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Marcellus Armstrong

Marcellus is an interdisciplinary media-maker, media programmer and educator. He is invested in archives of Blackness, queerness, and their relationship to materials. Marcellus received his MFA in Fiber and Material Studies from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2017. In 2018, he created  "The 48203 Dance Show," a community based dance show project which reflected on the legacy and archive of WGPR-TV33's public access program, The New Dance Show. His work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, including at The Sculpture Center (Cleveland), Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Vernon Gardens (Los Angeles), Oolite Arts (Miami) and with Good Weather at SUNDAY Art Fair (London). He has realized projects with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Red Bull House of Art Detroit, and has been featured in the online publications of Arts.Black and Vice's The Creator’s Project.  In 2019, his first solo show, "Smoke Garments" was exhibited at Reyes Finn gallery in Detroit, Michigan. Marcellus is originally from the suburbs of Baltimore and currently resides in Philadelphia where he is a Program Manager for Scribe Video Center.