Marco, born and raised in the seaside town of Blackpool, is a talented creative exploring the mediums of film and photography. His work is new, entertaining and accessible. His powerful portrayal of how individuals and communities exist, how they act, are perceived by others and what they hold dear is made evident. Marco’s keen observations of cultural diversities within society alerts our senses to the coterie of disparate communities. His work has lead to him being exhibited by the likes of the Tate and Then There Was Us identifying him as an emerging artist. Marco’s creative career has very much been a journey of discovery having worked in the creative industries of film, photography and sound. His work has featured on established companies such as DAZED, ITV, Channel 5 and Comedy Central. Marco’s goal is to ignite and excite the public’s curiosity and understanding through the power of art. Marco marches to the beat of his own drum and produces work from his own perspective without conforming to the standards or rules or orthodoxy of others.
- AND 2020 by Then There Was Us, ManchesterAND is an annual selection of some of the best up and coming influential documentary and portrait photographers showcasing poignant and inspiring imagery from across the globe. Each year Then There Was Us strive to celebrate the outstanding work of those who are consistently creating unique and powerful stories, published in a beautifully printed annual.
- Black Lives MatterJustice for Black Lives and the MCRBLM protest. June 6th & 7th Manchester, UK. The community, the power and love that was represented on both days was an incredible thing to be apart of. Listening and learning from awe inspiring people has created a driving force to empower all people of every race and colour to bring about long awaited change. All human beings deserve to be treated with respect. Stepping up and stepping out in solidarity with those who have faced racism, and lost their lives d
- ManamiManami is a Bristol based DJ and producer, born in Japan, raised in the UK and a rising star in the DJ universe. She’s creatively free with her tunes that cumulate into unique cosmic sounds. Manami’s tunes and sets emanate a powerful energy that spreads out to the dance floor and into the ravers. It was inevitable after Marco experienced his friend’s amazing DJ sets, music and personality that it had to result in him filming her journey.
- Urban PeacocksDrag is a phenomenon that is now an entertainment and art form that has become a global sensation and Marco has had the privilege of documenting the drag kings, queens and in-betweens through film and photographs. This spectacular and flamboyant community inspired Marco’s most recent project Urban Peacocks. Urban Peacocks presents the diversity and talent within this group of drag queens, drag kings, female drag queens and non-binary drag artists.
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- Music Documentary
- Documentary Photography
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