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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

À la croisée des mots

Lucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004. © Lucie DuvalLucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004. © Lucie DuvalLucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004Lucie Duval, À la croisée des mots, 2004
A long rod down the ground points to the sky. It supports two spirals enrolling around it. On these spirals, words are posed. It is an acrostic since the first letter of each word gathered together fo [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Duval, Lucie
Installation year: 
2004

À peine vient-elle de naître que déjà elle raconte à qui veut bien voir

Annie Pelletier, À peine vient-elle de naître que déjà elle raconte à qui veut Annie Pelletier, À peine vient-elle de naître que déjà elle raconte à qui veut Annie Pelletier, À peine vient-elle de naître que déjà elle raconte à qui veut Annie Pelletier, À peine vient-elle de naître que déjà elle raconte à qui veut
Five sentences, seemingly handwritten, cross the wall, cling to it, lift away and then fly off. The sentences are repeated several times. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Pelletier, Annie
Installation year: 
2007

Artères

Bill Vincent, Artères, 2003
Fine blue roots are painted onto a surface composed of twelve wooden boxes that have been dyed white. The central element, located in the foreground, is divided into three parts. On the bottom, handwr [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Vincent, Bill (William)
Installation year: 
2003

Défilé

Rose-Marie E. Goulet, Défilé, 1993. © Rose-Marie E. Goulet Rose-Marie E. Goulet, Défilé, 1993. © Rose-Marie E. Goulet
Located in the alley that children take to enter the schoolyard, this installation draws its formal elements from basic components of knowledge - letters and numbers. Children cross disordered rows of [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Rose-Marie E.
Installation year: 
1993

Jardins aux racines d'argent

Bill Vincent, Jardins aux racines d'argent, 2003
Artwork creator(s): 
Vincent, Bill (William)
Installation year: 
2003

L'arbre de la connaissance

Lisette Lemieux, L'arbre de la connaissance, 2005Lisette Lemieux, L'arbre de la connaissance, 2005
Built around the presence of an architectural element embedded in the middle of a series of windows, the artwork represents the deployment of a tree. The tree spreads out horizontally into seven secti [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lemieux, Lisette
Installation year: 
2005

Le bateau ivre

Francine Simonin, Le bateau ivre, 1996Francine Simonin, Le bateau ivre, 1996
The structure of the floors lean against a huge slanted wall. Three steel shapes run the length of the four-floor high slanted wall, forming ledges and peaks. These shapes have been cut and assembled, [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Simonin, Francine
Installation year: 
1996

Le chants des mots, l'image des sons

Normand Forget, Le chant des mots, l'image des sons, 1998. © Chantal LemieuxNormand Forget, Le chant des mots, l'image des sons, 1998. © Chantal Lemieux
Work consists of a hanging sculptural element and a series of low reliefs. Words are cut out in a steel sheet using a wet cutting technique. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Forget, Normand
Installation year: 
1998

Le jardin secret de Spica

Rober Racine, Le Jardin secret de Spica, 2001
Fifty deep blue plates are arranged in the courtyard. They all feature the names of stars - some familiar, others less. Spica, for example, is a magnitude 1 star in the Virgo Constellation, according [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Racine, Rober
Installation year: 
2001

Les pieds dans la boue

Jocelyne Belcourt Salem, Les pieds dans la boue, 1999Jocelyne Belcourt Salem, Les pieds dans la boue, 1999Jocelyne Belcourt Salem, Les pieds dans la boue, 1999
Text written on a fence in a field [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Belcourt Salem, Jocelyne
Installation year: 
1999

Les quatre éléments

Dominique Laquerre, Les quatre éléments, 1991. © Dominique LaquerreDominique Laquerre, Les quatre éléments, 1991. © Dominique Laquerre
The installation consists of paintings on wooden panels and a metallic structure. The paintings cover the upper part of four of the library's columns. They evoke the elements of nature - water, air, e [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Laquerre, Dominique
Installation year: 
1991

L’arbre de mots

L'arbre des mots, 1998L'arbre des mots, 1998
On a wall of the museum, a mural of aluminum plates displays the names of thirty writers. A steel inkwell is installed near the wall.Lecterns are arranged along a trail. On these lecterns, aluminum pl [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chatillon, Pierre
Installation year: 
1998

Monument pour A

Rose-Marie E. Goulet, Monument pour A,1997. © Rose-Marie E. GouletRose-Marie E. Goulet, Monument pour A,1997. © Rose-Marie E. GouletRose-Marie E. Goulet, Monument pour A,1997. © Rose-Marie E. Goulet
The ceiling and the upper part of the walls are painted in shades of blue. Perforated spheres that look like communication satellites stand out on this blue background. They are formed of acronyms of [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Goulet, Rose-Marie E.
Installation year: 
1997