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10 Sep

I am delighted to have been included in the ‘Poems from the Interior’. A heartfelt thanks to editors Catherine Parayre and Nicholas Hauck as well as the Research Centre in Interdisciplinary Arts and Creative Culture at Brock University for instigating this project. Since the beginning of 2020, the ongoing epidemic has forced us to into prolonged confinement and caused us to re-examine our own interiors—physical,

8 Sep

Your Word in Lights is a participatory Media Performance created by Daniel H. Dugas and Valerie LeBlanc within the Fresh AIR program at Hopewell Rocks. Many of our projects focus on the environment and the passage of humans in the landscape. Your Word in Lights falls into this category. We will ask visitors to offer us one word that describes their overall impression of the site. For example, the word might represent a

30 Aug

Starting the day at the Multiverse Poetry Festival Singapore via virtual tools was great! Hearing Christopher Okemwa singing his first poetry selection was really special and resounded with memories of choral groups in Kenya. Although the connection was interrupted, Okembwa’s words were not lost and in his second work, he carried strong comments focusing on the Black Lives Matter movement and the state of current affairs in

30 Aug

Happy to participate in this Poetry Festival Singapore event! SCHEDULE Multiverse Poetry Festival Singapore August 29, 2020 | 08.30PM – 10.00PM (+8 GMT) 08.30PM: Opening of the show 08.31PM: Latha 08.41PM: Catherine Candano 08.51PM: Sarvin Afarinesh 09.01PM: Christopher Okemwa 09.11PM: Unmesh Mohitkar 09.21PM: Eric Tinsay Valles 09.27PM: LKN 09.31PM: Marikit 09:41PM: Daniel Dugas & Valerie Le Blanc 09.51PM: Tan

21 Aug

Here is our interview with Catherine Parayre of The Small Walker Press about our book Videopoetry / Vidéopoésie. Enjoy! 1 :07 min Why this book? 2:33 min Many of your works are collaborative, how do you work together on projects? 8:40 min Your book is called Videopoetry / Vidéopoésie. Many people talk about film poems or cine poetry, what guides your choice of words? 11:44 min How does a printed text do justice to

11 Aug

Videopoetry / Videopoésie by Daniel H. Dugas and Valerie LeBlanc has been launched through the Small Walker Press, Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON. Here are some still images from our recent conversation with Dr. Catherine Parayre, Editor at The Small Walker Press. The interview will be released next week! The online version of the book can be downloaded for free at the following

8 Jul

We are pleased that our installation Around Osprey has been included in the Electronic Literature Organization Conference and Festival 2020. About the exhibition (un)continuity is an invitation to explore fluidity, to break binaries, and challenge categories: works in this exhibition explore representation and presentation; play along spectra of light, sound, and probe the visible-invisible; and embrace unity and discord.

7 Apr

Press Release Videopoetry / Videopoésie by Daniel H. Dugas and Valerie LeBlanc is launched through the Small Walker Press,​ Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON. The online version of the book has now been released: https://dr.library.brocku.ca/handle/10464/14790 The release date for the two-volume paper version has bee​n postponed until fall 2020. About the book Our need to

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

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
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