Seraina Rohrer

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Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • Innovation & Society Sector and Executive Committee of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, Board Member

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  • ISEA2022

    Seraina Rohrer is the Head of Innovation & Society Sector since 2020 and member of the Executive Committee of the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia. She studied communication, film studies and computer science at the University of Zurich. For her PhD she was a visiting scholar at UCLA in California. For several years, she lived in Mexico and the USA, where she worked as a curator and an independent journalist. Her publications include the monograph «La India María: Mexploitation and the films of María Elena Velasco». From 2011 to 2019 she directed the Solothurn Film Festival, one of Switzerland’s largest cultural events, attracting around 70’000 spectators. From 2003 to 2009 she headed the press office of the international Locarno Film Festival.