Listener, thinker, speaker, writer
Marcus is a published design and art critic with numerous articles in various journals, and he has been known to write poetry and prose fiction in his scarce spare time. In 2011 he was selected to mentor a young and aspiring design journalist during the Victorian State of Design Festival.
He has practised in architecture and urban design, lectured in cultural studies and film studies, and taught design at RMIT and the University of Melbourne. Marcus has a long-standing relationship with Williams Boag Architects, where he carries out urban design projects and general communications duties.
In the past he has managed a studio of graphic designers and produced written content for strategic bids for projects up to $1 billion in size; his client list included Rothschilds, Grocon, Lend Lease, Multiplex, Macquarie Group, Tennis Australia and Major Projects Victoria, among others.
A Foundation Member of the innovative Long Now Foundation and the Australian Journalists Association, Marcus also supports the work of Reporters Sans Frontiére and the Australian Cerebral Palsy Alliance.