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À la croisée des mots

Lucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004. © Lucie DuvalLucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004. © Lucie DuvalLucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004Lucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004
A long rod down the ground points to the sky. It supports two spirals enrolling around it. On these spirals, words are posed. It is an acrostic since the first letter of each word gathered together fo [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Duval, Lucie
Installation year: 
2004

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

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

Building Bridges

Vallalee Hoffman, Building Bridges, 2004Vallalee Hoffman, Building Bridges, 2004Vallalee Hoffman, Building Bridges, 2004
A large, detailed mosaic walkway includes images from nature, pillar-like seats named for each of the five nearby bridges, and a painted mural reflecting the community. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hoffman, Vallalee
Installation year: 
2004

Ex/Diamond

Vera Gartley, Ex/ Diamond, 1993Vera Gartley, Ex/ Diamond, 1993Vera Gartley, Ex/ Diamond, 1993
The artist wanted to transform a dark corner with light and a story. The text portion of her installation invites the viewer into a conversation between the artist and the maker of the lettering. In [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gartley, Vera
Installation year: 
1993

Flood of Memories

Jill, Anholt, Flood of Memories, 2005Jill, Anholt, Flood of Memories, 2005Jill, Anholt, Flood of Memories, 2005Jill, Anholt, Flood of Memories, 2005
A form reminiscent of a dyke remnant rests on the grassy plane. On one side, deposits of text and images are left on the wall, almost like watermarks from the recession of high water held back by the [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Anholt, Jill
Installation year: 
2005

Glimmer

Jocelyne Belcourt Salem, Glimmer, 2000Jocelyne Belcourt Salem, Glimmer, 2000
80 stainless steel plates, screwed onto the trees [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Belcourt Salem, Jocelyne
Installation year: 
2000

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

Locus

Lyla Rye, Locus, 2002Lyla Rye, Locus, 2002Lyla Rye, Locus, 2002. © Lyla Rye
The juniper bush is a symbol of rejuvenation in fairy tales. Walking around, one can read the handwritten text cut into a black rubber ring encircling a juniper bush. The text is based upon a conversa [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Rye, Lyla
Installation year: 
2002

MurMots

Annie Pelletier, Murmots, 2005Annie Pelletier, Murmots, 2005Annie Pelletier, Murmots, 2005Annie Pelletier, Murmots, 2005
Installation consisting of two rectangular frames featuring words cut out in a metal sheet and six square-framed colour photographs. Different in size and font, the words appear either alone or interc [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pelletier, Annie
Installation year: 
2005

North is Freedom

Stephen Bamford, North is Freedom, 2007Stephen Bamford, North is Freedom, 2007Stephen Bamford, North is Freedom, 2007Stephen Bamford, North is Freedom, 2007
A kid stands on the roof of the Halifax North Memorial Public Library, on Gottingen Street, and watches as a young woman helps a young man climb to the top of a 20-foot-high steel monolith, play out i [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Bamford, Stephen
Installation year: 
2007

Out Of Thin Air

Alan Storey, Out Of Thin Air, 2004Alan Storey, Out Of Thin Air, 2004
Out of Thin Air is a set of five interactive copper panels that respond to changes in time and passers-by. It is a highly imaginative, almost futuristic piece that employs, in part, a refrigeration un [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Storey, Alan

Placed Upon the Horizon (Casting Shadows)

Source : Photo transmise par Marc André BrouilletteSource : Photo transmise par Marc André Brouillette
A text written in yellow cedar is embedded on the Southern façade of the Vancouver Art Gallery, above the columns. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Weiner, Lawrence
Installation year: 
1990

Return

Catherine Burgess, Return, 2001
20-ft high structure consisting of 390 individually cast, intertwining aluminum rings in 3 columns representing the Donors, the Foundation and its Recipients [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Burgess, Catherine
Installation year: 
2001

said the source

Micah Lexier, Said The Source,1989. © Micah LexierMicah Lexier, Said The Source,1989. © Micah Lexier
The work consists of a newspaper quote that has been blown-up, laser-cut out of stainless steel and attached to the wall with posts. Around this sentence are a series of typesetter’s kerning commands [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lexier, Micah
Installation year: 
1989