Marcus Hughes

Director Indigenous Engagement, National Library of Australia / RANSW Director

Marcus has worked within the arts and cultural sector throughout Australia and the UK as a producer, presenter and advocate across all artistic disciplines, contexts and environments. Following five years at the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences as Head of Indigenous Engagement & Strategy, he now holds the position of Director of Indigenous Engagement at the National Library of Australia. In 2014 he addressed the 6th World Summit on Arts and Culture and was Adjunct Associate Professor at Victoria University’s Moondani Balluk Indigenous Academic Unit. He sits on the Australian Museums and Galleries Association National Council, the National Film and Sound Archive’s Indigenous Connections Committee, the Board of Regional Arts NSW and is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Western Sydney University’s School of Humanities & Communication Arts. Marcus is a proud descendant of the Mununjali Peoples of the Yugambeh Nation.

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