Marcus Prasad

Marcus Prasad is an art historian and writer currently residing on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh peoples. He has earned his M.A. (2020) and B.A. Honours (2018) in Art History from the University of British Columbia, with a research focus on spatial theory, temporality, and queer theory as they relate to American contemporary horror film and postwar art. His work has been funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and he has 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 is the current Editor-in-Chief at SAD Magazine, an arts and culture print publication seeking to feature emerging artists and writers, and has served as Secretary on the Board of Directors at Richmond Art Gallery (2015-2020) and Access Gallery (2019-present). His work has appeared in Cinephile and CineAction, and his research presented at McGill University, The University of Victoria, Ontario College of Art and Design, and Carleton University.