Becca Voelcker is a PhD student and Harvard Presidential Scholar. Her research explores how artist film and experimental cinema communicate senses of place and displacement. Her PhD secondary field is in social anthropology and she is interested in films that draw from ethnographic and documentary methods. Recently she has been writing about walking and landscape as political motifs in film. Becca grew up bilingually in rural Wales, UK. Before beginning at Harvard, she studied at Goldsmiths, University of London, and The University of Cambridge. From 2013-15 she was based in Tokyo, Japan, as a Daiwa Scholar. Becca combines her research with curating and programming projects, and writes for journals including Frieze and Sight & Sound.