Molly Surno (Los Angeles) works in film & video, installation and photography. Surno's work is currently represented by Gasser Grunert Gallery and she will hold her first solo exhibition in 2013. Kodak Film granted Surno a sponsorship for 2011-2012, which she will use to continue her experimental documentary on a Transgender Native American Beauty Pageant in the American Southwest. Her work has been exhibited internationally at the Essl Museum and the Salzburg Museum of Modern Art. She is also the founder and director of Cinema 16, which pairs contemporary musicians with experimental films; Cinema 16 has shown at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Kitchen, MoMA/PS1, among others.