Rini Yun Matea (Keagy) | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Rini Yun Matea (Keagy)

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MFA, University of Minnesota
MFA, Temple University
BA, University of California at Berkeley

Rini Yun Matea (aka Keagy) works in moving image and multimedia installation. Her research-based practice investigates race and labor, disease, and sites of historical and psychosocial trauma. She was raised in California and Guatemala. Rini is the recipient of the McKnight Media Artist Fellowship; Jerome Foundation Film, Video and Digital Production Grant; and University of Minnesota Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections Olson Innovation Artist in Residence Award. She has taught at University of the Arts, Drexel University, University of California at Santa Cruz, Minneapolis College of Art & Design, and Carleton College.

Screenings and exhibitions of her work include: Center for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow; REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles; Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles; Galerija Nova, Zagreb; Souvenirs from Earth International TV Project, Cologne; Raum für Projektion, Bergen, Oslo & Buenos Aires; Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis; PAPA Projects, St. Paul; Flaten Art Museum, Minnesota; Light Industry, Brooklyn; Mind TV/Media Independence, Philadelphia; Stella Elkins Tyler Gallery, Philadelphia; Philadelphia Film Festival, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia; Wits School of the Arts, Johannesburg; Festival Images Contre Nature, Marseille; Berlinale Talent Campus Editing Studio, Berlin.