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DOUGLAS SCHOLES

Shoveling – Epilogue: February 18, 2011
(the effects of temperature)

Shoveling – Day 1: Monday, February 14, 2011
Shoveling – Day 2: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Shoveling – Day 3: Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Shoveling – Day 4: Thursday, February 17, 2011

Morning: +10°C, overcast, light rain
Evening: -5°C, clear skies


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu

Shoveling – Day 1: Monday, February 14, 2011

Shoveling – Day 2: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Shoveling – Day 3: Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Shoveling – Day 4: Thursday, February 17, 2011

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Shoveling – Day 4: February 17, 2011

Shoveling – Day 1: Monday, February 14, 2011
Shoveling – Day 2: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Shoveling – Day 3: Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Epilogue (the effects of temperature)

Morning: – 3°C, clear skies, sunny
Evening: +10°C, overcast, light showers


Beeswax remains of the monument from the Sweeping period in October 2010


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu

Epilogue (the effects of temperature)

Shoveling – Day 1: Monday, February 14, 2011
Shoveling – Day 2: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Shoveling – Day 3: Wednesday, February 16, 2011

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Shoveling – Day 3: February 16, 2011

Shoveling – Day 1: Monday, February 14, 2011
Shoveling – Day 2: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Shoveling – Day 4: Thursday, February 17, 2011
Epilogue (the effects of temperature)

Morning: – 17°C, cloudy with sunny periods
Evening: -3°C, cloudy with sunny periods


Photo: Cloé Alain Gendreau


Photo: Cloé Alain Gendreau


Photo: Cloé Alain Gendreau


Photo: Cloé Alain Gendreau


Photo: Cloé Alain Gendreau

Shoveling – Day 4: Thurs., February 17, 2011

Shoveling – Day 1: Monday, February 14, 2011
Shoveling – Day 2: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Epilogue (the effects of temperature)

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Shoveling – Day 2: February 15, 2011

Shoveling – Day 1: Monday, February 14,2011
Shoveling – Day 3: Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Shoveling – Day 4 : Thursday, February 17,2011
Epilogue (the effects of temperature)

Morning: -21°C, sunny
Afternoon : -13°C, sunny
Evening : -22°C, sunny



Photo: Cloé Alain Gendreau

Piles covered by snow of dirt and debris created during the previous period Sweeping.


Photo: Cloé Alain Gendreau

Photo: Cloé Alain Gendreau

 Mathias Laforest & Sébastien Laforest – Mathias approached me the previous offering his help if I was will to pay.  He showed up today with his brother and I paid them $25 each for two hours work.


Photo: Cloé Alain Gendreau

Photo: Cloé Alain Gendreau

Photo: Cloé Alain Gendreau

Photo: Cloé Alain Gendreau

Photo: Cloé Alain Gendreau

Shoveling – Day 3: Wed., February 16, 2011

Shoveling – Day 1: Monday, February 14, 2011
Shoveling – Day 4: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Epilogue (the effects of temperature)

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Installation no. 3 – May 22 – 28, 2011

Installation no.1 : October 20 – 26, 2010
Installation no.2 : February 13 – 19, 2011

The installation consisted of a poster divided into four sections, one section for each season, and a map of the city of Granby.  The poster images were created as a mosaic using images from each of the periods to create the overall image.  The map was used to plot my daily progress during this the last period of work

As a final gesture, the 3e impérial and I planned a vernissage for all the city employees.  It was held on Thursday, May 26th, starting at 4:30 pm, a half hour before the official end of the shift.  After a year of working on the project and the three weekly occasions that I was at the garage I did manage to develop some recognition from the employees about the project, 3e impérial and me, but I was not entirely sure who and how many employees would turn out for the event.  To my great pleasure there were over 50 employees who attended the celebration.  We had some Hydromel (honey wine) from Les frères miel and I offered the employees to take a wax replica as a thank  you for their patience and acceptance of me and the project.

Photo: Patrick Beaulieu

A poster consisting of four images (one for each season) composed of a mosaic of images from the work undertaken during each period of the project. Poster dimensions: 36″ x 36″

Detail from the top left quarter of the poster revealing the mosaic images used in the composition of the overall image.

Vernissage invitation to the city employees on the bulletin board at the Public Works Municipal Garage.

Yves Gendreau, Danyèle Alain and Patrick Beaulieu of 3e impérial preparing for the vernissage in the cafeteria at the Municipal Garage.

Photo: Yves Gendreau
Photo: Yves Gendreau
Photo: Patrick Beaulieu
Photo: Patrick Beaulieu
Photo: Patrick Beaulieu
Photo: Yves Gendreau

Public works

Installation no.1 : October 20 – 26, 2010
Installation no.2 : February 13 – 19, 2011

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Installation no. 2 – February 13 – 19, 2011

Installation no.1 : October 20 – 26, 2010
Installation no. 3 : May 22 – 28, 2011

The imagery for this installation comes from the work I did during the fall period in October 2010. A plan view drawing of the geographic location of the former service station site on the north-west corner of Cowie Street and Robinson Street South was pinned to the wall above a shelf, which held five small piles of dirt that were taken from the five piles of dirt and debris I created when sweeping and shoveling the site.  Suspended on the wall, to the left of the plan drawing, was a light box with six watercolour drawings done on translucent paper layered one on top of each other.  The drawings were six different views of me in the action from the same view point.

Medium: paper, watercolour, graphite, thread, wood, fluorescent lights, dirt
Overall dimensions: 62.5″ x 42″ x 10.5″ (159 x 22.5 x 26.5 cm)
Plan drawing dimensions: 48″ x 36″ (12 x 91.5 cm)
Light box: 15″ x 19″ (38 x 48.5 cm)
Watercolour drawings: 11″ x 14″ (28 x 35.5 cm)


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Patrick Beaulieu
Two anonymous notes left in the dirt of the installation on the first day, Feb. 15


Photo:  Patrick Beaulieu


Photo: Cloé Alain Gendreau

Installation no. 3 : May 22 – 28, 2011

Installation no.1 : October 20 – 26, 2010


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Installation no. 1 : October 20 – 26, 2011

Installation no.2 : February 13 – 19, 2011
Installation no. 3 : May 22 – 28, 2011

The imagery for this installation comes from the work I did during the summer period in August 2010.  It represents the actions performed during my walk from west to east along the Principale (Main Street).   It consisted of a map of Granby pinned to the wall with a blue line tracing my walk along the Main Street in August with notes in red ink showing where I found garbage, where I disposed of full garbage bags, where I ate/rested, where I placed/threw the beeswax replicas and other miscellaneous bits of information.  Beneath the map were four 3.5-inch video monitors that displayed scenes taken during the two days of my walk. Below the monitors a shelf held copies of the beeswax replicas of garbage that I placed/threw out along the Main Street.

Medium: paper, beeswax, thread, wood, video monitors, dvd players
Overall dimensions: 65″ x 62.5″ x 10.5″ (165 x 159 x 26.5 cm)
Map dimensions: 36″ x 36″ (91.5 x 91.5 cm)


Photo: Yves Gendreau


Photo: Yves Gendreau


Photo: Yves Gendreau

Installation no.2 : February 13 – 19, 2011

Installation no. 3 : May 22 – 28, 2011

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