7 Apr

Press Release

Videopoetry / Videopoésie by Daniel H. Dugas and Valerie LeBlanc is launched through the Small Walker Press,​ Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON. The online version of the book has now been released: https://dr.library.brocku.ca/handle/10464/14790

The release date for the two-volume paper version has bee​n postponed until fall 2020.

About the book
Our need to revisit and to re-evaluate works completed from the late 1980’s to 2018 led us to the creation of this book. We are happy to share the actual works and documentation of these collaborative and individually based projects.

The texts are in English or French, some are presented bilingually. Introductions by Catherine Parayre and Lucy English as well as in-depth commentary by Sarah Tremlett.

We would like to thank editors Gina Maranto and Catherine Parayre. Thanks to Olivier Lasser for his help with the layout. We acknowledge the support of the New Brunswick Arts Board.



Communiqué de presse

Les éditions Small Walker Press,​ Centre for Studies in Arts and Culture, Brock University, St-Catharines, ON, viennent de lancer Videopoetry / Videopoésie de Daniel H. Dugas et de Valerie LeBlanc. Le livre est maintenant disponible en version numérique / libre accès :https://dr.library.brocku.ca/handle/10464/14790

Le lancement de la version papier se fera à l’automne 2020.

À propos du livre
Ce livre réuni des textes et des images provenant de vidéopoèmes réalisés au cours des trente dernières années. Nous sommes heureux de pouvoir partager ici ces œuvres collaboratives et individuelles, textuelles et virtuelles.

Les textes sont en anglais ou en français, certains sont présentés de façon bilingue. Le livre contient des textes d’introduction de Catherine Parayre et de Lucy English ainsi qu’un commentaire détaillé de Sarah Tremlett.

Nous aimerions remercier Gina Maranto et Catherine Parayre pour leur travail d’eìdition. Merci à Olivier Lasser pour son aide avec la mise en page. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Nouveau-Brunswick de son soutien.

 

 

The Small Walker Press addresses the research and creative interests of faculty members at the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts at Brock University, and engages with authors, artists and academics alike to produce small, innovative publications.

7 Mar


We (Daniel H. Dugas and Valerie LeBlanc) are very happy that our project ‘Around Osprey’ has been accepted for the upcoming Electronic Literature Organization conference in Orlando, Florida, July 16-19th. The exhibit entitled ‘(gen)erations’ will be open to the public for one month at the CityArts in downtown Orlando. ‘Around Osprey’ was developed in Osprey during an artist residency with the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast.

We hope that the Coronavirus will go away and not wreak havoc into all things.

More news later >>>>>>

The Electronic Literature Organization is a non-profit organization established in 1999 to promote and facilitate the writing, publishing, and reading of electronic literature.

4 Mar

Death in the Morning (water) has been selected for the Poetry Films for the Environment at the Lyra Festival

Poetry Films for the Environment
Arnolfini Art Gallery
16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA, FREE EVENT Sat 14th March 1–2

LYRA looks like being a truly amazing festival this year and we are very pleased to be showcasing these films. There will also be an accompanying screening booklet on the website of the artists and poets featured, and essays by Lucy English and Meriel Lland. There will also be what promises to be a very stimulating panel discussion with Mark Smalley from Extinction Rebellion leading the way.

international screening
Mary McDonald, Penn Kemp; Ian Gibbins; Helen Dewbery, Suzannah Evans; Helen Moore, Howard Vause; Jutta Pryor, Lucy English; Janet Lees; Fiona Tin Wei Lam, Tisha Deb Pillai; Valerie LeBlanc, Daniel Dugas; Meriel Lland; Sarah Tremlett.

panel discussion
Mark Smalley from Extinction Rebellion; ecopoets Helen Moore, Meriel Lland and Caleb Parkin, with poetry filmmaker Sarah Tremlett, curator and co-director of Liberated Words CIC. Chair poet Lucy English, co-curator, co-director of Liberated Words and Lyra festival.

https://www.lyrafest.com/#events/e61060

@lyrafest @liberatedwords @ArnolfiniArts

 

4 Mar

We just came back from Edmonton where we are exhibiting EVERGLADES at the Galerie CAVA. It was a wonderful experience. Thanks to Ahmed Hassan, Émilien Durand, Marie, and Doris Charest. Thanks also to Gerry Straathof for his expertise with the Bidule. We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and Arts NB.

Everglades is on display until April 10, 2020

https://www.galeriecava.com/

Nous revenons d’Edmonton où nous exposons EVERGLADES à la galerie CAVA. Ç’a été une très belle expérience. Merci à Ahmed Hassan, Émilien Durand, Marie ainsi qu’à Doris Charest. Merci aussi à Gerry Straathof pour son expertise avec le Bidule. Nous remercions aussi le Conseil des arts du Canada et Arts NB pour leur soutien.

L’exposition est en montre jusqu’au 10 avril 2020.

https://www.galeriecava.com/

¬ Entrevue radia à l’émission Culture et confiture avec Mireille Langlois

L’installation Everglades de Valerie LeBlanc et Daniel H. Dugas
Publié le 29 février 2020Rattrapage du samedi 29 février 2020
























14 Dec

Everglades, un livre coécrit avec Daniel H. Dugas et publié à Prise de parole est en nomination dans la catégorie littérature pour les Éloizes 2020!

Finalistes 2020 – Artiste de l’année en littérature #Éloizes

Daniel H. Dugas et Valerie LeBlanc – Poésie, Everglades
Jonathan Roy – Poésie, Savèches à fragmentation
Réjean Roy – Illustrations, B pour bayou

Communiqué (AAAPNB)https://create.piktochart.com/output/42303413-communique-devoilement-finalistes-2020

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

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