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Drinks were had, tails were shaken, art was appreciated and photos were taken. #TBT to last week when we launched our latest experiential exhibition FSTVL SZN with photographer TheSuperManiak. 250 guests were invited to enter the festival grounds and the first Eventbrite RSVPs to arrive received special festival survival kits (with gifts from Indie88) along with their festival wristbands. Guests could take a seat on a cooler, the picnic table, or on the lawn and take in the emotive festival experience Maria TheSuperManiak conjures up for gallery goers.   Opening night featured music curated and performed by David Matisse (of Keys N Krates). We maaaayyyybbbbeeee had a bit of a hip-hop show/dance party after the show ended and most of...

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She has traveled the world shooting for Red Bull and Embrace, and logged hundreds of hours shooting on tour with Diplo and Skrillex. She is... TheSuperManiak. This Wednesday TheSuperManiak will be launching her first solo exhibition with us at Nuvango Gallery and for those of you who can’t meet her IRL we thought we would ask her a few questions to help her fans from far, far away feel a bit closer. Read on to learn more about Maria Jose Govea, aka-TheSuperManiak: Nuvango: Where does the name SuperManiak come from? Maria, TheSuperManiak: I used to dj under the name Maniak, so when I started doing photography I added the Super part to separate the two careers. I'm not sure how...

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Artist Interview: Musician David Matisse


This Wednesday we launch our next exhibit FSTVL SZN and exhibiting artis TheSuperManiak has invited a special guest to curate and perform the music for the evening… her dear friend, David Matisse (of Keys N Krates). In an effort to help you get to know him better we asked him a few random questions. Read on to learn more about Matisse and his connection to music and Maria, aka TheSuperManiak: Nuvango: When did you first pick up the keys? David Matisse / Matisse -- First time I touched a piano was when I was 4 years old.  I was trying to copy the song my older brother was learning.  In my family culture it was custom for the kids to perform for...

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