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A Mari Usque Ad Mare

Joe Chomistek, A Mari Usque Ad Mare, 1984
Rock carving depicting a map of Canada and the nation's Coat of Arms. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chomistek, Joe
Installation year: 
1984

Domicile (Neighbourhood Series)

Kati Campbell, Domicile, 1988Kati Campbell, Domicile, 1988Kati Campbell, Domicile, 1988
Illuminated posters installed on billboards [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Campbell, Kati
Installation year: 
1988

DREAM.big

Donald Moar, DREAM.big, 2006
DREAM.big consists of six decorative screens spelling out the word ‘DREAM’ in giant letters. Modular in construction, these screens do not obscure the building’s face. The word ‘DREAM’ appears, [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Moar, Donald
Installation year: 
2006

Everything is going to be alright

Martin Creed, Everything is going to be alright, 2009.Martin Creed, Everything is going to be alright, 2009.
On a façade of the Wing Sang Building in Chinatown (the oldest building in the neighborhood), we can read the words "Everything is going to be alright." The neon letters are visible from the Georgi [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Creed, Martin
Installation year: 
2009

Freeze

Rebecca Belmore & Osvaldo Yero, Freeze, 2006Rebecca Belmore & Osvaldo Yero, Freeze, 2006
Rebecca Belmore and Osvaldo Yero used ice to make a new artwork melt during the long sleepless night of the Nuit Blanche festival. A large block of ice signified a life-size form, the absent [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Belmore, Rebecca; Yero, Osvaldo
Installation year: 
2006

Growth

Michael Alstad, Growth, 1997
Six 5-foot tall letters made of foam, felt and wheat grass spell out the word G*R*O*W*T*H. Grown in the bank for two weeks prior to opening, the water suppl [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Alstad, Michael
Installation year: 
1997

Inhabited by a spirit...

Michael Fernandes, Inhabited by a spirit...., 1991Michael Fernandes, Inhabited by a spirit...., 1991
Photographic image on a billboard [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Fernandes, Michael
Installation year: 
1991

Je me souviens

Alfredo Jaar, Je me souviens, 1992Alfredo Jaar, Je me souviens, 1992
The photographic installation refers to the plight of the Vietnamese Boat People who were locked up in detention centres in Hong Kong while they were seeking asylum. Installed in three Montreal Vietna [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Jaar, Alfredo
Installation year: 
1992

Lying on top of a building...nearer

Liam Gillick, Lying on top of a building...nearer, 2009Liam Gillick, Lying on top of a building...nearer, 2009
Text on the perimeter of the hotel windows. The phrase is repeated several times. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gillick, Liam
Installation year: 
2009

Poster!

Michael de Courcey, Poster!, 1988
Posters installed in illuminated signs. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Courcey, Michael de
Installation year: 
1988

Surfacing

Ana Chang, Henry Tsang & Eric Bontogon, Surfacing, 1992Ana Chang, Henry Tsang & Eric Bontogon, Surfacing, 1992
A series of texts was presented on LED electronic message boards or using slide projections, community access television and local print media. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chang, Ana; Tsang, Henry; Bontogon, Eric
Installation year: 
1992

Time Cones

Brad Golden & Lynne Eichenberg, Time ConesBrad Golden & Lynne Eichenberg, Time ConesBrad Golden & Lynne Eichenberg, Time ConesBrad Golden & Lynne Eichenberg, Time Cones
Time Cones mark the entrance plaza of this office tower. Incised into the spiral ribbon of the large cone and the top ring of the planter cones, a text by poet Christopher Dewdney describes the geolog [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Golden, Brad; Eichenberg, Lynne
Installation year: 
1996

Urbaine urbanité

Gilles Bissonnet, Urbaine urbanité, 2002
The artist painted the exterior building walls in white and installed strips of text on the façade. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Bissonnet, Gilles
Installation year: 
2002