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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

1 Nov

We were on one of two airplanes to arrive in Nairobi at around 9 p.m. Everyone was funneled into a mass waiting area that eventually led to cordoned off lines and Customs Clerks. There was no clear indication of which line you should get into but it was not a problem. Outside of the Diplomatic queue, everyone was expected to find her / his way to any desk. There, each person had to stand in front of a camera, some were

12 Sep

‘I Was There Then’, my video has been selected for the Gotta Minute Film Festival 2016! Films in Transit September 26 – October 2,

10 Sep

Illumination: Valerie LeBlanc and Daniel H. Dugas for the Poetic License Week, September 3-11, 2016 For this collaborative work, we have juxtaposed texts to appear as graffiti on the hull of a boat. The left and right hands both speak to the challenges of forging a path through life. The audio, wind from the sea, speaks for everyone. Illumination from Basic Bruegel on

7 Sep

We have been (Daniel H. Dugas and Valerie LeBlanc) and  invited to participate in the Kistrech Poetry Festival 2016 in Kissi, Kenya, October 3 – 8, 2016. We will also present a paper entitled Flow: Big Waters at Kisii University. We would like to thank the Canada Council for the Arts and the New Brunswick Arts Board for their assistance. Kistrech Poetry Festival Welcome to the 4th edition of Kistrech Poetry Festival in

3 Sep

My video Cultural Flotsam has been included in the 29th Festival Les Instants Vidéo! Date : November 10 to 13th Place : Marseille (Friche la Belle de Mai) and since november 11th to december 4th on Visual Container TV www.visualcontainer.net) The 29th Festival Les Instants Vidéo 2016 will be in Marseille (Friche La Belle de Mai, Galerie Deux, ADPEI, SARA), in Martigues, in Briançon, in Argentina (VideoBardo/Buenos Aires),

20 Aug

Daniel H. Dugas et moi sommes très heureux de faire partie du prochain Symposium d’art/nature qui se tiendra du 22 septembre au 2 octobre 2016 à Moncton, au Parc Écologique du Millénaire. Notre projet Visible / Invisible est un dialogue entre la matérialité du monde et la matérialité de l’espace. Le Symposium d’art/nature : Moncton est une initiative du Département d’arts visuels et du Département de

22 Jul

Daniel H. Dugas and I just finished Leaving São Paulo, a six-part video project. We also made a fotonovela with the photo stills as well as a playlist with the music. We have set up a website where you can see one of the videos (on Vimeo), hear all of the music (on Soundcloud) and read/look at the fotonovela (on ISSUU). Leaving São Paulo has been designed for both single-channel presentation and a six-channel

14 Jul

Poetry Ghost Squid #12, 2004 digital print 105 x 76.8 x 3.2 cm (framed) Collection of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Thank you to Katherine Ylitalo, the Curator, the Glenbow Museum, the Calgary Foundation, and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. Excerpt from Katherine Ylitalo: Valerie LeBlanc made a significant contribution to the media arts in Calgary while she taught in Media Arts and Digital Technology at the

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
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