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DC Arts and Humanities Grant!

We are so honored and thankful to receive a $10,000 grant from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) for Storytelling with Saris! This grant is awarded for a series of talks, workshops, exhibitions and performances to take place in Washington DC in...

by Monica Bose on October 11th, 2014
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In Dhaka working on Show!

I am in Dhaka working furiously in preparation for the Bamgladesh exhibition and book launch of Her Words: Storytelling with Saris. The site specific installation at the Edward M. Kennedy Center is proving to be challenging because there are huge windows with light streaming into...

by Monica Bose on July 8th, 2014
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“Resilience” Presentation at EPA

There was such wonderful energy in the room during my presentation “Resilience in the Face of Climate Change” last week at the US Environmental Protection Agency in celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. There were over 100 people that attended either live or...

by Monica Bose on May 22nd, 2014
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Layer by Layer exhibition in Bangladesh

I am busy working on the exhibition for the Edward M. Kennedy Center in Bangladesh, opening on July 19, 2014. I will create a site-specific installation using the collaborative saris and video from Katakhali, Bangladesh.

by Monica Bose on April 28th, 2014
1,587 Comments   Events, Exhibition

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WATER Performance in Brooklyn

I am back in DC after a whirlwind trip to Brooklyn, NY for a new performance called “Water,” which was presented at Grace Exhibition Space as part of a summit and performances to mark the launch of Incidence magazine, focusing on performance art. Four artists...

by Monica Bose on April 27th, 2014
1,515 Comments   Performance, Uncategorized

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Huge turnout at Climate Conference!

Today’s Climate Change Conference at the National Cathedral was a truly inspiring event. Speakers talked about the critical crisis posed by climate change and ways in which to activate change. There were over 80 people there for the conference, which was from 9:30 to 2:30...

by Monica Bose on February 23rd, 2014
1,535 Comments   Events

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Climate Change Conference Presentation

I am doing a presentation on Storytelling with Saris at a Climate Change conference at the National Cathedral, Washingon DC this Saturday. My panel is from 12:45-2:15 — Inspiring Action and Finding Solutions. Please register for this free conference (from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm)...

by Monica Bose on February 20th, 2014
1,626 Comments   Events, Uncategorized

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Thanks to all our backers!

As the year comes to a close, I would like to thank the more than 170 people who supported Storytelling with Saris through Kickstarter or directly. Thanks to you we were able to create a film, a book, an exhibition, workshops, talks, and several performances....

by Monica Bose on December 16th, 2013
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UNWRAPPED: A Post-Performance Dialogue at Hillyer

What an incredible evening of dialogue tonight, Novemer 14, 2013, at Hillyer Art Space among the performers of UNWRAPPED and members of the public! Eames Armstrong organized the event and we debriefed over dinner and drinks. The audio of the conversation can be heard here.

by Monica Bose on November 14th, 2013
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Installation at Joe’s Movement Gala

I created an installation with the 216-foot performance sari from SUBLIME VIRTUE and UNWRAPPED for the gala for Joe’s Movement Emporium in Mt. Ranier, MD. Please come and support this wonderful organization on November 1, 2013.

by Monica Bose on November 1st, 2013
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