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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

Autres lieux de passage et lieux d'arrêt

Caroline Gagné, Autres lieux de passage et lieux d'arrêt, 2003Caroline Gagné, Autres lieux de passage et lieux d'arrêt, 2003Caroline Gagné, Autres lieux de passage et lieux d'arrêt, 2003Caroline Gagné, Autres lieux de passage et lieux d'arrêt, 2003
24 plates have been moulded into the gullies that are created by ground erosion (through the movements of pedestrians). The sentences on the plates are taken from conversations with the pedestrians. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gagné, Caroline
Installation year: 
2003

Bleu… et toutes les couleurs

Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995Michel Goulet, Bleu… et toutes les couleurs, 1995
A bronze table is installed in the indoor garden. Small amounts of colours have been sprinkled onto it. Under each colour, a verb in the infinitive is engraved directly into the tabletop. A wall near [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Michel
Installation year: 
1995

Ce toit tranquille où marchent des petits oiseaux

Richard Purdy, Ce toit tranquille où marchent des petits oiseaux, 2004Richard Purdy, Ce toit tranquille où marchent des petits oiseaux, 2004
A sculpture in the shape of roofs with little bronze birds. Text is written on the glass of the dormer windows, as if someone had scribbled something with their finger on the frosty glass. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Purdy, Richard
Installation year: 
2004

Collection

Mark Lewis, Collection, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteMark Lewis, Collection, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteMark Lewis, Collection, 1994. © Marc André BrouilletteMark Lewis, Collection, 1994. © Marc André Brouillette
Six wedges on pedestals sit on the street. Three are enclosed time capsules with listed contents and the other three are open containers intended for refuse. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lewis, Mark
Installation year: 
1994

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

Dyke House

Shaira Holman, Lizard Jones & River Sui, Dyke House, 1992Shaira Holman, Lizard Jones & River Sui, Dyke House, 1992
This installation was placed in the back of a truck and moved to 4 different locations during the summer of 1992 [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Holman, Shaira; Jones, Lizard; Sui, River
Installation year: 
1992

Gateway

Warren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André BrouilletteWarren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André BrouilletteWarren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André Brouillette
This pair of allegorical doors were created to identify the limits of Toronto’s Chinatown, the neighbourhood name for this now predominantly Asian community. Gateway is based on the ancient script for [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chen, Millie; Quigley, Warren

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

Interface

François Dallegret, Interface,1989François Dallegret, Interface,1989
Sculptural sign consisting of two white steel beams that are linked at the top by eight corrugated fiberglass panels. It evokes a signboard shaped as an arch, such as ones used in institutions and pub [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dallegret, François
Installation year: 
1989

L'arbre de la connaissance

Lisette Lemieux, L'arbre de la connaissance, 2005Lisette Lemieux, L'arbre de la connaissance, 2005
Built around the presence of an architectural element embedded in the middle of a series of windows, the artwork represents the deployment of a tree. The tree spreads out horizontally into seven secti [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lemieux, Lisette
Installation year: 
2005

Le lieu de la présence

 Dominique Blain, Le lieu de la présence, 2005 Dominique Blain, Le lieu de la présence, 2005. © Nathalie Dion Dominique Blain, Le lieu de la présence, 2005. © Nathalie Dion
The artist created an installation incorporating three elements. The words "You are here,", which figure prominently on tourist maps, are engraved in the center of the window pane. On the hall's later [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Blain, Dominique

Le miroir aux alouettes

Jean-Yves Vigneau, Le miroir aux alouettes, 2004Jean-Yves Vigneau, Le miroir aux alouettes, 2004Jean-Yves Vigneau, Le miroir aux alouettes, 2004
On a sort of raft (itself the extension of a small dock), a two-sided mirror rotates in the wind. It reflects the surrounding landscape, showing multiple points of views but always returning to the la [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Vigneau, Jean-Yves
Installation year: 
2004