Monica Jahan Bose Lecture, “From Bangladesh to Brooklyn: Transnational Art Practices,” Friday 2/17

February 17 @ 11:00 am12:00 pm

Monica Jahan Bose is a Bangladeshi-America artist, lawyer and activist whose work spans performance, painting, film, photography, printmaking and interdisciplinary projects. She has presented her work in villages in Bangladesh, at art fairs during the Miami Basel, and on the streets of Brooklyn.

She will present her recent projects, consider how South Asia enters conceptual frameworks and art practices in the U.S., and reflect on the impact and interplay of colonization and globalization on the art world in South Asia and the U.S.

Bose’s work is a part of the Ornate/Activate exhibition at the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum Feb. 16 to May 14, 2017.