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AfroFuturism Lounge 2.0

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NewSchool of Architecture & Design

1249 F Street

*enter on Park Blvd at 747 Park Blvd between F St and G St

San Diego, CA 92101

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Black Comic Creators, Artists, Writers, Designers, and Innovators

Con Fab and After Party

Free Entry to Exhibit Hall. (Friday Exhibit Hall Passes are Sold OUT)

$10 General Admission includes panels and workshops fee as well as contest entry option on ticketed day.

$20 VIP access includes General Admission as well as guaranteed access to receptions and contests.

Want to volunteer? Sign up online.

Our Vision is to provide an educational, entertaining, and informative space for creativeand critical thinkers alongside community buildersto experience Black Comix as an art as well as an industry of opportunities.

VIP Receptions with Galaxy Glen and music by Rachel C. Evans

Vendors, Exhibitors, Artists, Innovators

Workshops, Panels

Friday

  • Afrofuturism in Cinema with Black Filmmakers
  • Fantasy Makeup and Body Paint ot Cosplay
  • Afropunk to Zines with James Spooner, Afropunk Founder

Saturday

  • Afrofuturism in Architecture: WorldBeat Center Vision/Revision
  • Afrotransference: Generational Trauma and Strategic Wellness
  • Diversity in ?

Contests: Cosplay Friday and Hero/Villain Lair Design Saturday

ENJOY 2nd Annual celebration of Black Comics, Sci-Fi, Afrofuturism, and Astral Blackness during the week of San Diego Comic-con! The Afrofuturism Lounge is the first of its kind and back again for another round; Part After Party, Part Black Artists Showcase. Proceeds from this event will benefit DETOUR (Depositing Empowerment Through Outreach & Urban Redevelopment). DETOUR is a mentoring program for girls of color whose mission is to increase access to education and employment opportunities for girls through our Focused And Naturally Confident Youth (F.A.N.C.Y.) Leadership programs (Expo, Leadership Academy, and Ambassador Internships). Our message is it is never too late to reposition yourself to passionately seek and fulfill your purpose! This ties in perfectly with the Afrofuturism and the principle of Sankofa. It's never too late to go back and fix it.

Free Entry to Exhibitor Hall.

$10 General Admission includes panels and workshops fee as well as contest entry option on ticketed day.

$20 VIP access includes General Admission as well as guaranteed access to receptions and contests.

Want to volunteer? Message event organizers or send email to info@firyali.com with Volunteer in the subject line to express interest.


#Afrofuturism

#BlackComics

#ArchitecturalDesign

#Blerds

Location

NewSchool of Architecture & Design

1249 F Street

*enter on Park Blvd at 747 Park Blvd between F St and G St

San Diego, CA 92101

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