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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

Arboreus, after Rodchenko

Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Arboreus, after Rodchenko, 2008Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Arboreus, after Rodchenko, 2008Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Arboreus, after Rodchenko, 2008Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Arboreus, after Rodchenko, 2008
A 43’ high glass and glulam installation marks a public plaza and is visible from the library and all approaches. The glass has an abstracted, lifesize image of a cedar tree. Framed by this sculpture, [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Metz, Jacqueline; Chew, Nancy
Installation year: 
2008

DREAM.big

Donald Moar, DREAM.big, 2006
DREAM.big consists of six decorative screens spelling out the word ‘DREAM’ in giant letters. Modular in construction, these screens do not obscure the building’s face. The word ‘DREAM’ appears, [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Moar, Donald
Installation year: 
2006

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

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

Frozen Dreams

Blake Williams, Frozen Dreams, 2000Blake Williams, Frozen Dreams, 2000
The mural spans the entire entry corridor of the facility and acts as a welcoming icon . [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Williams, Blake
Installation year: 
2000

Lingua Aqua

Michael Filimowicz, Melanie Cassidy, Philippe Pasquier, Brady Marks, Lingua AquaMichael Filimowicz, Melanie Cassidy, Philippe Pasquier, Brady Marks, Lingua AquaMichael Filimowicz, Melanie Cassidy, Philippe Pasquier, Brady Marks, Lingua AquaMichael Filimowicz, Melanie Cassidy, Philippe Pasquier, Brady Marks, Lingua Aqua
The structure is a self-enclosed fountain, with rain curtains and a reflective pool that contains a video monitor. The video shows a variety of community members speaking their native languages and em [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Cassidy, Melanie; Filimowicz, Michael; Marks, Brady; Pasquier, Philippe
Installation year: 
2009

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

Tri, Making the Impossible Possible

John Tam & Rob Hora,Tri, Making the Impossible Possible, 2003John Tam & Rob Hora,Tri, Making the Impossible Possible, 2003John Tam & Rob Hora,Tri, Making the Impossible Possible, 2003
The artwork is a colourful optical illusion of a giant steel ball suspended in the centre of a triangle. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Tam, John; Hora, Rob
Installation year: 
2003