M.M. Serra

MM Serra, MA, NYU; experimental filmmaker, curator, author and Executive Director of the Film-Makers’ Cooperative. Her recent film Chop Off screened at Sundance 2009 and premiered in "Under the Microscope" at the Artists Film & Video Exhibition in Toronto as part of the Pleasure Dome's "A Lower World: Excesses and Extremes," a Film and Video festival. In 2007 Serra curated and traveled with the show “New York Experimental,” in Warsaw and Paznan, Poland. Her work was included in the program for “New York Experimental” a four part historical overview of experimental film from 1946-2007. In December 2008, the Office of Contemporary Art in Oslo, Norway invited Serra to lecture and curate a
two hour program titled “Art(core): Avant Garde and the Cinematic Body.” Her chapter on the work of Carolee Schneemann, "Eye/Body: The Cinematic Paintings of Carolee Schneemann," was published in Anthology of Experimental Filmmakers by Duke University Press in 2007. MM Serra is a professor at the New School in the Media Studies Department.

Artist Code: 404


Chop Off

2008, 06:00 minutes, colour, English

Art Parade

2007, 05:32 minutes, colour

A Lot of Fun for the Evil One

1994, 18:20 minutes, colour, English

Critical Writing

Experimental Documentary Questionnaire/Responses
by Lucas Hilderbrand and Lynne Sachs. Millennium Film Journal, Spring 2009, no. 51.
The Cat's Eye View: Carolee Schneeman
by M.M. Serra. P.S.1 Newspaper Special Edition, Winter 2008.