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সুইসুতা Shuishuta (Needle & Thread)
The sewing machines chattered loudly against the backdrop of trees on the University of Victoria campus. Two women labored to sew vibrant sari fabrics as quickly as possible. Soon others joined in to hand-sew and mend the saris, many of which had tears and rips...
Poetry & Climate Action with Moms
Thank you to Moms Clean Air Force and all our participants for a powerful workshop to kick off the new year! It was such an exhilarating gathering and you all brought so much positive energy and creativity! Your poems and letters were amazing. This is...
Here is the recording from the November 17, 2022 Smithsonian panel with Monica Jahan Bose, Hina Kneubuhl, and Corea Kalewa “In the Pandemic’s Wake: Social Change and Reflection with Asian American and Pacific Islander Leaders. https://naturalhistory.si.edu/events/after-hours-programs-adults/pandemics-wake-artists-pandemic-landscape
SUSTAIN Performance & Closing
The SUSTAIN installation closed with a performance on June 9, 2022, which coincided with Transformer DC’s 20th anniversary party at The LINE DC. The SUSTAIN project celebrates 10 years of Storytelling with Saris, which began in 2012. For the performance, I did a flashback to...
Sustain Installation & Dedication
The SUSTAIN installation at The LINE DC and Unity Park was an epic 10 day experience, starting on May 31 and ending on June 10, 2022. There was a dedication with poetry and music, a film screening, another poetry event at the farmers market, artist...
Sustain: plants & poetry
Our January 11th new year’s online workshop was bittersweet. One of our team is suffering from Covid, but we sent him our positive healing thoughts and felt energized by sharing about our plants and indoor gardens. Demetria showed us the beautiful wild seeds she has...
প্রকাশ Prokash/Reveal performance
“প্রকাশ ” পারফরমেন্স/ কৃতকলা পরিচালনায় শিল্পী এবং সমাজকর্মী মনিকা জাহান বোস| সার্বিক সহযোগিতায় – আর্টস অ্যান্ড ডেমক্রেসী| শনিবার, ৯ই অক্টোবর, বিকাল ৪:৩০ থেকে ৬:৩০, এভিনিউ সি প্লাজা প্রকাশের সমাপনী পারফরমেন্স এবং আবৃত্তি। জেন্ডার / লিঙ্গ/ যৌনতা , মানসিক স্বাস্থ্য, এবং অভিবাসন / বর্ণবাদ বিষয়ে আমরা...
A dreamy project!
The Concrete Dreams public art installation was a fantastic four day event in Adams Morgan at the DC Arts Center, culminating many months of work on the project by people from DC to Katakhali Village, Bangladesh. The saris were installed on the roof of the...
Join us to experience CONCRETE DREAMS at the exterior and sidewalk in front of the DC Arts Center in May 2021. Tentatively scheduled for May 20-23, 2021. Dates may shift based on weather. Check here for latest updates. Location: DC Arts Center (exterior/sidewalk), 2438 18thStreet,...
Earth Day 2021 Presentation
Thank you to everyone who tuned in for our Storytelling with Saris Earth Day Presentation on April 22 at noon EDT. We had over 800 people watching it on this website and on Facebook. Here is the full presentation, including the screening of the Warming...