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All Our Knowledge Has its Origins in Our Perceptions

Brian Baxter & Makian Olynyk, All Our Knowledge Has Its Origins In Our PerceptioBrian Baxter & Makian Olynyk, All Our Knowledge Has Its Origins In Our PerceptioBrian Baxter & Makian Olynyk, All Our Knowledge Has Its Origins In Our Perceptio
Abstract mural made of three circles and several geometric forms. A quote from Leonardo da Vinci appears at the top. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Baxter, Brain; Olynyk, Markian
Installation year: 
1995

All That Has Value

Ron Benner, All That Has Value,1993Ron Benner, All That Has Value,1993
Garden installation: black and white photographs with text [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Benner, Ron
Installation year: 
1993

Building Bridges

Vallalee Hoffman, Building Bridges, 2004Vallalee Hoffman, Building Bridges, 2004Vallalee Hoffman, Building Bridges, 2004
A large, detailed mosaic walkway includes images from nature, pillar-like seats named for each of the five nearby bridges, and a painted mural reflecting the community. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hoffman, Vallalee
Installation year: 
2004

Cantate

Rose-Marie E. Goulet, Cantate, 2005
The artwork deploys over the sloping wall of the two floors dominating the main entrance hall. The work consists of a large, textured mural that was built with mirror-polished stainless steel cut [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Rose-Marie E.
Installation year: 
2005

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

Et, ils vécurent heureux

Carole Baillargeon, Et, ils vécurent heureux, 1995
Inspired by the "paper doll", a high-relief represents a dress. The back and front are juxtaposed so reversed, one above the other. The lower part (the front) shows a pattern of "root" or "branch". An [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Baillargeon, Carole
Installation year: 
1995

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

Incantation: The Senses

Jane Kidd, Incantation: The Senses, 2006Jane Kidd, Incantation: The Senses, 2006Jane Kidd, Incantation: The Senses, 2006
The tapestry is conceived in two sections. The smaller panel functions as an introduction, somewhat like a decorative title page. The outer border pattern is ornate and lyrical, surrounding an interio [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kidd, Jane
Installation year: 
2006

Le ciel et la terre

Agnès Riverin, Le ciel et la terre, 2003Agnès Riverin, Le ciel et la terre, 2003
The artwork is divided into three parts. At the entrance, a short poem tells us that writing is the main attraction of the library. On another wall, there is a tondo and the sihouette of a windbreak. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Riverin, Agnès
Installation year: 
2003

MurMots

Annie Pelletier, Murmots, 2005Annie Pelletier, Murmots, 2005Annie Pelletier, Murmots, 2005Annie Pelletier, Murmots, 2005
Installation consisting of two rectangular frames featuring words cut out in a metal sheet and six square-framed colour photographs. Different in size and font, the words appear either alone or interc [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pelletier, Annie
Installation year: 
2005

Over My Dead Body

Mona Hatoum, Over My Dead Body, 1988
Photographic installation in a building [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hatoum, Mona
Installation year: 
1999

said the source

Micah Lexier, Said The Source,1989. © Micah LexierMicah Lexier, Said The Source,1989. © Micah Lexier
The work consists of a newspaper quote that has been blown-up, laser-cut out of stainless steel and attached to the wall with posts. Around this sentence are a series of typesetter’s kerning commands [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lexier, Micah
Installation year: 
1989

The Metal Drummer and the Walldog

Hadley & Maxwell, The Metal Drummer and the Walldog, 2009
Artwork creator(s): 
Howes, Hadley; Stevens, Maxwell (Hadley+Maxwell)
Installation year: 
2009

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Lisette Lemieux, Transcription 92, 1992Lisette Lemieux, Transcription 92, 1992Lisette Lemieux, Transcription 92, 1992
The mural unfolds on the 18 glass panels of a curtain wall and on a painted drywall surface mounted on the adjacent wall. Evoking a musical staff, each glass panel features 5 superimposed words. They [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lemieux, Lisette
Installation year: 
1992

Untitled

Maurice Savoie,Untitled, 1982Maurice Savoie,Untitled, 1982
Mural and element on the wall entitled Hommage au poète. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Savoie, Maurice
Installation year: 
1982