tasha dougé

tasha dougé (she/her) is a Bronx-bred & based, Haitian-infused conceptual visual and performance artist, activist, and cultural vigilante. Her practice leans on experimentation with different mediums that excavate and examine the nuances of the human experience.  dougé centers her Blackness and womanhood as a starting point to challenge notions and ideologies around identity, history, iconography, and the political.  Her work is shifting to also explore connections with memory, time, and nature.  dougé’s practice is devoted to women’s empowerment, illuminating the contributions of Black people, and using her “voice as the first tool within my art arsenal.”

She has been featured in Sugarcane Magazine, Essence, and The New York Times.  Her work has been shown in solo and group exhibitions at The Andrew Freedman Home, Bronx, NY; The Apollo Theater, Harlem, NY; Rush Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; BronxArtSpace, Bronx, NY; The Shed, New York, NY; RISD Museum, Providence, RI; Hygiene Museum, Dresden, Germany; and other notable institutions and galleries. dougé is an alum of the Laundromat Project’s Create Change Fellowship, The Studio Museum of Harlem’s Museum Education Program, Haiti Cultural Exchange’s Lakou Nou residency, the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute’s Innovative Cultural Advocacy Program and their inaugural Digital Emerging Artist Retreat.  She also serves as second faculty at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research.