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100 days towards a house of thanks

Pam Hall, 100 days towards a house of thanks, 2008Pam Hall, 100 days towards a house of thanks, 2008
Pieces of cloth hanging from the branches of trees. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hall, Pam
Installation year: 
2008

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

32 Days Towards a House of Prayer

Pam Hall, 32 Days Towards a House of Prayer, 2007Pam Hall, 32 Days Towards a House of Prayer, 2007
Pieces of cloth hanging from the branches of trees. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Hall, Pam
Installation year: 
2007

Aurora Readiness Centre

Annie MacDonell, Aurora Readiness Centre, 2007Annie MacDonell, Aurora Readiness Centre, 2007
A precise recreation of Toronto’s official nuclear fallout shelter, built in 1962 at the height of Cold War tension, allowed Torontonians to explore the interior of the shelter as it was before it was [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
MacDonell, Annie
Installation year: 
2007

Back Pain: An On-going Life Process

Action art based on a mail art activity. Five models of postcards were distributed in Montreal, Val-David and other places. A black & white photograph representing the artist's two children, [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Neumark, Devora
Installation year: 
1999

Book Tower

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

Civil Defence Series

Adrian Göllner, Civil Defence Series, 2000Adrian Göllner, Civil Defence Series, 2000Adrian Göllner, Civil Defence Series, 2000
Placed in bus shelter advertising cases in downtown Ottawa, the posters reflect the optimism sported in government-issued survival manuals on nuclear war. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Göllner, Adrian
Installation year: 
2000

Comment montrer la peinture à ma petite L.

Richard Mill, Comment montrer la peinture à ma petite L, 1989. © Josianne Gervai
The artwork consists of a colourful abstract diptych, dominated by large vertical stripes. Text appears in the lower part. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Mill, Richard
Installation year: 
1989

Essays

Jenny Holzer, Essays, 1982Jenny Holzer, Essays, 1982Jenny Holzer, Essays, 1982Jenny Holzer, Essays, 1982
Artwork creator(s): 
Holzer, Jenny
Installation year: 
1982

Être

Large fluorescent orange fabric letters form the word "Être"  ("Being") and are set in a frame installed on a boat piloted by the artist. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Labrecque, Manon
Installation year: 
2002

Fortune’s Folly

Holly Newman, Fortune’s Folly, 2008Holly Newman, Fortune’s Folly, 2008Holly Newman, Fortune’s Folly, 2008
Text and objects are hung around a tree. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Newman, Holly
Installation year: 
2008

Fragmentary Evidence

Looking back at history as official interpretation of facts, and in this context, the power of institutions, the artist created three hundred artistic books that she presented at the reading room of t [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Neumark, Devora
Installation year: 
1993

Indices fragmentés

The work consists of posters and tombstones. 3,500 posters were put up by a company specializing in indoor and outdoor billposting. The posters feature text on the left and, on the right, a detail fro [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Neumark, Devora
Installation year: 
1992

Journal

Germaine Koh, Journal, 1995Germaine Koh, Journal, 1995Germaine Koh, Journal, 1995
A terse personal journal entry appearing daily in the classified ads and, in more recent versions, on LED message boards and roadside signs. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Koh, Germaine
Installation year: 
1995

Kiosk, 2004-2005

Derek Sullivan, Kiosk, 2005Derek Sullivan, Kiosk, 2005
Artwork creator(s): 
Sullivan, Derek
Installation year: 
2005