Posts Tagged ‘personae’

11 Mar

Quasi-Modo in flight, H 16in x W 24in, photograph Quasi-Modo is a character from my unpublished novel: TOTEMS, a bioengineering comedy Quasi-Modo, before lift-off, H 16in x W 24in, photograph Quasi-Modo surveys the landscape, H 24in x W 16in,

9 Mar

Quasi-Modo, winter landscape, H 16in x W 24in, photograph Quasi-Modo is a character from my unpublished novel: TOTEMS, a bioengineering comedy Quasi-Modo capturing the last of the sun, H 16in x W 24in, photograph Quasi-Modo, winter landscape, H 16in x W 24in,

7 Mar

Valerie LeBlanc as La Dauphine, H 16in x W 24in, photograph La Dauphine: The creature rises from the sea, 2006 Character enactments for the video of the same name. During a residency, I worked with Daniel Dugas and a community of residents, in Vallauris, France to create the myth of La Dauphine, a creature from the sea. I stood in for many of the costumed appearances for the main character. The photographs were shown at the

2 Mar

The Poetry Ghost Squid, in studio setting, H 24 in x W 36 in, photograph The Poetry Ghost Squid, 2003 – 2005 The costume is inscribed with poetry from Time Travel in This Moment. www.timetravelinthismoment.com Two of the Poetry Ghost Squid photographs are in the collection of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. (2007 Acquistions) The Poetry Ghost Squid, squid swimming, H 36 in x W 24in, photograph Still from A Mystery,

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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