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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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Conversation with Nirina Lune

Catherine Bay, Artistic Director of the Window, invited artists Monica Jahan Bose and Nirina Lune to have a public conversation in the gallery on June 7, 2019 during the exhibition/project SUBSISTANCE. The conversation was filmed by Leena Jayaswal.

by Monica Bose on June 7th, 2019
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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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