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A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona

Ken Lum, A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona, 2005Ken Lum, A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona, 2005Ken Lum, A Tale of Two Children: A Work for Strathcona, 2005
Two large aluminum panels. On one side, an image; on the other, text. One shows an unhappy Caucasian boy. The other, a smiling young Asian girl and an adult woman. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lum, Ken
Installation year: 
2005

Aids Memorial

 Bruce Wilson, Aids Memorial, 2004.© Marc André Brouillette Bruce Wilson, Aids Memorial, 2004.© Marc André Brouillette Bruce Wilson, Aids Memorial, 2004.© Marc André Brouillette Bruce Wilson, Aids Memorial, 2004.© Marc André Brouillette
Curved wall, like a ribbon. On it, the names of thousands of BC AIDS victims have been cut out in the steel. A poem is written above. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wilson, Bruce
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

Archway – Olympic Plaza

Gibbs Gage Architects, Archway – Olympic Plaza, 1988Gibbs Gage Architects, Archway – Olympic Plaza, 1988Gibbs Gage Architects, Archway – Olympic Plaza, 1988Gibbs Gage Architects, Archway – Olympic Plaza, 1988
Olympic Plaza is the site of the 1988 Winter Olympic Games medals presentation and comes complete with a wading pool, which becomes a skating rink in the winter months. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gibbs Gage Architects
Installation year: 
1988

Book Tower

 Byron Johnston, Book Tower, 2003
Column made of books [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Johnston, Byron
Installation year: 
2003

By Water Breathe

Katherine Kerr, By Water Breathe, 2004Katherine Kerr, By Water Breathe, 2004
Series of 7 bridges with 4 art panels installed on each one to create a contemplative poem about the act of taking a walk. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kerr, Katherine
Installation year: 
2004

Catching Neutrinos

Darci Mallon, Catching Neutrinos, 2005Darci Mallon, Catching Neutrinos, 2005Darci Mallon, Catching Neutrinos, 2005
The cone highlights historic headlines from the Edmonton Journal over the past 100 years. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Mallon, Darci
Installation year: 
2005

Circuit littéraire de Gabrielle Roy

Étienne Gaboury, Circuit littéraire de Gabrielle Roy, 2008. © Marc André BrouilÉtienne Gaboury, Circuit littéraire de Gabrielle Roy, 2008. © Marc André BrouilÉtienne Gaboury, Circuit littéraire de Gabrielle Roy, 2008. © Marc André BrouilÉtienne Gaboury, Circuit littéraire de Gabrielle Roy, 2008. © Marc André Brouil
The installation consists of stations featuring plates engraved with quotes from Gabrielle Roy. Each monument is installed at the exact location described in the quote. Some sites also feature five ch [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gaboury, Étienne
Installation year: 
2008

Compass Rose

Justin Wonnacott, Compass Rose
This work combines a simplified image of the Ottawa area landscape, as seen from a satellite, with a drawing of a surveyor's sextant over the city, which partly obscures the word "domic [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Wonnacott, Justin
Installation year: 
2003

CREDO

Studios Hooper &  Darren Byers, CREDO, 2008
In the sculpture, an older man contemplates the draught of a document quietly; beside him kneels the small figure of himself at the age of seven. At that time, he lived in Hampton and, all through his [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hooper Studios; Byers, Darren

Débordement public

Débordement public, 2006Débordement public, 2006Débordement public, 2006Débordement public, 2006
Furniture set: large tables in front of the school, great set of stairs in front of the hospital and large benches in the park. Forty-something apples are affixed to the furniture. Each apple features [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Soland, Peter; Duguay-Lefebvre Fannie; Courville, François; Loof, Alain; Blais, Marie-Claire; Vandal-Piché, Émilie
Installation year: 
2006

Five Monument

Barbara Paterson, Five Monument, 1999Barbara Paterson, Five Monument, 1999Barbara Paterson, Five Monument, 1999
The sculpture shows five key women in Canadian history, celebrating an important legal victory in characteristic poses. An empty chair adds an interactive feature to the monument, inviting passers-b [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Paterson, Barbara
Installation year: 
1999

Give Peace a Chance

Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009Linda Covit, Give Peace a Chance, 2009
Several slats featuring the engraved phrase "Give Peace a Chance", translated into 40 languages spoken in Montreal. The work commemorates John Lennon and Yoko Ono's bed-in Montreal in 1969. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Covit, Linda; Séguin, Marie-Claude
Installation year: 
2009

Grand Parade, Halifax

William Johnson & Matt Robinson, Grand Parade, Halifax, 2009
A traffic control box is painted in muted, watery colours, like age-old slate, with faded images of ships and skylines. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Johnson, William; Robinson, Matt
Installation year: 
2009

Intersections: Places, General Regulations, and Memories

Marlene Creates, Intersections : Places, General Regulations, and Memories, 199GMarlene Creates, Intersections : Places, General Regulations, and Memories, 1998Marlene Creates, Intersections : Places, General Regulations, and Memories, 1998
This is a series of eight markers installed on the campus of what is now Mount Saint Vincent University, formerly Mount Saint Vincent Academy, founded in Halifax, Nova Scotia by the Sisters of Charity [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Creates, Marlene
Installation year: 
1998