Kalia Brooks

Kalia Brooks, PhD, is a New York based independent curator and writer. Brooks is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Photography and Imaging at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Brooks holds a Ph.D. in Aesthetics and Art Theory from the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts. She received her M.A. in Curatorial Practice from the

California College of the Arts in 2006, and was a Helena Rubinstein Fellow in Critical Studies at the Whitney Independent Study Program 2007/2008. Her recent curatorial projects have taken place with The International Center of Photography, New York City’s Department of Cultural Affairs, Gracie Mansion Conservancy, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, and Philadelphia Photo Arts Center.