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16 Mar

Once we enter into a photograph, even for a fleeting glance, we become changed. And if we take the time to look around ‘in there’, imagining the view to the left and right, farther off in the horizon and even back behind us, we can be there with the person who looks out to us. As she/he looks into the camera, we look back to her/him through the lens of the photographer; on a clear day, time and space melt in

9 Mar

For months I have wanted to say something about the crisis of fresh water in Canada’s Northern communities. Some news agencies have brought articles to that focus on problems with children suffering from skin problems and other illnesses. There is the possibility that any such news item will point the blame back to the primary caregivers: the parents of children. Because, there always has to be, someone to blame, if we do

3 Feb

*Please note that in this document, she / her are used to represent everyone. To create or not to create, there are times when it seems the wiser decision would be to resist creative inclinations. For many years I struggled with leaving painting and sculpture as a preoccupation. I wanted to get out of the studio, away from the smell of paint and the sawdust. I wanted to meet and interact with people and the culture outside of

28 Jan

The Moncton Times and Transcript Entertainment, Saturday, January 28, 2017, p. E4 New Brunswick Art Bank acquisitions exhibition on until Feb. 6 Margaret Patricia Eaton Every two years, the New Brunswick Art Bank presents a touring exhibition of its recent purchases. It opened at the Dieppe Arts & Culture Centre on Jan. 12 and will remain until Feb. 6, after which it moves on to Fredericton, Florenceville, Edmundston, St.

21 Dec

New video poem based on participation in the Kistrech Poetry

8 Dec

A Rose is a Rose is a Rose: an archive by any other name is an archive. Under Archive definitions – Part of the difficulty is to do with language and terminology. Curators and archivists would agree that they are both involved with ‘collections’ and with ‘preservation’ and ‘access’ but disagree about their understanding of the terms. – Archives in Museums …In the 3rd paragraph of EMMEDIA’s Mission

1 Dec

5th International Video Poetry Festival 55 VIDEO ARTISTS & POETS FROM 21 COUNTRIES 6 HOURS SHOW SATURDAY10/12 STARTS 20.00 GREECE H. Bozini + P. Papadopoulos | Th. Panou | Y. Deliveis F. Averbach (Void Network) T. Kapouranis | A. Chatziioannidi Ch. Sakellaridis | V. Velli | Y. Lianos (Lokatola Collective) S. Oikonomidis |Demi Sam (Group Avgo) | K. Shabanova THAILAND R. Nurfarida INDIA S. Singh MEXICO P. R. Aranda | C.

18 Nov

I presented an abridged French version of this talk at the Université de Moncton, on September 27, 2016. The talk was part of Visible/Invisible, a collaborative project with Daniel H. Dugas, Symposium d’art/nature September 22 – October 2, 2016. Visible and Almost invisible : negotiating the impossible September 21, 2016 How I came to the Symposium d’art/nature and the Parc Écologique du Millénaire, Moncton, or what

18 Nov

Cultural Flotsam (2016) and Monocultural Stutter (2015) will be playing at the 5th International Video Poetry Festival in Athens (Winter 2016) as well as Illumination (2016) – a collaboration with Daniel H. Dugas. About Void Network and +the Institute [for Experimental Arts] The yearly International Video Poetry Festival 2016 will be held for the fifth time in Athens, Greece. Approximately 2500 people attended the

12 Nov

My video ‘Cultural Flotsam’ has been curated by Marc Mercier into the 29th Instants Vidéo Festival, Marseille, France. The program is being shown live from on VisualcontainerTV: http://www.visualcontainer.net/ Visual Container TV 24h/24 du 11 novembre au 4 décembre www.visualcontainer.net Les œuvres seront aussi visibles à la Cartonnerie du 10 au 13 novembre Stato d’Urgenza Poetica 2 Strukturalizm / Structuralism

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

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