Research in artworks: Installation and intervention , Linear, Audiovisual

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 That Has Value

Ron Benner, All That Has Value,1993Ron Benner, All That Has Value,1993
Garden installation: black and white photographs with text [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Benner, Ron
Installation year: 
1993

Arboreus, after Rodchenko

Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Arboreus, after Rodchenko, 2008Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Arboreus, after Rodchenko, 2008Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Arboreus, after Rodchenko, 2008Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, Arboreus, after Rodchenko, 2008
A 43’ high glass and glulam installation marks a public plaza and is visible from the library and all approaches. The glass has an abstracted, lifesize image of a cedar tree. Framed by this sculpture, [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Metz, Jacqueline; Chew, Nancy
Installation year: 
2008

Au fil de ta promenade

Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003Agnès Riverin, Au fil de ta promenade, 2003
The Wreck:Fascinated by the mysterious wreck of the Lady Era, which washed up on the shores of Port-Cartier over 20 years ago, the artist made it the focal point of this work. Thus, a steel silhouette [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Riverin, Agnès
Installation year: 
2003

Bystander

Jan Peacock, Bystander, 2009
A love poem is scattered across paper clippings and, from them, a gift is made by hand. Bystander involves a "performance for scanner", presented in three chapters on video monitors – with a charming [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Peacock, Jan
Installation year: 
2009

Domicile (Neighbourhood Series)

Kati Campbell, Domicile, 1988Kati Campbell, Domicile, 1988Kati Campbell, Domicile, 1988
Illuminated posters installed on billboards [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Campbell, Kati
Installation year: 
1988

Double trompe-l’oeil

Pierre Ayot, Double trompe-l'oeil, 1990. © Marie-Claude Langevin
Sculptural installation composed of a text box and various three-dimensional objects, either reproduced in silkscreen or carved. In a frame, a document entitled "A false true story" explains the diffe [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Ayot, Pierre
Installation year: 
1990

DREAM.big

Donald Moar, DREAM.big, 2006
DREAM.big consists of six decorative screens spelling out the word ‘DREAM’ in giant letters. Modular in construction, these screens do not obscure the building’s face. The word ‘DREAM’ appears, [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Moar, Donald
Installation year: 
2006

Duet

Eva Brandl, Duet, 1987Eva Brandl, Duet, 1987Eva Brandl, Duet, 1987
The billboard is set against the Art Gallery of Algoma façade and faces the meadow where 16 panels are installed by St. Mary River. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Brandl, Eva
Installation year: 
1987

Field of Winds

Linda Covit, Field of Winds, 2003Linda Covit, Field of Winds, 2003
The [seven] History Posts, a series of illuminated columns, line the walkway to the airport.  Each is silk-screened with a photograph taken from archives, accompanied by a descriptive text.  [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Covit, Linda
Installation year: 
2003

Five Billboards for Banff

Jochen Gerzv, Five Billboards for Banff, 1984Jochen Gerzv, Five Billboards for Banff, 1984Jochen Gerzv, Five Billboards for Banff, 1984Jochen Gerzv, Five Billboards for Banff, 1984
The posters show 5 upside down images of landscapes of the subboreal forest, accompanied by the following text in English, French, Hebrew, Russian and German: "Those who know will say least" (Hapkemey [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Gerz, Jochen
Installation year: 
1984

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

Four Sisters

John Armstrong & Paul Collins, Four Sisters, 2008John Armstrong & Paul Collins, Four Sisters, 2008John Armstrong & Paul Collins, Four Sisters, 2008John Armstrong & Paul Collins, Four Sisters, 2008
Four Sisters is a silent, 30-minute video sequence shot on Toronto's waterfront Gardiner Expressway during a late afternoon rush-hour commute, from East to West. The Gardiner, an elevated highway [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Armstrong, John; Collins, Paul
Installation year: 
2008

Géographies à fleur de peau

Magali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette ThompsonMagali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette ThompsonMagali Chouinard, Géographies à fleur de peau, 1998 © Laurette Thompson
Five circular images consisting of a montage of various mediums represent female characters that have been superimposed onto a map. Stanzas are written on 19 acetate discs revolving around the 5 image [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chouinard, Magali
Installation year: 
1999