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A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona

Ken Lum, A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona, 2005Ken Lum, A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona, 2005Ken Lum, A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona, 2005
Two large aluminum panels. On one side, an image; on the other, text. One shows an unhappy Caucasian boy. The other, a smiling young Asian girl and an adult woman. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lum, Ken
Installation year: 
2005

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

Book Tower

 Byron Johnston, Book Tower, 2003
Column made of books [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Johnston, Byron
Installation year: 
2003

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

Counting Crows

Evelyn Grant, Counting Crows, 2001Evelyn Grant, Counting Crows, 2001Evelyn Grant, Counting Crows, 2001
Several crows sit on a weather vane. A circle with a poem is installed under the structure. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Grant, Evelyn
Installation year: 
2001

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

Débordement public

Débordement public, 2006Débordement public, 2006Débordement public, 2006Débordement public, 2006
Furniture set: large tables in front of the school, great set of stairs in front of the hospital and large benches in the park. Forty-something apples are affixed to the furniture. Each apple features [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Soland, Peter; Duguay-Lefebvre Fannie; Courville, François; Loof, Alain; Blais, Marie-Claire; Vandal-Piché, Émilie
Installation year: 
2006

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

Field of Winds

Linda Covit, Field of Winds, 2003Linda Covit, Field of Winds, 2003
The [seven] History Posts, a series of illuminated columns, line the walkway to the airport.  Each is silk-screened with a photograph taken from archives, accompanied by a descriptive text.  [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Covit, Linda
Installation year: 
2003

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

Glimmer

Jocelyne Belcourt Salem, Glimmer, 2000Jocelyne Belcourt Salem, Glimmer, 2000
80 stainless steel plates, screwed onto the trees [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Belcourt Salem, Jocelyne
Installation year: 
2000

Intersections: Places, General Regulations, and Memories

Marlene Creates, Intersections : Places, General Regulations, and Memories, 199GMarlene Creates, Intersections : Places, General Regulations, and Memories, 1998Marlene Creates, Intersections : Places, General Regulations, and Memories, 1998
This is a series of eight markers installed on the campus of what is now Mount Saint Vincent University, formerly Mount Saint Vincent Academy, founded in Halifax, Nova Scotia by the Sisters of Charity [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Creates, Marlene
Installation year: 
1998

Les Allusifs

Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz, Les Allusifs, 2002Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz, Les Allusifs, 2002Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz, Les Allusifs, 2002
The work is composed of eight stainless steel sculptures on a platform with embedded steel strips. The sculptural elements refer to the history of the districts of Saint-Henri and Sainte-Cunégonde - m [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Jarnuszkiewicz, Jacek
Installation year: 
2002

Lookout

Noel Best & Christos Dikeakos, Lookout, 1999. © Marc André BrouilletteNoel Best & Christos Dikeakos, Lookout, 1999. © Marc André BrouilletteNoel Best & Christos Dikeakos, Lookout, 1999. © Marc André BrouilletteNoel Best & Christos Dikeakos, Lookout, 1999. © Marc André Brouillette
A sculptural installation consisting of two glass-roofed pavilions separated by approximately 120 metres. The elliptical roof of each pavilion is supported by two walls made of stainless steel with cu [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Best, Noel (architect by profession); Dikeakos, Christos (artist by profession)
Installation year: 
1999

Lost Streams of Kitsilano

Marion Penner Bancroft,, Lost Streams of Kitsilano, 1994Marion Penner Bancroft,, Lost Streams of Kitsilano, 1994Marion Penner Bancroft,, Lost Streams of Kitsilano, 1994Marion Penner Bancroft,, Lost Streams of Kitsilano, 1994
Sixteen in-ground markers and four above-ground markers are installed along the paths of four historical streams that once existed in Kitsilano. Each of the in-ground markers has the words LOST STREAM [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Penner Bancroft, Marion
Installation year: 
1994