Katherine Liberovskaya is an intermedia artist based in New York City and Montreal, Canada.
Involved in experimental video since the 80s, she has produced many single channel videos, video installation works and video and music performances which have been presented at a wide variety of events and venues around the world.
Among these: MOMA PS1 PrintShop NYC; The Duolun Museum and The Aurora Museum, Shanghai, China; The Museum of Arts and Design, NYC; Medialab-Prado, Madrid, Spain; Museo Centro del Carmen, Valencia, Spain; The Bitola Museum, Macedonia (FYROM); The Museum of Contemporary Art, Valdivia, Chile; The Tito Museum, Belgrade, Serbia; The Kyoto University Museum, Japan; The Serralves Contemporary Art Museum, Porto, Portugal; The Roskilde Museum of Contemporary Art, Denmark; The National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia; The Beirut Art Center, Lebanon; The Contemporary Art Center Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, Poland…
Since 2001 her work predominantly focuses on collaborations with composers and sound artists. Frequent collaborators include Phill Niblock, Al Margolis/If,Bwana, Guy de Bievre, Zanana, Kristin Norderval, Hitoshi Kojo, David Watson, David First and o.blaat (Keiko Uenishi).
Since 2003 she has been exploring improvised video in live video+sound performance situations where her live visuals seek to create improvisatory “music” for the eyes. Over the years she has performed in concert with numerous artists including: Monique Buzzarte, Anne Wellmer, Tom Hamilton, Margarida Garcia, Manuel Mota, Anthony Coleman, Barry Weisblat, Mazen Kerbaj, murmer, Andre Gonçalves, Giuseppe Ielasi, Alessandro Bossetti, Andre Eric Letourneau, Jason Khan, Jim Bell, David Grollman, Doug Van Nort, among many others. Recent projects have involved: Anna Homler, Leslie Ross, Shelley Hirsch, Chantal Dumas, Richard Garet, Mia Zabelka, Dorit Chrysler, Emilie Mouchous, Erin Sexton, Corinne Rene and Philippe Lauzier, Magali Babin. Recent solo projects include: the audiovisual installations “Mise-en-Abyme Cu29” (2016), “Rake” (2015-16), “sonimaginations tissulaires” (2014-16), “NoizeBreeze” (2014), “Air-Play” (2013), “Amplifontana” (2012-16) and “Shines” (2008-16) and the intermedia installation “Muidebrugge Wave (Matisse/Haacke Blues)” (2015).
Since the late 1980s she has received over 30 grants and arts awards in Canada, U.S.A. and France. Concurrently she curates and organizes the Screen Compositions evenings at Experimental Intermedia, NYC, since 2005 and, since 2006, the OptoSonic Tea salons with Ursula Scherrer at Diapason, NYC, and in various nomadic locations, in New York, North America and Europe, with OptoSonic Tea On the Road. In 2014 she completed a PhD in art practice entitled “Improvisatory Live Visuals: Playing Images Like a Musical Instrument” at the Universite du Quebec in Montreal (UQAM).