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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

Arbre de mai

Claudine Cotton, Arbre de mai, 1994. © Véronique VilleneuveClaudine Cotton, Arbre de mai, 1994. © Véronique Villeneuve
This installation was inspired by the forestry vocation of the village, as well as the secular tradition of planting a tree decorated with ribbons in front of the door of a person we wish to honour or [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Cotton, Claudine
Installation year: 
1994

Comme si le temps… de la rue

Pierre Granche, Comme si le temps…de la rue, 1992Pierre Granche, Comme si le temps…de la rue, 1992Pierre Granche, Comme si le temps…de la rue, 1992. © Place des arts
Semi-circular surface featuring a column and four characters with symbolic heads. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Granche, Pierre
Installation year: 
1992

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

De l’autre côté de Brenda

Daniel Dutil, De l'autre côté de Brenda, 1997 Daniel Dutil, De l'autre côté de B
This on-site intervention is linked to the space it occupies, both in its physical and symbolic dimensions. More specifically, this link is manifest in the use of materials, which recall those used in [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dutil, Daniel
Installation year: 
1997

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

L'Île au trésor

Manon Fafard, L'Île au trésor, 1996. © Pascale Beaudet
The pierced column in which the art work is installed represents a view of the Lavaltrie river bank with a view of the "treasure" island. Both receptacle and circumscribed sight, the island features c [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Fafard, Manon
Installation year: 
1996

Laissez-moi travailler je me décompose (A. Breton)

Marie-France Brière, Laissez-moi travailler je me décompose (A. Breton), 1992
The work is integrated into the floor of the great hall, which opens up onto five floors topped by a sky dome. The ensemble features a cross made of freshwater limestone, which recalls the cross on th [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Brière, Marie-France
Installation year: 
1992

Le Jardin secret

Francine Larivée, Le jardin secret, 2000Francine Larivée, Le jardin secret, 2000
Sculptural installation looking like a huge filing cabinet with a cover and 64 drawers that can opened, based on the Yi-King. Divided into two numerically equivalent series and installed over eight ro [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Larivée, Francine
Installation year: 
2000

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

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

Quai des départs

Magali Chouinard, Quai des départs, 1993. © Daniel RousselMagali Chouinard, Quai des départs, 1993. © Daniel RousselMagali Chouinard, Quai des départs, 1993. © Daniel RousselMagali Chouinard, Quai des départs, 1993
Work consisting of a statue, six low reliefs, two vertical structures and one chair, along with an installation in the floor surface. The artwork is set on a dais linking two of the library's reading [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chouinard, Magali
Installation year: 
1993

Triptyque

Betty Goodwin, Triptyque,1991
Giant ears with engraved text on the ground. The installation consists of a sculpture and mirrors attached to the wall, as well as inlays on the ground. Asculpted bronze ear is reflected in the angled [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goodwin, Betty
Installation year: 
1991

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