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Oct
12
Friday
Oct
12
Fri
Black Speculative Arts Movement Montreal 2018 Community :: Community Event also Exhibits :: Art
Black Speculative Arts Movement Montreal 2018
4:00 PM
McGill University - Art History Building
Description:
All are welcomed to attend, enjoy and experience this community gathering focused on a Montreal/ Canadian centered dialogue on the improvement of Black and Afrocentric presence in speculative arts and science fiction.

Following the success of 2018 films like Marvel's Black Panther and and the Canadian first Afro-Caribbean Sci-fi thriller Brown Girl Begins, this one day convention focuses on a Black Canadian centered dialogues around the improvement of Black and Afrocentric presence in Speculative, Fantasy and Science Fiction in all creative forms and outlets.
The convention will include cos-players, keynote speakers, panel discussions, workshops, live music performances, art exhibition and a cosmic market place with vending from a vast amount of comics, artisans, and arts and goods merchants and all things #afrofuturistic and #afrofuturism

It is encouraged to also wear a cosplay or carnival inspired costume. The space is a family friendly inclusive space welcoming all positive and respectful humans species, mutants, meta & beta humans, cyborgs, extraterrestrials and otherwise to attend and participate.

This event is supported by McGill University, McGill Black Student Network, ACSioN Concordia, Stolen From Africa, NubiaMancy, Kalmunity, Carib ID.

Banner art by / Jonathan Fado @rocketpen
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Age Group: All Ages
Venue: McGill University - Art History Building
Address: 853 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal, Quebec H3A 0G5
Phone: N/A

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