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Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...

Annie Pelletier, Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...,2006Annie Pelletier, Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...,2006Annie Pelletier, Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...,2006Annie Pelletier, Derrière chez nous se dresse un champ au coeur duquel...,2006
Twelve columns are arranged randomly. Text and sculptures of miniature chairs are integrated into them. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pelletier, Annie
Installation year: 
2006

Dispositif 21

Michel Niquette, Dispositif 21, 1994
The work consists of eight paintings. On the walls, they form two square mural sets. The top paintings feature houses that can be found in the town of Saint-Roch-de-l'Achigan. The representations appe [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Niquette, Michel
Installation year: 
1994

Et, ils vécurent heureux

Carole Baillargeon, Et, ils vécurent heureux, 1995
Inspired by the "paper doll", a high-relief represents a dress. The back and front are juxtaposed so reversed, one above the other. The lower part (the front) shows a pattern of "root" or "branch". An [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Baillargeon, Carole
Installation year: 
1995

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

Fixité de Phénix

André Fournelle, Fixité de Phénix,1992André Fournelle, Fixité de Phénix,1992. © Sylvain Malette
An artificial skylight features three glass-covered bronze rings that are suspended at different heights. The artwork is illuminated with a neon light and halogen lamps fitted with a blue filter. The [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Fournelle, André
Installation year: 
1992

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

Géographies à fleur de peau

Magali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette ThompsonMagali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette ThompsonMagali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette Thompson
Five circular images consisting of a montage of various mediums represent female characters that have been superimposed onto a map. Stanzas are written on 19 acetate discs revolving around the 5 image [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chouinard, Magali
Installation year: 
1999

Glimmer

Jocelyne Belcourt Salem, Glimmer, 2000Jocelyne Belcourt Salem, Glimmer, 2000
80 stainless steel plates, screwed onto the trees [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Belcourt Salem, Jocelyne
Installation year: 
2000

Incantation: The Senses

Jane Kidd, Incantation: The Senses, 2006Jane Kidd, Incantation: The Senses, 2006Jane Kidd, Incantation: The Senses, 2006
The tapestry is conceived in two sections. The smaller panel functions as an introduction, somewhat like a decorative title page. The outer border pattern is ornate and lyrical, surrounding an interio [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kidd, Jane
Installation year: 
2006

Jeu d’ailes et d’échelles

Claudine Cotton, Jeu d'ailes et d'échelles, 1996. © Véronique Villeneuve
Inspired by the former function of the building, a fire station, the artist created a system of ladders that unfold into a spiral, evoking the fenestration. Wings are added to these, flight devices as [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Cotton, Claudine

Kristallnacht (Nuit de cristal)

Lisette Lemieux, Kristallnacht, 2003Lisette Lemieux, Kristallnacht, 2003
The artwork is shaped as a frieze panel and installed along three of the lobby's walls. The black frieze panel is pierced with words in French, English, Hebrew and Yiddish. The cut-out first layer ope [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lemieux, Lisette
Installation year: 
2003

La Couleur des lieux

The work consists of a painting, cut into five separate pieces. Five round, monochrome panels are fixed to the wall with a metal tube. The surface of each panel is painted in a light pastel colour: gr [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pellerin, Guy
Installation year: 
2003

Laissez-moi travailler je me décompose (A. Breton)

Marie-France Brière, Laissez-moi travailler je me décompose (A. Breton), 1992
The work is integrated into the floor of the great hall, which opens up onto five floors topped by a sky dome. The ensemble features a cross made of freshwater limestone, which recalls the cross on th [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Brière, Marie-France
Installation year: 
1992

Le ciel et la terre

Agnès Riverin, Le ciel et la terre, 2003Agnès Riverin, Le ciel et la terre, 2003
The artwork is divided into three parts. At the entrance, a short poem tells us that writing is the main attraction of the library. On another wall, there is a tondo and the sihouette of a windbreak. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Riverin, Agnès
Installation year: 
2003

Le Jardin secret

Francine Larivée, Le jardin secret, 2000Francine Larivée, Le jardin secret, 2000
Sculptural installation looking like a huge filing cabinet with a cover and 64 drawers that can opened, based on the Yi-King. Divided into two numerically equivalent series and installed over eight ro [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Larivée, Francine
Installation year: 
2000