Evelyne Leblanc-Roberge

Evelyne Leblanc-Roberge

  • Associate Professor of Art, Lens Based Media

MFA-Electronic Integrated Art , School of Art & Design, Alfred University, 2011

Sage Art Center


Research Overview

Research Interests

  • Photography and Video Installation
  • Representation of Space
  • Site-Specificity
  • Frame Theory
  • Trompe l'oeil
  • Book Making
  • Maps and Floor Plans
  • Notion(s) of time
  • Fictions and Documents

Courses Offered (subject to change)

  •  Introduction to Photography
  •  Expanded Photography: Books & Boxes
  •  Expanded Photography: Lens based Media in Space
  •  Dance on Camera / Camera on Dance
  •  Experimental Archives
  •  Senior Studio & Seminar I
  •  Senior Studio & Seminar II

Selected Publications

  • There are mountains that move, Hyperkulturemia Gallery, 2020
  • The only thing I can see is the sky, Monroe Theater, Rochester, NY, 2019
  • Les attentes, VU, Quebec City, Canada, 2018
  • Free Translation, MAA-tila, Helsinki, Finland, 2018
  • Delayed, Big Orbit, a CEPA Gallery Project Space, Buffalo, NY, 2018
  • Dislocations, Collar Works, Troy, NY, 2018
  • Les attentes, CAMAC, Marnay-sur-seine, France, 2017
  • Entrances, Gleason Library Gallery, University of Rochester, 2016–2017
  • LAND FORM, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY, 2016
  • Les attentes—The Waiting, 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, 2016
  • Compartmented, (Co-curated with Missy Pfohl Smith) Site-specific installations and performances, Rochester, NY, 2015
  • Tactiques de Camouflage, Le Magasin General, Semi-permanent public installation, Sainte-Madeleine, Canada, 2015
  • Amid/In WNY Part 3, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY, 2015 
  • New Perpectives | New Technologies, Ernestine M. Raclin Art Gallery, South Bend, IN, 2015
  • Letter to the World IIISite-specific video installation and performance, World Stage Design, Cardiff, UK, 2013
  • Les murmures des murs coulent dans les craques du plancher et les plafonds tombent, Espace F Artist-run Center, Matane, Canada, 2012
  • The City is Asleep and Dreaming, Site-specific happenings and installations, various locations, Rochester, NY, 2012
  • Traveling East, Werkstadt Graz Gallery, Graz, Austria, 2012
  • Green Room, Semi-permanent public installation, Quai des Arts, Carleton-sur-mer, Canada, 2011
  • In the Aquariums, Behind the Doors, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery and site-specific installations, Alfred, NY, 2011
  • Dongxi-things, Kunstverein Baden Gallery, Vienna, Austria, 2010
  • Wet Markets, Catalyst artists Run Center / Chinese Welfare Association, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, 2009
  • Voisinages, Vaste et Vague artists Run Center, Carleton-sur-mer, Canada, 2008


  • Provost’s University Research Awards, (Group project) How Is Rochester a Prison Town?, University of Rochester, NY, 2018-2019
  • Humanities Center Fellowship, University of Rochester, NY, 2017
  • Project Grant to Visual Artists, Canada Council for the Arts, 2017
  • Santa Fe CENTER Juried Review (Invited as an artist/photographer), Santa Fe, NM, 2016
  • Research and Mobility Travel Grant, University of Rochester, 2016
  • Artist residency, 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan, 2016
  • Artist residency, La cité internationale des arts, Paris, France, 2016
  • Artist residency, Lastation, Gagliano del Capo, Italy, 2016
  • Artist residency, Magasin General: Studio international en creation multidisciplinaire, Sainte-Madeleine, Canada, 2015
  • Travel Grant Canada Council for the Arts, 2015
  • Project Grant to Visual Artists Canada Council for the Arts, 2015
  • Artist residency, Project Space, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY, 2014
  • Artist residency, Signal Culture, Owego, NY, 2014
  • Artist residency, Digital Arts Studios, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, 2008
  • Artist residency, Red Gate Gallery, Beijing, China, 2008

Current Projects

  • There are mountains that move: a multimedia project examining our relationship to waiting rooms and landscapes in suspension
  • The only thing I can see is the sky: multimedia project in collaboration with writers affected by incarceration
  • Letter to the World (I–V): a collection of site-specific video installation, live performance and printed pieces, produced in collaboration with American choreographer Chase D. Angier and Czech scenographer Marketa Fantovà.