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Ville de Montréal

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Joëlle Morosoli

Courbes et vent

Presentation of the artwork
The work depicts the white shadow of a stylized tree in which the branch, bending in the wind, reflects the natural environment of the garden that surrounds the library.
Associated events
The work is part of the government of Québec’s Politique d’intégration des arts et à l’architecture et à l’environnement des bâtiments et des sites gouvernementaux et publics.
Joëlle Morosoli
Joëlle Morosoli holds a PhD from Université Paris 8 in Aesthetics, Science and Technology of the Arts, and has been creating kinetic sculpture for forty years. She has produced more than thirty solo exhibitions and has participated in many important group shows, one of which was at Centre Georges-Pompidou, Paris. In the domain of Public Art, she has created more than thirty artworks such as the ones installed at the Palais des Congrès de Hull (Hull Convention Centre) and at the Centre Mère-Enfant (Mother-Child Centre) in Quebec City. Co-founder of the art magazine Espace, she worked there as a director for over ten years. Joëlle Morosoli is also a writer and poet, and in 1986, she was awarded the Robert-Cliche 2nd prize for her novel Le Sablier de l’angoisse. In 1988, Éditions l’Hexagone published her work of fiction Le Ressac des ombres and in 1984, Éditions Naaman released a collection of poems, Traînée rouge dans un soleil de lait. In 2007, Éditions d’art Le Sabord, in Trois-Rivières, published an important essay she wrote, L’Installation en mouvement – Une esthétique de la violence. Currently, Joëlle Morosoli teaches at Cégep de Saint-Laurent in Montreal where from 2007 to 2014, she was the department coordinator of the Fine Arts and Art History Programs.
Fine Arts
Collection name
Integration with architecture
Date completed
Mode of acquisition
Mechanical assembly
Aluminium; mechanism; motor; timer
General dimensions
6 m x 6 m x 1 m
Courbes et vent
Bibliothèque de Pierrefonds
Civic address
13555, boulevard de Pierrefonds