Mana Contemporary Miami Presents: May Third Saturdays at 777 Mall

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Mana Contemporary Miami
777 Mall
145 E Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33131

May Third Saturdays at 777 Mall


Join us in Downtown Miami for May’s Third Saturdays at 777 Mall and explore the exponentially expanding cultural ecosystem that is Mana Contemporary Miami. May’s Third Saturdays will feature highlights from Session III of the Chicago Exchange Residency, along with special programming presented throughout the afternoon and evening.

Special Programming

Happy Hour with Deep Eddy

Opening of Bookleggers
Bookleggers is giving away one free book to all attendees to celebrate the opening of their space at Mana Miami inside 777 Mall.

Presented by VIDIUM.

Release Reading
Jazzercise is a Language by Gabriel Ojeda-Segue and Mario Ariza. Presented by O, Miami.
Gabriel Ojeda-Sague is a Miami/Philly Gay, Latino Leo living in Philadelphia. He is the author of the poetry books Jazzercise is a Language (The Operating System, 2018) about the exercise craze of the 1980s, and Oil and Candle (Timeless, Infinite Light, 2016) on ritual and racism. He is also the author of chapbooks on gay sex, Cher, the Legend of Zelda, and anxious bilingualism. His third book Losing Miami, on the potential sinking of Miami due to climate change and sea-level rise, is forthcoming from Civil Coping Mechanisms. For more information, visit his website.

Open vinyl sets at the Dale Zine Shop. Bring your own vinyl to do a thirty-minute set alongside Jolt Radio DJs.

Chicago Exchange Residency
Open Studios: Session III
Visit the studios of the Chicago Exchange artists-in-residence. The program brings three sessions of artists from the Mana Contemporary Chicago community to Miami for a three-week residency; this session features  Jonas Becker, Rodrigo Lara, Luis Sahagun, Deirdre Fox, and Bruce Riley, with special installations by Jonas Becker, Dierdre Fox, and Rodrigo Lara.

Sneak peek of The UFO is Waiting (presented in collaboration with Otto Von Schirach, Poncili Creación, and MILAGROS) and premier of Two Coin + Val F.’s Man Ate Alive video installation.

Visit the studios of Miami-based artists inside the Mana Miami Community.

IMAGE: Rodrigo Lara Zendejas, Deportable Aliens (2014–15).