Mary Paterson is a writer and curator working across live art, performance and text. Her writing practice is concerned with meaning, memory and the material of language. Her curatorial practice is concerned with social organization, value and identity. She is the co-founder of Open Dialogues, a writing collaboration that explores writing on and as performance. Mary is currently an Associate Artist at Rajni Shah Projects, where she is developing Lying Fallow, a series of events that explore the aesthetics of non-production. In 2014 she launched Something Other (funded by ACE) to research the relationships between digital space and live performance.