Posts Tagged ‘poetry’

5 May

In the late 1980’s when I first began making videos and sending them to festival calls, I was immediately faced with the question of categorizing the work. I arrived at the decision of calling them mood videos. Coming from a visual arts background, I felt that what I was doing was connecting dots of what I would have layered into paintings, sculptures, and installations as a whole. Through my videos, I began offering my

13 Apr

Missing Parade Notes (2012) has been selected for the 6th EDITION of the video poetry competition LA PAROLA IMMAGINATA in Treviglio, Italy. La parola immaginata CONCORSO INTERNAZIONALE DI VIDEOPOESIA VI – edizione (2013) Trevigliopoesia is VIDEOPOETRY: Video-Art, Video Documentary and Poetry Film. The word as language but also a symbol that becomes an element as the expression of thoughts, images, visions of the

1 Nov

What lies beneath is obscured from the eyes and memory but never erased.  The race to find H2O on the moon has less to do with discovery, and more to do with the burn and lay waste policies that are wiping out this planet’s ecosystems.  This is definitely not rocket science. Considering the length of time it took for all of the wonders of nature to form under and on top of this crust we stand on, the rate of speed

3 Jun

A summer parade opening the Calgary Stampede celebrations, July 6, 2001 is presented in triplicate. The visuals provide a focus for reflection on events that only weeks later marked changed levels of social innocence. Missing Parade Notes was assembled and edited into a short video documenting highlights of the parade. Slow motion and colour treatment were added to age the footage. The result is reminiscent of archived film

18 May

Living in Dangerously Smooth Times will be launched on May 26 at Chapters in Dieppe. I will be there from 2 p.m. until  4 p. m. Looking forward to seeing you there! Chapters 499 Paul Dr Dieppe, NB (506) 855-8075 “Working in the 9 to 5 jungle, might not be so bad if it did not have to get personal.” LIVING IN DANGEROUSLY SMOOTH TIMES is a collection of thoughts: stray stories, tips for living less stressfully,

29 Apr

A special issue of ellipse magazine published to mark the 100th anniversary of Frye’s birth. Under the direction of Jo-Anne Elder, ellipse is mandated with promoting literary translation and intercultural awareness. The Special Edition features new writing by authors from the Maritimes and across Canada. LAUNCH OF ELLIPSE SPECIAL EDITION: April 28, 2012 – 4:00 pm Readings and cocktail reception Lobby, Delta

25 Sep

I have just published Living in Dangerously Smooth Times available at the Kindle Store! To download the (free) Kindle software application click here Book details Format: Kindle Edition File Size: 549 KB Publisher: Basic Bruegel Editions (September 8, 2011) Sold by: Amazon Digital Services Language: English ASIN: B005MUBK8O   (This version has been discontinued – July

15 Oct

Now, (2002)

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Now – text / fall 2002 Now was read during the Calgary Stroll 2002 Published by The Society of Poets, Bards & Storytellers, Calgary, AB Septembre 8

15 May

• The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, MFA Show, Chicago, IL,

6 May

Three separate sets of images are used to illustrate the same soundtrack. An interplay of audio and visual elements create an ironic poetry. The tapes are a commentary of life in an urban setting. This series of 3 tapes are intended to be screened simultaneously. 3 channel video by Valerie LeBlanc and Daniel Dugas under the name Limit(e) Productions in

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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