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Final Concrete Dreams Zoom workshop

It was not easy to do an art and poetry workshop about our dreams and our future so soon after the horrendous mass killings of Asian women in Atlanta and just as the trial in the George Floyd murder is starting. But it was a...

by Monica Bose on April 1st, 2021
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Climate Justice Poetry Workshop

By our guest blogger, student intern Nella Hoogeboom, writing from London. On the 11th of February I attended the Concrete Dreams Poetry and Art workshop on Zoom. We started off the workshop with a short introduction, with everyone saying their names and one word they...

by Monica Bose on February 15th, 2021
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Refreshed and Renewed!

The feedback from the Virtual Book Launch of “Renew” has been super positive, with one participant saying she loved the poems, found the discussion fascinating, and was “floating with joy” the next day. We celebrated new beginnings in a salon-style afternoon — many of us...

by Monica Bose on February 6th, 2021
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Poetry Inspired by the Capitol

On the 14th of January 2021 I had the opportunity to participate in the Concrete Dreams poetry and art workshop on Zoom. The workshop engages the public to create art and poetry which will be part of the public art project Concrete Dreams, to be...

by Monica Bose on January 17th, 2021
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Sound Piece “Slow/Lent/আস্তে/Miadana”

Our new musical soundpiece Slow/Lent/আস্তে/Miadana was released today as part of a radio conversation hosted by Karen Baker on the Behind the Mind Show on We Act Radio in Washington DC. Washington-DC based artist Monica Jahan Bose and Paris-based musician Nirina Lune have collaborated on...

by Monica Bose on October 9th, 2020
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Driveway Art Salon

We had 29 people join us over various time slots for the first outdoor driveway/garden salon behind my studio. It was a beautiful breezy evening for our Driveway Art Salon. We had a book launch for RENEW and screened three new short films based on...

by Monica Bose on September 13th, 2020
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Warming Waters, finally

We are thrilled that we were able to install the WARMING WATERS public art project on July 22, 2020 after a delay of four months due to the pandemic (installation was supposed to be on Earth Day, April 22, 2020). The project was open for...

by Monica Bose on August 16th, 2020
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SLOW conversation with Nirina Lune

Paris-based musician and songwriter Nirina Lune and Washington DC-based artist/activist Monica Jahan Bose discuss their upcoming project “Slow/Lent.” Thank you to everyone who joined our conversation on Facebook Live regarding our work in progress. We received this email afterwards: “How to create this fruitful slowness...

by Monica Bose on July 1st, 2020
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Earth Day Recap

We had over 2000 people watch us live from around the world on April 22, 2020, the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. Thank you to everyone who joined. We had some technical issues with sound but it was still great to chat with Robin Bell...

by Monica Bose on May 10th, 2020
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Super Online Workshop!

Thanks to everyone who joined our WARMING WATERS workshop number 6 on April 7, 2020. Because of the pandemic, we had to do an online workshop on Zoom. In addition to a large number of DC area folks, we had people join from New York...

by Monica Bose on April 10th, 2020
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