Archive for the ‘climate change’ Category

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Sustain in Dhaka Courier

Follow this link for the full article. SUSTAIN Ushers in a Decade of the Climate Justice Project Storytelling with Saris by Jumoke Opeyemi The SUSTAIN public art installation transformed a building’s six columns into monumental women clad in saris, holding up the world. 

by Monica Bose on June 28th, 2022
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SUSTAIN in East City Art

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by Monica Bose on June 14th, 2022
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SUSTAIN: SWS CELEBRATES 10 YEARS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Washington DC, May 2, 2022 A colorful installation of 24 saris and immersive soundwalk in Washington DC marks 10 years of the collaborative climate justice project Storytelling with Saris. Led by Bangladeshi American artist and climate activist Monica Jahan Bose, SUSTAIN...

by Monica Bose on May 2nd, 2022
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Sustain: plants & poetry

Our January 11th new year’s online workshop was bittersweet. One of our team is suffering from Covid, but we sent him our positive healing thoughts and felt energized by sharing about our plants and indoor gardens. Demetria showed us the beautiful wild seeds she has...

by Monica Bose on January 12th, 2022
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A dreamy project!

The Concrete Dreams public art installation was a fantastic four day event in Adams Morgan at the DC Arts Center, culminating many months of work on the project by people from DC to Katakhali Village, Bangladesh. The saris were installed on the roof of the...

by Monica Bose on June 9th, 2021
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Concrete Dreams!!

Join us to experience CONCRETE DREAMS at the exterior and sidewalk in front of the DC Arts Center in May 2021.  Tentatively scheduled for May 20-23, 2021.  Dates may shift based on weather.  Check here for latest updates. Location: DC Arts Center (exterior/sidewalk), 2438 18thStreet,...

by Monica Bose on May 11th, 2021
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Final Concrete Dreams Zoom workshop

It was not easy to do an art and poetry workshop about our dreams and our future so soon after the horrendous mass killings of Asian women in Atlanta and just as the trial in the George Floyd murder is starting. But it was a...

by Monica Bose on April 1st, 2021
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Refreshed and Renewed!

The feedback from the Virtual Book Launch of “Renew” has been super positive, with one participant saying she loved the poems, found the discussion fascinating, and was “floating with joy” the next day. We celebrated new beginnings in a salon-style afternoon — many of us...

by Monica Bose on February 6th, 2021
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Poetry Inspired by the Capitol

On the 14th of January 2021 I had the opportunity to participate in the Concrete Dreams poetry and art workshop on Zoom. The workshop engages the public to create art and poetry which will be part of the public art project Concrete Dreams, to be...

by Monica Bose on January 17th, 2021
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Sound Piece “Slow/Lent/আস্তে/Miadana”

Our new musical soundpiece Slow/Lent/আস্তে/Miadana was released today as part of a radio conversation hosted by Karen Baker on the Behind the Mind Show on We Act Radio in Washington DC. Washington-DC based artist Monica Jahan Bose and Paris-based musician Nirina Lune have collaborated on...

by Monica Bose on October 9th, 2020
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