Maret Polzine is an experimental animator and video artist. Their process is highly material-based, and they are fascinated by the human body. A member of the LGBTQ+ community, Polzine's works also focus on the queer identity, the queer fascination with artifice and fabrication, and the natural/unnatural forces that shape us.


Film Screenings
and Festivals

Cellular Cinema: Cave
January 2019
”Object Permanence”

Altered Esthetics
Audience Award
May 2018
”Thursday’s Child”

Cellular Cinema
December 2017
”Thursday’s Child”

Minnanimate
September 2017
”Thursday’s Child”

Square Lake Film Festival
August 2017
”Thursday’s Child”

Minneapolis St Paul International Film Festival
May 2017
”Truthful Innards”

 

 

MOOREWOMENARTISTS: Women In Animation Film Festival
March 2017
"Truthful Innards"

Speechless Film Festival
March 2017
"Truthful Innards"

BLOW-UP International Art House FILM FEST
September 2016
"Truthful Innards"

Sydney Underground Film Festival
September 2016
"Truthful Innards"

MinnAnimate 5
September 2016
"Truthful Innards"

Square Lake Film Festival
August 2016
"Truthful Innards"

OUTeast Film Festival
June 2016
"Truthful Innards"

 

 

Inside Out Toronto Film Festival
May 2016
"Truthful Innards"

Subversive Cinema Society
Best Experimental Film
May 2016
"Truthful Innards"

Boston Underground Film Festival
March 2016
"Truthful Innards"

The Women's Film Festival
March 2016
"Truthful Innards"

Speechless Film Festival
April 2015
"The Votive Cube"

Cinema Lounge
April 2015
"The Votive Cube"


Commercial Animation

Assistant Editor/Compositor for “Well In The Thicket”
January 2019

Animator for "Gender Journeys: Addiciton, Homelessness, and Trade", a Luke Allen Production
February-May 2017

Videographer/Animator for Anagram Balloons
January-February 2016

Animator for Tom Schroeder's film "The Sparrow's Flight"
Summer 2015

Animator/Compositor for Minneapolis Institute of Arts Short Film
September-December 2014


Group Exhibition, "Up & Out", Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, MN
2017

Group Exhibition, "We Are Survivors", Public Space One, Dubuque, IA
2016

Group Exhibition, "Selections From MCAD", BIW Gallery, Edina, MN
2015

Group Exhibition, BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition, MCAD, Minneapolis, MN
2015

Solo Exhibition, Awakenings Concert, Buffalo Methodist Church, Buffalo, MN
2014

Group Exhibition, Fluxus, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2012

Group Exhibition, Paintings for Peace, Sexual Violence Center, Minneapolis, MN
2011

Exhibitions


Founder/Curator/Director/Host, Video Variant, Minneapolis, MN
2017 to present

Host, Cinema Lounge, Minneapolis, MN
2019 to present

COMPAS Teaching Artist, COMPAS, Minneapolis, MN
2018 to present

Arts Miscellaneous