Past Events 2018
Afrofuturism Lounge, Brokers Building Gallery, 402 Market Street, San Diego, CA
Afrofuturism Dream Tank, Brokers Building Gallery, 402 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92101:30pm - 9pm
Day 1: Gallery Viewing and Reception and Performance Art by Organics
Day 2: Presentations and Interactive Workshops featuring Adrea Barros, Maria Dowd, Tez Teshome
Day 3: Future focused discussions led by Dr. LaWana Firyali Richmond and Qamar Allen Bradford using Black Agenda Beyond the Year 2000 and potential future states. Marcus Garvey Black Family Unity Day was one of byproducts of discussion.
Philosophy Talk - What is AfroFuturism at Central Library, 330 Park Blvd., San Diego , CA 92101
Afrofuturism Summit at Kuumba Fest, Lyceum Theatres, 79 Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101
3pm Black Storytellers of San Diego, Story: Follow the Drinking Gourd and Film: When They Could Fly
4:30pm Keynote: Dr. LW Firyali Richmond - The Challenge of Afrofuturism
5:45pm Panel: Multigenerational Discussion - Building Trust and Respect in the Community Facilitated by Qamar Bradford with Panelists: Dr. Willie Blair, Makeda Dread, and Rev. Shane Harris
4:00pm Panel: Prof. T Ford - Using creativity for progress in the struggle to deprogram, heal and rebuild from the trauma of the enslavement experience.
11:00 am - Mass Incarceration Screening and Discussion
1:30 pm Writers and Artists Discuss Creating Visions of the Future Through Their Work
Kisha Williams-Phillips, Rev. Alyce Smith Cooper, Dr. Judy Sundayo, Jamie V. Jones, Dr. LW Firyali, and more