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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

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

All Intertwining

Blake Williams, All Intertwining, 2002Blake Williams, All Intertwining, 2002Blake Williams, All Intertwining, 2002Blake Williams, All Intertwining, 2002
The Waterwise Demonstration Garden was designed to be sustained by natural rainfall. A large ceramic sign identifies the garden, and three smaller signs communicate the philosophy behind this water-co [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Williams, Blake
Installation year: 
2002

Anniversaire

Dan S Hanganu, Anniversaire, 1992Dan S Hanganu, Anniversaire, 1992Dan S Hanganu, Anniversaire, 1992Dan S Hanganu, Anniversaire, 1992
Behind the old Customs House, a bouquet of 35 copper pipes of various sizes is planted in the ground, looking like birthday candles. Each represents one decade. In front of this bouquet, three large r [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hanganu, Dan S.
Installation year: 
1992

Archway – Olympic Plaza

Gibbs Gage Architects, Archway – Olympic Plaza, 1988Gibbs Gage Architects, Archway – Olympic Plaza, 1988Gibbs Gage Architects, Archway – Olympic Plaza, 1988Gibbs Gage Architects, Archway – Olympic Plaza, 1988
Olympic Plaza is the site of the 1988 Winter Olympic Games medals presentation and comes complete with a wading pool, which becomes a skating rink in the winter months. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gibbs Gage Architects
Installation year: 
1988

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

Catching Neutrinos

Darci Mallon, Catching Neutrinos, 2005Darci Mallon, Catching Neutrinos, 2005Darci Mallon, Catching Neutrinos, 2005
The cone highlights historic headlines from the Edmonton Journal over the past 100 years. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Mallon, Darci
Installation year: 
2005

Circuit littéraire de Gabrielle Roy

Étienne Gaboury, Circuit littéraire de Gabrielle Roy, 2008. © Marc André BrouilÉtienne Gaboury, Circuit littéraire de Gabrielle Roy, 2008. © Marc André BrouilÉtienne Gaboury, Circuit littéraire de Gabrielle Roy, 2008. © Marc André BrouilÉtienne Gaboury, Circuit littéraire de Gabrielle Roy, 2008. © Marc André Brouil
The installation consists of stations featuring plates engraved with quotes from Gabrielle Roy. Each monument is installed at the exact location described in the quote. Some sites also feature five ch [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gaboury, Étienne
Installation year: 
2008

Compass Rose

Justin Wonnacott, Compass Rose
This work combines a simplified image of the Ottawa area landscape, as seen from a satellite, with a drawing of a surveyor's sextant over the city, which partly obscures the word "domic [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wonnacott, Justin
Installation year: 
2003

Continuum

Katherine Kerr, Continuum, 2007. © ACCNV Public ArtKatherine Kerr, Continuum, 2007Katherine Kerr, Continuum, 2007
A band of twisted, stainless steel engraved with decades of events and visions of the past and present; lit from below at night [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kerr, Katherine
Installation year: 
2007

CREDO

Studios Hooper &  Darren Byers, CREDO, 2008
In the sculpture, an older man contemplates the draught of a document quietly; beside him kneels the small figure of himself at the age of seven. At that time, he lived in Hampton and, all through his [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hooper Studios; Byers, Darren

Éclatement II

Charles Daudelin, Éclatement II, 1998Charles Daudelin, Éclatement II, 1998Charles Daudelin, Éclatement II, 1998Charles Daudelin, Éclatement II, 1998
Colossal fountain. The text is written on its perimeter. The fountain represents tectonic plates that have been disrupted by the effects of water. It is an analogy to how natural elements are raised a [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Daudelin, Charles
Installation year: 
1998

Five Monument

Barbara Paterson, Five Monument, 1999Barbara Paterson, Five Monument, 1999Barbara Paterson, Five Monument, 1999
The sculpture shows five key women in Canadian history, celebrating an important legal victory in characteristic poses. An empty chair adds an interactive feature to the monument, inviting passers-b [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Paterson, Barbara
Installation year: 
1999

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

Grand Parade, Halifax

William Johnson & Matt Robinson, Grand Parade, Halifax, 2009
A traffic control box is painted in muted, watery colours, like age-old slate, with faded images of ships and skylines. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Johnson, William; Robinson, Matt
Installation year: 
2009