The British Council and Contemporary Art Platform invite you to a talk by Rebecca Close at 7.30pm on 23rd September at Contemporary Art Platform, Kuwait.
In parallel to the Out of Britain exhibition (18 September – 25 October 2012), the British Council in collaboration with CAP Kuwait, will host Landscapes Expanded; a programme of events and lectures that will explore the themes of landscape in different art forms.
We are delighted that Rebecca Close, will present her talk: The Role of Landscape in Contemporary Society
Close’s talk will look back at the role of landscape in art history in order to explore the current status of ‘images of the land’ in a contemporary context.
Rebecca Close is a British writer and researcher based in Barcelona, Spain. A first class graduate in Philosophy from Manchester University, she was awarded a scholarship in 2008 to travel to Hong Kong where she studied at Hong Kong University and worked as an assistant researcher for Asia Art Archive. She went on to work for Art Asia Pacific Magazine (AAP) in New York as a data researcher for the Almanac, which lead to an in-depth knowledge of the diverse arts scenes in the 67 countries and territories covered by the publication. She has since been a regular contributor to a range of cultural publications including Frieze Magazine and currently works as the editorial desk in Spain for AAP.