International Studio Programme : December 2008

M.M. Serra

Filmmaker, educator, curator and director

M.M. Serra

M.M. Serra is a filmmaker, educator, curator and Director of The Filmmakers' Co-operative. Her film Art Parade premiered in 2007 at the Womanizer Film program at Deitch Projects in Soho, New York, USA. She was featured in Profiles from the Edge in Swoon Magazine in 2007 and her own work, as well as her curated programs, have been screened at the Museum of Modern Art, The Museum of the Moving Image in New York; The Centre Georges Pompidou and the Cinematheque Francaise in Paris, France; The London Film Festival, UK; The Sundance Forum, USA and The Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, Germany. In December 2007 she curated New York Experimental Cinema for the Kulczyk Foundation and the Warszawa Kinolab in Poland. In August 2008 she programmed 'ART(CORE): The Avant Garde and the Cinematic Body' at The Pleasure Dome in Toronto, Canada. Serra teaches Media Studies at The New School for Social Research, where she lectures on genre and sexuality in the moving image.

Carolee Schneemann


Carolee Schneemann, From Eye Body,1963/2005 Photographs taken by ErrĂ³ Courtesy P.P.O.W, New York and the artist

Carolee Schneemann is a multidisciplinary artist who has transformed the very definition of art, with work encompassing painting, film, performance and installation. Her works have been shown internationally, at the LA Museum of Contemporary Art, the Hirshhorn Museum D.C., the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art, NYC, among others. In 2007, a dual exhibit at CEPA Gallery, Buffalo NY & MOCCA Toronto featured recent video installations. Electronic Arts Intermix NYC and Anthology Film Archives NYC collaborated on presentations of newly restored and current film & videos November 2007.