Meet: Abigail

Abigail Grohmann is our newest Manifest resident. She’s a multidisciplinary artist hailing from Chicago, Illinois. Abigail has appeared in the pages of Vogue, ID Vice and more. She’s worked as a strategist and producer for artists from Nonotak to Virgil Abloh & Kanye West.

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Meet: Zooey Glass

Zooey Glass (aka Seamus Doheny) is the Creative Director of Manifest and Manifest's first resident. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, he has a degree in creative film production and rhetoric and a background as a filmmaker, DJ, and creative consultant. His path from Chicago passed through Los Angeles, New York, and Portland, OR before bringing him home. 

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3 Questions with Lady D

We are beyond excited to be joining up with Herban Produce for the second edition of Farm to Turntable. In advance of the event, we had three questions for one of our featured selectors, DJ Lady D. See her thoughts on the role of artists in today’s world.

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3 Questions with Leesh & Nishkosheh

Leesh - a chicago-transplant by way of buffalo - is the founder of both Daisychain and Sequencer, two resources showcasing some preeminent talent in dance music in the midwest and beyond.

Nishkosheh  - another new chicagoan - has worked tirelessly for women and non-binary dj’s through the Portland-based non-profit and gallery s1 and co-learning collective formerly known as ‘the the women’s beat league.’

Both artists are recent participants of the Walking and Falling mentorship series, started in March of 2017. We are thrilled to have them join us at Smartbar for our First Thursday series on September 5th.

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