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12 Jan

We just came back from Calgary where our video installation What We Take With Us is being presented at The New Gallery. The opening was on January 5th and the exhibition will continue until February 4th 2012.  We stayed at the John Snow House which is administrated by TNG.  It is an extraordinary place loaded with history. Thanks to everyone at TNG: Tim, Jessica, Noel, Kathryn, Su, Volunteers – and all who came

19 Jun

WHERE & WHEN Galerie d’art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen: June 27 to July 2, 2011 1 pm until 5 pm Struts Gallery: July 4 to July 8, 2011 1 pm until 5 pm CAMEO, a research project by Valerie LeBlanc featuring interviews of creative persons. A cameo role refers to a famous person playing her/himself in a brief appearance. Like a cameo brooch a director, actor or celebrity is instantly recognizable when she/he appears in a

15 Jul

The video installation Existence : Le passé et le présent, was presented on two opposing walls with text-over poetry in French. The same text was used to speak for A) The Past; and B) The Present. (2008 Oeuvres sélectionnées July 9 – August 31, 2008 Galerie d’Art Louise-et-Reuben-Cohen de l’Université de Moncton, Moncton,

29 Sep

TRUNK75, collaboration with Daniel Dugas, ACAD, Calgary,

29 Sep

The TRUNK 75 was a 2 day festival held in honour of ACAD’s 75th anniversary. On Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30, 2001, ACAD Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff, and Friends, displayed art works built around the theme of ‘vehicle.’ The idea was to have fun while displaying or creating art. Performances, Honda Housewives Hospitality’, live poetry and Tarot card readings, were all elements

27 Jun

Ce n’est pas une Pipe Tuyau de poêle, images photocopiées,182,9 X 182,9 X 29,3 cm This tall hat carries images that represent who I am, where I come from. Where I go remains a work-in-progress. I am drawn toward the mysteries and turns that life lays out and I eagerly embrace the challenge to proceed against the odds cast by the dice. Ce haut chapeau porte des images qui représentent qui je suis et d’où je

15 Nov

Somehow the legend arose that Atlas the giant was supporting the weight of the world.  The world turned, was plunged into darkness, and the legend was lost in the archives.  After a few nights of bad dreams in musty accommodations, entrepreneurs began to pull back the blinds from the lost passages.  As Alchemists, they searched for ways of increasing the quality of gold which could be held in the hands.  Time passed as

12 Nov

THE TIME OF THE DAY November 12-17 1996 The gift of a watch has been used to mark many important events throughout a lifetime. Love, affection, retirement, the passage of time and the attainment of something is marked with such a gift. There are very valuable watches that can be used as collateral, to denote status in one’s community, a show of wealth. Cheap watches serve the function of marking, keeping time, and they

15 May

• Eastern Edge, Gold / Rush, (TRUNK©), Contemporary Visual Festival, St-John’s, NF • Hamilton Artist Inc.,Gold / Rush, (TRUNK©) Hamilton, ON • Itinérant / Mobile, Moncton, Notre-Dame, Sackville, NB, 1996-1997 Historic: TRUNK© was created in October of 1996 by Daniel Dugas and Valerie LeBlanc. At that time we were just coming back into the Maritimes from living in the US and in Alberta for 7 years. We

15 May

Statement In 1844 when Samuel Morse sent the first telegram in the United States, he breathed life into communication technology. That first message between Washington and Baltimore read, “What hath God wrought.” A few years later, Henry David Thoreau wrote in Walden: …We are in great haste to construct a magnetic telegraph from Main to Texas; but Main and Texas it may be, have nothing important to communicate. … 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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