Madsen Minax works in documentary and hybrid filmmaking formats, narrative cinema, experimental and essay film, sound and music performance and media installation. Madsen was a Core Fellow at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (2012-2014), a resident at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2014) and the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art (2015), and a Berlinale DOC Station participant (2016). His projects have screened and exhibited at spaces including the European Media Art Festival (Germany), the Ann Arbor Film Festival (MI), the Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), Anthology Film Archives (NYC), The British Film Institute (UK), Aurora Picture Show (Houston), REDCAT (Los Angeles), SOMArts (San Francisco), the Public Library of Amsterdam, Outfest, Newfest, Frameline, Reeling and dozens of LGBT Film festivals around the world from Osaka, Japan to Montevideo, Uruguay. Madsen’s first feature documentary “Riot Acts: Flaunting Gender Deviance in Music Performance” (2010) aired on PBS, CBC, and FreeSpeech TV. It is now a staple visual text in musicology, gender and performance studies. Madsen is currently a Samuel Edes Foundation fellow and a Queer|Art|Mentorship fellow as well as an Assistant Professor of Time-Based Media at the University of Vermont. He lives between Burlington, VT and Brooklyn, NY.