Born in 1968, Tania Bruguera is a Cuban artist and activist. She studied art at the Instituto Superior de Arte and the Escuela de Artes Plásticas in Havana as well as performance at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her installations and performances examine political power structures and their effect on society's most vulnerable people. Her long-term projects comprise interventions on the institutional structure of collective memory as well as on education and politics. Tania Bruguera’s work has been exhibited e.g. at the Tate Turbine Hall (London) and at Documenta11 and is represented in leading collections, such as those of Guggenheim Museum, MoMA or Tate Modern. She is a Robert Rauschenberg Award laureate, a Guggenheim fellowship winner and a laureate of the Prince Claus Fund.