REBECCA JANE ARTHUR

Rebecca Jane Arthur (b.1984, Edinburgh) is a visual artist working predominantly with the moving image and writing. Her works often revolve around portraits of people and places, and her interest lies in personal stories that depict a socio-political context and history.

Arthur obtained her MA in Fine Arts at KASK, Ghent, in 2017. She completed her BA in Fine Arts at Sint-Lukas Brussels in 2015, after spending one year at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Arthur recently exhibited her work at Tallinn Photomonth 2017: Contemporary Art Biennial; ARGOS Centre for Art and Media, Brussels; Convent, Ghent; and Courtisane Festival, Notes on Cinema 2017, Ghent, among others. Recent texts on Arthur’s work have been published in Metropolis M and KORTFILM.be.

Arthur works in Brussels and Amsterdam as a freelance writer, proofreader, copy-editor, translator (NL-EN) and moving image producer. She is co-founder of the film and media art platform elephy, together with Chloë Delanghe, Eva Giolo and Christina Stuhlberger.

In 2017-18, she is working as a researcher on the art-based research project Six Formats on the chapter ‘Screening’, which is run by Felicitas Thun-Hohenstein and Ingrid Cogne, funded by FWF-Peek and hosted by the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.