Rebecca Heald (UK) is an independent curator and consultant. She recently curated Points of Departure at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London, the result of a residency organised by Delfina Foundation and Art School Palestine in Ramallah in the summer of 2012.

Between 2009 and 2013 she was Director of New Contemporaries, the UK’s foremost organisation working with new and emerging artists.

Rebecca has worked across curatorial and education departments at Sadie Coles HQ, Tate Britain, and the Hayward Gallery. Before working in galleries she was Arts and Features Editor at She is currently on the Board of the Liverpool Biennial.

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