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SWIMMING public art project

SWIMMING, a temporary public art project by Monica Jahan Bose, explores the deep and essential connections we have to water as our world faces increased flooding, drought, and rising sea levels due to climate change. Participants in DC and Bangladesh join workshops to co-create poetry...

by Monica Bose on March 23rd, 2024
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COP28 BBC Article

We were featured in the BBC’s coverage of the first day of the UN’s COP28 climate conference in Dubai, UAE: ‘We’re losing our heritage and language’ by Malu Cursino Live reporter, at COP28 A little earlier I spoke to Bangladeshi American artist and activist Monica...

by Monica Bose on December 4th, 2023
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Washington Post Review

The “Nourish: Storytelling with Saris” exhibition was reviewed by Mark Jenkins in the Washington Post. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE REVIEW.

by Monica Bose on October 29th, 2023
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Prokash Scroll @Boimela

“প্রকাশ “ পটচিত্র পারফরমেন্স মনিকা জাহান বোস মনিকা জাহান বোস একজন বাংলাদেশী-আমেরিকান শিল্পী, আইনজীবী ও মানবাধিকারকর্মী। তার কাজের মধ্যে চিত্রাঙ্কন, ভাস্কর্য, ফিল্ম ও ছাপচিত্র। ওয়েসলিয়ান বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় এবং ভারতের শান্তিনিকেতনে তিনি শিল্পকলা বিষয়ে অধ্যয়ন করেন এবং কলাম্বিয়া বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় থেকে আইন বিষয়ে ডিগ্রী লাভ করেন। তার শিল্প...

by Monica Bose on August 30th, 2023
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সুইসুতা Shuishuta (Needle & Thread)

The sewing machines chattered loudly against the backdrop of trees on the University of Victoria campus. Two women labored to sew vibrant sari fabrics as quickly as possible. Soon others joined in to hand-sew and mend the saris, many of which had tears and rips...

by Monica Bose on April 6th, 2023
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Poetry & Climate Action with Moms

Thank you to Moms Clean Air Force and all our participants for a powerful workshop to kick off the new year!  It was such an exhilarating gathering and you all brought so much positive energy and creativity!  Your poems and letters were amazing.  This is...

by Monica Bose on January 10th, 2023
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Smithsonian Talk

Here is the recording from the November 17, 2022 Smithsonian panel with Monica Jahan Bose, Hina Kneubuhl, and Corea Kalewa “In the Pandemic’s Wake: Social Change and Reflection with Asian American and Pacific Islander Leaders.

by Monica Bose on December 12th, 2022
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SUSTAIN Performance & Closing

The SUSTAIN installation closed with a performance on June 9, 2022, which coincided with Transformer DC’s 20th anniversary party at The LINE DC. The SUSTAIN project celebrates 10 years of Storytelling with Saris, which began in 2012. For the performance, I did a flashback to...

by Monica Bose on October 1st, 2022
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প্রকাশ Prokash/Reveal performance

“প্রকাশ ” পারফরমেন্স/ কৃতকলা পরিচালনায় শিল্পী এবং সমাজকর্মী মনিকা জাহান বোস| সার্বিক সহযোগিতায় – আর্টস অ্যান্ড ডেমক্রেসী| শনিবার, ৯ই অক্টোবর, বিকাল ৪:৩০ থেকে ৬:৩০, এভিনিউ সি প্লাজা প্রকাশের সমাপনী পারফরমেন্স এবং আবৃত্তি। জেন্ডার / লিঙ্গ/ যৌনতা , মানসিক স্বাস্থ্য, এবং অভিবাসন / বর্ণবাদ বিষয়ে আমরা...

by Monica Bose on October 16th, 2021
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Concrete Dreams in Dhaka Courier

Follow this LINK for the full article in the Dhaka Courier print and digital magazine.

by Monica Bose on July 3rd, 2021
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