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27 Dec

  The project is now online!   CAMEO appearances of creative persons offer some insight into their unique zest for the creative process.  The main topics of discussion stem from questions surrounding the idea of how a project gets started, where it can lead to and how it is possible to see it through to the end.  Cameo interviews took place in Moncton, NB in the amphitheatre of the Galerie d’art Louise et

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

15 Feb

A project by Valerie LeBlanc and the Barnhill Memorial School, Saint John, New-Brunswick, Canada February – March 2000 The project In the Palm of the Hand was an Artist in School project made possible by The Arts Development Branch of the New Brunswick Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Culture. The two main goals of the project were: to discuss future plans / possible careers with the students, and to

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

15 May

• The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, MFA Show, Chicago, IL,

7 Dec

December 1986 Talk to Me, (backdrop mural) for Eye Level Party, Gottingen St., Halifax Top: Talk to Me, mural by Valerie LeBlanc Middle and bottom: Valerie LeBlanc, with mural (details) Top three photos: Barbara

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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