Film screening: Einstein on the Beach

Glass Gallery at Mana Contemporary 25 Senate Pl, Jersey City, New Jersey

Film screening: Einstein on the Beach An Opera in Four Acts by Robert Wilson and Philip Glass with choreography by Lucinda Childs and text by Christopher Knowles.   The screening will be introduced by principal performer in the production and radio and podcast host, Helga...

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Film screening: Einstein on the Beach

Glass Gallery at Mana Contemporary 25 Senate Pl, Jersey City, New Jersey

Film screening: Einstein on the Beach An Opera in Four Acts by Robert Wilson and Philip Glass with choreography by Lucinda Childs and text by Christopher Knowles.   The screening will be introduced by principal performer in the production and radio and podcast host, Helga...

Free

Digital Art Month

A celebration of digital and new media art that happens in various public and private locations in the US, internationally and online. This initiative promotes creativity, community building and innovation, creating a dialogue between cutting edge art and a general audience. Monira Foundation is proud...

A Manifesto for the Freedom of Attention

On ZOOM:   Join us for the first in the ATTENTION SERIES program of Second Saturday events:   A special program of performances, conversations, events and workshops centering on ATTENTION, presented by associates of the “Friends of Attention” collective. From the politics of algorithms to the aesthetics of dreams, from...

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The Cinema of Attention

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On ZOOM:   Join us for the first in the ATTENTION SERIES program of Second Saturday events.   Using a curated sequence of classic cinema scenes, LA-based filmmaker and activist LANE STROUD will awaken the eye and dramatize the moving camera as an attentional instrument. How has...

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LISTENING OUT

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To be inside while “listening out” the window is a form of awareness both receptive and reaching — part daydream, part animal alertness. In a live, meditative, essay-performance, artist and writer SAL RANDOLPH will share a sonic windowscape, invoking the intimate modalities of aural attention...

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Jonas Mekas: Open Archives

ABOUT OPEN ARCHIVES Presented via email newsletter, a weekly glimpse into the personal archives of the late filmmaker and artist Jonas Mekas, who for over eight decades chronicled his life with typewriter and camera. Ranging from ephemera to video diaries, unseen letters to newly transferred...

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@machinedazzle

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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The Tales Told from Fold-Out Chairs & in heaven’s wakanda

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Join us for a Virtual Exhibition Tour featuring a conversation with Tamika Palmer, mother of Breonna Taylor. Followed by live performances by the two exhibiting artists: Azikiwe Mohammed and Rashad Wright. Image courtesy of Azikiwe Mohammed

The COMMUNITY Table: Wine Tasting

Join us from your living room for a special wine-tasting event benefiting our Spring food drive, which aims to provide relief from food insecurity in Jersey City.   Niche vintners Iconic Wines will conduct a private virtual tour of their Sonoma, California winery before a...

$100.00

PULLING PUNCHES: Attention, Capital, Labor

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  Digital hypercapitalism is currently fracking living humans for every last drop of their monetizable attention. Join representatives of the “Anti-Capitalist Working Group” of the Friends of Attention, for a report on the prospects of an “Attention Liberation Front,” and the screening of a new...

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My Truth

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Monira Foundation Virtual Stage presents My Truth: an evening of performances for Instagram Live, featuring Miriam Parker with Merche Blasco, Rashad Wright and Rijah. The event accompanies an exhibition of 19 female-identifying and non-binary emerging and mid-career artists, organized by Mashonda Tifrere and hosted by...

PEGASUS: Baroque Reverberations – Chamber Series

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Pegasus presents some of the most innovative Baroque masterpieces for violin, flute and harpsichord. Featuring principals Edson Scheid (violin), Kaori Fujii (flute) with founder and artistic director, Karén Hakobyan (harpsichord).     *Stream Premiere Date – Friday April 9th, 2021 8:00 PM – Approximate run time...

$15.00

MYTHO-LOGICKING:  Logic, Sound, and the Body

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MYTHO-LOGICKING:  Logic, Sound, and the Body 10 April 2021 – 6 pm EDT How does rationality feel? Can analytic abstraction touch our flesh? Can it be sensed? Working with sound, artist/scholar Anya Yermakova stages somatic encounters with non-Aristotelian logic. Join Monira and the Friends of...

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Pegasus: TRANSCRIPTIONS & TRANSFORMATIONS – Piano Series

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Monira Foundation Virtual Stage presents Pegasus: The Orchestra’s Fourth Season, Baroque and Beyond.    Virtuoso pianist-composer Vyacheslav Gryaznov performing his own piano transcriptions spanning 300 Years of music of Monteverdi, Bach, Mahler, Grieg, Debussy and Ravel and finishing with the monumental Liszt’s transcription of Beethoven’s 1st Symphony.  ...

$15.00

Jonas Mekas Pocket Gala

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You are invited to our Jonas Mekas Pocket Gala Thursday May 6th at 7pm. This virtual event will feature an intimate evening with the Jonas Mekas Studio. Presented in partnership with Sebastian Mekas and Phong Bui, from the Brooklyn Rail, you will get a chance...

$50.00 – $100.00

ANIMAL STATIC: SPEEDS OF LOOKING, SPEEDS OF MAKING

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Artist, musician, and writer Lex Brown makes work that cycles and recycles our data-worlds, dramatizing the ways information conditions our bodies and our language. Her installations and performances conjure new kinds of humor, disorientation, and awareness from the compulsive ecologies of perpetual mediation. Join us...

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Pegasus: FOLK INSPIRATIONS – Chamber Series

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Join Pegasus’s concertmaster—Eiko Kano (violin) and principal – Moran Katz (clarinet) with founder and artistic director Karén Hakobyan (piano)—for a creative program inspired by Folk Music. Listeners will be swept from the intricate Spanish folk melodies of de Falla to the raw and energetic Romanian...

$15.00

Glasgow International presents: Twelve Theses on Attention

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Gianna Badiali, D. Graham Burnett, Claudia Claremi, Terrance Daye, Sofia Camargo Hoyos, Alyssa Loh, Lane Stroud Twelve Theses on Attention   Drafted by the Friends of Attention, the Twelve Theses on Attention call for the creation of ‘attentional sanctuaries’, spaces to foster a new politics of astonishment...

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Pegasus: MOSTLY AMERICAN – Chamber Series

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Pegasus presents some of the iconic works of American classical music. From Bernstein’s clarinet sonata to Heifetz’s fascinating transcriptions from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess to John William’s famous arrangement of Gardel’s “Por una cabeza” finishing with Schoenfield’s Trio, Freylakh, a modern take on Klezmer. Program will...

$15.00

Glasgow International presents: Vigils and Vigilance

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D. Graham Burnett, Joanna Fiduccia, K MacBride, Hermione Spriggs. Vigils and Vigilance   Subtitled ‘Attention, Duration, Subjectivity’, Vigils and Vigilance is a panel discussion with artists and researchers working on problems of sustained attention.   Departing from the pioneering research of Norman H. Mackworth, whose discovery of...

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Morphosis Proliferation by Lorenzo Brusci

Morphosis Proliferation is a body of work that the artist Lorenzo Brusci is presenting for CADAF as part of his ongoing project Morphosis : Proliferation 2015-2021. For this specific occasion, Monira is exhibiting the "selection/pauses" made by curator YPB - prototypical selector - out of...

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Glasgow International presents: The Dance of Attention

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D. Graham Burnett, Grace Caiazza, Stevie Knauss, Sal Randolph The Dance of Attention   Research associates of the ESTAR(SER) continue to sift their idiosyncratic archive for key artefacts and documents that bear on the history of attentional practices. For Glasgow International, Sal Randolph and Stevie...

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Pegasus: All CHOPIN PROGRAM – Piano Series

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All CHOPIN PROGRAM & WORLD PREMIERE – Piano Series   International Concert Pianist, Asiya Korepanova, is known for her touching artistry and astounding virtuosity and has been featured by prestigious concert series and orchestras throughout the world. A true 'polyartist', Asiya's numerous compositions and transcriptions...

$15.00

Pegasus: THE TROUT – Chamber Series

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THE TROUT – Chamber Series    Pegasus String Principals join forces with Karen Hakobyan at the piano to perform Schubert’s monumental Trout Quintet. The program will also feature Hakobyan’s thought-provoking composition for Piano Sextet “Cras, Es Noster” (Tomorrow, be ours).   *Stream Premiere Date –...

$15.00

Pegasus: RACHMANINOFF – Chamber Series 

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RACHMANINOFF – Chamber Series    2007 international Tchaikovsky competition gold medalist Sergey Antonov joins pianist Karen Hakobyan to perform Rachmaninoff’s beloved cello sonata among other works.    *Stream Premiere Date – Thursday August 12th, 2021 8:00 PM *Will stay active for 2 weeks to subscribers,...

$15.00