Tarah Hogue is a curator, writer and uninvited guest on xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwu7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) territories/Vancouver, B.C. where she has lived since 2008. Of Métis and Dutch descent, Hogue was raised in Red Deer, AB on the border between Treaty 6 and 7 territories. She holds a master's degree in Critical and Curatorial Studies from the University of British Columbia.
Hogue is the inaugural Senior Curatorial Fellow, Indigenous Art at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Her recent exhibition, Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? featured the artists' ongoing collaborative performance art practice alongside invited contributions by Corey Bulpitt, Roxanne Charles, Navarana Igloliorte, Cheryl L’Hirondelle, Haruko Okano and Juliane Okot Bitek. She was a Visiting Curator at the Institute of Modern Art in Brisbane for 2018 along with Sarah Biscarra Dilley, Freja Carmichael, Léuli Lunaʻi Eshraghi, and Lana Lopesi, who co-curatate The Commute, the first in an exhibition series with upcoming iterations at Artspace, Auckland. and the Vancouver Art Gallery. She was curator-in-residence with grunt gallery between 2014–2017, the 2016 Audain Aboriginal Curatorial Fellow at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, and has curated exhibitions at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Or Gallery, and SFU Gallery. She is co-organizer of #callresponse with Maria Hupfield and Tania Willard, currently touring through 2019, and is co-chair of the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective/Collectif des Commissaires Autochtones. Hogue has written texts for BlackFlash, Canadian Art, Decoy Magazine, Inuit Art Quarterly, and MICE Magazine.
She can be reached at hogue.tarah at gmail dot com