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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

Bleu… et toutes les couleurs

Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995
A bronze table is installed in the indoor garden. Small amounts of colours have been sprinkled onto it. Under each colour, a verb in the infinitive is engraved directly into the tabletop. A wall near [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Michel
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

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

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

Fable VII

Trevor Gould, Fable VII, 1989Trevor Gould, Fable VII, 1989
Fable VII consists of three parts: the indoor writing, a bronze component in the outdoor pool and the lion in its frame.The work establishes a reciprocal action between interior and exterior spac [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gould, Trevor
Installation year: 
1989

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

FUNhouse

Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, FUNhouse, 2010Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, FUNhouse, 2010
Three permanent installations refer to the activities of the center. The first component to be installed is FUNhouse: cast aluminum soccerballs, volleyballs and basketballs are imbedded into a concret [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Metz, Jacqueline; Chew, Nancy
Installation year: 
2010

L'aile citoyenne

Louise Viger, L'aile citoyenne, 2003Louise Viger, L'aile citoyenne, 2003
In the hall, a wing hangs diagonally from the ceiling to the floor. It is made of 360 aluminium feathers, a reference to the angels that used to be very present in religious sculpture. A dialogue is c [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Viger, Louise
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

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

Poème illustré en boîte

Pierre Leblanc, Poème illustre en boîte, 1986
The installation consists of two gates that separate the main corridor from the one leading to the school yard. The gates are mounted on casters to allow them to close. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Leblanc, Pierre
Installation year: 
1986

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