It all started with Steamfunk – a style of writing and visual aesthetic that combines the culture and approach to life of people of African descent with that of the Steampunk aesthetic. Next came Dieselfunk – fiction, film and fashion that combine the style and mood of Dieselpunk – Steampunk’s grittier sibling – with African […]Continue reading “A Brand New Funk: Biofunk comes to Afrofuturism! — Chronicles of Harriet”
After years of touring and discovering music from all parts of the world, Napoleon Maddox came home with a longing for cultivation and fearless celebration of what musicians here have to offer the world. “It’s important that the connection be understood, stated and restated. This music came from the beak of Paul Lawrence Dunbar and […]Continue reading “Midwest BSFA Member Napoleon Maddox Runs Down His Top Afrofuturistic Tracks — Midwest Black Speculative Fiction Alliance”
5th annual #MECCAcon2018 / #MECCAconSSU2018 OPEN CALL TO ARTISTS :: Want to hold an educational class workshop for college, high school, and/or middle school students? Would you love to be a featured vendor at Detroit Public Library?? Savannah State University?? Wanna try your hand at holding a panel, workshop, seminar? Would you like to do a QnAContinue reading “OPEN CALL TO ARTISTS”
Illustration for MECCAcon by Will Focus. He will also be a featured vendor. #MECCAcon2016 is proud to bring our annual panels once again! This has always been a highlight at MeccaCon, and we are so excited! for our FULL convention schedule, including the film festival, click HERE. WOMEN IN COMICS,Continue reading “#MECCAcon2016 Panels”
Midwest Ethnic Convention for Comics and Arts – MECCA presents our 3rd annual MECCAcon 2016 #MECCAcon2016 September 17:: 10a-5p:: Detroit Public Library (COMIC BOOK CONVENTION, INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL) 5201 Woodward, Detroit, MI. ** For tickets, go HERE. ** Official Schedule *tentative* STROHAM HALL (third floor) :: Vendors, Live Art, Workshops/LecturesContinue reading “#MECCAcon2016 SCHEDULE/ VENDORS”
#BSAMbookshelf: AFROFUTURISM 2.0, Reynaldo Anderson Source: #BSAMbookshelf: AFROFUTURISM 2.0 by Reynaldo Anderson
BLACK SPECULATIVE ART MOVEMENT, aka BsaM, is an annual comics and art convention held at the historic Harris-Stowe State University, an in St Louis, MO. Our annual convention, founded by associate … Source: #BSAM2016 Applications, apply today!
Check out this week’s #MECCAcon2016 interview with artist Sheeba Maya! Sheeba specializes in all things african spirituality and afrofuturism! We chat about that… as well as other things, lol.
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