Over the past twelve years Liberty Paterson has worked as a curator in Denmark, Britain and Sweden. She has developed specific areas of knowledge in spatial strategies, exhibition history and law. Pairing theoretical and legislative knowledge with excellent practical skills has characterised her approach to making exhibitions. She is Curator of Visual Culture at Brandts Museum for Art and Visual Culture (DK), where she curated the exhibition Tattoo (2014) and Danish Fashion Now (2015). She is currently working on collaborative projects with The Barbican Art Centre, London and Zentropa, Denmark, alongside developing Brandts’ touring exhibitions programme.
In 2012 she curated the exhibition SHOW TIME at kunsthal Gl Holtegaard (DK) and she was project coordinator for Simon Starling’s puppet theatre commission at Kunsthal Charlottenborg, 2011 (DK). Liberty previously held the position of assistant curator at Gl Holtegaard 2009-10 and Artes Mundi (UK), 2004-8. In 2007 she founded and curated The Suitcase Project (UK/DK), a cultural exchange and exhibition between artists in Wales and Denmark.
She holds a Master in Curating Art, Management and Law from Stockholm University (SE) and a First Class degree in Fine Art Sculpture from Cardiff School of Art and Design (UK) and Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (ES).
In addition she has been involved with a wide range of projects and exhibitions at Magasin 3, Stockholm; Kopenhagen Art Institution; U-TURN Copenhagen’s Quadrennial for Contemporary Art; The National Museum Cardiff; G39, Cardiff; The Contemporary Art Society, London.