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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

27 Jun

We are very happy to have contributed to the issue. The layout is beautiful! The article is “reproduced with permission, billie spring 2016 issue”. Flow: Big Waters Beaverbrook Art Gallery launches second issue of BILLIE: Undercurrents in Atlantic Canadian Visual Culture Fredericton, NB, June 1, 2016 — The Beaverbrook Art Gallery is pleased to announce the second issue of BILLIE: Undercurrents in Atlantic

15 Jun

Dichotomy in Black and White is the pictorial collision of individually born projects juxtapostioned into new scenarios. Valerie LeBlanc and I have set up Dichotomy to breathe new life into previously created works. On a monthly basis, images once captured, filed and sometimes forgotten, will be brought back from our archives to face each other, to share in the light. The project can be seen on JUiCYHEADS *Taking a

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

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

Prise de parole


http://www.prisedeparole.ca/auteurs/?id=1264

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