Liliana Contrera was born in 1972 in Misiones, Argentina, but has been living in Buenos Aires since she was 3.
She studied Photography at the Photographic Arts School (Avellaneda, Argentina), Photojournalism at UBA (University of Buenos Aires)
She attended during 1996 to Andrea Chame's Visual Anthropology and Research Techniques Seminar, and from 1999 to 2002 to Adriana Lestido's Photographic Essay Workshop. She is currently participating at Carlos Bosch's Continued Image Workshop.
Liliana has worked as a photojournalist during the late 1990's and from 1997 as a Photography teacher at numerous Professional Formation Centers.
Since 2000 to date she conducts her own Photographic Essay and Darkroom Techniques Workshops, with a particular focus on continued Work Revision and Follow Up.
Since 2012, she is the Artistic Editor for Revista Pecado Magazine (http://www.revistapecado.com)
2013, Festival Internacional de Fotografía de Porto Alegre (Brazil)
2013, Centro de la Imagen, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
2012- "La Zona", La Plata (Argentina)
2011- "La Zona", Trenque Lauquen (Argentina)
2009- "La Zona", Montevideo (Uruguay)
2012- "Pasado/Presente", Trenque Lauquen (Argentina)
2010- "Pasado/Presente", Bahía Blanca (Argentina)
2006- "Pasado/Presente", Weimar (Germany)
2006- "Pasado/Presente", Naples (Italy)
2006- "Pasado/Presente", at "30 años, Estética de la Memoria", Centro Cultural Recoleta de Buenos Aires(Argentina)
2005- "Pasado/Presente", Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Other Individual Exhibitions:
2011- "Cromañón", Bariloche (Argentina)
2011- "Liliana Contrera Fotografía", Buenos Aires (Argentina)
2008- "Buenos Aires - Napoli, Andata e ritorno", Naples (Italy)
2006- "Abuso", Naples (Italy)
2005- "De pie dentro del espejo", Buenos Aires (Argentina)
2013- Individual work, at Panorama Buenos Aires, Muestra Colectiva
2012- Selected work, at 101st Salón Nacional de Artes Visuales, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
2009- Individual work, at I bought me a cat collective exhibition, Milan (Italy)
2008- Individual work, at Festival di Fotografia di Roma, Rome (Italy)
2002- Individual work, at Estudio Abierto, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
2002- Individual work, at Mirada Latinoamericana, collective exhibition, Barcelona (Spain)
2000- Individual work, at Encuentro de Investigadores en Temáticas Urbanas, UBA, Buenos Aires (Argentina)
2000- Individual work, at 6 Fotógrafas, Quilmes (Argentina).