Installation "Waterworks", Toronto - "Horizons"
Part of:
  • Jacques Rousseau (creator)
  • Jacques Rousseau (architect)
  • Louis-Paul Lemieux (collaborator)
  • Philippe Lupien (collaborator)
  • Francis Stobber (collaborator)
  • Jacques Rousseau (archive creator)

Installation "Waterworks", Toronto - "Horizons"


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."
Reference number:


Les documents de cette série de projets ont été conservés dans leur ordre d'origine.

Sign up to get news from us

Email address
First name
Last name
By signing up you agree to receive our newsletter and communications about CCA activities. You can unsubscribe at any time. For more information, consult our privacy policy or contact us.

Thank you for signing up. You'll begin to receive emails from us shortly.

We’re not able to update your preferences at the moment. Please try again later.

You’ve already subscribed with this email address. If you’d like to subscribe with another, please try again.

This email was permanently deleted from our database. If you’d like to resubscribe with this email, please contact us

Please complete the form below to buy:
[Title of the book, authors]
ISBN: [ISBN of the book]
Price [Price of book]

First name
Last name
Address (line 1)
Address (line 2) (optional)
Postal code
Email address
Phone (day) (optional)

Thank you for placing an order. We will contact you shortly.

We’re not able to process your request at the moment. Please try again later.

Folder ()

Your folder is empty.

Please complete this form to make a request for consultation. A copy of this list will also be forwarded to you.

Your contact information
First name:
Last name:
Phone number:
Notes (optional):
We will contact you to set up an appointment. Please keep in mind that your consultation date will be based on the type of material you wish to study. To prepare your visit, we'll need:
  • — At least 2 weeks for primary sources (prints and drawings, photographs, archival documents, etc.)
  • — At least 48 hours for secondary sources (books, periodicals, vertical files, etc.)