Jan 2019


When Washingtonians Write Fiction 
2019 began with talking about writing. On Thu Jan 3, Kojo explored the art of fiction writing by interviewing local fiction writers at all stages. Sushmita wanted to talk about what people might not know they need to create their best writing. It was great fun when the producer decided to invite her as one of the guests on the show. Listen here. (Sush starts at 12:49:20)

Guests included:
Tayla Burney, Judge, Washington City Paper Fiction Contest
Danielle Stonehirsch, Writer; Winner, Washington City Paper Fiction Contest
Zachary Clark, Executive Director, 826DC
Sushmita Mazumdar, Director; Studio Pause

June 2018
Arlington’s Women of Vision Awards 2018:2018 Women of Vision Award Winners

Inside NOVA: Arlington taps 3 for ‘Women of Vision’ accolades

ARLnow: ‘Women of Vision’ to be Honored by Arlington Commission on the Status of Women

Arlington TV: Sushmita Mazumdar’s Women of Vision video, and Award Video


Aug 2017
Reading Rockets/WETA blog post on a workshop by Sughra and Sushmita based on the project Thou Art: The Beauty of Identity: Not Just for Kids

April 2017
Virginia Humanities “Global Virginia” page shared the story of the artists and the project Thou Art: The Beauty of Identity: The Road from Afghanistan

Nov 2016
Freer Sackler Blog: Art Must Bring Change: A Turquoise Mountain-Inspired Project
Story of the collaboration between Sughra Hussainy and Sushmita Mazumdar on Bento. 


Studio Pause on VOA:
Thanks so much to the amazing artist Lukman Ahmed for wanting to share the work of Studio Pause with his viewers! See the film here:

Studio PAUSE Reception, April 2015:
Here is a short film about our April 2015 reception, a film by Hanan Daqqa, who visited the Studio in January and wanted to share what its about through her art. Thanks so much, Hanan!

Studio PAUSE and AIM: Art Education, Nov 3, 2013
Artists Sushmita Mazumdar, Allison Platz, and Maria Burke talk about art education. All opinions are the conversationalists and not necessarily those of any organization with which they are affiliated. The Conversation on November 3, 2013 was at Studio Pause in Arlington, Virginia. Audio by Steve Cordle; cameras by Janar Stewart and Matthew Shea Sullivan; produced by Michael A. Shea through the facilities of Arlington Independent Media.

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