Research in artworks: Installation and intervention , Random, Textile

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

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

Essays

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

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

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

Lest we Forget

Teresa Posyniak, Lest we Forget, 1994Teresa Posyniak, Lest we Forget, 1994Teresa Posyniak, Lest we Forget, 1994
The names of 135 Canadian women murdered since 1989 are written, interspersed with the phrase "lest we forget" throughout the list. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Posyniak, Teresa
Installation year: 
1994

Letters From Home

Letters From Home, 1993Letters From Home, 1993Letters From Home, 1993Letters From Home, 1993
Flyers placed in various displays [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Jones, Amy; Naylor, Margaret; Weaving, Jill P.
Installation year: 
1992

Livres à voir

Painting installation which consisted of six paintings representing a book cover. They were inserted among the books displayed in the bookstore's window. Size, style and colour varied from one paintin [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Lamontagne, Éric
Installation year: 
2001

Loose Lips Series

Adrian Göllner, Loose Lips Series, 2000Adrian Göllner, Loose Lips Series, 2000Adrian Göllner, Loose Lips Series, 2000
Backlit posters with messages of warning and safety instructions. [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Göllner, Adrian
Installation year: 
2000

My Hall of Fame

Mitch Robertson, My Hall of Fame, 2001
Mitch Robertson's installation comments on the practices of commemoration and merchandising that produce stars and celebrities – in both the hockey and aesthetic realms. He activates the museum’s s [...]
Artwork creator(s): 
Robertson, Mitch
Installation year: 
2001