Marcus Jack is a curator and writer based in Glasgow, mostly working with the moving image.

He also collaborates with organisations and artists on print and digital design.

Marcus is currently undertaking a UKRI-Mitacs Globalink exchange with the Archive/Counter-Archive project at York University, Tkaronto/Toronto, researching Scottish-Canadian filmmaker Norman McLaren and his participation in transatlantic programmes of cultural nation-building.

He is completing an AHRC-funded PhD at The Glasgow School of Art investigating the histories of artists’ moving image in Scotland, and is the editor of DOWSER (2020–), a new quarterly publication series on the same field. In 2015, he founded Transit Arts, an organisation for the support of artist-filmmakers working through public programmes and experimental publishing.

He sits on the submissions panel for Glasgow Short Film Festival (2016–2020; 2021–) Open City Documentary Festival, London (2019–2021) and recently coordinated the nationwide Margaret Tait 100 centenary programme (2018–2019). He is a member of the Board of Trustees for Glasgow Artists’ Moving Image Studios and the Steering Group of Tate & Paul Mellon Centre’s British Art Network (2019–2021).

marcus [at] transitarts [dot]