Valérie d. Walker

Photo of Valérie d. Walker, 2008

Valerie D. Walker is a digitally rooted, fibre artist and part-time faculty at Concordia University's School of Fine Arts where she teaches courses in computational and tactile media. VdW also holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley and received her MFA on Earth Day 2007 from NSCAD University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Her art blends cultures, fair-trade, naturally dyed textiles, representation and Virtual Reality (VR) in a considered, hallucinogenical,liberating manner; Pondering agency and the reverberations of a textile crafting and techno charged life. Producer of the XXFiles, a weekly Montréal radio show examining our world from a technogynic perspective. The XX Files is can be heard on CKUT 90.3FM on Wednesdays at 11:30am, and is also available online and as a podcast on www.ckut.ca.