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A Brief History of Ottawa

Adrian Göllner, A Brief History of Ottawa, 1994Adrian Göllner, A Brief History of Ottawa, 1994
The maps were installed on the incline under the bridge with corresponding dates and words directly below. This particular set features a map of the lakes and rivers of the Ottawa region before Wester [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Göllner, Adrian
Installation year: 
1994

A Walk Through the Universe

Clayton Lowe, A Walk Through the Universe, 2000
A giant mural painted with aerosol on the North wall of the LRT portal [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lowe, Clayton
Installation year: 
2002

Ampersand

Micah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteMicah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteMicah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteMicah Lexier, Ampersand, 2002. © Marc André Brouillette
Every wall of the new Leslie & Sheppard Subway Station is covered with one of 17,000 custom-printed tiles. The tiles feature the handwriting of different members of the public who were invited to [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lexier, Micah
Installation year: 
2002

As one

Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003. © Laura PlensaJaume Plensa, As one, 2003Jaume Plensa, As one, 2003. © Laura Plensa
Neon letters welcome passengers as they wait for their luggage. From the chaos of the jumbled letters, words emerge. America, Europa, Asia, Oceania, Africa. As the harmony between the letters that com [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Plensa, Jaume
Installation year: 
2003

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

Field of Winds

Linda Covit, Field of Winds, 2003Linda Covit, Field of Winds, 2003
The [seven] History Posts, a series of illuminated columns, line the walkway to the airport.  Each is silk-screened with a photograph taken from archives, accompanied by a descriptive text.  [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Covit, Linda
Installation year: 
2003

Homage to Parenthood

Toni Latour, Homage to Parenthood, 2010. © Toni LatourToni Latour, Homage to Parenthood, 2010. © Toni LatourToni Latour, Homage to Parenthood, 2010. © Toni LatourToni Latour, Homage to Parenthood, 2010. © Toni Latour
Homage to Parenthood is a six-panel public art installation on display at the Canada Line Brighouse Station. On the panels are 100 clichés, idioms and sayings written in colours that mirror those of&n [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Latour, Toni
Installation year: 
2010

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

La vie à Montréal au XIXe siècle

Nicolas Sollogoub, La vie à Montréal au XIVe siècle,1974Nicolas Sollogoub, La vie à Montréal au XIVe siècle,1974Nicolas Sollogoub, La vie à Montréal au XIVe siècle,1974Nicolas Sollogoub, La vie à Montréal au XIVe siècle,1974
This massive cycle of five stained-glass works is composed of more than 1,200 pieces of glass. The first panel depicts the river and the island's forest, along with an inhabitant of the village of Hoc [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Sollogoub, Nicolas
Installation year: 
1974

Le mur de la paix

Cécile Dion, Le mur de la paix, 2007
Inscribed on a wall, the word "Peace" is translated into the 34 languages that represent Montreal's largest communities. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dion, Cécile
Installation year: 
2007

O Canada

Charles Comfort, O Canada, 1943Charles Comfort, O Canada, 1943Charles Comfort, O Canada, 1943
Mural depicting various activities and resources of Canada. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Comfort, Charles
Installation year: 
1943

One Long Autumn

Jonathan Eschuk & Kelly Mellings, One Long Autumn, 2002Jonathan Eschuk & Kelly Mellings, One Long Autumn, 2002Jonathan Eschuk & Kelly Mellings, One Long Autumn, 2002Jonathan Eschuk & Kelly Mellings, One Long Autumn, 2002
Colored glass with text and images from archives. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Eschuk, Jonathan; Mellings, Kelly
Installation year: 
2002

Poetry in Motion

Poetry in Motion, 1999-Poetry in Motion, 1999-
Poems inside city buses, in the advertising spaces. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Various
Installation year: 
1999

Stroll

Derek Besant, Stroll, 2005
Text fragments in stainless steel are wrapped around poles at eye level. Each describes an ordinary moment, such as waiting for a train. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Besant, Derek
Installation year: 
2005

Tri, Making the Impossible Possible

John Tam & Rob Hora,Tri, Making the Impossible Possible, 2003John Tam & Rob Hora,Tri, Making the Impossible Possible, 2003John Tam & Rob Hora,Tri, Making the Impossible Possible, 2003
The artwork is a colourful optical illusion of a giant steel ball suspended in the centre of a triangle. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Tam, John; Hora, Rob
Installation year: 
2003