April Third Saturdays
at 777 Mall

Saturday, April 20, 2019
12–9PM

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

April Third Saturdays at 777 Mall

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April’s Third Saturdays at 777 Mall features activations, art, music, performances, videos, workshops, zines, and other experiences presented by the 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 Interpol concert at the Fillmore Miami Beach courtesy of Pabst Bue Ribbon, plus a super-special prize package courtesy of Mana Contemporary Miami community members Dale Zine and CON_plex (CONCRETA, Orchid.FM, and Noire Age).

Also, join us at 32 SE 1st Street Miami, FL 33131, from 7 to 11pm for a special reception for Etcetera, an exhibition of work by 2019’s New World School of the Arts BFA graduates, featuring DJ sets curated by CON_plex (CONCRETA, Orchid.FM, and Noire Age). Presented in collaboration with Mana Contemporary Miami and curated by Maggy Cuesta and Fredric Snitzer, the exhibition highlights work in divergent disciplines with a focus on hybridity.

Program

1–3PM
STRINGSTALLATION AND THE IMBECILE PRESENTED BY JENNA BALFE AND BODYMOVEMENT
Kayla Delacerda presents work incorporating string and architecture, while musician Dennis Fuller (Donzii) presents sporadic performances of The Imbecile, with interventions by Bodymovement collaborators.

1–4PM
CLOSE OUT SALE PERFORMANCE PRESENTED BY COIN IN / COIN OUT
Coin In / Coin Out regrets to inform you that, in a comment on gentrification, marketing, and the language of closeouts, this sale will continue until everything has gone. Take advantage and swap personal items for branded merch.

1–4PM, 4–7PM
RING MAKING AND METALSMITHING WORKSHOP PRESENTED BY JEWELRY CREATIONS WORKSHOP AND COCO DE SALAZAR
A fun, easy, three-hour crash course that will see each participant leave with a silver, copper, or brass ring. Tools and supplies included. $85 suggested donation. Space limited to four seats per session. Reserve a seat at their website.

2–5PM
THE CAULDRON WORKSHOP PRESENTED BY LAURA MARSH
Learn about natural dyes and dyeing in this free, open-ended installment of a series of workshops on fiber practices. Bring a T-shirt or other fabric item to dip in natural dye.

2–6PM
THE ARCHIVIST: VR BY NOTHING LIKE YOU PRODUCTIONS PRESENTED BY FILMGATE
Nominated for Best Debut Experience and Best Interactive Narrative Experience at London’s Raindance Film Festival, The Archivist: VR is an experience inspired by Twin Peaks that takes participants through the curtain and into a strange new world. With a special talk on making VR experiences for Oculus Rift from 4 to 5pm.

2–7PM
SEE YOU IN CYBERSPACE… PRESENTED BY JOLT RADIO
Sit down and enjoy rare all-vinyl sets from collectors and DJs in a darkened room full of stars. Each forty-minute session will be streamed live on joltradio.org.

2–7PM
PLANT ALTAR POP-UP
Plant-based food enthusiasts creating unique, mouthwatering dishes for the Miami community—all vegan, all the time.

3–3:30PM
COLONIAL KALEIDOSCOPES II AND III PERFORMANCES PRESENTED BY ENMA SAIZ AND NIURCA MARQUEZ
Two Latina artists, artist-ceramicist Enma Saiz, and dancer-performance artist Niurca Marquez, present a performative response to the colonizer (played in Colonial Kaleidoscopes I by dancer-performance artist Pioneer Winter) who, along with his audience, destroyed Saiz’s Havana tile floor. In this restorative action, Saiz and Marquez attempt to build a new reality.

3–6PM
DISCOMOSAIC WORKSHOP PRESENTED BY SEBASTIAN DUNCAN-PORTUONDO
The first of a series of free, open-ended, walk-in workshops on cutting mirror and mosaic to make panels and other elements designed to interact with architectural space. More workshop dates in May.

4–5PM
CREATING VR EXPERIENCES FOR OCULUS RIFT BY NOTHING LIKE YOU PRODUCTIONS PRESENTED BY FILMGATE
A special talk on creating VR experiences for Oculus Rift by the minds behind The Archivist: VR.

 

5–5:30PM
LIVE ACTIVATION OF PROFOUND MEANING IN SHADES OF RED PRESENTED BY VIDIUM
Live performance and activation of a sound and video installation by Gregorio Alvarez that explores the body, vibrations, and our relationship with aging and decomposition.

5:30–6PM
SELF-TOXIFICATION BY KAZEHITO SEKI, MUSICAL PERFORMANCE PRESENTED BY RAT BASTARD AND VIDIUM
Kazehito Seki is an amplified voice artist and noise musician from Tokyo. Self-Toxification is a composition of feedback loops made with a mixer and a stereo microphone that spans a range of frequencies, volumes, speeds, and textures.

6–6:30PM
LE TRASH CAN (MANU ARMIDA), MUSICAL PERFORMANCE PRESENTED BY RAT BASTARD AND VIDIUM
Le Trash Can has been the alias of Manu Armida since 2011. Vocal-based harsh noise with semi-rhythmic tendencies from Mexico.

6:30–7PM
CALNEPUELCO (RAFAEL VARGAS BERNARD), MUSICAL PERFORMANCE PRESENTED BY RAT BASTARD AND VIDIUM
Rafael Vargas Bernard’s noise project integrates manipulated samples of field and found recordings, analog oscillators, digital frequencies, visceral vocals, generative systems, improvisation, programming, and error to create auditory experiences that disconcert, dislocate, and disorient.

ALL DAY

EL ADOQUINAZO BY SERGI ESPINALES, PRESENTED BY YÁLE CLUB SOCIAL
El Adoquinazo asks how barriers and spaces affect the underlying power dynamics of our everyday lives, drawing inspiration from the current Nicaraguan revolution, in which paving slabs are being used to construct barricades.

TRASH/PUNK/HARDCORE/305: A VIDEO RETROSPECTIVE PRESENTED BY VIDIUM
South Florida has always been unapologetic. This retrospective revisits some of the bands that left an impact locally and around the world. Curated by Vidium’s Eddy Alvarez, it jumps from interviews to music video to live performances, exploring bands such as Shitstorm, powerhouse, Baker Acted, and Knock’Em Dead. Special guest performance at 4:30pm.

PROFOUND MEANING IN SHADES OF RED PRESENTED BY VIDIUM
A sound and video installation by Gregorio Alvarez, with a live activation at 5pm.

FUNHOUSE ANIMATOR PRESENTED BY THE SOUTH FLORIDA REGISTRY OF ALTERNATIVE MUSIC AND ARCHIVE
Learn about musical instruments and gear, and join an immersive, interactive noise orchestra with slide projections.

OPEN STUDIOS
Mana Residencies Studios
Visit the studio of Peruvian artist Rudolph Castro, resident at Mana Contemporary Miami as part of a new program in partnership with Iniciativa Fugaz. Anchored by a six-week residency, the initiative provides artists with a studio, studio visits, field trips, social events, and opportunities to participate in public events.


Photo: Couture by Tropishopi and Tycraft Taylor Plant Apparel. Photo: Courtesy of PlantiShopi