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5 May

In the late 1980’s when I first began making videos and sending them to festival calls, I was immediately faced with the question of categorizing the work. I arrived at the decision of calling them mood videos. Coming from a visual arts background, I felt that what I was doing was connecting dots of what I would have layered into paintings, sculptures, and installations as a whole. Through my videos, I began offering my

28 Apr

Condo Fee Lifestyle[1] April 1, 2013 One of the actual rewards of consumer accessible technology has been the condo fee lifestyle.  We now can download and upload our own material to the worldwide web, talk instantly to friends and family; videophone them, text them, and share photo and video of events as they take place on a geographically global scale.  The price tag attached is usually touted as ‘small’, mere

18 Sep

Good taste / Bad Taste – postcard by Valerie LeBlanc 1986 (see below for

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. In the fall of 2012, she published her play The Raft, through Basic Bruegel Editions.

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