New Jersey’s own Mana contemporary is the gift that keeps on giving. Every little nook of this two million square feet art center holds the perfect backdrop for any mood your artsy self might want to get into.
The Boiler Room, a 4,000-square-foot subterranean hidden gem sits intact, hidden away preserving the memories of the industrial revolution and it’s working class.
“a giant graveyard of obsolete technology, a memorial for the anonymous people who faithfully served it, and a burial site for fantasies about conquering nature and gaining immense power.” Yonatan and Rattok
The boiler room holds the gloomy atmosphere that we might expect of a film noir studio. A vast room filled with dimmed lighting, mostly natural and old hardware. Equipped with the gritty essence of old New York, before the digital technology made everything seem shiny and new. We took advantage of the rustic abandoned aspect and the beautiful golden lighting filtering through the spider web covered Windows to snap some photos. The Boiler Room is the yin to the yang of the pristine white-walled galleries Mana Contemporary is best known for.
Want to experience this wanderlust seeker’s haven in person? You’re in luck and on time. A new exhibition showcasing sculptural installation by contemporary Indian artist Chittrovanu Mazumdar is scheduled to open up on May 1st in the Boiler Room.
Plan your visit here and get ready to time travel 😃
Photos By:Erica Genece
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