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À peine vient-elle de naître que déjà elle raconte à qui veut bien voir

Annie Pelletier, À peine vient-elle de naître que déjà elle raconte à qui veut Annie Pelletier, À peine vient-elle de naître que déjà elle raconte à qui veut Annie Pelletier, À peine vient-elle de naître que déjà elle raconte à qui veut Annie Pelletier, À peine vient-elle de naître que déjà elle raconte à qui veut
Five sentences, seemingly handwritten, cross the wall, cling to it, lift away and then fly off. The sentences are repeated several times. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pelletier, Annie
Installation year: 
2007

Au fil de ta promenade

Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003
The Wreck:Fascinated by the mysterious wreck of the Lady Era, which washed up on the shores of Port-Cartier over 20 years ago, the artist made it the focal point of this work. Thus, a steel silhouette [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Riverin, Agnès
Installation year: 
2003

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

Défilé

Rose-Marie E. Goulet, Défilé, 1993. © Rose-Marie E. Goulet Rose-Marie E. Goulet, Défilé, 1993. © Rose-Marie E. Goulet
Located in the alley that children take to enter the schoolyard, this installation draws its formal elements from basic components of knowledge - letters and numbers. Children cross disordered rows of [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Rose-Marie E.
Installation year: 
1993

Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...

Annie Pelletier, Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...,2006Annie Pelletier, Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...,2006Annie Pelletier, Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...,2006Annie Pelletier, Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...,2006
Twelve columns are arranged randomly. Text and sculptures of miniature chairs are integrated into them. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pelletier, Annie
Installation year: 
2006

Géographies à fleur de peau

Magali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette ThompsonMagali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette ThompsonMagali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette Thompson
Five circular images consisting of a montage of various mediums represent female characters that have been superimposed onto a map. Stanzas are written on 19 acetate discs revolving around the 5 image [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chouinard, Magali
Installation year: 
1999

Interface

François Dallegret, Interface,1989François Dallegret, Interface,1989
Sculptural sign consisting of two white steel beams that are linked at the top by eight corrugated fiberglass panels. It evokes a signboard shaped as an arch, such as ones used in institutions and pub [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dallegret, François
Installation year: 
1989

L'îlot

Andrew, Dutkewych, L’Îlot, 2002Andrew, Dutkewych, L’Îlot, 2002
A promontory features a cylindrical tower with an open sphere and a sculpture in the shape of a dog. Three reflexive, black granite slabs are also included, featuring the nomenclature of indigenous aq [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dutkewych, Andrew
Installation year: 
2002

Les quatre éléments

Dominique Laquerre, Les quatre éléments, 1991. © Dominique LaquerreDominique Laquerre, Les quatre éléments, 1991. © Dominique Laquerre
The installation consists of paintings on wooden panels and a metallic structure. The paintings cover the upper part of four of the library's columns. They evoke the elements of nature - water, air, e [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Laquerre, Dominique
Installation year: 
1991

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

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

Signatures

Marie-France Brière, Signatures, 2002. © Marie-Claude LangevinMarie-France Brière, Signatures, 2002. © Marie-Claude Langevin
The artwork is composed of three elements. Steel panels stand vertically on the floor. Marble plates are affixed to them in such a way as to evoke an open book. Each plate bears a signature in relief. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Brière, Marie-France
Installation year: 
2002

Untitled

Effets publics, Untitled, 1992Effets publics, Untitled, 1992Effets publics, Untitled, 1992
This large installation is spread over four sites: from the square in front of the building; in the lobby; above the main staircase; and in the reading rooms of the library. A spiral unifies the diffe [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Effets publics : Goulet, Rose-Marie E.; Paiement, Alain; Randy, Saharuni; Denis, Bernard; Bellavance, Guy
Installation year: 
1992

Vertige

Josée Dubeau, Vertige, 2006Josée Dubeau, Vertige, 2006Josée Dubeau, Vertige, 2006Josée Dubeau, Vertige, 2006
A single, twisted column of used books occupies the main stairwell of the Chelsea municipal library. Six meters in height, this column reaches from the ground floor to the ceiling of the second f [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dubeau, Josée
Installation year: 
2006