Artist and climate activist Monica Jahan Bose, and multimedia artist and video journalist Robin Bell are presenting the temporary public art project, WARMING WATERS, July 23-25. The installation will drape the C&O Canal wall in Georgetown behind Blue Bottle Coffee with massive, colorful cotton fabric saris from Bangladesh covered with printmaking and writing about climate change by residents of Washington and Katakhali Village, Bangladesh, along with video projections on the saris in the evening.
The temporary installation will run July 23-25, and will be open for viewing from sunrise until 10 pm. Projections will be in the evenings from 9pm – 10pm, weather permitting. Click here for free tickets to the evening projections, which are limited due to social distancing. Visitors must wear masks, and social-distancing circles will be marked on the ground for households to sit together, away from others. A dedication and projections will also be livestreamed.