Iliana Cepero Amador

Adjunct Instructor

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Contemporary Cuba: Art, Politics, Ideas

Ph.D Stanford University (Art History)

Iliana Cepero is an art historian, curator, and art critic. Cepero was Professor of History of Photography at the University of Havana for two years, and taught academic semesters to NYU Tisch students during her tenure at the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba. She recently curated the exhibition ¡Cuba, Cuba! 65 years of Photographyorganized by the International Center of Photography at the Southampton Arts Center, Long Island, NY (August 2015); she was also assistant curator of the Montreal Biennal in 2007,  and co-curated the exhibition "Cuba: Art and History. From 1868 to today" held at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in 2008. She has written and lectured extensively on Cuban art and photography. Her manuscript “Photographic Propaganda under Peronism (1946-1955). Selections from the Archivo General de la Nación Argentina” was published in History of Photography (May 2016). She teaches courses on Latin American art and photography at New York University, the New School, Cooper Union and Hunter College.