Yepes Munoz

Yepes Munoz, Ruben


Research Interests
  • contemporary Colombian and Latin American political art
  • representations of the Colombian armed conflict in visual culture
  • theories of art and politics
  • critical theory
  • post-Marxism, post-colonial theory
Publications and Presentations
  • La política del arte. Cuatro casos de arte contemporáneo en Colombia. Javeriana University Press, Bogota, 2012
  • “Desbordamientos: arte político contemporáneo en Colombia”, in Imágenes: la emergencia de los Estudios Visuales en Colombia. Javeriana University Press and Los Andes University Press (under preparation, 2013)
  • El arte en los bordes: arte político, contexto e institución artística. Certificate Program in Theory of Contemporary Art, Javeriana University, Bogota
  • Communication: Cultural Identity and Art Education. II UNCOLI Encounter of Art Teachers, Bogotá
  • Art Education and Cognitive Development. Rochester School Education Congress, Bogotá
  • Art Curriculum and Multiculturality in the Perspective of Cultural Studies, in the Latin American Regional Summit for Art Education. 32 hours of academic activity, Bogotá
  • Paper presentation: Art Education from the Perspective of Choice Theory. IV Ibero- America Congress of Art Education, Medellín
Fellowships, Grants and Awards
  • Full Tuition Scholarship. University of Rochester
  • Fulbright Scholarship for Artists. Fulbright Colombia, Bogota
  • Order of Academic Merit, Javeriana University, Bogota
  • Mention of Honor for Meritable Thesis, Javeriana University, Bogota
  • Cum Laude Degree, Javeriana University, Bogota
  • Scholarship for Post- Graduate Studies, University of Antioquia
  • Artist Grant, with the collective La Polis. Awarded by the Municipality of Medellin, Office of Education and Culture
  • Best Graduate: Teacher´s Degree in Visual Arts, University of Antioquia
  • Nominated for Medellin Youth Talent of the Arts Contest by University of Antioquia
  • OEI Scholarship for Exchange Studies at the University of Barcelona, Spain
  • Mention of Honor. 4th Biennial of Graphic Arts, University of Antioquia, MedellĂ­n
Teaching/Curatorial Experience
  • MYP Bilingual Arts Teacher and DP Theory of Knowledge Teacher. The English School, Bogota
  • Bilingual Arts Teacher. Rochester School, Bogota
  • Assistant Professor in the Undergraduate Programme in Visual Arts. University of Antioquia, Medellin