Leaders, Lecturers & Tour Managers

Anneli Bojstad

Swedish-born Anneli Bojstad has lived and worked in Spain for the past 27 years, developing and managing cultural projects in various fields, curating art exhibitions, publishing books on gardens, architecture and Spanish landscapes, and designing and running specialist study tours. Anneli is the author of Great Gardens of Spain (2011), Jardines Mágicos de España (2011) and La Gran Aventura de los Indianos (2008) and has contributed articles to major national and international publications such as Architectural Digest, VogueElle DecoTelvaCasa & Campo and many more. She has curated exhibitions for major venues such as the Jardines del Alma exhibition in the Real Jardín Botánico (Royal Botanical Gardens, Madrid) for which she also coordinated and wrote the bilingual catalogue. Along with her publishing and exhibition design Anneli has an intimate knowledge of landscape architecture practice in Spain, having designed terrace gardens for and administered the landscape architecture practice, Estudio Eduardo Mencos (www.eduardomencos.com). Anneli gained her BA in Art History at Stockholm University and her MA in Hispanic Studies from Complutense University, Madrid and speaks and writes in Swedish, Spanish, French and English. She has assisted ASA in planning and hosting sections of our garden tours in Spain for ten years.

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Swedish born Anneli Bojstad has lived and worked in Spain for the past 27 years, developing and managing cultural projects in various fields, curating art exhibitions, publishing books on gardens, architecture and Spanish landscapes, and designing and running specialist study tours. She has written books: Great Gardens of Spain (2011), Jardines Mágicos de España (2011) and La Gran Aventura de los Indianos (2008) and has contributed articles to major national and international publications such as Architectural Digest, Vogue, Elle Deco, Telva, Casa & Campo and many more. She has been Spanish correspondent for the major British magazine Screen International and has also produced and edited Eduardo Mencos’ photography books: Jardines Secretos de España (Hidden Gardens of Spain), Jardines Reales, Belleza Cautiva, and Paisajes de España en Claroscuro (Spain in Light and Shadow). Anneli has co-script written the feature film Mi Otra Vida (1996) and scripted pilot episodes for the television series Unión Europea and Casa Socorro. She has curated exhibitions for major venues such as the Jardines del Alma exhibition in the Real Jardín Botánico (Royal Botanical Gardens, Madrid) for which she also coordinated and wrote the bilingual catalogue. Along with her publishing and exhibition design Anneli has an intimate knowledge of landscape architecture practice in Spain, having designed terrace gardens for and administered the landscape architecture practice, Estudio Eduardo Mencos (www.eduardomencos.com). Anneli gained her BA in Art History at Stockholm University and her MA in Hispanic Studies from Complutense University, Madrid and speaks and writes in Swedish, Spanish, French and English. She has assisted ASA in planning and hosting sections of our garden tours in Spain for ten years.