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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 Walk Through the Universe

Clayton Lowe, A Walk Through the Universe, 2000
A giant mural painted with aerosol on the North wall of the LRT portal [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lowe, Clayton
Installation year: 
2002

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

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

As You Were

Micah Lexier, As You Were, 1991Micah Lexier, As You Were, 1991Micah Lexier, As You Were, 1991
Artwork creator(s): 
Lexier, Micah
Installation year: 
1991

Bonheur d'occasion

Julie Hébert, Bonheur d’occasion,1976
The colours used are the same as the ones on the large coloured panels of the docks [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hébert, Julien
Installation year: 
1976

DayDream

Derek Besant, DayDream, 1996
DayDream is a text & fragmented image suite etched into the glass sides of a Plus 15 pedestrian walkway, over 4 lanes of traffic in Calgary.  One side represented the thoughts of a woman, whi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Besant, Derek
Installation year: 
1996

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

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

Fontaine de Tourny

Mathurin Moreau, Fontaine de TournyMathurin Moreau, Fontaine de TournyMathurin Moreau, Fontaine de Tourny
Fontain with a poem by Marie Laberge on one side. The base of the fountain lies in a circular granite basin. The fountain features sixteen frogs and four statues around the octogonal pedestal holding [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Moreau, Mathurin

I Witness

Holly Newman, I Witness, 2006Holly Newman, I Witness, 2006Holly Newman, I Witness, 2006Holly Newman, I Witness, 2006. © Holly Newman
Sixteen short phrases relate observations about daily events that might occur when using the public transit system. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Newman, Holly
Installation year: 
2006

Inhale

Katherine Kerr, Inhale, 2003
Inhale consists of 15 laminated and tempered glass panes and ceramic frit, treated with sandblast and acid etch. An intimate and ephemeral installation which sifts breath, site and story in translucen [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kerr, Katherine
Installation year: 
2003

La vie à Montréal au XIXe siècle

Nicolas Sollogoub, La vie à Montréal au XIVe siècle,1974Nicolas Sollogoub, La vie à Montréal au XIVe siècle,1974Nicolas Sollogoub, La vie à Montréal au XIVe siècle,1974Nicolas Sollogoub, La vie à Montréal au XIVe siècle,1974
This massive cycle of five stained-glass works is composed of more than 1,200 pieces of glass. The first panel depicts the river and the island's forest, along with an inhabitant of the village of Hoc [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Sollogoub, Nicolas
Installation year: 
1974

Le mur de la paix

Cécile Dion, Le mur de la paix, 2007
Inscribed on a wall, the word "Peace" is translated into the 34 languages that represent Montreal's largest communities. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dion, Cécile
Installation year: 
2007

Le poète dans l’univers

Georges Lauda & Paul Pannier, Poète dans l’univers,1968.Georges Lauda & Paul Pannier, Poète dans l’univers,1968.Georges Lauda & Paul Pannier, Poète dans l’univers,1968.
Three major Quebec poets - Émile Nelligan (1879-1941), Hector de Saint-Denys Garneau (1912-1943) and, of course, Octave Crémazie (1827-1879) for whom the metro station was named - are represented by i [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lauda, Georges; Pannier, Paul
Installation year: 
1968