Marcus Neustetter (1976, Johannesburg) earned his undergraduate and Masters Degree in Fine Arts (2001) from the University of the Witwatersrand.
Interested in cross-over practice, Neustetter has produced projects in the gallery, public and virtual domain often at the intersections of art, science and technology, ranging from drawing, sculpture, installation, performance, video and multimedia to site-specific and socially engaged interventions.
Projects, exhibitions and accolades include winner of the World Technology Award for the Arts 2015, NY, USA; Artist in Research Fellow for the Smithsonian National Museums of African Art and Air and Space, Washington DC, USA; Sweep, a commissioned public performance for the UNESCO International year of Light, Merida, Mexico; project Renaming the City, a commission as The Trinity Session by the Ars Electronica Festival, Linz, Austria; Into the Light, solo exhibition at the Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, South Africa; Absent Collection, installation at Cairotrinca, Egypt; Sud Triennial 2014 /2017 invited artist, Douala, Cameroon; Occupy, solo exhibition at Circa Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa; Sweep Cape Town for infecting the City Festival, South Africa; participants in Vents de Rose Numerique, Senegal, Mali and Martinique; Temporary Museum of Art, Havana Biennial, Cuba; The Vertical Gaze, installations at the Nirox Foundation, Cradle of Humankind, South Africa.
Neustetter is the co-director of the contemporary art production collaboration The Trinity Session since 2000 and is currently artistic director of ISEA2018 Durban (International Symposium of Electronic Art), serves on various media art research advisory boards and is developing an Art-Science Research program as an adjunct professor with the Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth.
He lives and works in Johannesburg.