17.03.2016 / 6:30 p.m.
Room 1201: Elebash Recital Hall
The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue. New York, United States.
Tania Bruguera: The Artist as Activist
Tania Bruguera creates politically charged works that have led to her detention in her native Cuba. The artist – whose performance pieces and installations have been shown at the Venice Biennial, Tate Modern, and MoMA – speaks with Claire Bishop, GC professor of art history, about the role of activism in her work.
Their talk is the keynote event of a conference inspired by the new edition of Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture. Presented by GC Public Programs, the James Gallery, and the Ph.D. Program in Art History.