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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

All Intertwining

Blake Williams, All Intertwining, 2002Blake Williams, All Intertwining, 2002Blake Williams, All Intertwining, 2002Blake Williams, All Intertwining, 2002
The Waterwise Demonstration Garden was designed to be sustained by natural rainfall. A large ceramic sign identifies the garden, and three smaller signs communicate the philosophy behind this water-co [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Williams, Blake
Installation year: 
2002

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

Babylon (and the Tower of Babel)

John McEwen, Babylon (and the Tower of Babel),1991John McEwen, Babylon (and the Tower of Babel),1991John McEwen, Babylon (and the Tower of Babel),1991
A series of seven rusted metal pedestals in which the letters of the word “Babylon” are formed as interior voids. Mounted atop one pedestal is a large urn set at a tilt, and atop another is one of McE [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
McEwen, John
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

Champ de lumière en mémoire de Gaston Miron et Pablo Neruda

Daniel Hogue, Champ de lumière en mémoire de Gaston Miron et Pablo Neruda, 2005
Mirrors that have been placed on the ground, trace poems by Gaston Mirron and Pablo Neruda in braille. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hogue, Daniel
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

Collets de survie

Gilbert Boyer, Collets de Survie,1997Gilbert Boyer, Collets de Survie,1997
Installation consisting of 140 stainless steel bands stamped with text and attached to lamp posts at the Faubourg des Récollets. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Boyer, Gilbert
Installation year: 
1997

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

Continuum

Katherine Kerr, Continuum, 2007. © ACCNV Public ArtKatherine Kerr, Continuum, 2007Katherine Kerr, Continuum, 2007
A band of twisted, stainless steel engraved with decades of events and visions of the past and present; lit from below at night [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Kerr, Katherine
Installation year: 
2007

Cours d’eau littéraire

Annie Pelletier, Cours d’eau littéraire, 2004Annie Pelletier, Cours d’eau littéraire, 2004Annie Pelletier, Cours d’eau littéraire, 2004
The installation includes rectangular stainless steel plates and words cut out of steel sheets. Inserted between plates, these words form eight sentences. The work as a whole lies on a gravel bed with [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pelletier, Annie
Installation year: 
2004

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