The artist also called for a boycott of the Havana Biennial.
Cuban Police Detained Artists During Peaceful Demonstration Honoring Writer José Martí
Tania Bruguera and Katherine Bisquet were among those detained prior to a peaceful demonstration convened by the 27N Movement in front of the Ministry of Culture in Havana.
Art and Freedom of Expression in Cuba, Throughout the 21st Century
As Cuban authorities continue to target artist Tania Bruguera, Pablo Helguera publishes, for the first time, his 2015 essay on Bruguera’s attempt to stage a public performance on free speech.
Artist Tania Bruguera Detained in Havana For the Third Time in a Week
“We must use the right definitions: KIDNAPPING,” said Deborah Bruguera, the artist-activist’s sister.
Tania Bruguera Asks the Internet to Acknowledge Cuba’s Political Prisoners With Virtual “Chorus”
Following the death of Yosvany Arostegui in police custody, the Cuban artist asked people to record themselves reading the names of 102 current political prisoners out loud.
Tania Bruguera Among Artists Detained in Cuba Before Protest Against Police Brutality
Bruguera was arrested in her home under pretenses of “pandemic contagion,” preventing her from attending a demonstration against the killing of Hansel Ernesto Hernández Galiano.
Artists Demand Removal of Their Works From Aichi Trienniale in Open Letter
The letter, signed by 10 artists participating in the triennial, called the decision to close the exhibition After ‘Freedom of Expression?’ an “unacceptable act of censorship.”
What Revolution Might Look Like
This show is different from many of the previous at the 8th Floor gallery precisely because it is so intertwined with the theme of voices and their sounds.
Why I Will Not Go to This Year’s Havana Biennial
I am not going to the 13th Havana Biennial because my struggle to achieve freedom of expression in Cuba, my defense of cultural rights, and my efforts to end political hatred among Cubans and defend the right to demonstrate in the streets are not limited to an event. It is my life mission.
After Release from Cuban Jail, Tania Bruguera Files Defamation Case Against Government
After months of protesting against Decree 349, a proposed government sanction that would censor the arts, Bruguera will take legal action “against parties who have damaged myself and my family, psychologically, socially and professionally.” Lawyers say it is the first legal case of its kind.
Tania Bruguera and Other Cuban Artists Released from Jail, Government Curtails Law Censoring the Arts
Numerous Cuban artist-activists were detained for protesting Decree 349, but have been released as the law is reassessed. Cuban Vice Minister of Culture Fernando Rojas tells the Associated Press that more precise regulations will be published in upcoming days, but that “artistic creation is not the target.”
Artists Arrested in Cuba for Protesting Decree Censoring the Arts
Cuban artists were arrested after planning a sit-in at the Cuban Ministry of Culture to protest Decree 349, which puts in place unprecedented censorship of the arts and will take effect December 7.