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15 Jul

As an Artist, I enjoy getting out to meet people and I have always been interested in the idea of offering an outlet for the voices of Individuals. Like a food preparator in a grocery store, I appear with a prop that permits personal encounter. It is an approach to performance that relies upon a random audience and permits that audience the choice of participating and becoming key performer on her / his own level.

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

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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