Photo taken by Joyee Koo.
Marc Nair ( b. 1981) is a poet, spoken word performer and photographer from Singapore. He is a recipient of the 2016 Young Artist Award and the 2016-17 NTU-NAC National Writer in Residence.
The English Literature graduate from National University of Singapore, Marc has performed both locally and internationally over the last ten years, being a regularly participants at literary events such as the Singapore Writers Festival and the NLB Read! Festival.
Abroad, Marc has taken part in such diverse festivals as the Malta Mediterranean Literature Festival, LitProm in Frankfurt, The Queensland Poetry Festival and the Makassar International Writers Festival. His literary achievements are refleted in his accolades- a multiple winner of poetry slams in Singapore, he was finalist at the 2010 World Poetry Slam in Paris, France and took home the first prize at the 2015 Text in the City Competition organised by the Arts House, Singapore.
Marc has published six solo volumes of poetry and has released another four collections in collaboration with visual artists, photographers and graphic artists.