Immediately following Session I, join us for a student-centered film screening and discussion moderated by Quamiir Trice with a presentation about the Black is Beautiful project by Sabea Evans, Coordinator for the Africana Studies Program and the Laɣim Tehi Tuma Fellowship at Bryn Mawr College.
Student Screening: Cabralista documents the life of Amilcar Cabral, Bissau-Guinean and Cape Verdean revolutionary. This session will explore the documentary directed by Valerio Lopez, the intersections of art, media, and technology, and Lopez’s recent work The Africologist. This presentation will be led by Jasmine Rozario, an undergraduate student at the New School.
This enlightening conversation will focus on Black Speculative Art, specifically Afro Magical Realism and Afro Fabulists. Renowned educators, artists and activists Dr. Zakes Mda and Professor Emeritus DeJe Watson will explore these topics as well as reveal a bit about and their own current works.