Archive for the ‘climate change’ Category

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Smithsonian article & film

We are so honored that WRAPture is featured in this incredible multimedia article and video for the Smithsonian’s digital magazine: “Eighteen Feet of Fabric Can Go a Long Way.: They spent months following the project to put this together. CLICK HERE FOR LINK TO FULL...

by Monica Bose on October 30th, 2019
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NRDC feature article

“When the saris return from the Bangladeshi village of Katakhali to the United States, they are well worn: They smell of smoke, from time their owners spent cooking over open fires, and small burns dot their fronts. Mud from unpaved streets stains the hems. And...

by Monica Bose on August 14th, 2019
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Article in Nari Magazine

A terrific article in Bangla in Nari (woman) magazine, which is published in New York City, titled: “Seven Minutes on the B67: Closing Event and Climate Art Action” Thank you for visiting the exhibition and writing about it, and taking photographs. CLICK HERE FOR LINK...

by Monica Bose on July 30th, 2019
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Seven Minutes on the B67/Climate Street Action

Closing of exhibition and Climate Art Street Action, June 29, 2019, Brooklyn, New York We took the bus together, starting in Kensington, Brooklyn, wearing blue saris to symbolize climate change. We walked in the blazing heat, we joined in a wheelchair, we sang, and we...

by Monica Bose on July 10th, 2019
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Feature on ABC Channel 7

What a delight it was to meet Veronica Johnson of ABC Channel 7 and to speak to hear about WRAPture on the Good Morning Washington show this morning at 8:45 am. I was joined by Monica Utsey, WRAPture participant, and Terrie Rouse-Rosario, Executive Director of...

by Monica Bose on April 8th, 2019
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Super Brooklyn Launch!

We had a fantastic day in Brooklyn today with the support of Open Source Gallery, Arts & Democracy, the Brooklyn Ladies Club, and the Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts. First, I visited Open Source Gallery in South Slope, Brooklyn, NY for my second site visit...

by Monica Bose on March 23rd, 2019
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WRAPture Installation

After months of work, the saris are finally done! Please come see the installation. Since its November 2018 kickoff, WRAPture has worked with 12 women in Katakhali, Bangladesh and over 150 members of the community in Washington DC, including youth from Project Create, formerly homeless...

by Monica Bose on March 17th, 2019
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Article in Greek Magazine

This is one of many articles that appeared online and in print in Athens, Greece in July 2018. Please follow THIS LINK to see the full article in Greek and English [at the end]. ***

by Monica Bose on July 10th, 2018
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RECLAIM in Hawai’i

RECLAIM BY MONICA JAHAN BOSE in collaboration with Hina Kneubuhl, zine in collaboration with Sloane Leong Installation in the former Foodland, Ala Moana Shopping Center, Honolulu, Hawai’i, as part of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center’s “Ae Kai,” a Culture Lab on Convergence, July 6-9,...

by Monica Bose on July 18th, 2017
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VisionDC at the Arena Stage

As a socially-engaged DC artist, Monica Jahan Bose was asked to create an installation for the VisionDC Arts & Innovation Summit, a convergence of DC art makers to discuss the state of the arts in DC today. Installations are always a somewhat harrowing adventure, but...

by Monica Bose on May 17th, 2017
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