This Month at Mana Contemporary: July 2023
An up-to-date listing of what's happening at Mana Contemporary Jersey City and Chicago campus’ during July 2023.Jun 30, 2023 · 2 Minute Read
Conceiving the Plan: Nuance and Intimacy in Civic Space
Visiting hours: Wed – Fri, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET (and by appointment)
This exhibition, presented by Monira Foundation, features a series of post-2020 proposals by a range of international architects, considering Civic Space in contemporary terms. It asks the following questions: How can civic spaces be imbued with nuance? In what ways does such a quality persist in the city? Can one discuss intimacy in architectural terms?
Open Book with Cindy Ji
Jul 7, 11:00 AM CT / 12:00 PM ET (Online)
Witness the unveiling of The Adventure of Jane, an artist book by Cindy Ji that intricately blends captivating photographs and short stories by Woojung Ji. The Open Book series is a collaboration between Mana Contemporary Chicago and Monira Foundation.
Meet Me Halfway
Jun 16 – Jul 21
Meet Me Halfway is an exhibition showcasing the talent of emerging ceramic-based artists from Chicago and Detroit. The group show features a selection of works by graduate students and recent alumni from the renowned School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and Cranbrook Academy of Art’s ceramics program. With diverse processes and styles on display, the exhibition presents a dynamic range of ceramic art, from sculptural to functional, highlighting the artistic prowess of the Midwest institutions.
Jonas Mekas, Open Archives Presented by Monira Foundation
On view through Jan 26, 2024
Monira Foundation proudly presents Jonas Mekas, Open Archives, a year-long exhibit at Mana Contemporary Chicago featuring artifacts, items, and memorabilia from Mekas’ personal archives.