This year, Palermo, Italy is hosting the nomadic European art biennale Manifesta, which aims to address the city’s ongoing migrant crisis — but is the art on view enough to foment actual social and political change?
Conversations in Social Practice Art presents a diverse range of approaches to art that prioritizes social engagement.
First created for the Havana Biennial in 2000, Bruguera’s installation-performance is a critique of the totalitarian structures that impact people’s daily lives.
The final event in the Hirshhorn Museum’s Ai Weiwei series will discuss the challenges and necessity of art making amid political turmoil.
The National Museum of Fine Arts of Havana has declined to send artworks to the Bronx Museum as planned, and Tania Bruguera says it “has neglected to tell the whole story.”
No explanation was given for the artist’s detention, but she was allegedly interrogated for six hours.
While exiled Cubans reveled in the death of the ruthless leader, artist Danilo “El Sexto” Maldonado Machado was taken from his home in Havana and thrown in prison.
On Tuesday night at WhiteBox, artists used their work to sound a clarion call to political action.
In our second episode we focus on New York’s borough of Queens, which is becoming a growing hub of artistic activity in the city.
In the past few days, Tania Bruguera has made numerous headlines once more, following the lifting of her travel ban and return of her passport in Havana, as well as major announcements supporting her work in New York.
This weekend artist Tania Bruguera was arrested once again in Cuba, along with dozens of other activists, and was manhandled by the police.
On Tuesday, the Institute of International Education announced a three-year pilot program that will provide artists “who face persecution in their home countries” with fellowships at universities and art centers “in countries where they can safely continue their work.”