Mana Contemporary
October Third Saturdays
at 777 Mall

Saturday, October 20, 2018
2PM–4AM

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

October Third Saturdays at 777 Mall

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October Third Saturdays at 777 Mall will feature programming by the Mana Contemporary Miami community, Mana Residencies artists, and guest artists; including art, music, film, videos, performance, installations, and zines. The day concludes with two consecutive dance parties: one featuring Vinyl Social Club MIA, the other organized by Ammy Juliet and VIDIUM.

Program

2–4PM
CITY OF SHADOWS BY DEBORAH MORRIS
Beyond the glitter and the nightlife, Miami has a daytime shadow city of hourly workers, businessmen, children, and homeless people. Their silhouettes, recorded on fabric, are exhibited by Deborah Morris. Become part of the work by having your photo taken.

2–5PM
HALLOWEEN COSTUME ALTERATIONS
BY QUEEF ENTERPRISES!
Do you have an ill-fitting Halloween costume? Queef Latina can help you make it right! Bring it in and, for a $5 suggested donation per outfit, she will hem, take in, or embellish it.

2–6PM
ROY NEIL HUNTER CALLS LIZBO
Roy Neil Hunter will be offering personalized phone hotline treatments by appointment to guests of the spa. Need a friend or stranger to confide in? Want to rant about your local politicians? Roy will be there for you to talk to for up to 15 minutes.

3–6PM
WATER OUIJA BY FERESHTEH TOOSI
Participants will communicate with the toxic algal blooms known as red tide by consulting samples in jars of water. Using electronic equipment, participants will be able to hear the sounds generated by this environmental hazard, and are encouraged to translate them.

3–7PM
RIP KARAOKE BY MARIANA SMITH
AND OLY VARGAS
Artists Mariana Smith and Oly Vargas (Let’s Sang) invite you to conjure up the spirits of deceased musical icons with RIP KARAOKE. Step onto the altar and bring your favorite artist back from the crypt. Special guest appearances/possessions by Michael Jackson, Prince, Aretha Franklin, Selena, Elvis, Amy Winehouse, Whitney Houston, Kurt Cobain, and many more.

3–9PM
TACTILE SANCTUARIES BY LAURA MARSH
A network of interactive installations that act as incubators, hangouts, and spaces for dialogue. Marsh aims to democratize her practice by offering welcoming, tactile, and involving experiences.

4–6PM
BODYMOVEMENT EXPERIENCE
BY JENNA BALFE
This guided participatory experience is a lighthearted exploration of the emotional connections forged through bodily sensation, weight sharing, falling, and other kinds of touch and movement.

4:30–5:30PM
THE CURTAIN OPENS BY RONNY CAMERO
Before unveiling his installation, Ronny Camero surrounds it with a canvas curtain, mirroring the work’s focus on the ephemeral nature of reality. Viewers will be able to experience the artists’ spontaneous creative process as both spectators and participants.

4–8PM
HAPPY HOUR WITH DEEP EDDY VODKA

6PM
PHANTASMAN MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
Phantasman (Pedro Santana) is a dark and cerebral electronic music producer from Miami.

6–7PM
PUMPKIN BISQUE BREAK ROOM
BY BISQUE CORP
Bisque Corp (the Borscht Corp fellows) present a room that alleviates existential ills through the kind of primal cathartic release that can only be produced by smashing things to pieces. Guests are offered a safe and private environment in which to break things with the blunt instruments provided. Protective gear will also be supplied, and a waiver must be signed.

6–10PM
CON_PLEX01:::FIRST TRANSMISSION
Join CON_plex as they inaugurate their new space. CON_plex is CONCRETA, Orchid.FM, and Noir Age. CON_plex will present an endurance performance and immersive sound installation by artists Marcela Loayza and Richard Vergez entitled Silent / Shout.

6:30PM
POCOS POSTRES MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
Dark, exquisite drone, rock, and noise trio.

7–8PM
PUMPKIN BISQUE SCREENING ROOM BY BISQUE CORP
Bisque Corp will screen their new, live-scored silent horror shorts produced while enduring the tortures of the Borscht Corp Fellowship.

8–9PM
ELEVATOR MUSIC BY RAT BASTARD
Rat Bastard, local producer, internationally renowned musician, and champion of noise, presents an hour-long experimental musical performance in an elevator in public use.

8–10PM
PUMPKIN BISQUE SPOOKY PARTY AND MORE BY BISQUE CORP AND VINYL SOCIAL CLUB MIA
Bisque Corp in collaboration with Vinyl Social Club MIA hosts a wild, spooky micro-party, exhibition, DIY market, and Hallway of Horrors haunted attraction.

 
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8–10PM
ROCK AND ROLL NIGHTMARE FILM SCREENING BY VIRAL VIDEO AND VIDIUM
Viral Video is a shock and horror B-movie VHS project curated by Janette Valentine.

10PM–4AM
FACE2FACE ULTIMATE DUNGEON DANCE PARTY BY AMMY JULIET AND VIDIUM
A dance party by the most highly regarded local party experience artists. DJs: Gabe Kardashian, Mixx Piggy, Adobe Deejay, Flor Frances, Sister System, and Rat Bastard. Visuals: Ammy Juliet, Amanda Ortega, and VIDIUM. Installation and performance by Porn Nails and installation by Hamhofer. Photography exhibition by Jenny Bird and Chloe Martini. Special guest dominatrices: Katherina B. Urge and Abby Hurt. Costumes encouraged.

All Day

FATAL KITES BY JENNA BOYLES
An installation of illuminated found-material kite sculptures with messages of resistance designed to be flown on the beach at night. Intended to be seen as omens, these objects play on the Spanish word for comet, cometa, which also means kite. Fatal Kites confronts frightening environmental, social, and political issues through the playfulness of kite flying.

THE NEST’S REVENGE
BY CHRISTINA SMIROS
A video installation about a nest and an owl inspired by the Cambridge Analytica congressional hearings and the phenomenon of those who profit from public data going to the greatest lengths to protect their private information.

RAT HOLE GALLERY BY RAT BASTARD
Check out the new home of Rat Bastard and discover special guest projects by International Noise Conference, the Inertials, Squelch TV, Wax Rats monthly vinyl series 94.3 FM, South Florida Registry of Alternative Music and Archive, and 305 Fest.

ACCIDENT REFLECTION
BY JOSE ANGEL LOPEZ
Born of an experiment directed by “the poetic projection of human hell,” this installation confronts subjective and suggestive experience to explore the darkest spaces of consciousness.

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THE VIDEO DUNGEON
BY VIDIUM
Your best nightmares become reality in an interactive video installation as participants DJ in a video dungeon. Featuring Abbie Hurts Robbie, a short dungeon-style soft porn film.

O, MIAMI FESTIVAL OPEN OFFICE
Find out how to submit to the 2019 O, Miami Poetry Festival (deadline: October 25), and get information about projects and workshops.

PURO-SENTÍ-MIENTO
BY OSIRIS CISNEROS
Sex, feelings, and knowledge: ultimately, these things constitute the meaning of life. This triptych suggests the reevaluation of basic drives en route to a more complete humanity.

ROTATING DJS
Dale Zine’s selection of eclectic DJs spins tremendous tunes all day long.

PLANT ALTAR POP-UP
Plant-based food enthusiasts creating unique, mouthwatering dishes for the Miami community—all vegan, all the time.

Open Studios

MANA RESIDENCIES STUDIOS
Visit the studio of Peruvian artist Ronny Camero, resident at Mana Contemporary Miami, as part of a new residency program in partnership with Iniciativa Fugaz dedicated to the vibrant Peruvian arts community. The program is anchored by a six-week residency at Mana Contemporary Miami, and provides artists with access to a private studio, studio visits, field trips, social events, and opportunities to participate in public events.

Also, visit the studios of Miami Exchange Residency artists Deborah Morris, Raphael Pangilinan, Z Behl, Christina Smiros, and Jenna Boyles. This program, focused on artists from Mana Contemporary New Jersey and Chicago locations, is anchored by a four-week residency at Mana Contemporary Miami, and also provides artists with access to a private studio, studio visits, field trips, social events, and opportunities to participate in public events.

MANA ARTIST STUDIOS
Visit the studios of artists in the Mana Contemporary Miami Community.

 

Photo: “Accident Reflection” (Installation Detail) 2018, Jose Angel Lopez. Photo by Rafael Vargas Bernard