Posts Tagged ‘Calgary’

18 Jun

Our (Daniel H. Dugas and Valerie LeBlanc)collaborative videos Illumination (2016) and Work and Love (1990 – part of Slices of Life) have been selected for the Output-Input exhibition. EMMEDIA Member’s Retrospective Exhibition runs: July 14 – August 26, 2017. EMMEDIA has been a place where media arts lives for almost 40 years! Having recently moved into our new location with two new presentation spaces, we will

14 Jul

Poetry Ghost Squid #12, 2004 digital print 105 x 76.8 x 3.2 cm (framed) Collection of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Thank you to Katherine Ylitalo, the Curator, the Glenbow Museum, the Calgary Foundation, and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. Excerpt from Katherine Ylitalo: Valerie LeBlanc made a significant contribution to the media arts in Calgary while she taught in Media Arts and Digital Technology at the

20 May

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 – Book Launch Party, Glenbow Museum Calgary The Ghost Squid, 2003-2005 (photograph), was curated by Katherine Ylitalo, for the Glenbow Museum’s Made in Calgary, the 2000s (exhibition: September 20 – December 14, 2014). http://valerie.basicbruegel.com/ghost-squid-2003-2005/ The photograph of this performance persona became part of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts in

10 Sep

I am very happy that my photograph POETRY GHOST SQUID # 12, from the collection of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, has been included in the Made in Calgary: The 2000’s exhibition. The fifth and final installment in Glenbow’s groundbreaking survey of regional art, Made in Calgary: The 2000s reflects the energy and diversity of the arts community in the first decade of the twenty-first century. The artists

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

20 Jul

Daniel Dugas and I are working on a documentation booklet for What We Take With Us. The video installation will be shown at The New Gallery in Calgary in January 5 – February 4th 2012!  Here is a

9 Feb

In 2005, EMMEDIA set out to create an expanded document to commemorate 25 years of its existence. Through the involvement of its many members, the histories and future aspirations grew into a formidable volume. I conducted these interviews 2005 – 06. They were eventually edited into Expanded Standard Time Line, Artists and Electronic Media in Calgary / Emmedia 1980 Through 2005 … See: Roots in the Past, Runners into the

13 Sep

MPB EARTH: THE ANGLE OF INCIDENCE IS EQUAL TO THE ANGLE OF REFLECTION Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008 11am – 5pm Downtown Calgary – Stephen Avenue Mall, near TRUCK Gallery Look for the big pink weather balloon on 8th Ave or drop by TRUCK for directions: 815 – 1st Street SW Calgary (The Grain Exchange, Lower Level) more info: 403.261.7702 MediaPackBoard’s fourth year of programming was launched on Saturday, September 13,

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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