Marc Standing was born and raised in Zimbabwe. After completing his painting honors degree at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, he immigrated to Australia, after then spending the next 7 years in Hong Kong. In 2018 he permanently relocated to London where he is now based. Standing is a storyteller, and his practice is infused with topics regarding, science, biology, identity, mythologies, otherness, within our globalized world. He has taken part in numerous group and solo exhibitions internationally, as well as residencies in Mexico, the Philippines, London and Shanghai. He is artist-in-residence at Amilla Fushi in the Maldives.