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A Thousand Kisses Deep

Éric Pelletier, A Thousand Kisses Deep, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinÉric Pelletier, A Thousand Kisses Deep, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinÉric Pelletier, A Thousand Kisses Deep, 2010. © Marie-Claude Langevin
The installation consists of a gigantic glass prism with a rectangular base, which is split in the middle to disclose a silky texture that longs to be touched. The rectangle is covered with letters th [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pelletier, Éric
Installation year: 
2010

Buffalo Hierophany

Jane Ash Poitras, Buffalo Hierophany, 1992
Photo montage that shows historic photos of slaughtered buffalo and handwritten text about the sacredness of that Plains animal even today. The images are assembled into an energetic, modern, graphic [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Poitras, Jane Ash
Installation year: 
1992

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

Fragmentary Evidence

Looking back at history as official interpretation of facts, and in this context, the power of institutions, the artist created three hundred artistic books that she presented at the reading room of t [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Neumark, Devora
Installation year: 
1993

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

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

Marked Like Some Pages in a Book

Devora Neumark, Marked Like Some Pages in a Book, 1997. © Marie-Orphée Duval
The artist inserted 10,000 bookmarks in various books where the text captured her attention. They were distributed randomly, in public and private libraries, bookstores, etc.. The intervention was ini [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Neumark, Devora
Installation year: 
1997

My Hall of Fame

Mitch Robertson, My Hall of Fame, 2001
Mitch Robertson's installation comments on the practices of commemoration and merchandising that produce stars and celebrities – in both the hockey and aesthetic realms. He activates the museum’s s [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Robertson, Mitch
Installation year: 
2001

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

Rencontre au confluent

Suzanne Bergeron, Rencontre au confluent, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinSuzanne Bergeron, Rencontre au confluent, 2010. © Marie-Claude LangevinSuzanne Bergeron, Rencontre au confluent, 2010. © Marie-Claude Langevin
Group of glass panels with a concrete block. On the vertical panel, we can see the text and a path created with 1 ¢ coins. On the horizontal panel, the artist has inlaid wooden wafers and a recycled c [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Bergeron, Suzanne
Installation year: 
2010

Vertige

Josée Dubeau, Vertige, 2006Josée Dubeau, Vertige, 2006Josée Dubeau, Vertige, 2006Josée Dubeau, Vertige, 2006
A single, twisted column of used books occupies the main stairwell of the Chelsea municipal library. Six meters in height, this column reaches from the ground floor to the ceiling of the second f [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dubeau, Josée
Installation year: 
2006