Tania Bruguera

born 1968

Tania Bruguera, ‘Tatlin’s Whisper #5’ 2008
Tatlin’s Whisper #5 2008
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Biography

Tania Bruguera (born 1968) is a Cuban installation and performance artist. She lives and works between New York and Havana, and has participated in numerous international exhibitions. Her work is also in the permanent collections of many institutions, including the Museum of Modern Art and Bronx Museum of the Arts and the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana.

Bruguera's work pivots around issues of power and control, and several of her works interrogate and re-present events in Cuban history. As part of the work, Bruguera has launched an Immigrant Respect Awareness Campaign and launched an international day of actions on 18 December 2011 (which the UN has designated International Migrants Day), in which other artists will also make work about immigration.

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Artworks

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Questions for Tania Bruguera

The Cuban artist answers questions submitted by the public

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Tania Bruguera: Tatlin’s Whisper #6

Tate Modern staged a special presentation of Cuban artist Tania Bruguera’s performance piece Tatlin’s Whisper #6

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Zones of Conflict: Transnational Communities

This event will consider how socially-engaged art practices have confronted globalisation's stateless subjects and transnational social relations.
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Tania Bruguera: Tatlin's Whisper #5

The Cuban artist talks about her latest performance work, Tatlin's Whisper #5

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