TateShots Issue 11 – Tania Bruguera


Enviado em 06/08/2008

Crowd control at Tate Modern.

Unwitting gallery-goers were confronted by mounted police who rode back and forth, corralling people and controlling their movements. Cuban artist Tania Bruguera talks about her latest performance work and explains why she’s not interested in presenting images that can be viewed at a safe distance, but instead wants people to personally experience the dynamics of power


About Andreia Sofia Paixao

I’m an architect but at the moment I’m doing a PhD in the “Architecture of Contemporary Metropolitan Territories” at the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL). I have worked teaching children in a primary school, in performance studies and as a production assistant in dance and events on ecological themes. PhD Researcher _ Architecture / Contemporary Dance / Permaculture My research is situated at the intersection of architecture, landscape architecture, public art and urban development.

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