Chris Kraus (1955) is an American writer and filmmaker.
She has a BA from Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand). After working as a journalist for five years, she moved to New York City in the late 1970s, and started performing and making films, video art and plays.
- I Love Dick, 1997
- Aliens & Anorexia, 2000
- Hatred of Capitalism: A Semiotext(e) Reader by Chris Kraus & Sylvere Lotringer, 2001
- Video Green: Los Angeles Art and the Triumph of Nothingness, 2004
- LA Artland: Contemporary Art from Los Angeles by Chris Kraus, Jan Tumlir, and Jane McFadden, 2005
- Torpor, March 2006
- I Love Dick by Chris Kraus, Eileen Myles, Joan Hawkins, 2006
- Where Art Belongs, 2011
- Summer of Hate, 2012
- You Must Make Your Death Public: a collection of texts and media on the work of Chris Kraus, 2015
- After Kathy Acker: A Biography, 2017
- In Order to Pass (1982), 30 minutes, Super8 film/video.
- Terrorists in Love (1985), 5 minutes, Super8 film/video.
- Voyage to Rodez (1986), 14 minutes, 16mm film.
- Foolproof Illusion (1986), 17 minutes, video.
- How to Shoot a Crime (1987), 28 minutes, video.
- The Golden Bowl or Repression (1990), 12 minutes, 16mm film.
- Traveling at Night (1991), 14 minutes, video.
- Sadness at Leaving (1992), 20 minutes, 16mm film.
- Gravity & Grace (1996), 88 minutes, film.
- Disparate Action/Desperate Action (1980), performance.
- Readings From The Diaries of Hugo Ball (1983–84), performance.
- Longing Last Longer (1998), performance with Penny Arcade based on I Love Dick, directed by Eric Wallach and produced by The Kitchen, New York, January 1998.