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Floating/Drowning at Superfine! Downtown Miami

Floating/Drowning Part 2 @ Superfine! The Fairest Fair, 56 NE 29th Street, Miami, FL, Saturday, December 3, 2016, 4 to 6 pm by Monica Jahan Bose with One Billion Rising Miami and others. The performance took place in the astroturf garden and then continued onto...

by Monica Bose on December 14th, 2016
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1.5 Degrees Installation

1.5 • C Site specific video installation with woodblock printed saris, used lightbulbs, snowglobes, coconuts, rice, turmeric, sea shells, and solar lights. Video made in collaboration with Leena Jayaswal. Edited by Shefali Akhter Shetu and Monica Jahan Bose. Location: Halcyon House, as part of Ward...

by Monica Bose on December 13th, 2016
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Performance Art Action Floating/Drowning @ Beach

Floating/Drowning, a collective performance art action by Monica Jahan Bose with One Billion Rising and many others December 2, 2016, 1-3 pm, Satellite Art Show @ Parisian Hotel, 1510 Collins Ave and the beach, Miami Beach, Florida খরবায়ু বয় বেগে, চারি দিক ছায় মেঘে, ওগো...

by Monica Bose on December 12th, 2016
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Floating/Drowning installation

FLOATING/DROWNING an installation by Monica Jahan Bose coconuts, banana and coconut fronds, handprinted cotton sari; dimensions variable Location: Satellite Art Show, outside front patio of Parisian Hotel, 1510 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida Dates: December 1-4, 2016 The coconuts symbolize climate resilience. More than 100...

by Monica Bose on December 12th, 2016
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Floating/Drowning

Floating/Drowning, a performance, installation, and art action by Monica Jahan Bose, is a a collective response to climate change. Bose collaborates with women from her ancestral village in Bangladesh as well as residents of Miami to create a transborder physical and emotional link between coastal...

by Monica Bose on November 23rd, 2016
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Day of the Girl Celebration in DC!

Did you know that October 11 is International Day of the Girl? The day was announced by the United Nations a few years ago, around the same time that Malala Yusuf was shot by the Taliban for daring to go to school. I was lucky...

by Monica Bose on October 21st, 2016
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Inspiration at Sierra Club Activist Workshop!

I was honored to be invited to lead a group of young leaders for Sierra Club’s Activist Weekend in a workshop on Gender and Climate. The participants were between the ages of 16 -26 and had been selected by Sierra Club from across the United...

by Monica Bose on October 21st, 2016
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Water Exhibition in Richmond

“Water” a solo exhibition by Monica Jahan Bose at the Capital One Gallery in Richmond, Virginia. May 10- June 30, 2016. Curated by Naoko Wowsugi. Bangladeshi-American artist and activist Monica Jahan Bose uses painting, performance, video, photography, printmaking, and community engagement to address climate change....

by Monica Bose on June 3rd, 2016
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Climate Talk and Workshop in Richmond

Six yards of aqua green handloom cotton sari, handprinted with a hot pink woodblock vine border and the Bengali word for Water repeated to create a border in silver on the other edge. The words for water “Pani” and “Jal” repeated in woodblock across the...

by Monica Bose on June 1st, 2016
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DARCHIRA RIVER Performance in Katakhali Village

DARCHIRA RIVER a performance/installation by Monica Jahan Bose in collaboration with the women of the Katakhali Cooperative January 2, 2016 duration: 2 hours. location: banks of Darchira River, Katakhali Village, Rangabali Union, Patuakhali District, Bangladesh On January 2, 2016, I created a new performance piece...

by Monica Bose on January 23rd, 2016
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