Marcus Jack (he/him) is a curator and art historian based in Glasgow and working predominantly with the moving image. He is currently completing an AHRC-funded PhD at The Glasgow School of Art (2018–2022) investigating the histories of artists’ moving image in Scotland and is the editor of DOWSER (2020–2022), a new quarterly publication series on the same field. His writing has been published by ICA London, MAP Magazine and Videoclub. In 2015, he founded Transit Arts, an organisation for the support of artist-filmmakers working through public programmes and experimental publishing, and has developed projects with partners including Alchemy Film & Arts, ATLAS, CCA Glasgow, Document Film Festival, the Goethe-Institut, Glasgow Short Film Festival and Tyneside Cinema. He is a Research Associate at LUX Scotland, recently coordinated the nationwide Margaret Tait 100 centenary programme (2018–2019) and has sat on the submissions viewing panels of Open City Documentary Festival, London (2019–2021) and Glasgow Short Film Festival (2016–2020). He is a member of the Steering Group of the British Art Network and is a trustee of Glasgow Artists’ Moving Image Studios, a charitable organisation seeking to bring the historic Govanhill Picture House into reuse as a bespoke studio, production and exhibition facility. At Cove Park he will begin editing his thesis.
Social media handle for Twitter and Instagram: @MarcusFJack