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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

À peine vient-elle de naître que déjà elle raconte à qui veut bien voir

Annie Pelletier, À peine vient-elle de naître que déjà elle raconte à qui veut Annie Pelletier, À peine vient-elle de naître que déjà elle raconte à qui veut Annie Pelletier, À peine vient-elle de naître que déjà elle raconte à qui veut Annie Pelletier, À peine vient-elle de naître que déjà elle raconte à qui veut
Five sentences, seemingly handwritten, cross the wall, cling to it, lift away and then fly off. The sentences are repeated several times. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pelletier, Annie
Installation year: 
2007

Convergences

Bill Vincent, Convergences, 2005Bill Vincent, Convergences, 2005
The artwork is located at the apex of the library's main traffic area. It reveals a dandelion head on which was superimposed a reconstituted map of old Charlesbourg in different eras.The number 21 (fo [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Vincent, Bill (William)
Installation year: 
2005

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

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

Géographies à fleur de peau

Magali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette ThompsonMagali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette ThompsonMagali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette Thompson
Five circular images consisting of a montage of various mediums represent female characters that have been superimposed onto a map. Stanzas are written on 19 acetate discs revolving around the 5 image [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chouinard, Magali
Installation year: 
1999

Le ciel et la terre

Agnès Riverin, Le ciel et la terre, 2003Agnès Riverin, Le ciel et la terre, 2003
The artwork is divided into three parts. At the entrance, a short poem tells us that writing is the main attraction of the library. On another wall, there is a tondo and the sihouette of a windbreak. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Riverin, Agnès
Installation year: 
2003

Les quatre éléments

Dominique Laquerre, Les quatre éléments, 1991. © Dominique LaquerreDominique Laquerre, Les quatre éléments, 1991. © Dominique Laquerre
The installation consists of paintings on wooden panels and a metallic structure. The paintings cover the upper part of four of the library's columns. They evoke the elements of nature - water, air, e [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Laquerre, Dominique
Installation year: 
1991

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

Relic of Memory I and II

Anne O’Callaghan, Relic of Memory,1998Anne O’Callaghan, Relic of Memory,1998
In Relic of Memory, domestic and architectural structures fabricated from contemporary industrial materials are introduced into the environment. An eight-foot long steel table squarely placed in a mos [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
O’Callaghan, Anne
Installation year: 
1989

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

Scriptura

Carole Baillargeon, Scriptura, 1994
Two sculptures representing scenes costumes for women and men are installed inside niches that face. The costumes, first cast in concrete, then covered with a woven copper strips. Splashes of concrete [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Baillargeon, Carole
Installation year: 
1994

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

THE Illumination

Nicholas Wade, THE Illumination, 2005
Sculpture forming letters that fit together. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wade, Nicholas
Installation year: 
2005

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