Posts Tagged ‘Flow: Big Waters’

13 Mar

Prompted by a 2014 tour through a missile launch site in the Everglades National Park, a woman reflects on the time when the Russian/Cuban/American nuclear standoff threatened to end life as we know it. Valerie LeBlanc and Daniel H. Dugas Soundmap: http://flow.basicbruegel.com/soundmap/ A mystery begins to form when a researcher finds uprooted plants on a Loop Road bridge. Tension mounts when a second car stops in that

5 Dec

Report from a visit to Miami and the Everglades National Park – Valerie LeBlanc and Daniel Dugas, November 2014 Our visit to South Florida to screen video poetry at the Miami Book Fair International and a visit to the Everglades National Park was short.  Aside from the two days of air travel, we were there for just three days, really full days! To begin, on November 18, we screened several videos and took part in a panel

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

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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