Black Fractals: Call & Response Conference


 
DateSunday, February 7, 2016 -
2:00pm to 9:00pm


Phone

416-977-6000, Ext. 456

Cost

FREE

Email

onsite@ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.facebook.com/events/166440930391461/

Location

100 McCaul St., Room 190 (Auditorium)

Lead Presenter: Black Future Month 3016
Partner: Onsite Gallery

Black Fractals is the official Black History Month program at OCAD University, celebrating the self-repeating spirit of creating and the ingenuity of people of African ancestry. This one of a kind conference is a FREE opportunity for community engagement for all ages to analyze how art can be used as a tool of activism, liberation, decolonization and community development.

Itinerary:
2:00 p.m.: Workshop with Black Quantum Futurism
3:30 p.m.: THE ORBIT Afrofuturism Panel discussion
5:30 p.m.: Call of the Drums (drumming performance)
6:05 p.m.: Art presentation by Black Kirby Collective
7:00 p.m.: Keynote presentation by Rasheedah Phillips of The AfroFuturist Affair
8:05 p.m.: Live performances featuring: Moor Mother Goddess, Zakisha Brown, Chop-Z and more

Vendors will be on site selling goods.
FREE meal provided by ChicPeas Vegetarian Cuisine.

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.

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.



DateSunday, February 7, 2016 -
2:00pm to 9:00pm


Phone

416-977-6000, Ext. 456

Cost

FREE

Email

onsite@ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.facebook.com/events/166440930391461/

Location

100 McCaul St., Room 190 (Auditorium)

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Sunday, February 7, 2016 -
2:00pm to 9:00pm

Lead Presenter: Black Future Month 3016
Partner: Onsite Gallery

Black Fractals is the official Black History Month program at OCAD University, celebrating the self-repeating spirit of creating and the ingenuity of people of African ancestry. This one of a kind conference is a FREE opportunity for community engagement for all ages to analyze how art can be used as a tool of activism, liberation, decolonization and community development.

Itinerary:
2:00 p.m.: Workshop with Black Quantum Futurism
3:30 p.m.: THE ORBIT Afrofuturism Panel discussion
5:30 p.m.: Call of the Drums (drumming performance)
6:05 p.m.: Art presentation by Black Kirby Collective
7:00 p.m.: Keynote presentation by Rasheedah Phillips of The AfroFuturist Affair
8:05 p.m.: Live performances featuring: Moor Mother Goddess, Zakisha Brown, Chop-Z and more

Vendors will be on site selling goods.
FREE meal provided by ChicPeas Vegetarian Cuisine.

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.

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.

Venue & Address: 
100 McCaul St., Room 190 (Auditorium)
Website: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/166440930391461/
Email: 
onsite@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000, Ext. 456
Cost: 
FREE
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