Becca Voelcker is a writer, film curator, and PhD Candidate at Harvard University.
Her research explores how film can communicate senses of place. She is interested in hybrid films that combine ethnographic, documentary, and experimental elements. Recently she has been writing about walking and landscape as political motifs in film. Her PhD dissertation explores the relationship between filmmaking and agriculture.
Becca grew up bilingually in rural Wales, UK. Before beginning at Harvard, she studied Fine Art at Goldsmiths, University of London, and Film Theory at The University of Cambridge. Between 2013 and 2015 she was based in Tokyo, Japan, as a Daiwa Scholar.
Becca combines her research with curating and programming projects, and writes for journals including Film Comment, Frieze, Art Asia Pacific, and Sight & Sound.