Tatlin’s Whisper #5, 2008. Dimensions Variable. Mounted police, crowd control techniques, audience. Photo by Sheila Burnett. Courtesy of the Tate Modern and Studio Bruguera.

 
 

Tania Bruguera is an installation and performance artist whose works often expose the social effects of the power of political force. She participated in the Documenta 11 exhibition and also established the Arte de Conducta (Behavior Art) program at Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana. Her work has been shown in the 2015 Venice Biennale, at Tate Modern, London, Guggenheim, and MoMA, New York, among others. Bruguera has recently opened the Hannah Arendt International Institute for Artivism, in Havana—a school, exhibition space and think tank for activist artists and Cubans. Born 1968 in Havana, Cuba, she lives and works in Havana, New York and Cambridge.