Author Archive

15 Apr

A documentary videotape featuring Gordon Christie of the Calgary District Labour Council. Includes footage of recent public demonstrations in the city. May 2005 – Mayworks

18 Aug

Who makes public records and how? In the future, how will archiving be carried out for the Internet? What sites will be included, what will be discarded, and for what reasons? Will market pressure alone determine online

15 Jul

• 2005 Prairie Tales 7th Annual Tour of Alberta Film & Video, Bye Bye Three-Quarter Inch, touring • 2005 Alberta Scene Albertaine, Bye Bye Three-Quarter Inch, National Archives Theatre, Ottawa, ON • 2004 Faculty Exhibition, ACAD, Bye Bye Three-Quarter Inch, Calgary, AB Facing down the idea of dragging a crate of over one hundred three-quarter inch Umatic mastertapes and raw footage along on yet another move, I

15 May


written by No Comments posted in Video

• Galerie Sans Nom, Subterfuge – 30es anniversaire, DOWNTOWN, Moncton, NB, 2007 • ACAD, Faculty show, Downtown, Calgary, AB, 2003 The series is based on studies of contemporary culture as depicted through billboard promotion of living spaces. They are video poems based on cultural observation and immersion. …standing back, diving in, rejection, acceptance, surrender to the inevitability of economy based

3 Nov

The sketch on the left illustrates a revolutionary plan to equip all highrise towers with exterior escape walkways. Using walkway, rather than stairwells will make this escape route wheelchair accessible. These walkways will facilitate the evacuation of compromised buildings in a number of ways. Unhampered by smoke and toxic fumes that add stress and physical difficulty to descent, persons descending by the walkways will be

15 Oct

Now, (2002)

written by No Comments posted in text

Now – text / fall 2002 Now was read during the Calgary Stroll 2002 Published by The Society of Poets, Bards & Storytellers, Calgary, AB Septembre 8

15 Jun

This change of season has forced the repositioning of everything. Summer lush has the skin of barbed wire.

11 Jun

A working wordsite by Valerie LeBlanc

15 May

Pilgrim’s Progress looks at placing value on individual creation and thought process in a society based on market

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