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Final WRAPture Installation

WRAPture is a wrap! After 8 months and more than 25 workshops and meetings in DC and Bangladesh, working with over 200 people, we have completed the project. We draped five buildings in Anacostia DC with over 60 saris on three separate days in April...

by Monica Bose on May 20th, 2019
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Great conversation at Open Source Gallery

I’m on the Amtrak train home to Washington DC, after a truly heart-warming evening in Brooklyn at Open Source Gallery, where I was engaged in adda and conversation with so many incredible people from 6 pm until late into the evening. Several women from the...

by Monica Bose on May 4th, 2019
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WRAPture installation day 1 complete!

It was a long, crazy beautiful day. On April 4, 2019, five buildings in Anacostia, Washington DC (two on Good Hope Rd SE and three around the corner on Martin Luther King Blvd SE) were draped and wrapped with saris covered in printmaking, painting, and...

by Monica Bose on April 5th, 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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Bad Feminists Podcast

Check out this discussion between Monica Jahan Bose and the hosts of Bad Feminists Making Films, Maggie Lemere and Emily Hong. Click this link to hear the Podcast: http://badfeministsmakingfilms.fullserviceradio.org/6b645e8d

by Monica Bose on February 28th, 2019
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WRAPture Press Release

Here is a link to the PDF of the Press Release  MEDIA RELEASE WRAPture Public Art Project Addresses Climate Change Uniting Two Countries  Award-Winning Artist and Activist Leads Massive Art Installation in DC Tuesday, January 22, 2019 –  This temporary public art project entitled WRAPture...

by Monica Bose on January 25th, 2019
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Super Special Shutdown Workshop for WRAPture

While our president has shut down the US government over a border wall to keep Latinx immigrants out, we spent the day with furloughed federal workers working on a different kind of “border patrol” to create woodblock sari borders for a transborder feminist art project...

by Monica Bose on January 18th, 2019
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Rising Up in Miami Beach

The climate art action RISING UP took place on December 7, 2018 and included the participation of several women who have been in multiple performances with me (starting with Jalobayu in 2014) as well as a number of women who joined for the first time....

by Monica Bose on January 8th, 2019
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Mention in London FT

The London Financial Times (CLICK HERE FOR LINK TO ARTICLE ) interviewed Monica and wrote the following in it’s report about Superfine! Miami Beach: Highlights include a performance by Bangladeshi-American artist Monica Bose, who believes we can address climate change if we “feel connected on...

by Monica Bose on December 1st, 2018
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Fantastic Fall Salon

I was so delighted to spend the afternoon with you in my hot pink living room.  The Storytelling with Saris Fall Salon, held on the afternoon of Saturday, October 13, 2018, was a fun cocktail gathering that generated some excellent ideas about how to address...

by Monica Bose on October 22nd, 2018
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