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Allô, les voyelles

Gilbert Poissant, Allô, les voyelles, 1998. © Gilbert Poissant
Six round murals in three different formats, all slightly textured and in bright colours (blue, red, yellow). The mural displaying the letters "e", "a" and "u" are located at two intersecting walls. O [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Poissant, Gilbert
Installation year: 
1998

As one

Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003. © Laura PlensaJaume Plensa, As one, 2003Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003. © Laura Plensa
Neon letters welcome passengers as they wait for their luggage. From the chaos of the jumbled letters, words emerge. America, Europa, Asia, Oceania, Africa. As the harmony between the letters that com [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Plensa, Jaume
Installation year: 
2003

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

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

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

Echoes of grace

Marlene Creates, Echoes of grace, 2002Marlene Creates, Echoes of grace, 2002Marlene Creates, Echoes of grace, 2002
On the photographs are two different sets of text, separated into the left side and the right side on each panel. The two sides are meant to show the different kinds of history that a place can have — [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Creates, Marlene
Installation year: 
2001

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

Étendre nos ailes tout autour du nid

Agnès Riverin, Étendre nos ailes tout autour du nid, 2003Agnès Riverin, Étendre nos ailes tout autour du nid, 2003Agnès Riverin, Étendre nos ailes tout autour du nid, 2003Agnès Riverin, Étendre nos ailes tout autour du nid, 2003
On the ground floor, round and square pictorial artworks as well as a few birds constitute the signage to the next floors.  Level 1:The square shape represents the idea of home. Pi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Riverin, Agnès
Installation year: 
2003

Fugue en… Mineur

Rose-Marie E. Goulet, Fugue en mineur, 1998. © Rose-Marie E. GouletRose-Marie E. Goulet, Fugue en mineur, 1998. © Rose-Marie E. Goulet
The artwork consists of high reliefs and one mirror that blend in with the architectonic elements by bringing together two angled walls. Sentences written in blue letters and differents fonts run alon [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Rose-Marie E.
Installation year: 
1998

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

La Traversée

Jean-Pierre Gaudreau, La traversée, 2000Jean-Pierre Gaudreau, La traversée, 2000
The work consists of three panels. The central panel represents an arched bridge with three turtles crossing it. Under it, the tail of a fish or sea mammal can be seen. This tail rises out of an oval [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gaudreau, Jean-Pierre
Installation year: 
2000

Le mur de la paix

Cécile Dion, Le mur de la paix, 2007
Inscribed on a wall, the word "Peace" is translated into the 34 languages that represent Montreal's largest communities. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dion, Cécile
Installation year: 
2007

Les Mots de Sophie

Daniel Dutil, Les Mots de Sophie, 2003. © Éric Gauthier
Wall sculpture occupying an entire wall.  The wall surface is divided in the center by a vertical aluminium rectangle. On each side of this central shape, the wall's concrete slabs are covered wi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dutil, Daniel
Installation year: 
2003

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