Archive for the ‘climate change’ Category

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Warming Waters, finally

We are thrilled that we were able to install the WARMING WATERS public art project on July 22, 2020 after a delay of four months due to the pandemic (installation was supposed to be on Earth Day, April 22, 2020). The project was open for...

by Monica Bose on August 16th, 2020
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Super Online Workshop!

Thanks to everyone who joined our WARMING WATERS workshop number 6 on April 7, 2020. Because of the pandemic, we had to do an online workshop on Zoom. In addition to a large number of DC area folks, we had people join from New York...

by Monica Bose on April 10th, 2020
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Warming Waters @ Eaton

We had such a heartwarming gathering for our fifth climate sari workshop for the Warming Waters Georgetown installation at the Eaton Hotel on March 11, 2020. Given the growing news about the coronavirus, I had emailed participants the night before saying that we will not...

by Monica Bose on March 16th, 2020
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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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