Sublime Virtue coming to Dumbo…

Sublime Virtue coming to Dumbo Arts Festival! I am very excited to announce that I’ll be working with a team of empowered women on the performance/installation Sublime Virtue, part of the SAWCC presentation at the Dumbo Arts Festival this coming weekend, September 28 and 29....

by Monica Bose on September 25th, 2013
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Exhibition Installation – Layer by Layer

Exhibition Installation – Layer by Layer: Storytelling With Saris Just a few “in progress” shots of the Layer by Layer: Storytelling With Saris exhibition at the Brentwood Arts Exchange Gallery, Gateway Arts Center. On view from September 9 – October 19, 2013.

by Monica Bose on September 9th, 2013
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NYC Party

Today we celebrated and shared the Storytelling with Saris project with our New York City funders and friends. Aside cocktails and small bites, Monica and Nandita presented the project to new individuals, as well as personally thanked our New York backers. A big thank you...

by Monica Bose on June 26th, 2013
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Final Bus Stop Bangladesh

June twentieth marked the end of three public installation performances known as Bus Stop Bangladesh. The saris of Roxana, Parveen, Zakia, and Zulekha were hung from Mt. Rainier City Hall. Reactions by the public to the performance ranged from local residents baffled by their surroundings...

by Monica Bose on June 20th, 2013
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DC Party

Today we held an event to celebrate and thank our Washington, D.C. Storytelling with Saris funders and friends, and introduce the project to local D.C. residents. Along with delicious snacks, drinks, and barbecue, Monica showed two detailed presentations about the Storytelling with Saris project. It...

by Monica Bose on June 17th, 2013
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Bus Stop Bangladesh Part II

On June 12th, 2013, the second performance of Bus Stop Bangladesh was held. Outside of Mt. Rainier City Hall, commuters poured off the bus, bleary-eyed and tired. Dazzling visions of red, pink, black, and white cloth blew around in the steamy summer air, filling their...

by Monica Bose on June 12th, 2013
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Bus Stop Bangladesh Part I

Bus Stop Bangladesh Part I Serves Diverse Audience We showed the Storytelling Saris to the public for the first time on June 4, 2013 with a performance at Mt. Rainier City Hall in front of a bus stop, just outside Washington DC. It was a...

by Monica Bose on June 7th, 2013
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Launch of film trailer and Kickstarter!

Nandita and I have been working hard on the trailer for the film and an appeal video for Kickstarter. Here is the link to both videos and our Kickstarter page. Please watch it and pledge your support and tell your friends! Thanks so much! Monica...

by Monica Bose on May 17th, 2013
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Cyclone Mahasen causes storm damage

I just spoke with our friends in Katakhali. Cyclone Mahasen in coastal Bangladesh caused a big storm in Katakhali during the last 30 hours. Thankfully, all the villagers took shelter in the Samhati Health Center and no one was hurt. However, there was extensive damage...

by Monica Bose on May 16th, 2013
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Spring Sari Party in DC!

Nandita and I have spent two days this week (first in New York and then in DC) working on a video for our Kickstarter campaign. Then we had a Spring Sari Party to Celebrate Storytelling with Saris on Saturday May 4 at my home in...

by Monica Bose on May 7th, 2013
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