Marian Macken

Marian Macken is a designer and educator, trained in architecture, landscape architecture and visual art. She is currently Associate Professor of Architecture at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China. Marian’s research examines temporal aspects of spatial practice, and the role of artists’ books as documentation of architecture, with particular interest in the implications and possibilities for architectural drawing and exhibition as design outcome. Her work has been acquired by various international public collections of artists’ books, including collections at Tate Britain, the Victoria and Albert Museum, UK, and Urawa Art Museum, Japan, and she has undertaken visiting artist residencies in London, Tokyo and Wellington, New Zealand.