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7 Mar

We (Daniel H. Dugas and Valerie LeBlanc) are very happy that our project ‘Around Osprey’ has been accepted for the upcoming Electronic Literature Organization conference in Orlando, Florida, July 16-19th. The exhibit entitled ‘(gen)erations’ will be open to the public for one month at the CityArts in downtown Orlando. ‘Around Osprey’ was developed in Osprey during an artist residency with the Conservation

4 Mar

Death in the Morning (water) has been selected for the Poetry Films for the Environment at the Lyra Festival Poetry Films for the Environment Arnolfini Art Gallery 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA, FREE EVENT Sat 14th March 1–2 LYRA looks like being a truly amazing festival this year and we are very pleased to be showcasing these films. There will also be an accompanying screening booklet on the website of the artists and

4 Mar

We just came back from Edmonton where we are exhibiting EVERGLADES at the Galerie CAVA. It was a wonderful experience. Thanks to Ahmed Hassan, Émilien Durand, Marie, and Doris Charest. Thanks also to Gerry Straathof for his expertise with the Bidule. We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and Arts NB. Everglades is on display until April 10, 2020 https://www.galeriecava.com/ Nous revenons d’Edmonton

14 Dec

Everglades, un livre coécrit avec Daniel H. Dugas et publié à Prise de parole est en nomination dans la catégorie littérature pour les Éloizes 2020! Finalistes 2020 – Artiste de l’année en littérature #Éloizes Daniel H. Dugas et Valerie LeBlanc – Poésie, Everglades Jonathan Roy – Poésie, Savèches à fragmentation Réjean Roy – Illustrations, B pour bayou Communiqué (AAAPNB)

19 Nov

Je suis très contente de faire partie de ce numéro de la Revue Ancrages. Mon texte s’est dévoilé au coin de la Rue Botsford et du Boulevard Wheeler entre 10h et 11h. Merci à Rachel Duperreault et à Sonya Malaborza! Thanks to Rachel and Sonya for their work on Ancrages #21. Thanks to Ancrages for the gift of time to get out and write! Text + photos: http://ancrages.ca/edition/no-21-acadie24/valerie-leblanc/ Video:

13 Nov

The Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines the ‘snapshot’ as 1) a casual photograph made typically by an amateur with a small handheld camera and 2) an impression or view of something brief or transitory. While amateur relates to unprofessional, or non-professional, the first definition is dated by the fact that recording devices, while becoming smaller, are also now capable of more definition; in the case of cameras,

17 Oct

We are happy to announce that our video « Fundy » has been selected for the 32nd Instants Vidéo. The screening is scheduled for November 10 in Marseille at the Friche la Belle de Mai (CARTONNERIE), 41 rue Jobin, 13003. Here is the program for the 5 pm screening: « Images de la nature / Nature des images »: films de Valerie LeBlanc & Daniel H. Dugas (Canada), Susanne Wiegner (Allemagne), William A Brown (USA),

9 Oct

We were (Daniel H. Dugas and I) over in Halifax to meet with Laura Ritchie and to look at the exhibition space at MSVU Art Gallery. Our installation Fundy will be seen there from August 29 – November 1, 2020.

25 Sep

We are (Daniel H. Dugas and Valerie LeBlanc) very happy to say that Everglades the Installation will be shown from February 28 to April 10, 2020, at the Centre d’arts visuels de l’Alberta in Edmonton. It will then be exhibited at the Galerie Colline in Edmunston, NB – July 2 – September 6, 2020! This installation will present, for the first time, a global view of our project. Nous sommes (Daniel H.

13 Aug

We (Daniel H. Dugas and Valerie LeBlanc) just finished our project Around Osprey. We were artists in residence in Osprey, FL from July 1 to August 15 2018. It was an incredible experience of discoveries and encounters. Again we would like to thank everyone at the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast for their help. We would also like to acknowledge artsnb and the Canada Council for the Arts for their support. Around

About Valerie LeBlanc


Originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, pluri-­disciplinary artist and writer Valerie LeBlanc has worked in Canada, the United States, Europe, and Australia. Her creations travel between poetry, performance, visual and written theory. Valerie LeBlanc has been creating video poetry since the mid 1980’s, and is the creator of the MediaPackBoard (MPB), portable screening / performance device.

L’artiste pluridisciplinaire Valerie LeBlanc est vidéaste, poète, performeuse et essayiste. Son travail oscille entre le remarquable et le quotidien. Elle a exposé ses œuvres en Europe, en Australie et au Brésil. Elle crée des vidéopoèmes depuis le milieu des années 1980 et a inventé le MediaPackBoard (MPB), un appareil de projection mobile pour la performance.

Date : April 2020
Genre : Vidéopoésie/Videopoetry
Français/English

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