Paula Serafini

Paula Serafini is a researcher, curator and educator whose work focuses on aesthetics and politics. She holds a PhD in Social and Cultural Analysis from King’s College London, and is currently a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Media at Middlesex University. Her past research looked at performance-based activism in the UK. Her upcoming project, funded by a grant from the British Academy/Leverhulme Trust, will look at cultural practices and narratives of resistance to the extractive model in Argentina. Paula’s work has been published in journals including Anarchist Studies and Third Text. She is currently working with Alberto Cossu and Jess Holtaway on an edited volume titled ‘artWORK: Art, Labour and Activism’ (Rowman and Littlefield), and a monograph titled ‘Performance Action: The Politics of Art Activism’ (Routledge). Paula is a co-founder of the research network PLANK (Politically Led Art & Networked Knowledge).