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This Rhode Called Art: Artist Talk with Tasha Dougé

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

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Tasha Dougé is a Bronx-based conceptual mixed media artist, teaching artist, and cultural vigilante. She will discuss her artistic process and body of work, including a recent piece commissioned by the Watson Institute and informed by the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice archives.

Dougé has been featured in The New York TimesEssence, and Sugarcane magazine. She has shown nationally at the RISD Museum (Providence), The Apollo Theater (New York), and Rush Arts Gallery (Philadelphia). Internationally, Dougé has shown at the Hygiene Museum in Germany. She is an alum of the Laundromat Project's Create Change Fellowship, Urban Bush Women's Summer Leadership Institute, The Studio Museum of Harlem's Museum Education Program, and the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute's Innovative Cultural Advocacy Fellowship.

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Pictured: Tasha Dougé with Justice, a 3-foot-by-5-foot Black American flag she created using synthetic hair, chicken wire, and cotton. Photo courtesy of the artist.