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18 Jan

The first INTERNATIONAL FILM POETRY FESTIVAL in Greece had a encore presentation on January 4th 2013 at the Empros Theatre in Athens : theinstituteinfo.blogspot.gr/2012/12/international-film-poetry-festival-zone.html The program of the festival

8 Nov

Videos from my Downtown series have been included in the first INTERNATIONAL FILM POETRY FESTIVAL in Greece.  Here is the information: + the Institute [ for Experimental Arts ] in association with internet archive site of Video Poetry Moving Poems present the first INTERNATIONAL FILM POETRY FESTIVAL in Greece Sat. 10 / 11 / 2012 in Athens Polytechnic School, starts at 21.00 with participations from artists (poets,

1 Nov

What lies beneath is obscured from the eyes and memory but never erased.  The race to find H2O on the moon has less to do with discovery, and more to do with the burn and lay waste policies that are wiping out this planet’s ecosystems.  This is definitely not rocket science. Considering the length of time it took for all of the wonders of nature to form under and on top of this crust we stand on, the rate of speed

3 Jun

A summer parade opening the Calgary Stampede celebrations, July 6, 2001 is presented in triplicate. The visuals provide a focus for reflection on events that only weeks later marked changed levels of social innocence. Missing Parade Notes was assembled and edited into a short video documenting highlights of the parade. Slow motion and colour treatment were added to age the footage. The result is reminiscent of archived film

20 Apr

PARADE (2012)

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Videotaped from an apartment tower, this bird’s eye view features highlights of the July 6, 2001 Calgary Stampede Parade. Altered speeds are used for visuals and the cacophony of rising sound. Long shadows exaggerate the point of

27 Jan

The following are transcripts of the talks Daniel Dugas and  I gave at The New Gallery on January 5th 2012 during the opening of our video installation What We Take With Us.   VALERIE LEBLANC Thank you to:  everyone at the New Gallery who worked to bring us here and to Tim and Jessica for smoothing out crimps during the actual installation of WHAT WE TAKE WITH US.  Special thanks to Tomas Jonsson, Kathryn Blair

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

2 Dec

JUiCYHEADS celebrates 35 years of Sculpture Space! Sculpture Space is unique in North America for its support of sculptors, both those who come to Utica, New York, as residency participants and those who continue after their residencies as working artists. The organization selects 20 artists each year for two-month residencies and has helped to advance the careers of more than 500 national and international artists since

19 Oct

I have been invited by the SAIT (Société Intertextes – Textes et Signes) and the SEAC (Société d’Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines) to present my video The Renovation as part of the Ruins in Twentieth-Century British Art and Fiction Conference, November 4th and 5th 2011.  The event is hosted by the Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, Senate House. Description of

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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