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Stamatina Gregory is a curator and an art historian whose work focuses primarily on the interrelationship of contemporary art and politics. She has organized exhibitions for institutions including The Cooper Union, FLAG Art Foundation, Austrian Cultural Forum, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, and the Santa Monica Museum of Art. In 2005-2006 she participated in the Whitney Independent Study Program, and from 2007-2009 she was the Whitney Lauder Curatorial Fellow at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania, where she organized several exhibitions including “Carlos Motta: The Good Life,” and “Tavares Strachan: Orthostatic Tolerance.” Gregory was the curator of New York photographer and activist Brian Weil’s retrospective at the ICA, Philadelphia, and she was the Deputy Curator of the inaugural pavilion of The Bahamas at the 55th Venice Biennale.  With Jeanne Vaccaro, she was the curator of Bring Your Own Body: transgender between archives and aesthetics at Cooper Union in 2016, where she was the Associate Dean. She has taught art history, critical theory, and writing at The New School, the School of Visual Arts, Purchase College, Sotheby’s Institute, and the University of Pennsylvania, and currently teaches in the Steinhardt school at New York University.