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
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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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TED MidAtlantic Interactive Presentation

Wonderful time interacting with people at the TEDx Mid-Atlantic Conference. I presented the project through a muli-media installation and my daughter Tuli helped with the interactive workshop. We had two screens to present the Her Words: Storytelling with Saris film, I created a sari installation,...

by Monica Bose on October 25th, 2013
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(e)merge performance “Unwrapped”

We are performing this Thursday Oct 3 @ 6 pm and Sunday Oct 6 @ noon at the (e)merge art fair, Capitol Skyline Hotel, 10 Eye (I) St SW, Washington DC. Link to flyer: UNWRAPPED QR

by Monica Bose on October 2nd, 2013
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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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