Marchessault is a Canada Research Chair in Art, Digital Media
and Globalisation at York University Toronto. She is the director of the
Visible City Project and Archive at York University, which is examining
urban art cultures and citizenship in the context of globalisation. She
is a founding member of the Public Access Collective and the journal Public:
Art/Culture/Ideas. In 2006, she was co-recipient of a Canada Foundation
for Innovation Grant for 'New Narratives for New Screens'.