Posts Tagged ‘coat of barbs’

20 Feb

Valerie LeBlanc. (1989) Montréal, Québec.  22″ x 30″  ink, pastel, graphite on rag paper. The illustration shows intentions reverse to the hair shirt of old.  The individual is wearing a coat of barbs as a barrier for survival. It is a device to ensure the preservation of a lone wolf mentality.  It denotes an attitude of assuming a stand of separation from others. At the same time, it shows an instinct for

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.

L’artiste pluridisciplinaire Valerie LeBlanc est vidéaste, poète, performeuse et essayiste. Son travail oscille entre le remarquable et le quotidien. Elle a exposé ses œuvres en Europe, en Australie et au Brésil. Elle crée des vidéopoèmes depuis le milieu des années 1980 et a inventé le MediaPackBoard (MPB), un appareil de projection mobile pour la performance.

Date : April 2020
Genre : Vidéopoésie/Videopoetry
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Videopoetry / Vidéopoésie

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