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Installation "Waterworks", Toronto - "Horizons"

Installation "Waterworks", Toronto - "Horizons"

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People

  • Jacques Rousseau (creator)
  • Jacques Rousseau (architect)
  • Louis-Paul Lemieux (collaborator)
  • Philippe Lupien (collaborator)
  • Francis Stobber (collaborator)
  • Jacques Rousseau (archive creator)

Title

Installation "Waterworks", Toronto - "Horizons"

Dates of creation

22 juin-30 septembre 1988

Level of archival description

Dossier 2

Extent and Medium

  • 13 dessins
  • 1 maquette
  • 0,01 l.m. de documents textuels

Scope and Content

Le dossier documente une exposition qui s'est tenue au R.C. Harris Water Filtration Plant, Toronto, en Ontario, en 1988, du 22 juin au 30 septembre 1988. L'exposition collective comptait 18 artistes et des architectes et était organisé par le "Visual Arts Ontario".

Le dossier contient des dessins, des documents textuels, des documents photographiques et des maquettes.

Description de l'exposition: "… individuals were invited to participate in what was billed as 'a prestigious showcase of art, architecture and design which will transform the roof-tops, grounds, and magnificent interiors of the R.C. Harris Water Filtration Plant into a unique museum of contemporary art.' Eighteen artists were invited to participate including John Baldessari, Jonathan Borogsky, Ludger Gerdes, Rebecca Horn, Komar and Melamid, Nancy Sperio, François Girard, Bruce Kuwabara, John Scott, Joanne Tod, Andreas Gehr, Morphosis, Aldo Rossi, Jacques Rousseau, Stacey Spiegel, Team Zoo and Krzyztof Wodiczko."

Jennifer Fisher and Beth Seaton,"Waterworks: Visual Arts Ontario", Parachute, nº 52, novembre 1988, p. 59-60.

Description du projet: "Parts of the site, …, have provided forms for casting concrete lawn chairs-like shapes - petrified recordings of the topography - fabricated of lake water, beach sand and pebbles, rods and wires."

Ibidem

Reference Number

AP066.S5.D2

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: ARCH169102
    • Title: Dessin(s), Installation "Waterworks", Toronto - "Horizons"
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Jacques Rousseau (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 dessin(s)

    Technique and media:

    Crayon de couleur à l'arrière de copies ozalid

    Dimensions:

    sheets (largest): 48 x 66 cm

    Folder Number:

    66-E002-003G

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    • Reference Number: ARCH169115
    • Title: Correspondance et documentation relatives au projet d'exposition "Water Works"
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Jacques Rousseau (archive creator)

    Description:

    60 feuillets: Correspondance et documentation relatives à la participation de Jacques Rousseau au projet d'exposition "Water Works" organisé par Visual Arts Ontario
    décembre 1987-septembre 1988
    jusqu'à 35,5 x 21,5 cm

    1 carte postale

    1 facture "Rent-a-Wreck"

    1 carte d'affaire

    2 billets d'avion

    1 périodique: ArtViews, été 1987, vol.13, no.3

    6 feuillets: Coupures de journaux et photocopies
    35,5 x 21,5 cm

    Plan d'une section du rivage du Lac Ontario

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 document(s) textuel(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,01 l.m.

    Folder Number:

    66-E002-002T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH169198
    • Title: Maquette en 9 parties des chaises du projet " Waterworks "
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Jacques Rousseau (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 maquette(s)

    Technique and media:

    Pâte à modeler

    Dimensions:

    models (largest): 9 x 5 x 3 cm

    Folder Number:

    66-E002-001MQ

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