Afrofuturism, black comics, and an arts convention all in one. And it’s happening in the Bronx.
Join me this Saturday, April 22, 2017 @ 10am for a workshop on AFROLATINO SPIRITUALITY.
We are also screening the Afrolatinos documentary.
The Bronx Museum of the Arts
April 22, 2017, $6 asked DONATION.
BLACK SPECULATIVE ARTS MOVEMENT
Bronx, NY –
Black Speculative Arts Movement, aka BsaM, is an annual Afrofuturism, black comics, and arts convention held at multiple colleges and universities thruought the United States.
Our annual conventions, co-founded by associate professor and chair of the Humanities department at Harris-Stowe State University, Reynaldo Anderson, and founder of Midwest Ethnic Convention for Comics and Arts – MECCA, Maia Crown Williams, will include vending from a vast amount of comics, art, and artisan creators and vendors, live performances, a full international film festival via MECCAcon, afrofuturism, social activism, and comic centered seminars, classes, hand on workshops, plays, and much more. Students are also welcome to submit proposals to participate as well. We also heavily encourage schools to attend in groups.
This event is largely sponsored by Bronx Museum of the Arts. The Bronx Museum of the Arts is an internationally recognized cultural destination that presents innovative contemporary art exhibitions and education programs and is committed to promoting cross-cultural dialogues for diverse audiences. Since its founding in 1971, the Museum has played a vital role in the Bronx by helping to make art accessible to the entire community and connecting with local schools, artists, teens, and families through its robust education initiatives and public programs. In celebration of its 40th anniversary, the Museum implemented a universal free admission policy, supporting its mission to make arts experiences available to all audiences.
by BLACK SPECULATIVE ARTS MOVEMENT