Tania Bruguera researches ways in which art can be applied to the everyday political life; focusing on the transformation of social affect into political effectiveness. Her long-term projects have been intensive interventions on the institutional structure of collective memory, education and politics.

She established the Arte de Conducta pedagogical program, the Immigrant Movement International and The Instituto de Artivismo Hannah Arendt. She participated in the Documenta 11, Venice Biennale, Tate Modern, Guggenheim, among others. Awarded an Honoris Causa by The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, selected one of the 100 Leading Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine, shortlisted for the #Index100 Freedom of Expression Award, a Herb Alpert Award winner, a Hugo Boss Prize finalist, a Guggenheim, Radcliffe and Yale World Fellow, and the first artist-in-residence in the New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA).

Tania Bruguera
Tania Bruguera
Havana, 1968

Past Exhibitions

Tania Bruguera

Tate Modern
02/10/2018 — 24/02/2019

Tania Bruguera: Untitled (Havana, 2000)

Museum of Modern Art – MoMA
03/02/2018 — 11/03/2018

The Restless Earth

Triennale di Milano
28/04/2017 — 20/08/2017

Acts of Sedition

WhiteBox 20/10/2016 — 09/11/2016

Cuba. Tattoing History

PAC Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea
05/07/2016 — 12/09/2016

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Havana Country of birth: Cuba Date of birth: 1968 Lives in: New York