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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

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

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

Monument pour A

Rose-Marie E. Goulet, Monument pour A,1997. © Rose-Marie E. GouletRose-Marie E. Goulet, Monument pour A,1997. © Rose-Marie E. GouletRose-Marie E. Goulet, Monument pour A,1997. © Rose-Marie E. Goulet
The ceiling and the upper part of the walls are painted in shades of blue. Perforated spheres that look like communication satellites stand out on this blue background. They are formed of acronyms of [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Rose-Marie E.
Installation year: 
1997

Mots choisis

Lucie Duval, Mot choisies, 2002. © Yves LacombeLucie Duval, Mot choisies, 2002. © Yves LacombeLucie Duval, Mot choisies, 2002Lucie Duval, Mot choisies, 2002
The art work consists of an upward spiral made of cut out letters attached to a metallic strip. The work runs through the curtain wall next to the main entrance. Yellow and pink letters form words bot [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Duval, Lucie
Installation year: 
2002

Selections From The Synopsis Of Categories

Micah Lexier, Selections From The Synopsis Of Categories,1992. © Marc André BrouMicah Lexier, Selections From The Synopsis Of Categories,1992. © Marc André BrouMicah Lexier, Selections From The Synopsis Of Categories,1992. © Marc André BrouMicah Lexier, Selections From The Synopsis Of Categories,1992. © Marc André Brou
Consists of 25 custom-made aluminum ladders of various heights. The rungs of each ladder consist of different words that have been waterjet-cut out of a bar of aluminum. Each of the 350 separate rungs [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lexier, Micah

Traversée

Lucie Duval, Traversée, 1998Lucie Duval, Traversée, 1998Lucie Duval, Traversée, 1998
A "ribbon" of glass with embedded metal parts hangs in the lobby along the axis of the architectural structure connecting the second and third floors. The sentence "Tout à coup sur fond de ciel une br [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Duval, Lucie
Installation year: 
1998

Untitled

Ceramic mosaic sheathing depicting an Inuk wearing a yoke with two buckets. It contains letters and syllabic signs. Nearby, a man and a woman collect these letters and signs. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Qaurittayuk, Peter
Installation year: 
1993