Research in artworks: Installation and intervention , Linear

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 Horsemen

François Houde, Four Horsemen, 1989François Houde, Four Horsemen, 1989
Composed of about 300 industrial glass blocks, this work is the last of the artist's works known as the Ming Series. Using horses as a pretext to create a metaphor of building civilizations, Houde cre [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Houdé, François
Installation year: 
1989

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

Freeze

Rebecca Belmore & Osvaldo Yero, Freeze, 2006Rebecca Belmore & Osvaldo Yero, Freeze, 2006
Rebecca Belmore and Osvaldo Yero used ice to make a new artwork melt during the long sleepless night of the Nuit Blanche festival. A large block of ice signified a life-size form, the absent [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Belmore, Rebecca; Yero, Osvaldo
Installation year: 
2006

FUNhouse

Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, FUNhouse, 2010Jacqueline Metz & Nancy Chew, FUNhouse, 2010
Three permanent installations refer to the activities of the center. The first component to be installed is FUNhouse: cast aluminum soccerballs, volleyballs and basketballs are imbedded into a concret [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Metz, Jacqueline; Chew, Nancy
Installation year: 
2010

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

Gateway

Warren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André BrouilletteWarren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André BrouilletteWarren Quigley & Millie Chen, Gateway,1997. © Marc André Brouillette
This pair of allegorical doors were created to identify the limits of Toronto’s Chinatown, the neighbourhood name for this now predominantly Asian community. Gateway is based on the ancient script for [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Chen, Millie; Quigley, Warren

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

Glimmer

Jocelyne Belcourt Salem, Glimmer, 2000Jocelyne Belcourt Salem, Glimmer, 2000
80 stainless steel plates, screwed onto the trees [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Belcourt Salem, Jocelyne
Installation year: 
2000

Good For You

Christy Thompson, Good For You, 1998
Artwork creator(s): 
Thompson, Christy
Installation year: 
1998

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

Hold That Thought

Kelly Mark, Hold That Thought, 2006Kelly Mark, Hold That Thought, 2006
Site specific installation. Several of the letters were programmed to fail or sputter (flicker on and off) at random intervals [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Mark, Kelly
Installation year: 
2006