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15 May

Une conversation avec Léo Bélliveau avec Daniel Dugas, Valerie LeBlanc et Corinne Dugas. Moncton Juin 2002. Sujets abordés : La Chasse, Le téléphone, Le Pont de Shédiac, Euphémies Léger, Narcisse LeBlanc, Léandre LeBlanc, Playing dominos, Isaac Melanson, La p’tite Mazerolle, Les chapeaux, La politique, Claudia Belliveau, L’éducation, Les fraises, Shemogue, La grippe espagnole. DVD, 43 minutes Vidéo

6 May

• Wireless webcam project across Canada Emmedia-Calgary, Videopool-Winnipeg, Saw video-Ottawa, Atlantic Cultural Space Moncton Location Location Location: We are getting closer A roaming wireless webcam expedition by Valerie LeBlanc and Daniel Dugas @ EMMEDIA ,Calgary, Alberta & Mysterious Metropolises across Canada & The Atlantic Cultural Space Conference, Moncton, New Brunswick E-Lounge Curator for the

15 Dec

Purplefireworks a working wordsite by Valerie LeBlanc Ongoing site, launched December

29 Sep

TRUNK75, collaboration with Daniel Dugas, ACAD, Calgary,

29 Sep

The TRUNK 75 was a 2 day festival held in honour of ACAD’s 75th anniversary. On Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30, 2001, ACAD Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff, and Friends, displayed art works built around the theme of ‘vehicle.’ The idea was to have fun while displaying or creating art. Performances, Honda Housewives Hospitality’, live poetry and Tarot card readings, were all elements

27 Jun

Ce n’est pas une Pipe Tuyau de poêle, images photocopiées,182,9 X 182,9 X 29,3 cm This tall hat carries images that represent who I am, where I come from. Where I go remains a work-in-progress. I am drawn toward the mysteries and turns that life lays out and I eagerly embrace the challenge to proceed against the odds cast by the dice. Ce haut chapeau porte des images qui représentent qui je suis et d’où je

15 Mar

The Principal Dancer is a poetic video that makes use of visuals and audio to imply thought while a woman performs the tasks of putting in a solitary night shift. No written words is used in this experimental tape. The radio moves between stations under a full moon of potential. 2001 6:00 Colour Distributor This project was workshopped at Mount Allison University though the Fine Arts

15 Feb

A project by Valerie LeBlanc and the Barnhill Memorial School, Saint John, New-Brunswick, Canada February – March 2000 The project In the Palm of the Hand was an Artist in School project made possible by The Arts Development Branch of the New Brunswick Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Culture. The two main goals of the project were: to discuss future plans / possible careers with the students, and to

15 Jul

As an Artist, I enjoy getting out to meet people and I have always been interested in the idea of offering an outlet for the voices of Individuals. Like a food preparator in a grocery store, I appear with a prop that permits personal encounter. It is an approach to performance that relies upon a random audience and permits that audience the choice of participating and becoming key performer on her / his own level.

6 Dec

In 1998, the December 6th Committee commissioned Artist Valerie LeBlanc to complete the commemorative sculpture Courage & Hope. The sculpture was designed to commemorate the loss of the fourteen young women killed in an act of violence against women at the Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal, 1989; and to give a sense of inspiration and hope for the future efforts and achievements of girls and women. The sculpture consists of

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


Videopoetry / Vidéopoésie

Small Walker Press

Date : January 2021
Genre : Poetry
English

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