SOTA: School of the Arts Singapore

Deputy Director, Technology Management & Services

Marc Nair
Marc Nair
  • Teacher, Faculty of Literary Arts
Photo copyright © 2021 Tan Ngiap Heng. Used with permission.
Marc Nair is a recipient of the 2016 Young Artist Award. He has published six solo volumes of poetry and has released another five collections in collaboration with visual artists, photographers and graphic artists. A seasoned poetry slammer, he has performed spoken word for over fifteen years in more than ten countries and has represented Singapore in international poetry slam competitions.

Marc taught for five years in junior college and has ten years of experience conducting workshops in creative writing in Singapore schools. He was the 2015 Writer-In-Residence at Gardens by the Bay and was the 2016-17 NTU-NAC National Writer in Residence.

Marc received his B.A (Hons) degree from National University Singapore (NUS) and, in 2021, completed his PhD in the field of performance autoethnography with RMIT University. He is also the co-founder and principal photographer of Mackerel, an online culture magazine.