Tania Bruguera confronts controversy head-on by challenging institutions of power and exposing instruments of governmental control.

Tania Bruguera

Tania Bruguera is an installation and performance artist whose works often expose the social effects of the power of political force. For her 2008 Tate Modern performance “Tatlin’s Whisper #5,” she had two mounted uniformed police officers to corral the audience within the space. She participated in the Documenta 11 exhibition and also established the Arte de Conducta (Behavior Art) program at Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana.

Born 1968 in Havana, Cuba.
Lives and works in Havana and Chicago.