Marcus Andrew Thurman


Marcus Thurman is an interdisciplinary artist and researcher, exploring the synergetic relationship between Photography, Society, Technology and Perception.

Marcus is currently in the early stages of developing a new project. He is looking into the idea that the contemporary experience of photography is potentially an embodied, performative one, mediated by both culture and commerce but questions where the agency lies and the future effect of this upon the medium itself.

Alongside creative projects, Marcus engages in academic writing, taking opportunities to submit papers and talks to a wide variety of publications and conferences. Most recently (in January 2020), he spoke about his ongoing project, Matter Materiality, at the monthly Photocafé event, ran by GRAIN projects.

Achievements & Experience

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Photocafé (Artist Talk)
GRAIN Projects

MA Photography
UWE Bristol - Distinction - 2020

PGCE (Incorporating the Diploma in Education and Training)
Plymouth University - Pass (Level 7) - 2018

BA Photography
Plymouth College of Art - First Class Honours - 2016


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The World is at Your Fingerprints

Our identity is becoming less global, and more so within ourselves: at our fingertips.

The World is at Your Fingerprints

Video of rendition of "The World is at Your Fingerprints"

Modern Verblist

A Contemporary Re-Thinking of Richard Serra’s ‘Verblist’ (1967-1968)