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Marc Nair

 

ABOUT

Marc Nair (b. 1981) is a poet and photographer from Singapore. He is a recipient of the 2016 Young Artist Award. He has published seven volumes of poetry and has performed spoken word internationally for over ten years.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • 2016 – Spomenik (Singapore: Ethos Books, 2016)
  • 2016 – This is Not a Safety Barrier (Eds. Marc Nair, Yen Phang. Singapore: Ethos Books, 2016)
  • 2015 – The Poet of Unlove (Singapore: Red Wheelbarrow Books, 2015)
  • 2014 – Animal City (Illus. Vanessa Chan. Singapore: Red Wheelbarrow Books, 2014)

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 2016/2017 – NTU-NAC Writer-in-Residence (National)
  • 2016 – National Arts Council Young Artist Award
  • 2015 – Gardens by the Bay Writer-in-Residence
  • 2007 – PGDE (Dip.) in English Language / Literature, National Institute of Education

WORKSHOPS BY MARC NAIR

SPEAKING UP: PERFORMANCE POETRY
For: 
all students; min. 10 pax
Availability: 3 hours per session; single / multiple sessions
Description: An introduction to the fundamental elements of spoken word. What makes it different from poetry found on the page? What does it mean to perform a poem?
Learning Outcomes: what differentiates performance poetry from other forms of poetry; how performance poetry can be used as a tool of social awareness; how performance poetry can be paired with other art forms.

PHOTOWRITE
For: 
all students; min. 10 pax
Availability: 3 hours per session; single / multiple sessions
Description: A multi-disciplinary journey of image making; both as a writer and shutterbug. Theoretical and practical applications of connecting photography with writing in different genres.
Learning Outcomes: how to pair two disciplines together; how to produce art informed by both theory and practice.

 

ABOUT OUR PROGRAMME / OUR WRITERS / OUR WORKSHOPS / F.A.Q.

Book A Writer is Sing Lit Station's workshop-for-schools programme, featuring a roster of Singapore's most important writers at work today. *Do you want to Book A Writer? For enquiries on Marc Nair's availability and workshop rates in Sing Lit Station's Book A Writer programme, do fill in the form below. Messages should take no longer than 2-3 days for a reply.

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