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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

All That Has Value

Ron Benner, All That Has Value,1993Ron Benner, All That Has Value,1993
Garden installation: black and white photographs with text [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Benner, Ron
Installation year: 
1993

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

Artères

Bill Vincent, Artères, 2003
Fine blue roots are painted onto a surface composed of twelve wooden boxes that have been dyed white. The central element, located in the foreground, is divided into three parts. On the bottom, handwr [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Vincent, Bill (William)
Installation year: 
2003

Au fil de ta promenade

Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003
The Wreck:Fascinated by the mysterious wreck of the Lady Era, which washed up on the shores of Port-Cartier over 20 years ago, the artist made it the focal point of this work. Thus, a steel silhouette [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Riverin, Agnès
Installation year: 
2003

Autour et de très près

Andrew Dutkewych, Autour et de très près, 1992Andrew Dutkewych, Autour et de très près, 1992Andrew Dutkewych, Autour et de très près, 1992Andrew Dutkewych, Autour et de très près, 1992
Sculpture and fountain incorporating a circular basing and four elements carved in granite, all of which are topped with a slab. The base of each element is an upside down face, carved in bas-relief. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dutkewych, Andrew
Installation year: 
1992

Buffalo Hierophany

Jane Ash Poitras, Buffalo Hierophany, 1992
Photo montage that shows historic photos of slaughtered buffalo and handwritten text about the sacredness of that Plains animal even today. The images are assembled into an energetic, modern, graphic [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Poitras, Jane Ash
Installation year: 
1992

Ça et là

Barbara Claus, Ça et là, 1999Barbara Claus, Ça et là, 1999. © Barbara ClausBarbara Claus, Ça et là, 1999Barbara Claus, Ça et là, 1999. © Barbara Claus
Artwork integrated into the ceiling that overlooks the main hall staircase. The work also occupies an adjacent wall and a banner beneath the ceiling. Different elements are brought together: supe [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Claus, Barbara
Installation year: 
1999

C’est mon père qui m’a appris à lire

Danielle Binet, C'est mon père qui m'a appris à lire, 1995. © Pascale Beaudet
Eight black and white photographs are installed in the upper part of the walls. They represent types of printed material that can be found in a library: a novel, children's fairy tales, comic books, m [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Binet, Danielle
Installation year: 
1995

Déplacements

Dominique Laquerre, Déplacements, 2002
Strip featuring five metallic discs with photographic details (reflection of trees in water, the sky), words borrowed from geographical maps and relief (compass dial). [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Laquerre, Dominique
Installation year: 
2003

Double trompe-l’oeil

Pierre Ayot, Double trompe-l'oeil, 1990. © Marie-Claude Langevin
Sculptural installation composed of a text box and various three-dimensional objects, either reproduced in silkscreen or carved. In a frame, a document entitled "A false true story" explains the diffe [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Ayot, Pierre
Installation year: 
1990

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