Rea receives MN Arts Board grant

Professor Raymond Rea received a Creative Support for Individuals grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board in January. His proposed project is for a film that will continue the work with rural transgender subjects he made for the Lake Region Arts Council 2019-2020 Performance/Literary Fellowship, funded by the McKnight Foundation. Ray is looking forward to making new work using pandemic […]

Rea & K-Nelson featured at Cellular Cinema

Raymond Rea and Kyja Kristjansson-Nelson (School of Media Arts & Design) were the featured artists at Cellular Cinema’s screening event at the Bryant Lake Bowl Theatre in Minneapolis. Cellular Cinema 47: North by Northwest showcased work from across Rea and K-Nelson’s careers, largely focusing on their respective experimental non-fiction films dealing with identity, personal histories, and mythologies. The screening and […]

WGS Colloquium: ‘Progressive Advances in Recent Independent Transgender and Gender Diverse Short Films’

Friday, April 26 | 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Women’s Center (Bridges 154) Raymond Rea, FTM filmmaker and Professor of Film in MSUM’s School of Media Arts & Design, will present short work on Transgender and Gender Diverse themes/subjects ranging from the 1990s to the present day and discuss the evolution of filmic representation.  Join us in the Women’s Center (Bridges 154) for light refreshments at 11:45am, followed by Prof. […]

Theatre B’s first commissioned play is all about change

Originally published by INFORUM and written by Ryan Johnson. FARGO—Theatre B’s first commissioned play also will be the troupe’s last full production at its home for 10 years along Main Avenue. That upcoming move makes it even more fitting that “The Sweet New” is all about change and identity—a theme very much on the minds of the ensemble’s members as […]