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Sustain Installation & Dedication
The SUSTAIN installation at The LINE DC and Unity Park was an epic 10 day experience, starting on May 31 and ending on June 10, 2022. There was a dedication with poetry and music, a film screening, another poetry event at the farmers market, artist...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
Climate Pledge Performance
Monica Jahan Bose presents an interactive performance to raise awareness about climate change and the global implications of our individual use of energy. She has created a number of saris in collaboration with coastal women from her native Bangladesh (who stand to lose their homeland...
Whirlwind visit to Simpson College, Iowa
I am still processing my fantastic two-day visit to Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, near Des Moines. What a pleasure it was to meet Judy Walden, chair of Gender and Women’s Studies, who invited me to Simpson to deliver their 2015 Women in America Lecture....
Prologue-Epilogue Show in Newark
Storytelling with Saris is featured in a Group Exhibition “Prologue-Epilogue” in Newark, NJ The Gateway Project, 2 Gateway Center, Newark, NJ (near Newark Penn Station) ) Dates: October 9- November 20, 2014 Opening: October 9 from 6 to 9 pm There is an installation of...