Jersey City: The New Brooklyn?


"A refurbished tobacco factory in Jersey City, now home to a sprawling arts complex called Mana Contemporary with studios, exhibition spaces and museum archives, is drawing crowds and undergoing an expansion.

In the nearby Journal Square neighborhood, the city is embarking on a $30-million renovation of the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre. And a 110-year-old warehouse there is being converted into a luxury rental building with studio space and apartments set aside for working artists, one of many such buildings going up in the city."

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Cuban Art News
July 14, 2015

Making Art Dance, one of many installations seen at Mana Contemporary, included a David Salle backdrop and costumes for The Elizabethan Phrasing of the Late Albert Ayler, a ballet. Photo by Joe Schildhorn.