About 

 

Valerie Durant  is an interdisciplinary artist working in photography, ceramics and video.  Her background  in urban and food systems planning and architectural  design is   integrated  in her  creative art practise.   

 

Her creative process  explores the interconnectivity between multiple systems and the effects of human actions on the natural world,  considering the fluid and seemingly invisible connections between land, forests, rivers and oceans. 

She create and work on the unceded territories of the  of the Musqeuam, Squamish and the Tsleil-Waututh peoples.

Her work has been  exhibited in galleries and art institutions and  held in public and private collections locally and internationally.

She spends a good deal of her time in the  forest,  along  the foreshore and beneath  the  surface of the sea  searching for  invisible rivers. 

She received her BFA (2002) from Emily Carr University and attended Cooper Union in NYC.  She holds an MA in Planning (2012) from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, completing her thesis on the topic, Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Forestation: The Edible Connected City https://repository.up.ac.za/handle/2263/26246

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Contact: vdurant@gmail.com 

 

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