Archive for the ‘climate change’ Category

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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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Performance Art Action Floating/Drowning @ Beach

Floating/Drowning, a collective performance art action by Monica Jahan Bose with One Billion Rising and many others December 2, 2016, 1-3 pm, Satellite Art Show @ Parisian Hotel, 1510 Collins Ave and the beach, Miami Beach, Florida খরবায়ু বয় বেগে, চারি দিক ছায় মেঘে, ওগো...

by Monica Bose on December 12th, 2016
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DARCHIRA RIVER Performance in Katakhali Village

DARCHIRA RIVER a performance/installation by Monica Jahan Bose in collaboration with the women of the Katakhali Cooperative January 2, 2016 duration: 2 hours. location: banks of Darchira River, Katakhali Village, Rangabali Union, Patuakhali District, Bangladesh On January 2, 2016, I created a new performance piece...

by Monica Bose on January 23rd, 2016
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Climate Workshop in Katakhali

On December 30, 2015, we held a Climate Change Knowledge Sharing Workshop for the greater community in Katakhali Village, Barobaishdia Island, Patuakhali District. We invited the whole community to the workshop by phoning key persons and asking them to spread the word. We asked the...

by Monica Bose on January 22nd, 2016
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A Solar Power Sari

When I visited Katakhali Village, Patuakhali district in 2013, I immediately noticed small solar panels on several homes and even on the fishing boats. I asked the women where they got them, and they explained to me that they were purchased on a three year...

by Monica Bose on January 13th, 2016
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