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A Monument To a Lost Opportunity

Justin Wonnacott,  A Monument To a Lost Opportunity
Slab with an inscription in the sidewalk. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wonnacott, Justin
Installation year: 
1992

Bancs de pierre.. .et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras

Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009
Twelve granite benches installed along Saint-Laurent Blvd. Portuguese and French literary quotes are engraved onto them. Each bench is decorated with ceramics created by four Montreal artists of Portu [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lima, Joe; Branco, Joseph; Rebelo, Miguel; Calado, Carlos
Installation year: 
2009

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

Circle of Words, Garden of Thought

Linda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002Linda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteLinda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteLinda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André Brouillette
The main component, a wide stone bench, traces a sixty-foot-long arc. The circular movement is reinforced by a stand of light columns and an arc of birch trees along the outside curve of the bench. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Covit, Linda
Installation year: 
2002

Compass Rose

Justin Wonnacott, Compass Rose
This work combines a simplified image of the Ottawa area landscape, as seen from a satellite, with a drawing of a surveyor's sextant over the city, which partly obscures the word "domic [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wonnacott, Justin
Installation year: 
2003

Cours d’eau littéraire

Annie Pelletier, Cours d’eau littéraire, 2004Annie Pelletier, Cours d’eau littéraire, 2004Annie Pelletier, Cours d’eau littéraire, 2004
The installation includes rectangular stainless steel plates and words cut out of steel sheets. Inserted between plates, these words form eight sentences. The work as a whole lies on a gravel bed with [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pelletier, Annie
Installation year: 
2004

Déplacements et autres mouvances

Rose-Marie E. Goulet, Déplacements et autres mouvances, 2000
Arrows painted on a rocky outcrop in the centre of town point us toward the top of the cape, from where we discover a cityscape dominated by mining facilities. Made up of foreign-sounding names, these [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Rose-Marie E.
Installation year: 
2000

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

Double Word Score

Ivan Jurakic, Double Word Score, 2005Ivan Jurakic, Double Word Score, 2005.
Double Word Score features a set of seven engraved granite paving stones that spell RISE and IRIS. The shape, font and scoring reference Scrabble tiles. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Jurakic, Ivan
Installation year: 
2005

Fear

Leesa Striefler, Graymatter, 1989
Artwork creator(s): 
Striefler, Leesa
Installation year: 
1989

Footnotes

Gwen Boyle, Footnotes, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteGwen Boyle, Footnotes, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteGwen Boyle, Footnotes, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteGwen Boyle, Footnotes, 1994. © Marc André Brouillette
Ninety-nine unpolished black granite tiles are recessed randomly into the sidewalk. Handcarved into each granite block are words or texts chosen for their specific reference to the site. The shore is [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Boyle, Gwen
Installation year: 
1994

Give Peace a Chance

Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009
Several slats featuring the engraved phrase "Give Peace a Chance", translated into 40 languages spoken in Montreal. The work commemorates John Lennon and Yoko Ono's bed-in Montreal in 1969. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Covit, Linda; Séguin, Marie-Claude
Installation year: 
2009

Grand Parade, Halifax

William Johnson & Matt Robinson, Grand Parade, Halifax, 2009
A traffic control box is painted in muted, watery colours, like age-old slate, with faded images of ships and skylines. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Johnson, William; Robinson, Matt
Installation year: 
2009

I am still learning

 Frederick  Valentine, I am still learning, 2003 Frederick  Valentine, I am still learning, 2003
Plate placed at the entrance of the library. The text appears in Latin, Spanish, Blackfoot (First Nation), French and English. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Valentine, Frederick
Installation year: 
2003

I looked for Sarah everywhere

Gilbert Boyer, I looked for Sarah everywhere,1992Gilbert Boyer, I looked for Sarah everywhere,1992. © Gilbert BoyerGilbert Boyer, I looked for Sarah everywhere,1992Gilbert Boyer, I looked for Sarah everywhere,1992
Installation of six paintings on the lawn. The paintings feature an image with text. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Boyer, Gilbert
Installation year: 
1992