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Monira Mondays at Mana with Machine!   Writing in The New Yorker, Hilton Als called him the artist behind of "some of the most inventive costumes and sets I have ever seen." Machine Dazzle's creations have adorned icons from Taylor Mac to Cara Delevingne. And now this maximalist-surrealist...

OTHER BODIES

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Get the jump on Valentine’s Day by joining Monira for an online private screening of OTHER BODIES, an edgy fairy-tale of unsuppressed desires and multiple misreadings. Eros vies with Thanatos in this short film by 2021 Sundance Lab writer/director Alyssa Loh and cinematographer Izik Alequin....

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Holiday Party Cancelled

Mana Cafe 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ, United States

CANCELLED - Due to concern  over the Omicron variant we will be putting of celebrating together until is safer for all to gather in the new year. The Monira Foundation is full  still full of joy this season and hope that you all will be...

DRAW THE BIRD!

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A Milcom Room Attention Program with David Scher.   Join us on Saturday evening as inimitable artist David Scher leads us in another Zoomtastic Monira Foundation & ESTAR(SER) “Scenes of Attention” program! SHARPEN YOUR PENCILS for a drink-and-draw cocktail workshop on avian imagism. Never more...

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The Frye Trunk: Initial Investigations

Monira Foundation Chicago 2233 S Throop St, Chicago, IL, United States

A Milcom Room Attention Program with Jared Rankin Join us on the occasion of the Mana Contemporary Spring Open House, ESTAR(SER) and the Monira Foundation will have the Milcom Memorial Reading Room and Attention Library open to the public for a special live, in person,...

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Monira Fridays: EMERGE

Mana Contemporary Jersey City 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ, United States

💥 Hosted by Diego Roque and Cara O'Brien 💥 💥Presented by: Monira Foundation x ROQ Initiative in collaboration with Adam Echa. 💥 Join us for a new MONIRA FRIDAYS EMERGE || A film noir themed event hosted by Diego Roq and Cara O'Brien, in collaboration...

$10.00 – $20.00

Attention Lab & Discovering AYN at Monira Foundation

Monira Foundation Chicago 2233 S Throop St, Chicago, IL, United States

ATTENTION LABS are community-based, youth-oriented workshops that focus on the power, beauty, and potential of human attention — and on the new challenges that confront us in a world of increasingly financialized attentional resources (and the algorithms that “frack” our eyes and minds). A non-profit...

Discovering AYN: Rammellzee Curated Tour

Mana Contemporary Jersey City 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ, United States

Monira Foundation presents Discovering AYN: Rammellzee (RAMM:ΣLL:ZΣΣ) Discovering AYN is a monthly program presented by Monira Foundation that welcomes the public into AYN Foundation long term presentations at Mana Contemporary to further learn and experience the practice of their featured artists through the scope of other artists...

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Discovering AYN: Rammellzee Interactive Program for Families

Mana Contemporary Jersey City 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ, United States

Monira Foundation presents Discovering AYN: Rammellzee (RAMM:ΣLL:ZΣΣ) Discovering AYN is a monthly program presented by Monira Foundation that welcomes the public into AYN Foundation long term presentations at Mana Contemporary to further learn and experience the practice of their featured artists through the scope of other artists...

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Monuments

NoMad Common 146 west 29th street, New York, NY, United States

Monira Foundation is pleased to present the exhibition MONUMENTS. Anne Muntges.   Monuments is a thought-provoking installation that challenges our perception of beauty and waste, offering a unique visual experience where the discarded and the exquisite come together. Set against a backdrop of ornate, luxurious wallpaper,...

Between Two Breaths

Mana Contemporary Jersey City 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ, United States

Monira Foundation is pleased to present the exhibition Between Two Breaths by artist David Benarroch. The exhibition, "Between Two Breaths", consists of a group of sculptures and drawings that reveal traces of physical impact on material, and focuses on Benarroch's ongoing research and process, and how we...

Inner Mirror

Mana Contemporary Jersey City 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ, United States

Monira Foundation is pleased to present the exhibition Inner Mirror. Linda K. Alpern.    This photography exhibition is part of the Discovering Public Program in connection with the photography long-term presentation of John Chamberlain and developed in collaboration with the AYN Foundation. In her photographs, Alpern...

dance dance otherwise we are lost

Nimbus 329 Warren St, Jersey City, NJ, United States

Monira Foundation is pleased to present the exhibition dance dance otherwise we are lost; Miriam Parker and Arielle Austin.  dance dance otherwise we are lost is an evocative exhibition that explores the captivating interplay between Arielle Austions’s paintings and the Miriam Parkers abstract photography. Inspired by...

Monira Fridays: EMERGE NOIR

Mana Contemporary Jersey City 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ, United States

Hosted by Diego Roque and presented by: Monira Foundation x ROQ Initiative Revel in the 1940s film noir world: Live performances, art displays, vendors, and curated installations all with a jazzy noir ambiance. Evoke the spirit of classic Hollywood, a Gatsby night, cloaked in mystery and...

Open Book: Linda K. Alpern

Mana Contemporary Jersey City 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ, United States

Monira Foundation is pleased to present Open Book with Linda K. Alpern. This exhibition of archives, photography and notes from conversations with Linda K. Alpern was created as an annex project to the exhibition Inner Mirror, Linda K. Alpern. In this presentation, visitors can get a...

When The Night Falls

Stork Club 2 Chapel Avenue, Jersey City, United States

Monira Foundation in partnership with Landmark Club are pleased to present the exhibition When The Night Falls.  From the shimmering glow of the moonlit city to the electric buzz of sleepless nights  When the Night Falls looks into the profound impact of the night on the...

dance dance otherwise we are lost

Monira Foundation 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, United States

Monira Foundation is pleased to present the exhibition dance dance otherwise we are lost; Miriam Parker and Arielle Austin.  dance dance otherwise we are lost is an evocative exhibition that explores the captivating interplay between Arielle Austions’s paintings and the Miriam Parkers abstract photography. Inspired by...

Q&A: Applying for the Monira Performance Residency

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  Join Monira Foundation Residency Director Anne Muntges via Zoom to learn about the Performance Residency program, the application, and the new space. Bring your questions as you prepare your application to the program.   Please register for the session below. An hour before the...

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Monira Residencies – CHICAGO Open Call

Monira Foundation 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, United States

Apply to be an artist in Residency in Chicago! Applications will open March 25 – April 26, midnight EST Who We Are: Since 2011, the Monira Foundation (formerly Mana Residencies) has awarded rent-free, non-living studio space to artists in Chicago, Jersey City, and Miami. Started...

Motus Mentis

Monira Foundation 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, United States

Presented by Stevens Institute of Technology Visual Arts & Technology program with the support of Monira Foundation 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City NJ 07306 Gallery #250 Apr 11, 2024 –  Apr 14, 2024 Hours: by appointment emailing info@monirafoundation.org   Latin for "movement of the mind," Motus Mentis...

Q&A: Applying for the Monira Residency Chicago

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  Join us at Open House Chicago from 12-4 to meet Anne Muntges, Residency Director of the Monira Foundation. Discover insights into our esteemed residency program and gain valuable tips on crafting a competitive application. Anne will be available on the 5th floor of Mana...

Reel to Reel: A Film by Chihiro Ito

Monira Foundation 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, United States

"Life is an image, and an image is life...I think both." Film by Chichiro Ito This is my diary film of the end and beyond of Jonas Mekas. He was my mentor and friend. This is also how a Japanese artist who immigrated to New...

Screening: Curated by Nobutaka Aozaki

Monira Foundation 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, United States

Screening Through performance, stop-motion animation, historical archives, storytelling, or scientific research, Screeing uses video mediums to flow into the landscape and challenge human-centered ideology. The 7 films by Akira Ikezoe, Maya Jeffereis, Ayesha Kamal Kahn, Kevin Kelly, Asami Shoji, Yi Yunyi, and Brian Zegeer,  show reconciliation and...