Artist Tania Bruguera speaks out after Cuba detention

Cuban dissidents wait for Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera at Revolution square in Havana, on December 30, 2014Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera, detained for trying to stage an open-mic show in Havana, says a government crackdown may actually have helped her make her point. The 46-year-old artist was detained twice this week along with 50 other dissidents as authorities moved to stop her show in Havana’s Revolution Square. Bruguera had organized the “participatory performance” for Cubans to share hopes and fears for their future and that of the communist island.

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