Unable to go to Katakhali …

Hello from Dhaka! I came to Bangladesh with my daughter Koli and filmmaker Nandita Ahmed to make our second trip to Katakhali Village, Patuakhali District to continue work on Storytelling with Saris. I have completed a set of new woodblocks based on climate change themes....

by Monica Bose on February 12th, 2015
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Interview of Climate Expert Sardar Shafiqul

Yesterday Nandita Ahmed and I met with and interviewed on film Sardar Shafiqul Alam of the International Centre for Climate and Development. He has done extensive research on climate change and gender in Bangladesh. He explained to us his findings that during cyclones, a vast...

by Monica Bose on February 6th, 2015
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In Dhaka with new woodblocks

I have a new set of woodblocks all ready for printing, but we are stuck in Dhaka unable to board the ferry to Katakhali due to a blockade (oborodh) and transportation and general strikes (hartal) announced by the opposition parties. The 72-hour strike was announced...

by Monica Bose on February 3rd, 2015
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Sari Pledge Climate Workshop Launch!

What a moving experience to work together last night at the beautiful Viva Center in Dupont Circle, Washington DC! It was a small group of women (and one man who also joined for part of it), and I truly enjoyed connecting with each of you....

by Monica Bose on January 16th, 2015
2,141 Comments   climate change, Updates


My solar panels are up!

I am very excited that my solar panel installation on my roof is finally complete and hooked up with the electricity line. I have been waiting for the permitting etc. for a long time but the process is moving forward. I have had a series...

by Monica Bose on December 18th, 2014
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JALOBAYU during Art Basel-Miami Beach

December 5, 2014 at 4 pm, Select Art Fair, Miami Beach. JALOBAYU জলবায়ু (Climate.Water.Wind.) Click for Press Release. Wrapping and unwrapping, leaning on others, moving out of SELECT onto Miami Beach. Wind lashing a 216-foot sari. Linked with strong women. And their beautiful children. Sand...

by Monica Bose on December 12th, 2014
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Solar Sari Salon

Many thanks to all of you for joining the Solar Sari Salon at my home and studio! Special thanks to everyone for filling out the sign in sheet and the evaluation form for the event. It was so fantastic to have such a big turnout....

by Monica Bose on December 5th, 2014
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Prologue-Epilogue Show in Newark

Storytelling with Saris is featured in a Group Exhibition “Prologue-Epilogue” in Newark, NJ The Gateway Project, 2 Gateway Center, Newark, NJ (near Newark Penn Station) ) Dates: October 9- November 20, 2014 Opening: October 9 from 6 to 9 pm There is an installation of...

by Monica Bose on November 1st, 2014
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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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