Black Future Month 3016: 4th Annual Afrofuturism Art Exhibition


 
Date
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 7:30pm to Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 5:00pm


Cost

FREE

Email

ql10rh@student.ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.facebook.com/events/1496366037338459/

Location

Graduate Gallery (205 Richmond St. W., Ground Floor) & Ada Slaight Student Gallery (100 McCaul St., 2nd Floor)

Opening Reception: Wednesday, February 3 at 7:30 p.m.: Graduate Gallery (205 Richmond St. W., Ground Floor)
Exhibition runs til February 20 at Graduate Gallery and Ada Slaight Student Gallery (100 McCaul St., 2nd Floor)

With great anticipation, returning to OCAD University for the second year in a row, BLACK FUTURE MONTH 3016 is a part of BLACK FRACTALS, the 2016 Black History Month Program at OCAD U.

Presently in its fourth year, the Black Future Month 3016 Art Exhibition is the longest consecutive annual Black art exhibit in Toronto. The overarching theme of the fourth Annual Afrofuturism Art Exhibition is exploring the infinite ways of beings in the far-off distant future as envisioned by Black people over the spectrum of a 1000 years from now.

The exhibition serves as a professionally curated platform that consists of OCAD U students, alumni, staff and faculty along with selected artists from the Black community. This initiative was created in 2013 by OCAD U alumnus Danilo McCallum.

This year's exhibition will be spread between the Ada Slaight Gallery Space in 100 McCaul St. and the Graduate Gallery at 205 Richmond St. W., with another satellite location at the Art Gallery of Mississauga.

This year's exhibition features work from OCAD U's very own Tennesha Skyers, Camille Lauren, Sheniece Cater, Nathan Vernon, Kadicha Foster, Aaron Jones, Quentin VerCetty, Alecia Doley, Danilo McCallum with additional works from BLACK KIRBY (Stacey Robinson and John Jennings, Buffalo, NY) Maliciouz Art (Montreal, QC), Kalkidan Assefa (Ottawa, ON), Jabari “Eliscer” Elliott, Yannick Anton, Mosa McNeilly (Guelph, ON), Wolf J. McFarlane, Anthony Gebrehiwot, OBUXUM, and Black Toronto 2116.

The event is being sponsored by the OCAD U Faculty of LAS/SIS, Faculty of Art, Faculty of Design, Digital Futures Department, Office of Diversity, Equity & Sustainability Initiatives, Graduate Studies, R.I.S.E. Edutainment, Deluxo, PRIYOME Co, York United Black Student Association, African Studies Course Union, York Black Graduate Student Collective

For more info visit:
www.blackfuturemonth.com
www.blackfractals.wordpress.com
https://www.facebook.com/events/1496366037338459/

BLACK FUTURE MONTH 3016 is considered one of the top events happening in the city for Black History Month!
http://www.blogto.com/arts/2016/01/the_top_events_for_black_history_mont...



Date
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 7:30pm to Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 5:00pm


Cost

FREE

Email

ql10rh@student.ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.facebook.com/events/1496366037338459/

Location

Graduate Gallery (205 Richmond St. W., Ground Floor) & Ada Slaight Student Gallery (100 McCaul St., 2nd Floor)

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All are welcome! Interested in drawing a professional model? These sessions are perfect for people looking for life drawing without instruction.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 7:30pm to Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 5:00pm

Opening Reception: Wednesday, February 3 at 7:30 p.m.: Graduate Gallery (205 Richmond St. W., Ground Floor)
Exhibition runs til February 20 at Graduate Gallery and Ada Slaight Student Gallery (100 McCaul St., 2nd Floor)

With great anticipation, returning to OCAD University for the second year in a row, BLACK FUTURE MONTH 3016 is a part of BLACK FRACTALS, the 2016 Black History Month Program at OCAD U.

Presently in its fourth year, the Black Future Month 3016 Art Exhibition is the longest consecutive annual Black art exhibit in Toronto. The overarching theme of the fourth Annual Afrofuturism Art Exhibition is exploring the infinite ways of beings in the far-off distant future as envisioned by Black people over the spectrum of a 1000 years from now.

The exhibition serves as a professionally curated platform that consists of OCAD U students, alumni, staff and faculty along with selected artists from the Black community. This initiative was created in 2013 by OCAD U alumnus Danilo McCallum.

This year's exhibition will be spread between the Ada Slaight Gallery Space in 100 McCaul St. and the Graduate Gallery at 205 Richmond St. W., with another satellite location at the Art Gallery of Mississauga.

This year's exhibition features work from OCAD U's very own Tennesha Skyers, Camille Lauren, Sheniece Cater, Nathan Vernon, Kadicha Foster, Aaron Jones, Quentin VerCetty, Alecia Doley, Danilo McCallum with additional works from BLACK KIRBY (Stacey Robinson and John Jennings, Buffalo, NY) Maliciouz Art (Montreal, QC), Kalkidan Assefa (Ottawa, ON), Jabari “Eliscer” Elliott, Yannick Anton, Mosa McNeilly (Guelph, ON), Wolf J. McFarlane, Anthony Gebrehiwot, OBUXUM, and Black Toronto 2116.

The event is being sponsored by the OCAD U Faculty of LAS/SIS, Faculty of Art, Faculty of Design, Digital Futures Department, Office of Diversity, Equity & Sustainability Initiatives, Graduate Studies, R.I.S.E. Edutainment, Deluxo, PRIYOME Co, York United Black Student Association, African Studies Course Union, York Black Graduate Student Collective

For more info visit:
www.blackfuturemonth.com
www.blackfractals.wordpress.com
https://www.facebook.com/events/1496366037338459/

BLACK FUTURE MONTH 3016 is considered one of the top events happening in the city for Black History Month!
http://www.blogto.com/arts/2016/01/the_top_events_for_black_history_mont...

Venue & Address: 
Graduate Gallery (205 Richmond St. W., Ground Floor) & Ada Slaight Student Gallery (100 McCaul St., 2nd Floor)
Website: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/1496366037338459/
Email: 
ql10rh@student.ocadu.ca
Cost: 
FREE
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