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25 Aug

Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival, Edmonton, Alberta presented the opportunity to have conversations with people about that event and the unique form of entertainment that a fringe theatre festival presents. There was a crush of people roaming a kind of ‘carnivalesque midway’ and many were interested in talking. Some were deciding which plays to take in; some were more involved as playwrights, actors, or

22 Jul

MediaPackBoard in Fredericton, NB. The Fredericton visit was unique in that no one knew that I would be arriving with the MPB. I set out onto the streets to ask people about the quality of life in that city. MediaPackBoard in Fredericton – july 22,

15 Jul

Intro As an Artist, I enjoy getting out to meet people in ways that are not necessarily connected to the perceived realm of art, and I have always been interested in the idea of offering an outlet for the voices of Individuals. The MediaPackBoard is the title for both a performance assist apparatus and a series of performances based upon: encounters / conversations / video playback on city streets and in public transit during

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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