Posts Tagged ‘video’

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

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

11 Mar

Images from the opening at the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture.

5 Mar

If you are in Dawson, YK,  go have a look at the new exhibition at the the Odd Gallery and maybe rent one of the videos!  The show,  a project by Suzanne Carte and  Su-Ying Lee is called: Under New Management – Video Store.  A few of my titles have been included: Missing Parade Notes (2012), Paper Moon (2011), The Renovation (2007), Bye Bye Three-Quarter Inch (2004), Downtown (2003), Summerquote (2002) and

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

21 Sep

Write up of the MediaPackBoard experience / involvement with the World Portable Gallery Convention, Halifax, NS.

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

20 Apr

PARADE (2012)

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Videotaped from an apartment tower, this bird’s eye view features highlights of the July 6, 2001 Calgary Stampede Parade. Altered speeds are used for visuals and the cacophony of rising sound. Long shadows exaggerate the point of

12 Jan

We just came back from Calgary where our video installation What We Take With Us is being presented at The New Gallery. The opening was on January 5th and the exhibition will continue until February 4th 2012.  We stayed at the John Snow House which is administrated by TNG.  It is an extraordinary place loaded with history. Thanks to everyone at TNG: Tim, Jessica, Noel, Kathryn, Su, Volunteers – and all who came

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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