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18 Feb

We (Valerie LeBlanc and Daniel H. Dugas) are stoked that our installation ‘fundy’ is going to be shown at the MSVU Art Gallery: May 29 – July 25, 2021! For more information:

10 Jan

I am happy to announce that my book ‘Perspectives’ is now available! The texts in this poetry collection have been influenced by memory, experience, conjecture, and through the vicarious life gleaned from media reported events. Launch announcements will come

17 Nov

Émilie Turmel nous emporte avec elle visiter deux expositions présentées dans le cadre du Volet Arts médiatiques : « Habitat » de Valerie LeBlanc et Daniel H. Dugas à la Galerie d’art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen et «Hekas Hekas…» de Carole Deveau et Patrick McFarlane présentée à l’Atelier d’estampe Imago. Émilie offre ainsi ses impressions et réflexions au regard de ces deux projets vidéographiques.

5 Nov

Habitat (2020)

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Nous sommes (Valerie LeBlanc et Daniel H. Dugas) super contents d’exposer HABITAT à la Galerie d’art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen dans le cadre du Festival international du cinéma francophone en Acadie. L’exposition ouvre demain (le 6 novembre) et il y aura un vernissage le 18 novembre de 16 à 18 h. Au plaisir de vous y rencontrer ! HABITAT est une trilogie de projets vidéo et audio qui ont été réalisés dans le cadre

12 Oct

Re: Videopoetry / Vidéopoésie Interview with Catherine Parayre. Sarah Tremlett posted the following text on the Liberated Words website: BY SARAH TREMLETT · PUBLISHED OCTOBER 8, 2020 A while ago I mentioned the launch of the must-have publication on videopoetry ¬¬– Videopoetry / Videopoésie by pioneer Canadian

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

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

Videopoetry / Vidéopoésie

Small Walker Press

Date : January 2021
Genre : Poetry