Mana BSMT is a collaborative environment that combines artist-driven programming with studios and workspaces. It is also home to the BSMT New Media Program (NMP) and the Mana residencies. Private and semi-private studios are also available to for rent to artists who seek a community experience.
BSMT New Media Program
Established by BSMT director Grace Franck in 2016, the Mana BSMT New Media Program (NMP) is a community-based residency dedicated to supporting the next generation of new media artists. Through ongoing support in mana’s two-million square-foot campus, the program aims to foster innovation, collaboration, and entrepreneurship, and present exhibitions and programming at the intersection of art and new media technology.
CURRENT BSMT NEW MEDIA PROGRAM ARTISTS
Bradley Bowers, Matthias Brown, Sam Cannon, James Clar, Alex Czetwertynski, Pablo Gnecco, Harald Haraldsson, Jakob Kudsk Steensen, Thoka Maer, Sarah Rothberg, Freeka Tet, Anne Vieux, and Hayden Zezula.
Established by curatorial director Ysabel Pinyol and curator Karline Moeller, Mana Residencies give local and international visual artists the opportunity to work at the organization’s prestigious New Jersey headquarters.
CURRENT MANA RESIDENCIES ARTISTS
Abigail DeVille, Mille Kalsmose-Hjelmborg, Raul Mourao, Ebecho Muslimova, and Susan Waller