Archive for the ‘Updates’ Category

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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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Sari Pledge Climate Workshop Launch!

What a moving experience to work together last night at the beautiful Viva Center in Dupont Circle, Washington DC! It was a small group of women (and one man who also joined for part of it), and I truly enjoyed connecting with each of you....

by Monica Bose on January 16th, 2015
2,141 Comments   climate change, Updates

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Review in Art Asia Pacific

This review of the exhibition “Layer by Layer: Storytelling with Saris” came out today In Art Asia Pacific. Click here for the link.

by Monica Bose on October 23rd, 2013
142 Comments   Exhibition, Press, Uncategorized, Updates

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Cover story in Brooklyn Paper!

The Sublime Virtue Performance was on the cover of the Brooklyn Paper. Here is the article.

by Monica Bose on October 23rd, 2013
1,487 Comments   Performance, Press, Updates

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Sublime Virtue in NY Press!!

This article came out about the performance at the DUMBO Arts Festival right after the fair! Epoch Times Article here.

by Monica Bose on October 21st, 2013
1,670 Comments   Performance, Press, Updates

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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

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Exhibition Installation – Layer by Layer

Exhibition Installation – Layer by Layer: Storytelling With Saris Just a few “in progress” shots of the Layer by Layer: Storytelling With Saris exhibition at the Brentwood Arts Exchange Gallery, Gateway Arts Center. On view from September 9 – October 19, 2013.

by Monica Bose on September 9th, 2013
1,608 Comments   Exhibition, Updates

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NYC Party

Today we celebrated and shared the Storytelling with Saris project with our New York City funders and friends. Aside cocktails and small bites, Monica and Nandita presented the project to new individuals, as well as personally thanked our New York backers. A big thank you...

by Monica Bose on June 26th, 2013
1,513 Comments   Events, Updates

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Final Bus Stop Bangladesh

June twentieth marked the end of three public installation performances known as Bus Stop Bangladesh. The saris of Roxana, Parveen, Zakia, and Zulekha were hung from Mt. Rainier City Hall. Reactions by the public to the performance ranged from local residents baffled by their surroundings...

by Monica Bose on June 20th, 2013
1,878 Comments   Events, Performance, Updates

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Bus Stop Bangladesh Part II

On June 12th, 2013, the second performance of Bus Stop Bangladesh was held. Outside of Mt. Rainier City Hall, commuters poured off the bus, bleary-eyed and tired. Dazzling visions of red, pink, black, and white cloth blew around in the steamy summer air, filling their...

by Monica Bose on June 12th, 2013
1,664 Comments   Events, Performance, Updates