Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

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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
Comments Off on RECLAIM in Hawai’i  climate change, Events, Exhibition

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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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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...

by Monica Bose on September 13th, 2015
132 Comments   climate change, Events, Updates

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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....

by Monica Bose on March 24th, 2015
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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...

by Monica Bose on November 1st, 2014
1,724 Comments   Events

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Layer by Layer exhibition in Bangladesh

I am busy working on the exhibition for the Edward M. Kennedy Center in Bangladesh, opening on July 19, 2014. I will create a site-specific installation using the collaborative saris and video from Katakhali, Bangladesh.

by Monica Bose on April 28th, 2014
1,587 Comments   Events, Exhibition

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Huge turnout at Climate Conference!

Today’s Climate Change Conference at the National Cathedral was a truly inspiring event. Speakers talked about the critical crisis posed by climate change and ways in which to activate change. There were over 80 people there for the conference, which was from 9:30 to 2:30...

by Monica Bose on February 23rd, 2014
1,535 Comments   Events

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Climate Change Conference Presentation

I am doing a presentation on Storytelling with Saris at a Climate Change conference at the National Cathedral, Washingon DC this Saturday. My panel is from 12:45-2:15 — Inspiring Action and Finding Solutions. Please register for this free conference (from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm)...

by Monica Bose on February 20th, 2014
1,626 Comments   Events, Uncategorized

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Layer by Layer on Bangladesh TV!

A feature cultural news story about the exhibition Layer by Layer:Storytelling with Saris is on Bangladesh TV on the show “Hello Washington” on NTV tonight, January 17, 2014 at 11 pm, and on Saturday afternoon as well. Many thanks to reporter and videographer Tahera Kibria...

by Monica Bose on January 17th, 2014
1,547 Comments   Events, Exhibition, Press

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Press in Berlin!

Monica Jahan Bose’s performance UNWRAPPED using the saris from this project was described in a review of (e)merge art fair in Berlin Art Link. Quoting from the review: “DC-based, Bangladeshi-American artist-activist, Monica Jahan Bose performed Unwrapped. With a 216-foot sari—covered with writing from the women...

by Monica Bose on October 20th, 2013
1,573 Comments   Events, Performance, Press, Updates