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Enjoy two ways to experience Concordia's Public Art Collection

Self-guided walking tours

Self-guided thematic audio tours

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Public Art, Science and Technology

This tour highlights the multidisciplinary nature of Concordia University, in particular the scholarly intersection of fine art and engineering on the downtown campus. Each artwork on this tour in interpreted as having a relationship to technology and engineering as subject matter.

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Public Art, Nature and the City

In the context of a university campus that is nestled into a downtown centre, viewers are invited to consider how these public artworks are experienced in juxtaposition to their urban situation, and to reflect on the role of public art in city life.

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Public Art, Public Memory

Both the Sir George Williams and Loyola campuses feature recent and historical buildings, embedded into the rich history of Montreal. This tour explores artworks and artifacts from the public art collection which reflect Montreal's cultural history.

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The tours were co-created by Elliott Elliott, MFA Sculpture 2020 and Max Holzberg, BFA Film Studies 2021 both Concordia Fine Arts graduates, through a Research Residency with Art Volt, as well as through the mentorship of Johanne Sloan, Professor, Concordia University, and Sandra Margolian, Public Art Lead, Concordia University.

The recordings were co-produced by Sandra Margolian and Max Holzberg. Voice acting was done by Cédric Gaillard for French language tours, and Khadija Mbowe for the English language tours.Technical production included David Clark for sound recording, and Jackie Gallant for sound editing. Additional consultation included the involment of Elliott Elliott, as well as French language translation by Mélanie Reid.



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Sandra Margolian
Public Art Lead, Concordia University Library

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