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
  • Just Futures: Black Quantum Futurism, Arthur Jafa, and Martine Syms​
    Just Futures: Black Quantum Futurism, Arthur Jafa, and Martine Syms​
    Santa Cruz
    Feb 01, 7:00 PM – Mar 19, 11:00 PM
    Santa Cruz, 1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
  • Sun Ra Arkestra at Carnegie Hall feat. Moor Mother
    Sun Ra Arkestra at Carnegie Hall feat. Moor Mother
    New York
    Feb 17, 9:00 PM
    New York, 881 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Space is the place! The Sun Ra Arkestra, under the longtime leadership of founding saxophonist Marshall Allen, is as vital and cheekily unpredictable as ever. Featuring cellist, composer, and polymuse Kelsey Lu; and poet, composer, and Black Quantum futurist Moor Mother.
  • documenta fifteen
    documenta fifteen
    Kassel
    Jun 18, 7:00 PM – Sep 25, 11:00 PM
    Kassel, Kassel, Germany
  • Infinite Distance (online group exhibition)
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    Infinite Distance (online group exhibition)
    https://infinitedistance.site
    Online Exhibition is up now
    https://infinitedistance.site
    The online exhibition INFINITE DISTANCE curated by Shani K Parsons embraces the im/possibilities inherent to humanity’s use of language - ever the imprecise tool - to commune across the unfathomable divide between our individual lives.
  • Paratext #59 with Black Quantum Futurism
    Paratext #59 with Black Quantum Futurism
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    Dec 09, 2021, 7:00 PM
    Hangar, Carrer Emilia Coranty, 16, 08018 Barcelona, Spain
    For this occasion Monica Bello, Head of Arts at CERN, will introduce Black Quantum Futurism, winners of the Collide Residency Award, who will share part of their research developed in the framework of the Collide programme
  • 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, 2021, 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, 2021, 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, 2021, 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, 2021, 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, 2021, 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, 2021, 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, 2021, 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
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    Feb 28, 2021, 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, 2021, 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, 2021, 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, 2021, 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, 2021, 5:30 PM – 7:15 PM
    Zoom
    Black scifi and spec fic readings and soundscapes - watch event here: https://youtu.be/PPH_rIr6kdU