Archive for the ‘Events’ 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: 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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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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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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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
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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
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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
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