Archive for the ‘"MediaPackBoard"’ Category

12 Sep

‘I Was There Then’, my video has been selected for the Gotta Minute Film Festival 2016! Films in Transit September 26 – October 2,

4 Jul

Article by Linda Hersey, published in the Time & Transcript, July 4,

10 Jun

LAUNCH! MPB-X launched June 9, 2014. Critical Discourse Surrounding Ideas of Portability in Art and Art Dissemination The publication features a foreword by editor Diana Sherlock and is followed by essays from Renato Vitic, Michael McCormack, Daniel H. Dugas and Valerie LeBlanc. The eBook discussions draw from MediaPackBoard (MPB) programming carried out since 2005, in the context of contemporary portable art

21 Sep

Write up of the MediaPackBoard experience / involvement with the World Portable Gallery Convention, Halifax, NS.

15 Sep

World Portable Galleries Convention 2012 Halifax, NS A collaborative work instigated by Daniel Dugas and Valerie LeBlanc Here is a first glimpse at the project.  We will be adding to the documentation. For the WPGC we assembled a bamboo ‘fishing pole’ and hooked up a mini-spy cam to it. Valerie put on the MPB and we stepped out to explore views of the city not readily visible to passersby. We talked with other

3 Sep

The World Portable Gallery Convention 2012 is an international convention on portable galleries and alternative spaces hosted by Eyelevel Gallery during the month of September. The project celebrates the variety of spaces with which curators around the globe have extended public interaction with art institutions. http://www.eyelevel-gallery.tumblr.com/galleries Wednesday, September 5th Opening Reception for WPGC 2012 8pm

9 Aug

Daniel Dugas and I are bringing the MediaPackBoard to EyeLevel Gallery in Halifax to participate in the WPGC 2012! It’s going to be great ! More to come later, in the meantime, here is the

27 Aug

END OF SIGNAL report for Wednesday, August 27, 2011 – THE VIEW FROM PEGGY’S COVE. Random MPB outings investigate the question of what the viewing audience will lose when the transition* takes place. This evening the MediaPackBoard set out from Halifax to catch non-satellite, non-cable television at this world famous Nova Scotia location.  Arriving and setting up at dusk, the MPB was unable to receive any coherent

16 Aug

In 2005, the MPB stepped out to create and to perform in public spaces.  MPB happenings continue with new experiments.  In August, MPB has been making the rounds to access television before it will be necessary to purchase a digital-to-analogue convertor box, or to subscribe to cable or satellite TV.   “Taking it out to capture analogue Television, I am surprised to see that I am getting a much better signal than I

5 Jun

• MPB Was There Then, Sackville I’m yours, still: a members’ exhibition, Struts, Sackville, NB This is Real One’s own sense of presence, of being here, of being here now, is the exact momentous hinge. Fleeting, racing, flying in reverse, encapsulated pearls of events are dissolved into the universal space as soon as they breathe life. They become strung on the flowing chain of events ordered through the

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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