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A Brief History of Ottawa

Adrian Göllner, A Brief History of Ottawa, 1994Adrian Göllner, A Brief History of Ottawa, 1994
The maps were installed on the incline under the bridge with corresponding dates and words directly below. This particular set features a map of the lakes and rivers of the Ottawa region before Wester [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Göllner, Adrian
Installation year: 
1994

A Monument To a Lost Opportunity

Justin Wonnacott,  A Monument To a Lost Opportunity
Slab with an inscription in the sidewalk. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wonnacott, Justin
Installation year: 
1992

Bancs de pierre.. .et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras

Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009Bancs de pierre...et de paroles/ Bancos de pedra... e de palabras, 2009
Twelve granite benches installed along Saint-Laurent Blvd. Portuguese and French literary quotes are engraved onto them. Each bench is decorated with ceramics created by four Montreal artists of Portu [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lima, Joe; Branco, Joseph; Rebelo, Miguel; Calado, Carlos
Installation year: 
2009

Catching Neutrinos

Darci Mallon, Catching Neutrinos, 2005Darci Mallon, Catching Neutrinos, 2005Darci Mallon, Catching Neutrinos, 2005
The cone highlights historic headlines from the Edmonton Journal over the past 100 years. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Mallon, Darci
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

Compass Rose

Justin Wonnacott, Compass Rose
This work combines a simplified image of the Ottawa area landscape, as seen from a satellite, with a drawing of a surveyor's sextant over the city, which partly obscures the word "domic [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wonnacott, Justin
Installation year: 
2003

CREDO

Studios Hooper &  Darren Byers, CREDO, 2008
In the sculpture, an older man contemplates the draught of a document quietly; beside him kneels the small figure of himself at the age of seven. At that time, he lived in Hampton and, all through his [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hooper Studios; Byers, Darren

Footnotes

Gwen Boyle, Footnotes, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteGwen Boyle, Footnotes, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteGwen Boyle, Footnotes, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteGwen Boyle, Footnotes, 1994. © Marc André Brouillette
Ninety-nine unpolished black granite tiles are recessed randomly into the sidewalk. Handcarved into each granite block are words or texts chosen for their specific reference to the site. The shore is [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Boyle, Gwen
Installation year: 
1994

Give Peace a Chance

Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009
Several slats featuring the engraved phrase "Give Peace a Chance", translated into 40 languages spoken in Montreal. The work commemorates John Lennon and Yoko Ono's bed-in Montreal in 1969. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Covit, Linda; Séguin, Marie-Claude
Installation year: 
2009

Grand Parade, Halifax

William Johnson & Matt Robinson, Grand Parade, Halifax, 2009
A traffic control box is painted in muted, watery colours, like age-old slate, with faded images of ships and skylines. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Johnson, William; Robinson, Matt
Installation year: 
2009

I am still learning

 Frederick  Valentine, I am still learning, 2003 Frederick  Valentine, I am still learning, 2003
Plate placed at the entrance of the library. The text appears in Latin, Spanish, Blackfoot (First Nation), French and English. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Valentine, Frederick
Installation year: 
2003

Lulu, A Memory Garden

Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Lulu, A Memory Garden, 2009.Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Lulu, A Memory Garden, 2009.Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Lulu, A Memory Garden, 2009.
The art project consists of two parts: large pavers cut from pillars featuring text and placed at various locations throughout the park; a centre piece of large etched black stone paver slabs placed i [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Metz, Jacqueline; Chew, Nancy
Installation year: 
2009

Make West

Bill Pechet & Stephanie Robb, Make West, 1997. © Marc André BrouilletteBill Pechet & Stephanie Robb, Make West, 1997. © Marc André BrouilletteBill Pechet & Stephanie Robb, Make West, 1997. © Marc André BrouilletteBill Pechet & Stephanie Robb, Make West, 1997. © Marc André Brouillette
The piece can be found along the foundation of the building, on the waterfront walkway between Nicola and Cardero Streets. It is made of stones, plaques and objects cast in bronze that refer to the hi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pechet, Bill; Robb, Stephanie
Installation year: 
1997

Mémoire ardente

Gilbert Boyer, Mémoire Ardente, 1994Gilbert Boyer, Mémoire Ardente, 1994. © Gilbert BoyerGilbert Boyer, Mémoire Ardente, 2012. © Gilbert BoyerGilbert Boyer, Mémoire Ardente, 2012. © Gilbert Boyer
A granite cube dotted with holes. When viewers approach and look inside the holes, they can read names and sentences. The artwork was developed around the idea of opposites: visibility/invisibility, i [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Boyer, Gilbert
Installation year: 
1994

Memory Stones at Crescent Beach

Tina Farmilo, Memory Stones at Crescent Beach, 2002. © Tina Farmilo Tina Farmilo, Memory Stones at Crescent Beach, 2002Tina Farmilo, Memory Stones at Crescent Beach, 2002Tina Farmilo, Memory Stones at Crescent Beach, 2002
Eight granite stones placed in various locations within Rutledge Park. Each contains a poem sandblasted into its surface. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Farmilo, Tina
Installation year: 
2002