2000
A planisphere is cast on the ground at the entrance of the school. This map of Earth is coupled with excerpts from the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. A block of letters is embedded in the wall. At [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Forget, Normand
Installation year: 
2000

En d’autres termes

P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997
Ten fragments compose this installation, which combines elements of sculpture, writing and figurative image. On a series of plates, letters and phrases are engraved or printed in different calligraphi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Langshaw, P.K.
Installation year: 
1997

Et, ils vécurent heureux

Carole Baillargeon, Et, ils vécurent heureux, 1995
Inspired by the "paper doll", a high-relief represents a dress. The back and front are juxtaposed so reversed, one above the other. The lower part (the front) shows a pattern of "root" or "branch". An [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Baillargeon, Carole
Installation year: 
1995

Jeu d’ailes et d’échelles

Claudine Cotton, Jeu d'ailes et d'échelles, 1996. © Véronique Villeneuve
Inspired by the former function of the building, a fire station, the artist created a system of ladders that unfold into a spiral, evoking the fenestration. Wings are added to these, flight devices as [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Cotton, Claudine

L’Inversion du monde

Richard Purdy, L’inversion du monde, 1989Richard Purdy, L’inversion du monde, 1989Richard Purdy, L’inversion du monde, 1989
Sculptural and environmental installation featuring a floor mosaic, a suspended sculpture and a high relief affixed to the ceiling of the rotunda. First, a polychromic mosaic on the ground represents [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Purdy, Richard
Installation year: 
1989

Mural

The work consists of three murals that have been engraved onto zinc panels and installed in different locations. The first mural is in the Event Room and features geometric motifs as well as writings. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Théberge, Claude
Installation year: 
1975

Rosace, feuille d’acanthe, colonnes, tête d’enfant, une histoire, un lieu

Pierre Leblanc, Rosace, feuille d’acanthe, colonnes, tête d’enfant, une histoirePierre Leblanc, Rosace, feuille d’acanthe, colonnes, tête d’enfant, une histoirePierre Leblanc, Rosace, feuille d’acanthe, colonnes, tête d’enfant, une histoirePierre Leblanc, Rosace, feuille d’acanthe, colonnes, tête d’enfant, une histoire
Sculptural grouping of columns and benches. An acanthus leaf, a church façade and a child's head appear on the columns. The text is written on the benches. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Leblanc, Pierre
Installation year: 
2009

Vie-Vent

Normand Forget, Vie-Vent, 1997Normand Forget, Vie-Vent, 1997Normand Forget, Vie-Vent, 1997. © Denis Farley
The work consists of a hanging low relief sculpture and an installation in the floor's surface. The hanging sculpture is a reproduction of a maple tree samara. A plaque shaped like a wild cherry tree [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Forget, Normand
Installation year: 
1997