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Emotional Labour

Robin Collyer, Emotional Labour, 2000Robin Collyer, Emotional Labour, 2000
Exterior sign with plastic letters [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Collyer, Robin
Installation year: 
2000

Just Do It!

Luis Jacob, Just Do It!, 2003Luis Jacob, Just Do It!, 2003
Installation of plastic adhesive tape on walls [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Jacob, Luis
Installation year: 
2003

Literalists of the Imagination

Susan Schelle, Literalists of the Imagination, 1988
Three cast concrete Italian-style benches serve as a framing device for an image of a 16th century fountain projected onto a sheet of clear plexiglass. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Schelle, Susan
Installation year: 
1988

L’Île perdue et retrouvée

Jean-Yves Vigneau, L’Île perdue et retrouvée, 2000
The word "Île" ("island") is laid out on the surface of the water. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Vigneau, Jean-Yves
Installation year: 
2000

One potato, two potato...it's your life...

Michael Fernandes, One potato, two potato...it's your life..., 2007Michael Fernandes, One potato, two potato...it's your life..., 2007Michael Fernandes, One potato, two potato...it's your life..., 2007Michael Fernandes, One potato, two potato...it's your life..., 2007
The artist offered an itinerary in the gallery and outside.The MAI's eight windows were blocked up to present text fragments in fluorescent lettering.Posters announcing lost cats were distributed on w [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Fernandes, Michael
Installation year: 
2007

Passage

Ivan Jurakic, Passage, 2004
Hand-cut directly in sheetrock and drawn into with graphite, the single line of text occupied a long, narrow corridor in an abandoned downtown bank. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Jurakic, Ivan
Installation year: 
2004

Passages

Ivan Jurakic, Passages, 2005 Ivan Jurakic, Passages, 2005 Ivan Jurakic, Passages, 2005
Passages translates "Never work", a slogan attributed to the Situationist International, into 18 different languages. Original handwritten translations were solicited [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Jurakic, Ivan
Installation year: 
2005

Stay Away From Lonely Places

Ron Terada, Stay Away From Lonely Places, 2005
Installation of words on the façade of a building [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Terada, Ron
Installation year: 
2005

Take the Poetry Route

Take the Poetry Route, 1999Take the Poetry Route, 1999Take the Poetry Route, 1999
Poems selected for publication on interior advertising panels on ETS buses and LRT [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Various
Installation year: 
1999

Templates for Walking Theatre

Luis Jacob, Templates for Walking Theatre, 2003Luis Jacob, Templates for Walking Theatre, 2003
Similar both to public signage and graffiti, Templates for Walking Theatre link language to municipal authority –and to our personal capacities as citizens for creating new meaning. These graphic and [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Jacob, Luis
Installation year: 
2000

Two Equal Texts

Micah Lexier & Christian Bök, Two Equal Texts, 2007Micah Lexier & Christian Bök, Two Equal Texts, 2007
Text posted in the show windows of an art gallery [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lexier, Micah; Bök, Christian
Installation year: 
2007

Une odeur de luxe

Mark Lewis, Une odeur de luxe, 1990Mark Lewis, Une odeur de luxe, 1990
"Odour-spraying" devices were installed in the airport toilets. In the men's room, the devices offered fragrances for women; in the women's room, fragrances for men. Text written in vinyl letters had [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lewis, Mark
Installation year: 
1990

Used cars

Corinne Carlson, Used cars, 1995Corinne Carlson, Used cars, 1995Corinne Carlson, Used cars, 1995Corinne Carlson, Used cars, 1995
Bright orange words spell out love song lyrics and are suspended above car lots [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Carlson, Corinne
Installation year: 
1995

Walkthrough

Laurel Woodcock, Walkthrough, 2006Laurel Woodcock, Walkthrough, 2006Laurel Woodcock, Walkthrough, 2006Laurel Woodcock, Walkthrough, 2006
Text written in vinyl letters on the walls. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Woodcock, Laurel
Installation year: 
2006