Tania Bruguera Arrested Over Protests in Cuba

December 5th, 2018

Artist Tania Bruguera and Bienal de La Habana organizers Luis Manuel Otero Alcantara and Yanelys Nuñez were arrested Monday for planning a sit-in at the Ministry of Culture in Havana, protesting a recent state decision in Cuba to allow the government wider ability to censor artwork in the nation. “The new laws restrict the creativity of the Cuban people and criminalize independently produced art, limiting the ability to determine who can be an artist to a state institution,” the group said in a recent statement.

Read more at Artforum