Research in artworks: Installation and intervention , Park, square and garden, Linear

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

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

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

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

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

Double Word Score

Ivan Jurakic, Double Word Score, 2005Ivan Jurakic, Double Word Score, 2005.
Double Word Score features a set of seven engraved granite paving stones that spell RISE and IRIS. The shape, font and scoring reference Scrabble tiles. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Jurakic, Ivan
Installation year: 
2005

Feminists ought to get a good whipping

Rachelle Viader-Knowles, Feminists ought to get a good whipping, 2000Rachelle Viader-Knowles, Feminists ought to get a good whipping, 2000
Work consists of text cut into grass on a sloping hillside in a park. The text selected for this public artwork, refers to a quote by Queen Victoria where she expresses her disdain for the fledgling W [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Knowles, Rachelle Viader
Installation year: 
2000

Flashlight

Luis Jacob, Flashlight, 2005Luis Jacob, Flashlight, 2005
The message “EVERYBODY’S GOT A LITTLE LIGHT UNDER THE SUN” appeared at the Toronto Sculpture Garden in the spring of 2005. This message was written upon an LED sign that framed a climbing dome situate [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Jacob, Luis
Installation year: 
2005

Garden Grow

Holly Newman, Garden Grow, 2001Holly Newman, Garden Grow, 2001
Veil with embroidery representing plants. The text is embroidered. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Newman, Holly
Installation year: 
2001

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