Katherine Liberovskaya is a video and media artist based in Montreal, Canada, and New York City. Having been involved in experimental video since the 1980s, she has produced many single-channel videos, video installations, and video performances which have been presented at a wide variety of artistic venues and events around the world.
Since 2001, her work has been predominantly focused on collaborations with composers and sound artists, generally in live video and sound performance, where her live visuals seek to create improvisatory "music" for the eyes. Frequent collaborators include Phill Niblock, Al Margolis/If, Bwana, Leslie Ross, Zanana, Kristin Norderval, Hitoshi Kojo, David Watson, David First and o.blaat (Keiko Uenishi). Since 2003 she has explored improvised video with numerous artists, including Monique Buzzarte, Anne Wellmer, Tom Hamilton, Margarida Garcia, Manuel Mota, Anthony Coleman, Barry Weisblat, Mazen Kerbaj, murmer, André Gonçalves, Giuseppe Ielasi, Alessandro Bossetti, Andre Eric Letourneau, Jason Khan, Jim Bell, and Doug Van Nort, among many others. Recent projects have involved Leslie Ross, Shelley Hirsch, Chantal Dumas, Richard Garet, Dorit Chrysler, Emilie Mouchous, Erin Sexton, Corinne Rene and Philippe Lauzier, and Guy De Bievre.
Liberovskaya’s recent solo projects include the audiovisual installations "Air-Play" (2013), "Amplifontana" (2012) and "Shines" (2008-2009). Since 2005, she has curated and organized the Screen Compositions evenings at Experimental Intermedia, NYC, and since 2006, the OptoSonic Tea salons at Diapason, NYC, and in various locations in Europe and elsewhere with OptoSonic Tea On the Road. In 2014 she completed a PhD in art practice with a dissertation titled "Improvisatory Live Visuals: Playing Images Like a Musical Instrument" at the Universite du Quebec in Montreal (UQAM).