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A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona

Ken Lum, A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona, 2005Ken Lum, A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona, 2005Ken Lum, A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona, 2005
Two large aluminum panels. On one side, an image; on the other, text. One shows an unhappy Caucasian boy. The other, a smiling young Asian girl and an adult woman. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lum, Ken
Installation year: 
2005

Circle of Words, Garden of Thought

Linda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002Linda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteLinda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteLinda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André Brouillette
The main component, a wide stone bench, traces a sixty-foot-long arc. The circular movement is reinforced by a stand of light columns and an arc of birch trees along the outside curve of the bench. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Covit, Linda
Installation year: 
2002

Courage & Hope

Valérie LeBlanc, Courage & Hope, 1998. © Valérie LeblancValérie LeBlanc, Courage & Hope, 1998Valérie LeBlanc, Courage & Hope, 1998
The sculpture consists of a golden ladder set against a glass wall. At the base of the ladder are the names of the fourteen women who died in the École Polytechnique tragedy. Carved on the glass are d [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
LeBlanc, Valérie
Installation year: 
1998

Echoes of grace

Marlene Creates, Echoes of grace, 2002Marlene Creates, Echoes of grace, 2002Marlene Creates, Echoes of grace, 2002
On the photographs are two different sets of text, separated into the left side and the right side on each panel. The two sides are meant to show the different kinds of history that a place can have — [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Creates, Marlene
Installation year: 
2001

Field of Winds

Linda Covit, Field of Winds, 2003Linda Covit, Field of Winds, 2003
The [seven] History Posts, a series of illuminated columns, line the walkway to the airport.  Each is silk-screened with a photograph taken from archives, accompanied by a descriptive text.  [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Covit, Linda
Installation year: 
2003

FUNhouse

Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, FUNhouse, 2010Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, FUNhouse, 2010
Three permanent installations refer to the activities of the center. The first component to be installed is FUNhouse: cast aluminum soccerballs, volleyballs and basketballs are imbedded into a concret [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Metz, Jacqueline; Chew, Nancy
Installation year: 
2010

Intersections: Places, General Regulations, and Memories

Marlene Creates, Intersections : Places, General Regulations, and Memories, 199GMarlene Creates, Intersections : Places, General Regulations, and Memories, 1998Marlene Creates, Intersections : Places, General Regulations, and Memories, 1998
This is a series of eight markers installed on the campus of what is now Mount Saint Vincent University, formerly Mount Saint Vincent Academy, founded in Halifax, Nova Scotia by the Sisters of Charity [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Creates, Marlene
Installation year: 
1998

Le mur de la paix

Cécile Dion, Le mur de la paix, 2007
Inscribed on a wall, the word "Peace" is translated into the 34 languages that represent Montreal's largest communities. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dion, Cécile
Installation year: 
2007

Le souffle de l’île

Hélène Rochette, Le souffle de lîle, 1997Hélène Rochette, Le souffle de lîle, 1997Hélène Rochette, Le souffle de lîle, 1997
Brushed aluminum sculpture installed at the foot of a cliff. The work is inspired by Félix Leclerc, his beloved Île d'Orléans, its geese, its boats and its River. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Rochette, Hélène
Installation year: 
1997

Les Allusifs

Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz, Les Allusifs, 2002Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz, Les Allusifs, 2002Jacek Jarnuszkiewicz, Les Allusifs, 2002
The work is composed of eight stainless steel sculptures on a platform with embedded steel strips. The sculptural elements refer to the history of the districts of Saint-Henri and Sainte-Cunégonde - m [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Jarnuszkiewicz, Jacek
Installation year: 
2002

Making the Scene

David Kramer, Making the Scene, 1999
Sculpture shaped in neon sign. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kramer, David
Installation year: 
1999

Monument à la Pointe

Gills Mihalcean, Monument à la pointe, 2001Gills Mihalcean, Monument à la pointe, 2001
Monument commemorating the district of Pointe-Saint-Charles and its inhabitants. It is shaped like a boat, evoking maritime transfers. Three wooden beams support a triangular element. Its three layers [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Mihalcean, Gilles
Installation year: 
2001

Monument to Alphonse Desjardins

Yves Trudeau, Monument to Alphonse Desjardins, 1975Yves Trudeau, Monument to Alphonse Desjardins, 1975Yves Trudeau, Monument to Alphonse Desjardins, 1975
Memorial to Alphonse Desjardins (1854-1920), founder of the first credit union in North America. The abstract work is composed of different surfaces, some open, others closed, showing a silhouette of [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Trudeau, Yves
Installation year: 
1975

Mother Tongue/First Language Learned

Elizabeth Roy, Mother Tongue/First Language Learned, 2004Elizabeth Roy, Mother Tongue/First Language Learned, 2004Elizabeth Roy, Mother Tongue/First Language Learned, 2004
Words on the roof of a building [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Roy, Elizabeth
Installation year: 
2004

Password

Alan Storey, Password, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteAlan Storey, Password, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteAlan Storey, Password, 1994. © Marc André Brouillette
Four sets of four letters rotate to form random words. The stainless letters are installed on the three exhaust vents from the underground parkade and spin with the air flow coming out of the exhaust [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Storey, Alan
Installation year: 
1994