Marcus Prasad


Marcus is an art historian, writer, and researcher based in Vancouver.

He received his MA in Art History from the University of British Columbia in 2020. His research focuses on spatial theory, temporality, and queer theory as they relate to contemporary horror film and postwar art, and has been funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. He has also been the recipient of the Patsy and David Heffel Award in Art History, the Ian Wallace Award in Art History, and the University of Toronto Master Essay Prize.


Marcus' academic work has so far been published by Cinephile and CineAction among others, and his research presented at McGill University, The University of Victoria, Ontario College of Art and Design, and Carleton University. 

His forthcoming work with co-author Megan Jenkins, as yet untitled, will be published by the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery Press in 2022.

Marcus is Editorial Director at SAD Magazine and Assistant Project Coordinator for UBC Research Excellence Cluster, Ars Scientia, at the Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute.

He has served as Secretary on the Board of Directors at Richmond Art Gallery (2015-2020) and Access Gallery (2019-present).

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