Black Fractals: Call & Response Conference

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Black Fractals: Call & Response Conference
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Black Fractals: Call & Response Conference says
Black Fractals:
is the official Black History Month program at Ontario College of Art Design University celebrating not only past and present achievement of people of African ancestry but also looking to the future and the infinite ways we can grow as a community and as individuals.

Onsite Gallery is pleased to partner with Black Future Month 3016 to present this year’s Call & response Conference, as part of their Onsite/Insight/Incite programming.

This conference is a free opportunity for community engagment for all ages to analyze how art can be used as a tool for activism, liberation and decolonization. This one of a kind conference features a workshop for the critically acclaimed Black Quantum Futurism collective (Philadelphia, PA), with a special presentation from the double consciousness of comix graphic artist group, Black Kirby (Buffalo, NY) and Rasheedah Philips of Afrrofuturist Affairs (Philadelphia, PA). Along with a dynamic panel discussion about why black Art matters today!

Free vegan meal
and a vendor market will be on site throughout the day


Conference Itenarary:
> 2pm - Workshop with Black Quantum Futurism
> 3:30 - Panel discuission
> 5:30 pm Drumming special
> 6 pm Special Art presentation by Black Kirby Collective
> 7pm Rasheedah Philips of The AfroFuturist Affair
> 8pm Live Performances

Onsite Gallery, OCAD University’s public gallery and exploratory platform for art, design and curatorial practice, aims to foster social and cultural transformation. Now is an exciting time for Onsite, as they are preparing to launch their new gallery location at 199 Richmond Street West, opening May 2017.

While Onsite is working towards the opening of their new purpose built gallery, the gallery is remaining active through Onsite/Insight/Incite, a series of programming convening cross-disciplinary conversations addressing how we can affect change with public spaces.
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By: BLACK FUTURE MONTH 3015:: A Collective Look Into Our Distant Future

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