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À la croisée des mots

Lucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004. © Lucie DuvalLucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004. © Lucie DuvalLucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004Lucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004
A long rod down the ground points to the sky. It supports two spirals enrolling around it. On these spirals, words are posed. It is an acrostic since the first letter of each word gathered together fo [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Duval, Lucie
Installation year: 
2004

À la page de l'iridescent

Sculptural grouping consisting of a suspended element as well as other elements installed on two adjacent walls. The suspended element represents an open book, held by a metal rod at one end [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lagueux, Jacinthe
Installation year: 
1985

A Thousand Kisses Deep

Éric Pelletier, A Thousand Kisses Deep, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinÉric Pelletier, A Thousand Kisses Deep, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinÉric Pelletier, A Thousand Kisses Deep, 2010. © Marie-Claude Langevin
The installation consists of a gigantic glass prism with a rectangular base, which is split in the middle to disclose a silky texture that longs to be touched. The rectangle is covered with letters th [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pelletier, Éric
Installation year: 
2010

Adeona/Abeona

Deeter Hastenteufel,  Adeona/Abeona, 2000
Artwork creator(s): 
Hastenteufel, Deeter
Installation year: 
2000

Fixité de Phénix

André Fournelle, Fixité de Phénix,1992André Fournelle, Fixité de Phénix,1992. © Sylvain Malette
An artificial skylight features three glass-covered bronze rings that are suspended at different heights. The artwork is illuminated with a neon light and halogen lamps fitted with a blue filter. The [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Fournelle, André
Installation year: 
1992

Flood of Memories

Jill, Anholt, Flood of Memories, 2005Jill, Anholt, Flood of Memories, 2005Jill, Anholt, Flood of Memories, 2005Jill, Anholt, Flood of Memories, 2005
A form reminiscent of a dyke remnant rests on the grassy plane. On one side, deposits of text and images are left on the wall, almost like watermarks from the recession of high water held back by the [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Anholt, Jill
Installation year: 
2005

Jeu d’ailes et d’échelles

Claudine Cotton, Jeu d'ailes et d'échelles, 1996. © Véronique Villeneuve
Inspired by the former function of the building, a fire station, the artist created a system of ladders that unfold into a spiral, evoking the fenestration. Wings are added to these, flight devices as [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Cotton, Claudine

La forêt

Atelier Pierre Thibault, La forêt, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinAtelier Pierre Thibault, La forêt, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinAtelier Pierre Thibault, La forêt, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinAtelier Pierre Thibault, La forêt, 2010. © Marie-Claude Langevin
Group of five wooden beams with glass panels. Inside the toppled beams, text is written on the glass panels. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Atelier Pierre Thibault
Installation year: 
2010

Le temps du verbe

Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz, Le temps du verbe,1997Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz, Le temps du verbe,1997
A concrete wall features a series of drawers like those used in archival filing. A square plate seems to jump out of one of the drawers. Numbers 1 to 16 appear on it. A grille is superimposed onto thi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Jarnuszkiewicz, Jacek
Installation year: 
1997

Les Noms

Nicole Dextras, Les Noms, 2009Nicole Dextras, Les Noms, 2009Nicole Dextras, Les Noms, 2009
Names made of ice were installed in front of the Dawson City Museum in the Yukon. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dextras, Nicole
Installation year: 
2009

Locus

Lyla Rye, Locus, 2002Lyla Rye, Locus, 2002Lyla Rye, Locus, 2002. © Lyla Rye
The juniper bush is a symbol of rejuvenation in fairy tales. Walking around, one can read the handwritten text cut into a black rubber ring encircling a juniper bush. The text is based upon a conversa [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Rye, Lyla
Installation year: 
2002

Murmures dans la main du temps

Collectif C-M-R, Murmures dans la main du temps, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinCollectif C-M-R, Murmures dans la main du temps, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinCollectif C-M-R, Murmures dans la main du temps, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinCollectif C-M-R, Murmures dans la main du temps, 2010. © Marie-Claude Langevin
Murmures dans la main du temps  is a spiral sculpture. Its labyrinthine structure of woven raw material evokes movement, inviting the viewer to stroll along, carried by the words of the poet from [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Collectif C-M-R
Installation year: 
2010

Normal

Shirley Yanover, Normal, 2003Shirley Yanover, Normal, 2003Shirley Yanover, Normal, 2003Shirley Yanover, Normal, 2003
This exhibition also featured two other parts. New Normal, an acrylic painting,  was hung in the cafeteria. Normal Graduation 23 consisted of twelve oval plastic clocks that were suspended [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Yanover, Shirley

North is Freedom

Stephen Bamford, North is Freedom, 2007Stephen Bamford, North is Freedom, 2007Stephen Bamford, North is Freedom, 2007Stephen Bamford, North is Freedom, 2007
A kid stands on the roof of the Halifax North Memorial Public Library, on Gottingen Street, and watches as a young woman helps a young man climb to the top of a 20-foot-high steel monolith, play out i [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Bamford, Stephen
Installation year: 
2007

Oeillée vers le large

Gérard Thériault, Oeillée vers le large, 2002Gérard Thériault, Oeillée vers le large, 2002
Large sculpture representing an Amerindian looking in the distance. The work is made of wire that has been rolled into voluminous shapes to create the character. A poem by the artist and an explanator [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Thériault, Gérard
Installation year: 
2002