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SLOW conversation with Nirina Lune

Paris-based musician and songwriter Nirina Lune and Washington DC-based artist/activist Monica Jahan Bose discuss their upcoming project “Slow/Lent.” Thank you to everyone who joined our conversation on Facebook Live regarding our work in progress. We received this email afterwards: “How to create this fruitful slowness...

by Monica Bose on July 1st, 2020
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Earth Day Recap

We had over 2000 people watch us live from around the world on April 22, 2020, the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. Thank you to everyone who joined. We had some technical issues with sound but it was still great to chat with Robin Bell...

by Monica Bose on May 10th, 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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The Tides/La Marea Installation

The Tides/La Marea, Solo exhibition by Monica Jahan Bose Curator: Simona Amelotti MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome, Via Nizza, 138, 00198 Roma, Italy Dates: December 4-12, 2019 Installation using cotton saris with woodblock printing and painting, single channel video, rice, and snowglobes. Video “The Tides” in...

by Monica Bose on January 20th, 2020
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La Marea performance Rome

LA MAREA, the performance, on December 12, 2019 evening, was for me quite astounding. People I had just met that day or a few days before joined in for an hour creating the rising tide by sewing together seven saris by hand, stitch by stitch....

by Monica Bose on January 17th, 2020
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Article in New York Bangla Magazine

Excited to have Kowshik Ahmed come to our installation and report on it! PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR LINK TO FULL ARTICLE

by Monica Bose on November 12th, 2019
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Two Minutes to Midnight @ Bliss Plaza in Queens, NY

There was a surprising quality of bliss at this bustling plaza beneath the screeching 7 train at 46th Street in Queens where we congregated for the co-creation lab “Two Minutes to Midnight” organized and curated by artist Anjali Deshmukh. So many beautiful interactions and conversations...

by Monica Bose on October 13th, 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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Subsistance project in Paris

The SUBSISTANCE (Subsistence in English) project in Paris included a residency at The Window, an experimental gallery, and collaborations and engagement with dozens of people. The project looked at questions of consummation, agriculture, food, and climate change and involved collaborations between me, Monica Jahan Bose,...

by Monica Bose on June 19th, 2019
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