Upcoming Events

  • Black Quantum Futurism: CPT Reversal
    Black Quantum Futurism: CPT Reversal
    Los Angeles
    Nov 06, 2021, 2:00 PM – Mar 05, 2022, 6:00 PM
    Los Angeles, 631 W 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA
    Exhibition at REDCAT Gallery at CALArts in Los Angeles
  • Ancestors returning again / this time only to themselves Exhibition Opening (1)
    Ancestors returning again / this time only to themselves Exhibition Opening (1)
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    Sep 01, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Hatfield House, N 33rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
    Experience a site-specific art installation by Black Quantum Futurism at the historic Hatfield House with the debut of "Write No History" short film https://myphillypark.org/event/ancestors-hatfield/
  • Community Futures Zine Brunch
    Community Futures Zine Brunch
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    Aug 28, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
    Philadelphia, N 33rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
    BQF's zine brunch and performances on the lawn of The Hatfield House as part of the Ancestors returning again/ exhibition
  • Ancestors returning again / this time only to themselves Exhibition Opening
    Ancestors returning again / this time only to themselves Exhibition Opening
    Hatfield House
    Aug 14, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Hatfield House, N 33rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19130, USA
    Experience a site-specific art installation by Black Quantum Futurism at the historic Hatfield House with the debut of "Write No History" short film
  • Staying Power
    Staying Power
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    Jul 12, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Village of Arts & Humanities, 2544 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19133, USA
    https://monumentlab.com/projects/staying-power
  • Staying Power – Performance Festival
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    Jun 12, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Village Arts, 2544 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19133, USA
  • Altered-Worlds: Black Utopia and The Age of Acceleration - Live Arts Symposium
    Altered-Worlds: Black Utopia and The Age of Acceleration - Live Arts Symposium
    https://newyorklivearts.org/event/altered-w
    May 14, 3:40 PM
    https://newyorklivearts.org/event/altered-w
    A day-long symposium on Black Speculative Art at the intersection of accelerating technological innovation, climate change, a rising tide of neo-fascism, ethnic tension, and more
  • Talk + Short Films: Like Clockwork: Material Cultures of Time within Black Communities
    Talk + Short Films: Like Clockwork: Material Cultures of Time within Black Communities
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    Mar 16, 2:00 PM GMT
    Online
    "Like Clockwork: Material Cultures of Time within Black Communities," Temporal Belongings Conference 2021: Material Life of Time (March 16, 2021)
  • Local MeanTime: Unpacking Systemic Racism in the Music Industry
    Local MeanTime: Unpacking Systemic Racism in the Music Industry
    Zoom
    Feb 28, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Zoom
    A discussion on identifying systemic anti-Black racism in the music industry, highlighting lived experiences, and forecasting/backcasting the future(s).
  • Local MeanTime: Black Grandmother Paradoxes x Out of Line Timelines
    Local MeanTime: Black Grandmother Paradoxes x Out of Line Timelines
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    Feb 27, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Zoom
    A lecture-workshop on Black Timescapes, Time Travel + Temporal Displacement
  • Time & Memory in Sharswood: Community Histories + Futures (Local Mean Time)
    Time & Memory in Sharswood: Community Histories + Futures (Local Mean Time)
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    Feb 23, 6:30 PM – 8:15 PM
    https://futureslab.community
    Join us for a discussion on Sharswood’s history, ways to get involved in preserving its' memories and legacies, working together to co-create Sharswood's future.
  • Communication After Refusal: The Turn to Love and Polyvocality
    Communication After Refusal: The Turn to Love and Polyvocality
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    Feb 22, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    VLC Webinar
    On the occasion of the publication of Blackspace: On the Poetics of an Afrofuture, a book of essays on the ways Black digital media artists have pursued liberation since the 1960s, join artists in conversation with author Anaïs Duplan, artist Deanna Bowen and VLC Fellow Rasheedah Phillips.
  • Local Mean Time: Black SciFi Happy Hour
    Local Mean Time: Black SciFi Happy Hour
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    Feb 21, 5:30 PM – 7:15 PM
    Zoom
    Black scifi and spec fic readings and soundscapes - watch event here: https://youtu.be/PPH_rIr6kdU
  • Local MeanTime: “Writing in the Atemporal Zone” Poetry Workshop  w/ Camae Ayewa
    Local MeanTime: “Writing in the Atemporal Zone” Poetry Workshop w/ Camae Ayewa
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    Feb 16, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EST
    Zoom
    An evening of discussion and workshopping of new work