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All Our Knowledge Has its Origins in Our Perceptions

Brian Baxter & Makian Olynyk, All Our Knowledge Has Its Origins In Our PerceptioBrian Baxter & Makian Olynyk, All Our Knowledge Has Its Origins In Our PerceptioBrian Baxter & Makian Olynyk, All Our Knowledge Has Its Origins In Our Perceptio
Abstract mural made of three circles and several geometric forms. A quote from Leonardo da Vinci appears at the top. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Baxter, Brain; Olynyk, Markian
Installation year: 
1995

Convergences

Bill Vincent, Convergences, 2005Bill Vincent, Convergences, 2005
The artwork is located at the apex of the library's main traffic area. It reveals a dandelion head on which was superimposed a reconstituted map of old Charlesbourg in different eras.The number 21 (fo [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Vincent, Bill (William)
Installation year: 
2005

De l’autre côté de Brenda

Daniel Dutil, De l'autre côté de Brenda, 1997 Daniel Dutil, De l'autre côté de B
This on-site intervention is linked to the space it occupies, both in its physical and symbolic dimensions. More specifically, this link is manifest in the use of materials, which recall those used in [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dutil, Daniel
Installation year: 
1997

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 [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Niquette, Michel
Installation year: 
1994

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

Immobile sur les routes

Nathalie Caron, Immobile sur les routes, 1994Nathalie Caron, Immobile sur les routes, 1994
Cube located on the sidewalk and framed photograph on the ground, inside the gallery. The cube is made of steel sheets featuring engraved texts. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Caron, Nathalie
Installation year: 
1994

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

Kristallnacht (Nuit de cristal)

Lisette Lemieux, Kristallnacht, 2003Lisette Lemieux, Kristallnacht, 2003
The artwork is shaped as a frieze panel and installed along three of the lobby's walls. The black frieze panel is pierced with words in French, English, Hebrew and Yiddish. The cut-out first layer ope [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lemieux, Lisette
Installation year: 
2003

Le Jardin secret

Francine Larivée, Le jardin secret, 2000Francine Larivée, Le jardin secret, 2000
Sculptural installation looking like a huge filing cabinet with a cover and 64 drawers that can opened, based on the Yi-King. Divided into two numerically equivalent series and installed over eight ro [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Larivée, Francine
Installation year: 
2000

Lettres ès Sens

Normand Forget, Lettres ès Sens, 1993. © Centre d'Exposition Lanaudière
Hanging sculpture and four low reliefs. The hanging sculpture is an empty obelisk whose sides are pierced with an arcade. The low reliefs consist of four tilted panels featuring Braille letters, Morse [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Forget, Normand
Installation year: 
1993

Murmures dans la main du temps

Collectif C-M-R, Murmures dans la main du temps, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinCollectif C-M-R, Murmures dans la main du temps, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinCollectif C-M-R, Murmures dans la main du temps, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinCollectif C-M-R, Murmures dans la main du temps, 2010. © Marie-Claude Langevin
Murmures dans la main du temps  is a spiral sculpture. Its labyrinthine structure of woven raw material evokes movement, inviting the viewer to stroll along, carried by the words of the poet from [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Collectif C-M-R
Installation year: 
2010

Normal

Shirley Yanover, Normal, 2003Shirley Yanover, Normal, 2003Shirley Yanover, Normal, 2003Shirley Yanover, Normal, 2003
This exhibition also featured two other parts. New Normal, an acrylic painting,  was hung in the cafeteria. Normal Graduation 23 consisted of twelve oval plastic clocks that were suspended [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Yanover, Shirley

Quai des départs

Magali Chouinard, Quai des départs, 1993. © Daniel RousselMagali Chouinard, Quai des départs, 1993. © Daniel RousselMagali Chouinard, Quai des départs, 1993. © Daniel RousselMagali Chouinard, Quai des départs, 1993
Work consisting of a statue, six low reliefs, two vertical structures and one chair, along with an installation in the floor surface. The artwork is set on a dais linking two of the library's reading [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chouinard, Magali
Installation year: 
1993

Rencontre au confluent

Suzanne Bergeron, Rencontre au confluent, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinSuzanne Bergeron, Rencontre au confluent, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinSuzanne Bergeron, Rencontre au confluent, 2010. © Marie-Claude Langevin
Group of glass panels with a concrete block. On the vertical panel, we can see the text and a path created with 1 ¢ coins. On the horizontal panel, the artist has inlaid wooden wafers and a recycled c [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Bergeron, Suzanne
Installation year: 
2010

Scriptura

Carole Baillargeon, Scriptura, 1994
Two sculptures representing scenes costumes for women and men are installed inside niches that face. The costumes, first cast in concrete, then covered with a woven copper strips. Splashes of concrete [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Baillargeon, Carole
Installation year: 
1994