March’s Third Saturdays will feature Body + Camera 2019 Miami: The Un/Certain Body along with activations, art, music, performances, video, workshops, zines, and other memorable experiences presented by our Mana Contemporary Miami community throughout the afternoon and evening.
Experience art, have fun, and win stuff! Whoever Instagrams the most photos or videos taken at Mana Contemporary Miami during this month’s Third Saturdays at 777 Mall wins! For posts to qualify, make sure to tag @manacontemporary in the post and include #ManaContemporaryMiami in the caption.
This month’s winner will receive two tickets to the sold-out Leon Bridges concert at The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater courtesy of Pabst Blue Ribbon, plus a super-special prize package courtesy of Mana Contemporary Miami community members Dale Zine – Miami Fl and CON_plex (CONCRETA, Noir Age, and Orchid.FM.
BODY + CAMERA 2019: THE UN/CERTAIN BODY
In partnership with Chicago Dancemakers Forum and Montom Arts, Body + Camera presents a broad spectrum of contemporary work in experimental, dance, and performance film, and includes special screenings around the event’s theme. This dynamic film forum celebrates the intersection between the moving body and the moving image, focusing on risk-taking and independent artists, with contemporary, experimental projects that push the medium to its limits.
Featuring more than forty short films by emerging and established artists from around the world that explore the intersection between the body and the moving image, Body + Camera film forum commenced at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City and will travel to Mana Contemporary Chicago later this year.
SHE’S EMOTIONAL LISTENING PARTY, PRESENTED BY DALE ZINE
Mia Carucci presents a series of mixes that reflects her emotions at the time of recording, representing moments of longing and heartbreak. She’s Emotional on tape, the perfect gift to share with a loved one, is available as a limited signed edition at Dale Zine’s shop.
ORCHID.FM LIVE PRESENTED BY CON_PLEX
Guest DJs play themed shows, broadcasted live and archived for rotation, while visitors are welcome to sit in.
THE ARCHIVIST: VR BY NOTHING LIKE YOU PRODUCTIONS, PRESENTED BY FILMGATE
Nominated for Best Debut Experience and Best Interactive Narrative Experience at the Raindance Film Festival in London, The Archivist: VR is a virtual reality experience inspired by Twin Peaks that takes participants through the curtain and into a strange new world.
ORATION NO. 2: ON THE HUMAN PSYCHE, THE IMAGE, AND SLIPPAGE DURATIONAL PERFORMANCE BY KUNST
A haunted alien landscape provides the setting for a game of fort/da in which the distance between word and symbol has collapsed and the accession to a symbolic order is recontextualized and performed.
NOISTRA PRESENTED BY THE SOUTH FLORIDA REGISTRY OF ALTERNATIVE MUSIC AND ARCHIVE
Learn about and try out musical instruments and contact mics and watch the interactive noise orchestra’s photo slide projections in the Holodeck Sound Sect.
2PM, 3:30PM, and 4:30PM
SITE-SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE BY COLEMANCOLLECTIVE
ColemanCollective is a performing arts company that brings together artists from various disciplines—choreographers, dancers, actors, writers, visual artists, directors, musicians—as equal collaborators on performative, educational, and other projects.
PLANT ALTAR POP-UP
Plant-based food enthusiasts creating unique, mouthwatering dishes for the Miami community— all vegan, all the time.
COMMUNITY STANDARDS WORKSHOP PRESENTED BY LAURA MARSH
A workshop in which participants use fabric swatches, iron-on transfers, and hand embroidery to explore ideas around community and identity through, producing tactile sketchbooks that mix text and image.
LIVE-SCORE FOR THE JONATHAN HANCOCK VIDEO PORTRAIT PRESENTED BY VIDIUM
Ben Pachter’s live-score performance for VIDIUM’s Video Portrait installation.
LIVE-SCORE FOR THE JONATHAN HANCOCK VIDEO PORTRAIT PRESENTED BY VIDIUM
Rat Bastard and Steven Bristol’s live-score performance for VIDIUM’s Video Portrait installation.
HAPPY HOUR WITH DEEP EDDY
AT THE GLAM HAG SHOW BY MOLLY HEWITT
A special activation in Mana Performance Residency artist Molly Hewitt’s installation, with special guest Lindsay Dye.
SOUND + VISION PRESENTED BY CON_PLEX
A curated group of musicians performs live scores to experimental films projected by artist Barron Sherer, with CON_plex DJs playing soundtracks on vinyl between screenings. Refreshments will be served.
THE GLAM HAG SHOW BY MOLLY HEWITT
Installation and performance by Mana Performance Residency artist Molly Hewitt
JOLT RADIO LISTENING LOUNGE
VIDIUM PORTRAIT SERIES—JONATHAN HANCOCK INSTALLATION PRESENTED BY VIDIUM
VIDIUM’s Video Portrait is a series of unique depictions of interesting artists, beginning with Jonathan Hancock, a multidisciplinary artist, film producer, and noise artist from Brighton, Ohio, whose works deal with underground artistic communities.
MANA ARTIST STUDIOS
Visit the studios of artists in the Mana Contemporary Miami community.
Special thanks to:
Miami Downtown Development Authority
Deep Eddy Vodka
Mana Contemporary is a leading arts destination dedicated to celebrating the creative process.
With campuses in Jersey City, Chicago, and Miami, the mission of Mana Contemporary is to offer a creative community that continues to develop and evolve with each city specifically. Mana Contemporary is an arts center dedicated to fostering artist communities and public engagement with the arts by hosting artist studios, residency programs exhibitions, performances, concerts, educational programming, among much more. Serving as a hub for artists, creative organizations, and arts education, the identity of each Mana Contemporary campus is a product of those who inhabit and engage with the space.
Based in the historic 777 International Mall in Downtown Miami, Mana Contemporary Miami is a growing arts center that unites artist studios, exhibition spaces, and programming to facilitate conversation and collaboration among its creative community.
Established in 2017, Mana Contemporary Miami is primarily focused on connecting with Miami-based artists and organizations, with the idea of further creating new avenues for conversation and opportunities, ultimately serving as an ongoing platform to engage Miami arts and culture in dynamic and sustainable ways. Housing visiting artist residencies, Miami-based artist studios, and innovative creative organizations—like Dale Zine, Borscht Corp, and O, Miami—Mana Contemporary Miami is a rapidly developing space for the Miami community, with plans to expand to neighboring spaces across Downtown Miami.
Mana Contemporary Miami is an extension of Mana’s presence in the City, which began about five years ago with the development of Mana Wynwood and its annual arts program for Miami Art Week. The inception of Mana Contemporary Miami allows Mana to hold a permanent presence in Downtown Miami, which is dedicated to serving the greater Miami community through Mana’s mission to foster greater engagement with the arts and evolve with the needs of both artists and the public.