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12 écriteaux au cou des arbres

Monique Bertrand, 12 écriteaux au cou des arbres, 2004
Twelve steel plates were suspended to trees. These plates were painted black with white markings. The inscriptions appeared sometimes as icons (star, crescent moon), sometimes as two dates on a tombst [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Bertrand, Monique
Installation year: 
2004

Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz…

Richard Purdy, Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz…, 1994
Two aluminium murals feature engraved letters and calligraphy symbols. The metallic surface is textured and krinkled, making it difficult to read. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Purdy, Richard
Installation year: 
1994

Allô, les voyelles

Gilbert Poissant, Allô, les voyelles, 1998. © Gilbert Poissant
Six round murals in three different formats, all slightly textured and in bright colours (blue, red, yellow). The mural displaying the letters "e", "a" and "u" are located at two intersecting walls. O [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Poissant, Gilbert
Installation year: 
1998

Anti Totem Pole

Phil Morrison, Anti Totem Pole, 2001
Totem made of washer-dryers [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Morrison, Phil
Installation year: 
2001

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

Book Tower

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

Change

Germaine Koh, Change, 1999
A quantity of coin-like metal slugs, each engraved with the single word "bon" or "bien", are sent into circulation as an alternative form of currency. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Koh, Germaine
Installation year: 
1999

Circle of Words, Garden of Thought

Linda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002Linda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteLinda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André BrouilletteLinda Covit, Circle of Words, Garden of Thought, 2002. © Marc André Brouillette
The main component, a wide stone bench, traces a sixty-foot-long arc. The circular movement is reinforced by a stand of light columns and an arc of birch trees along the outside curve of the bench. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Covit, Linda
Installation year: 
2002

De l’autre côté de Brenda

Daniel Dutil, De l'autre côté de Brenda, 1997 Daniel Dutil, De l'autre côté de B
This on-site intervention is linked to the space it occupies, both in its physical and symbolic dimensions. More specifically, this link is manifest in the use of materials, which recall those used in [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Dutil, Daniel
Installation year: 
1997

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

Debout

Roger Langevin, Debout, 1989
30 bronze plaques placed in a circle around a statue of the poet Félix Leclerc. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Langevin, Roger
Installation year: 
1989

Des Codes-ages

Normand Forget, Des Codes-ages, 1993. © Centre d'Exposition Lanaudière
Low relief with an irregular contour. The artist attached a pink granite slab, a bronze plate and an aluminium structure shaped like an obelisk onto a slate slab. Three line segments are engraved into [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Forget, Normand
Installation year: 
1993

Des pas sur terre

Normand Forget, Des pas sur terre, 2000Normand Forget, Des pas sur terre, 2000
A planisphere is cast on the ground at the entrance of the school. This map of Earth is coupled with excerpts from the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. A block of letters is embedded in the wall. At [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Forget, Normand
Installation year: 
2000

Dispositif 21

Michel Niquette, Dispositif 21, 1994
The work consists of eight paintings. On the walls, they form two square mural sets. The top paintings feature houses that can be found in the town of Saint-Roch-de-l'Achigan. The representations appe [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Niquette, Michel
Installation year: 
1994

Echoes of grace

Marlene Creates, Echoes of grace, 2002Marlene Creates, Echoes of grace, 2002Marlene Creates, Echoes of grace, 2002
On the photographs are two different sets of text, separated into the left side and the right side on each panel. The two sides are meant to show the different kinds of history that a place can have — [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Creates, Marlene
Installation year: 
2001