Curriculum Vitae

Hi ! 
I'm glad you're here. You can think of this website as an online "general store". You'll come for some flour and leave with some gossip, a soda pop and three cans of beans. I am going to give you some links to some things that inspire me and I'm going to give you some stories. I'm also going to ask you to "lend me your ears". Let's do yoga together, let's help others together, let's heal together. Let's be friends.

Below, you'll find a selection of projects I've created and those on which I continue to work. I'm a younger old woman and an old kid at the same time so don't have any expectations. I've been at this blogging game a long time. An Icelandic guys used to make fun of me for blogging eight to ten hours a day. That was back in the early 2000s - do you remember, Helgi ? I haven't made the six-figure mark that everyone is selling (some people want you to believe, to trust is the truth) and sometimes I feel bitter about that (Helgi had a big impact on me). 

The other day, while riding my bike home, I looked off to my right and four deer were running alongside with me. The way they bounced up into the air and, quickly - like rocket ships, put a lot of joy in my heart. 

Then they were gone. Just like that.

Come back...


Rachael LeValley
Curriculum Vitae


LITERARY (Forthcoming)
LeValley, R. On The Globe. Publisher: TBD [website]. (A by-subscription-only book)
LeValley, R. Letters To A Young Dreamer. Publisher: TBD [website]. (This is a never-ending story - the next chapter begins with the stories of six 8- to 11-year-old girls.)
LeValley, R. nomadwind. Publisher: TBD [website].
LeValley, R. Rewritings Through. Publisher: TBD. [website]. (Rewriting through Finnegan's Wake)

SHORT FILMS (writer/director)
2007
'une rêverie un jour', short film, France
2006
'Butterflies', short film, Malaysia. [website]
2003
'El Extraño Recuerdo de Irene A.',  short film, Cuba.

TRANSLATIONS (from French or Spanish to English)
Forthcoming
Antonin Artaud, Revolutionary Messages. 
Enrico Ghezzi, Fear and Desire: things (never) seen.
2015
Alejandro Jodorowsky, Manual of Psychomagic. Inner Traditions Bear&Company
Alain Saury, Back to the Wild. Process Media
2014
Alejandro Jodorowsky, Metagenealogy. Inner Traditions Bear&Company
2010
Alejandro Jodorowsky, Psychomagic. Inner Traditions Bear&Company

PERFORMANCE ART (writer/performer)
Forthcoming 8 November 2016
'Public Hanging and an Official Wet t-shirt Contest', art in public space, New Orleans.
2006
'OUR(T) ASYLUM', Greenhouse, New York.
'Mon Instrument', art in public space, Paris.
2004
'Human Canvas', Galerie Deborah Zafman, Paris.
‘Color Angels’, art in public space, Reykjavik.
’Media Burn',  KlinkOgBank, Reykjavik.
'EROTICUBA', Mír Cinema, Reykjavik.

MUSIC (writer/performer)
2013 - 2014
Work-in-progress [website
2004 - 2007
'Seven Veils', 49 piano pieces
'Songs in the key of Paris', album - voice and guitar [website]

COLLABORATION
2003 - present
‘BOOK OF STROKES’, collaborative project with Curtis Schreier (Ant Farm): a series of structured notebooks/correspondence involving sketches, logs, commentary that will eventually become the script for a major motion picture.

GROUP EXHIBITION
2008
'house party', 28BAGATELLE, New Orleans. (mixed media/installation).
2007
‘Le Jungle’, Le Jungle Gallery, NY. (mixed media/installation) [website].

DANCE/multimedia
2011, 2012, 2013
'The Atom Bomb on my Life', dance/multimedia. [website]

MOTION PICTURE
2007
Supporting Actor: Zeppelin Parable, Short Film, 35-mm. New Orleans (Kristian Hansen, Director) 
Supporting Actor: Parable, Feature Film, video. Nebraska (Jon Jost, Director) 
Extra: I love you Phillip Morris, Cirque du Freak,The Family That Preys, Final Destination 4

OTHER WORK PERFORMED
2012
Player Hating, Feature Documentary, Social Media Assistant
2011
Transform NOLA. Promotional Video, Director/Editor [website]
Kate Finlayson Nia. Promotional Video, Director/Editor [website]
2010
Battleship, Feature Film, Costumes Assistant
Casino, Commercial, Script Supervisor
Sunday Best, BET Network series, Field Producer
2005 - 2015
BLOGGER: bonjourparis.com, celebritycafe.com, reddirtreport.com, wittybitches.com
2003
Iceland Review, magazine, Journalist
2000 – 2001
Ogilvy & Mather, Advertising Firm, Finance Assistant

LANGUAGES
French, Spanish, English

VOLUNTEER
Food For Life, New York