Posts Tagged ‘Everglades’

9 Nov

Panel discussion ‘Issues surrounding About Florida Bay’ Left to right: Naturalist Steven Tennis; Interpretive Park Ranger Leon Howell; Dana Wildsmith; Valerie LeBlanc; Daniel H. Dugas; Nathaniel Sandler; Houston Cypress; Jason Hedges; Nick Gilmore. Not seen: Jason Hedges. On view at AIRIE Nest Gallery from October 1, 2017 – January 15, 2018: About Florida Bay, featuring work by Houston Cypress / Mark Dion /

26 Feb

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23 Nov

AIRIE Panel at Miami Book Fair International Highlights the Value of the Everglades By Abel Folgar Published Mon., Nov. 17 2014 at 8:05 AM Courtesy of AIRIE LeBlanc and Dugas For the last 14 years, the Artists in Residence in Everglades (AIRIE) has strengthened the bonds between science and art as a means of creating awareness and insuring the survival of the Everglades — a unique and delicate ecosystem that is

6 Nov

An Evening with AIRIE (Artists in Residence in Everglades) Miami Bookfair International 2014 Tuesday, November 18th @ 7pm at The Swamp Pavillion Look for the big tent at the southeast corner of N.E. 3rd Street and 2nd Avenue. Science + Art:  Transformative Experiences in the Everglades Despite its importance, abundance of wildlife, and great natural beauty, many people have never visited  the Everglades and only have a

3 Aug

The following writeup was originally published on the Knight Arts website on July 25th 2014 By Daniel Dugas and Valerie LeBlanc, AIRIE We came from the north. As we approached Miami, the pilot said something about the weather while swerving to miss storm cells. A few hours later, after we had landed, the downpour started in earnest. The rain was heavy, the sky black. It was a big storm; actually it was the first tropical

30 Sep

Daniel Dugas and myself are extremely happy to have been invited by the Everglades and Dry Tortugas National Park to be the artists in residence for July 2014. It is a prestigious opportunity and referring to the tradition of invited artists, as stated in the 1st paragraph of the letter, ‘our work there will become part of the permanent record of the parks that helps to preserve them’. Described as a subtropical

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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