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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

Aids Memorial

 Bruce Wilson, Aids Memorial, 2004.© Marc André Brouillette Bruce Wilson, Aids Memorial, 2004.© Marc André Brouillette Bruce Wilson, Aids Memorial, 2004.© Marc André Brouillette Bruce Wilson, Aids Memorial, 2004.© Marc André Brouillette
Curved wall, like a ribbon. On it, the names of thousands of BC AIDS victims have been cut out in the steel. A poem is written above. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wilson, Bruce
Installation year: 
2004

BIKE RACKS

Paul Robles, Jessica Koroscil, Vanessa Kroeker,  Paul Butler, BIKE RACKS, 2008. BIKE RACKS, 2008Paul Robles, Jessica Koroscil, Vanessa Kroeker,  Paul Butler, BIKE RACKS, 2008. BIKE RACKS, 2008
Three bike racks [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Robles, Paul; Koroscil, Jessica; Kroeker, Vanessa;Butler, Paul
Installation year: 
2008

By Water Breathe

Katherine Kerr, By Water Breathe, 2004Katherine Kerr, By Water Breathe, 2004
Series of 7 bridges with 4 art panels installed on each one to create a contemplative poem about the act of taking a walk. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kerr, Katherine
Installation year: 
2004

Ex/Diamond

Vera Gartley, Ex/ Diamond, 1993Vera Gartley, Ex/ Diamond, 1993Vera Gartley, Ex/ Diamond, 1993
The artist wanted to transform a dark corner with light and a story. The text portion of her installation invites the viewer into a conversation between the artist and the maker of the lettering. In [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gartley, Vera
Installation year: 
1993

Gateway

Warren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André BrouilletteWarren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André BrouilletteWarren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André Brouillette
This pair of allegorical doors were created to identify the limits of Toronto’s Chinatown, the neighbourhood name for this now predominantly Asian community. Gateway is based on the ancient script for [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chen, Millie; Quigley, Warren

Making the Scene

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

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

Right to the City

Kirsten Forkert, Right to the City, 2004. © Marc André BrouilletteKirsten Forkert, Right to the City, 2004. © Marc André BrouilletteKirsten Forkert, Right to the City, 2004. © Marc André BrouilletteKirsten Forkert, Right to the City, 2004. © Marc André Brouillette
"Right to the City" involves three elements:1) Ten resin capsules imbedded in the ground along the pathway at Nanaimo and 41st Avenue. The capsules contain paraphernalia that might be found in some [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Forkert, Kirsten
Installation year: 
2004

said the source

Micah Lexier, Said The Source,1989. © Micah LexierMicah Lexier, Said The Source,1989. © Micah Lexier
The work consists of a newspaper quote that has been blown-up, laser-cut out of stainless steel and attached to the wall with posts. Around this sentence are a series of typesetter’s kerning commands [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lexier, Micah
Installation year: 
1989

Scopes of Site

Jill Anholt , Scopes of Site, 2003Jill Anholt , Scopes of Site, 2003
The sculpture takes its form from periscopes and telescopes as instruments used for discovering what lay below the surface. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Anholt, Jill
Installation year: 
2003

Sphere of Social Consensus and Influence

Carl Granzow,  Sphere of Social Consensus and Influence, 2008Carl Granzow,  Sphere of Social Consensus and Influence, 2008Carl Granzow,  Sphere of Social Consensus and Influence, 2008
Kinetic sculpture. The object, a 65" steel sphere, is banded by plates of stainless steel. The steel bands are engraved with the names of the original 16 member organizations of the AAC. Over time and [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Granzow, Carl
Installation year: 
2008

Stream of Consciousness

Katherine Kerr, Stream of Consciousness, 2001Katherine Kerr, Stream of Consciousness, 2001. © Katherine KerrKatherine Kerr, Stream of Consciousness, 2001Katherine Kerr, Stream of Consciousness, 2001. © Katherine Kerr
A bridge spans a small pond and stream, becoming a metaphor for connections with the past and future and reflecting on the life cycle of the salmon and the remarkable journey they endure. Inspired by [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kerr, Katherine
Installation year: 
2001

THE Illumination

Nicholas Wade, THE Illumination, 2005
Sculpture forming letters that fit together. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wade, Nicholas
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