Tania Bruguera

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Controversies

Aichi Triennale show embroiled in censorship row reopens—but only for visitors selected by lottery

Visitors had to sign a consent form promising not to post works on social media

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Tate Modern

Tania Bruguera’s 2018 Turbine Hall commission becomes permanent at Tate Modern

The museum will continue to name its main building after local community activist Natalie Bell

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Censorship

Tania Bruguera fights censorship by launching investigative journalism project in Cuba

The artist and activist, whose School of Integration runs at Manchester International Festival, will organise workshops and awards for new writers

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Havana Biennial

Activist artist arrested on eve of Havana Biennial

As the cultural event gets under way, a Cuban-American artist is also blocked from entering Cuba

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Funding

New £150,000 grant to ‘embolden’ museums goes to Whitworth and Van Abbemuseum

Award from Outset Partners will support Arte Útil project to queer collections and work with local communities

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Tania Bruguera

Tania Bruguera pulls out of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, vowing to stay in Cuba and fight censorship law Decree 349

The activist says that the government crackdown continues with the creation of a “cultural police”

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Art Basel Miami Beach 2018

Tania Bruguera and fellow artists released from Cuban jail

Cuba's culture ministry waters down Decree 349, a new controversial censorship law

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Protest

'Tania Bruguera's bravery always stands out': art world responds to Cuban artist's arrest

Activist is among several artists detained in Havana on Monday ahead of planned protest

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Protest

Tania Bruguera and Laurie Anderson join spring edition of Times Square all-female project

Born out of the 2017 Women's March, Word on the Street returns to Midtown Manhattan to co-opt public advertising space with protest art

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Linda on the loose

Havana moment at MoMA

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Tate Modern

Tania Bruguera to create next Hyundai Commission for Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

Cuban artist has previously shown performance piece with horse mounted police officers in museum’s cavernous space

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Performance art

Tania Bruguera’s banned Havana performance comes to New York

The work deals with politial corruption and censorship, themes that are “especially important to discuss in the Trump era”, the artist says

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Contemporary art

Después de Fidel: dissident art in Cuba flourishes after Castro’s death

Artist-run spaces and an unofficial biennial resist government pressure

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Have bike, will empower: Tania Bruguera launches public art initiative CycleNews in Corona

For the project, women will hit the streets of Queens on bicycles to inform the immigrant-rich community of their rights and helpful government services

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Features

Freeing Tania Bruguera

The artist takes a turn on the psychiatrist’s couch in a new documentary by Lynn Hershman Leeson that delves into the psychology of government oppression

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Politics

Tania Bruguera detained in Cuba again

Artist and activist was in her home country to deliver aid