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7 Dec

Synopsis Life is a lot of things happening at once and often there is no place for time out. How can individuals recognize life-defining moments and use them to carry forward or change direction? On the raft, we learn a little about the lives of each character. Maybe it is enough to gain insight into the human condition. Five fictional characters have been imagined from elements shared by participants during interviews.

8 Nov

Videos from my Downtown series have been included in the first INTERNATIONAL FILM POETRY FESTIVAL in Greece.  Here is the information: + the Institute [ for Experimental Arts ] in association with internet archive site of Video Poetry Moving Poems present the first INTERNATIONAL FILM POETRY FESTIVAL in Greece Sat. 10 / 11 / 2012 in Athens Polytechnic School, starts at 21.00 with participations from artists (poets,

1 Nov

What lies beneath is obscured from the eyes and memory but never erased.  The race to find H2O on the moon has less to do with discovery, and more to do with the burn and lay waste policies that are wiping out this planet’s ecosystems.  This is definitely not rocket science. Considering the length of time it took for all of the wonders of nature to form under and on top of this crust we stand on, the rate of speed

21 Sep

Write up of the MediaPackBoard experience / involvement with the World Portable Gallery Convention, Halifax, NS.

18 Sep

Good taste / Bad Taste – postcard by Valerie LeBlanc 1986 (see below for

15 Sep

World Portable Galleries Convention 2012 Halifax, NS A collaborative work instigated by Daniel Dugas and Valerie LeBlanc Here is a first glimpse at the project.  We will be adding to the documentation. For the WPGC we assembled a bamboo ‘fishing pole’ and hooked up a mini-spy cam to it. Valerie put on the MPB and we stepped out to explore views of the city not readily visible to passersby. We talked with other

3 Sep

The World Portable Gallery Convention 2012 is an international convention on portable galleries and alternative spaces hosted by Eyelevel Gallery during the month of September. The project celebrates the variety of spaces with which curators around the globe have extended public interaction with art institutions. http://www.eyelevel-gallery.tumblr.com/galleries Wednesday, September 5th Opening Reception for WPGC 2012 8pm

9 Aug

Daniel Dugas and I are bringing the MediaPackBoard to EyeLevel Gallery in Halifax to participate in the WPGC 2012! It’s going to be great ! More to come later, in the meantime, here is the

8 Jul

Soundbury Thierry Bissonnette Français Daniel Dugas et Valérie LeBlanc se sont faits chasseurs ­cueilleurs sonores lors de la foire d’art sudburoise. Ces artistes de Moncton ont déambulé parmi les activités de la FAAS 2010 afin de prélever des séquences qui formeraient Soundbury, une collection en ligne de moments audio qui livre leur vision singulière d’une période effervescente sous la forme d’une

7 Jul

Revisiting the Midway From top to bottom: 1. Trial 2. Dark Horse 3. Alien 4. Pilgrim 5. Many Colour 6.Wheel of Fire 7. Glory

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.

Everglades
À partir de leur exploration du parc national des Everglades, Daniel H. Dugas et Valerie LeBlanc cartographient dans cet essai poétique les effets de la présence humaine sur le milieu naturel, les traces qu’elle y dépose. Everglades est une ode à la beauté, à la fragilité et à la résilience d’une nature aux prises avec une espèce envahissante, la nôtre.

Everglades
Through their exploration of the Everglades National Park, Daniel H. Dugas and Valerie LeBlanc document, in this poetic collection, the effects of human presence in the natural world and the traces left behind. Everglades is an ode to the beauty, the fragility and the resilience of nature faced with the invasiveness of a particular species, ours.

Date : Mars 2018
Genre : Poésie
Collection : Poésie
ISBN : 9782897441029
Français/English

Prise de parole


http://www.prisedeparole.ca/auteurs/?id=1264

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