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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

A Million Summers

Blake Williams,  A Million Summers, 1999Blake Williams,  A Million Summers, 1999Blake Williams,  A Million Summers, 1999Blake Williams,  A Million Summers, 1999
An extensive set of murals and two-dimensional artworks evoke movement and flight, human accomplishment and cultural diversity. Installed at one end of the pool are four large tile murals of diving fi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Williams, Blake
Installation year: 
1999

Abri…Perte et remplacement

Justin Wonnacott, Abri…Perte et remplacement, 1995
Painting made with stencils on the street. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wonnacott, Justin
Installation year: 
1995

Ampersand

Micah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteMicah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteMicah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteMicah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André Brouillette
Every wall of the new Leslie & Sheppard Subway Station is covered with one of 17,000 custom-printed tiles. The tiles feature the handwriting of different members of the public who were invited to [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lexier, Micah
Installation year: 
2002

Ancient Movements

Blake Williams, Ancient Movements, 2006Blake Williams, Ancient Movements, 2006
Ancient Movements is a photo-screenprinted mural installed on an exterior wall at the Red Deer Recreation Centre. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Williams, Blake
Installation year: 
2006

As one

Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003. © Laura PlensaJaume Plensa, As one, 2003Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003. © Laura Plensa
Neon letters welcome passengers as they wait for their luggage. From the chaos of the jumbled letters, words emerge. America, Europa, Asia, Oceania, Africa. As the harmony between the letters that com [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Plensa, Jaume
Installation year: 
2003

Body, Mind, Spirit

Blake Williams, Body, Mind, Spirit, 2009Blake Williams, Body, Mind, Spirit, 2009
The artist installed a series of text- and photo-based ceramic tiles in the main hall of Southland Leisure Centre. The intent of the public art piece is to capture the spirit of the Centre by reflecti [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Williams, Blake
Installation year: 
2009

Book Tower

 Byron Johnston, Book Tower, 2003
Column made of books [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Johnston, Byron
Installation year: 
2003

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

Celebrations

Barbara Amos, Celebrations, 2004
Brilliantly-colored figural pieces are interspersed with abstract components depicting the activities that take place in the recreation facility. Calligraphic marks and stripes are integrated into the [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Amos, Barbara
Installation year: 
2004

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

Débordement public

Débordement public, 2006Débordement public, 2006Débordement public, 2006Débordement public, 2006
Furniture set: large tables in front of the school, great set of stairs in front of the hospital and large benches in the park. Forty-something apples are affixed to the furniture. Each apple features [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Soland, Peter; Duguay-Lefebvre Fannie; Courville, François; Loof, Alain; Blais, Marie-Claire; Vandal-Piché, Émilie
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

En d’autres termes

P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997P.K Langshaw, En d'autres termes, 1997
Ten fragments compose this installation, which combines elements of sculpture, writing and figurative image. On a series of plates, letters and phrases are engraved or printed in different calligraphi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Langshaw, P.K.
Installation year: 
1997

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