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Buffalo Hierophany

Jane Ash Poitras, Buffalo Hierophany, 1992
Photo montage that shows historic photos of slaughtered buffalo and handwritten text about the sacredness of that Plains animal even today. The images are assembled into an energetic, modern, graphic [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Poitras, Jane Ash
Installation year: 
1992

Ex/Diamond

Vera Gartley, Ex/ Diamond, 1993Vera Gartley, Ex/ Diamond, 1993Vera Gartley, Ex/ Diamond, 1993
The artist wanted to transform a dark corner with light and a story. The text portion of her installation invites the viewer into a conversation between the artist and the maker of the lettering. In [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gartley, Vera
Installation year: 
1993

Kristallnacht (Nuit de cristal)

Lisette Lemieux, Kristallnacht, 2003Lisette Lemieux, Kristallnacht, 2003
The artwork is shaped as a frieze panel and installed along three of the lobby's walls. The black frieze panel is pierced with words in French, English, Hebrew and Yiddish. The cut-out first layer ope [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lemieux, Lisette
Installation year: 
2003

Le feu du dedans

Manon Fafard, Le feu du dedans, 1998. © Pascale Beaudet
The artwork consists of 24 mini houses attached to the walls of a room. They are all painted red and in different sizes. The houses are inspired from houses neighboring the school and offer a silhouet [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Fafard, Manon
Installation year: 
1998