Posts Tagged ‘videopoetry’

3 Feb

*Please note that in this document, she / her are used to represent everyone. To create or not to create, there are times when it seems the wiser decision would be to resist creative inclinations. For many years I struggled with leaving painting and sculpture as a preoccupation. I wanted to get out of the studio, away from the smell of paint and the sawdust. I wanted to meet and interact with people and the culture outside of

28 Apr

On April 28, Daniel Dugas and I each gave  a talk at the Galerie Sans Nom during the Frye Festival.    Text(e) Image Beat talks given through the Galerie Sans Nom and the Frye Festival, (pdf

18 Mar

Le vernissage de Text(e) Image Beat aura lieu le 20 mars 2015 à la Galerie Sans Nom! The opening of Text(e) Image Beat will be held on March 20 at the Galerie Sans Nom! With: Heid E. Erdrich, Hannah Black, Matt Mullins, Martha Cooley, John D. Scott, Tom Konyves, Swoon (AKA Marc Neys), Michel Félix Lemieux, Kevin Barrington, Maryse Arseneault, Fernando Lazzari and Matthew Hayes. GSN website: Text(e) Image Beat  Poster. La

15 Nov

Text(e) Image Beat La Galerie Sans Nom organise avec les commissaires Daniel Dugas et Valerie LeBlanc une exposition de vidéos poésie qui sera présentée du 20 mars au 1 mai 2015. Les œuvres recherchées sont des poèmes sur écran où le texte, l’image et le son s’entremêlent. La durée des vidéos ne doit pas excéder 5 minutes. Les œuvres doivent avoir été réalisées après janvier 2013. Sans sous-titres si

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

31 Jul

The Moving Poem is on-going anthology of the best videopoems, filmpoems, animated poems, and other poetry videos from around the web, appearing at a rate of one every weekday most

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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