Topics in Cuban Culture
Contemporary Cuba: Art, Politics, History, Ideas
Ph.D. Stanford University
Iliana Cepero is a Cuban art historian, curator, and art critic. Her dissertation on visual propaganda in Argentina under Peronism (1946-1955) was awarded in 2012 with the Fifth Annual Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Photography Research from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. 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. Her professional career includes curatorial work at the Fototeca de Cuba and at the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba. 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. She has taught courses on Latin American art and photography at the New School, Hunter College, and NYU.