Media Artist | Writer | Queer | Contemplative
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Marilyn “M” Freeman is the recipient of multiple Washington State Artist Trust Media Arts Fellowships, Artist Trust Grants for Artist Projects, The Arch & Bruce Brown Foundation Grant, and The Evergreen State College Faculty Foundation Grant. Their work has garnered numerous accolades.
M is an interdisciplinary artist working at the intersections of reckoning and resiliency, queerness and film, and contemplative, creative and social practices. They are the author of The Illuminated Space: A Personal Theory and Contemplative Practice of Media Art (The 3rd Thing, 2020), creator of Cinema Divina–short evocative films for social/spiritual practice, co-founder of the media arts studio, Wovie, and screenwriter/producer of Sophisticated about golden era film director, Dorothy Arzner. M’s text and media arts poems/lyrical essays have been published in/at The Fourth Genre, Ninth Letter, TriQuarterly, Blackbird, Rolling Stone and Abbey of the Arts. Their films are screened in galleries and spirituality centers, at films festivals worldwide and on PBS.