Marc Nair (b. 1981) is a poet and photographer from Singapore.
His works bear witness to beauty, truth and hope.
Marc has published and edited twelve books of poetry and is the co-founder and principal photographer of Mackerel, an online culture magazine. He is a recipient of the 2016 Young Artist Award.
He is a regular participant at local literary events such as the Singapore Writers Festival
In 2017, he exhibited Intersection, a poetry + art project with visual artist Nicola Anthony. The body of work was exhibited in Singapore at Intersections Gallery and in Yangon at Myanm/art in 2018.
In 2018, Marc also collaborated with 10 graphic artists who illustrated his poem, ‘Auguries of Modern Innocence.’ The work was published as a book and exhibited at the Arts House as part of the Buysinglit Festival in March 2018.
He has also collaborated with Lee Kin Mun, aka mrbrown, on the mrbrown show for the last fifteen years, writing hundreds of satirical audio and video sketches and songs.
Slide & Tongue which took place at Intersections Gallery in 2018 was his first solo exhibition.
In 2020, Marc’s was commissioned by the Singapore Tourism Board to create a series in collaboration with a Myanmar artist. Titled Tempo (rary), this series was exhibited part of the art component of the Singapore Festival in Yangon curated by Intersections and at the Rosewood Hotel during the Yangon Photo Festival.
Sightlines, an exhibition created in collaboration with Tsen-Waye Tay took place at the Alliance Francaise’s Gallery in 2020 with the support of Intersections.
photographic print, Diamond Acrylic Mount
61 x 61 cm