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12 écriteaux au cou des arbres

Monique Bertrand, 12 écriteaux au cou des arbres, 2004
Twelve steel plates were suspended to trees. These plates were painted black with white markings. The inscriptions appeared sometimes as icons (star, crescent moon), sometimes as two dates on a tombst [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Bertrand, Monique
Installation year: 
2004

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

As You Were

Micah Lexier, As You Were, 1991Micah Lexier, As You Were, 1991Micah Lexier, As You Were, 1991
Artwork creator(s): 
Lexier, Micah
Installation year: 
1991

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

Babylon (and the Tower of Babel)

John McEwen, Babylon (and the Tower of Babel),1991John McEwen, Babylon (and the Tower of Babel),1991John McEwen, Babylon (and the Tower of Babel),1991
A series of seven rusted metal pedestals in which the letters of the word “Babylon” are formed as interior voids. Mounted atop one pedestal is a large urn set at a tilt, and atop another is one of McE [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
McEwen, John
Installation year: 
2003

By Water Breathe

Katherine Kerr, By Water Breathe, 2004Katherine Kerr, By Water Breathe, 2004
Series of 7 bridges with 4 art panels installed on each one to create a contemplative poem about the act of taking a walk. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kerr, Katherine
Installation year: 
2004

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

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

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

Gateway

Warren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André BrouilletteWarren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André BrouilletteWarren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André Brouillette
This pair of allegorical doors were created to identify the limits of Toronto’s Chinatown, the neighbourhood name for this now predominantly Asian community. Gateway is based on the ancient script for [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chen, Millie; Quigley, Warren

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