Marcus Jack is a curator and writer based between Exeter and Glasgow, mostly working with the moving image. He also collaborates with organisations and artists on print and digital design.

Marcus is a Lecturer in Contemporary Art and Curation at the University of Exeter. He was a SGSAH Postdoctoral Research Fellow at The Glasgow School of Art in 2023 and a visiting researcher with the Archive/Counter-Archive project at York University, Toronto, in 2022. His research looks for counternarratives in visual culture through analyses of infrastructure, statehood and socio-economics, with particular emphasis on artists’ film and video.

Marcus develops screening events and publications through Transit Arts (2015–) and is the founding editor of DOWSER (2020–), an open-access serial concerning artists’ moving image in Scotland.

He is a Trustee of Glasgow Artists’ Moving Image Studios SCIO (2020–) and has advised on the Steering Group of the British Art Network (Tate and Paul Mellon Centre, 2019–2022) and submissions panels of Glasgow Short Film Festival (2016–2020; 2021–) and Open City Documentary Festival, London (2019–2021).

marcus [at] transitarts [dot]

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