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25 May

As the 20th anniversary of the passing of Guy Duguay approaches, I thought of re-posting this obit as a celebration of his life. Remembering / Guy Duguay Moncton artist returned to’paradise’ Published in the Telegraph Journal, Saturday, June 8, 1996 / Arts & Entertainment By Valerie LeBlanc The life and work of Moncton artist Guy Duguay stands out as a testament to the power of creativity and perseverance. Since

20 May

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 – Book Launch Party, Glenbow Museum Calgary The Ghost Squid, 2003-2005 (photograph), was curated by Katherine Ylitalo, for the Glenbow Museum’s Made in Calgary, the 2000s (exhibition: September 20 – December 14, 2014). http://valerie.basicbruegel.com/ghost-squid-2003-2005/ The photograph of this performance persona became part of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts in

20 May

http://mediapackboard.tumblr.com/post/144604975233 I am very happy to announce that FLOW: BIG WATERS, in collaboration with Daniel H. Dugas and Cultural Flotsam have been included in the ‘Utopia/Dystopia’ screening 2nd June 7.00pm at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution. In association with Bath Fringe Festival tickets: £5.00 / £3.00 cons available at: BRLSI on the door 16-18 Queen Square, Bath, Avon

13 Mar

Prompted by a 2014 tour through a missile launch site in the Everglades National Park, a woman reflects on the time when the Russian/Cuban/American nuclear standoff threatened to end life as we know it. Valerie LeBlanc and Daniel H. Dugas Soundmap: http://flow.basicbruegel.com/soundmap/ A mystery begins to form when a researcher finds uprooted plants on a Loop Road bridge. Tension mounts when a second car stops in that

9 Mar

To give a measure of doubt in favour of human organization, we could say that what floats in the bay among the seaweed is accidental. And if the jellyfish and sea birds find value there, what does it say for our cultural legacy? Duration: 1 min 59

25 Feb

Storytelling through audio – These 12 soundworks, featuring the voices of Rebecca Rideout and Mark McPhee, were inspired by geographic locations within the Everglades National Park, Big Cypress National Preserve and surrounding regions of South Florida. Points of departure include evidence of human passage and its effect on the river of grass, tales of man versus nature and nature versus exotic. Conversations with local

7 Dec

As the natural environment fights back against the construction of a new suburb, a voice calls out for help. The audio has been mixed from urban and rural sources, recorded in various locations. Vimeo Duration: 3 min: 25

24 Sep

Artist Visit to FILE 2015, Sao Paulo, Brazil FLOW: BIG WATERS, an on-going video installation of Valerie LeBlanc and Daniel Dugas is based on research carried out during July 2014 when invited to the Everglades National Park by AIRIE – Artists in Residence in Everglades and the US National Park Service. Our video program FLOW: BIG WATERS was presented, under the Media Arts Category, FILE 2015, June 16 – August

19 May

We are very happy that our FLOW: BIG WATERS video program will to screened during FILE 2015! http://file.org.br FILE SAO PAULO 2015 – PROGRAM FILE São Paulo 2015 the new e-motion From June 16th to August 16th FILE 2015 – Electronic Language International Festival takes place this year from June 16th to August 16th at Centro Cultural FIESP – Ruth Cardoso. In its 16th edition, the festival occupies the Art Gallery of

28 Apr

On April 28, Daniel Dugas and I each gave  a talk at the Galerie Sans Nom during the Frye Festival.    Text(e) Image Beat talks given through the Galerie Sans Nom and the Frye Festival, (pdf

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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