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Tania Bruguera

In a year marked by anger and powerlessness, artists set their sights on empowering counter-narratives

By Ellen Mara De Wachter

It is not unusual for Cuban artists to grumble about excessive state meddling, but it’s rare for complaints to be aired publicly and collectively

By Coco Fusco

Bruguera was one of a number of artists protesting the controversial Decree 349 which critics say will censor and limit artistic freedom

The Cuban artist and activist created a special intervention at the Turbine Hall to draw attention to Alam’s case

At Tate Modern, the artist has installed heat-sensitive paint, tear-inducing gas and renamed the Tate extension in honour of a local activist

By Ellen Mara De Wachter

From Renaissance masters to Tania Bruguera’s new Turbine Hall commission, a mini-guide to museum shows in London

Turbine Hall, 2018. Courtesy: © Tate, 2018; photograph: Andrew Dunkley

London

2 Oct
24 Feb

The central thrust of the exhibition positions Sicily as the fulcrum of geopolitical conflicts over migration, trade, security and surveillance

By Evan Moffitt

In further news: French artists and curators rally behind Jeff Koons; Tania Bruguera named for next Turbine Hall commission

Tania Bruguera, Untitled (Havana, 2000), MoMA, 2018

New York

3 Feb
11 Mar
Claudia Rankine

Exploring agency, politics and perspective

Talks
Shuddhabarata Sengupta. Courtesy: the artist

Anri Sala, Tana Bruguera and others discuss what it really means to be social engaged