Post Now and Post New: Afrofuturist Themes in Contemporary Art Practice

Thursday, May 3, 2018 6 – 8 pm

Columbia College Chicago
600 S. Michigan
Chicago, IL 60605

Jennifer Scott, D.Denenge Duyst-Akpem, and Ingrid LaFleur

Jennifer Scott will lead a discussion on Afrofuturist themes in contemporary art and how they inform artistic practice in photography and other mediums. Jennifer Scott is director of the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum at the University of Illinois at Chicago. D. Denenge Duyst-Akpem is an Afrofuturist space sculptor, performance artist, designer, writer, and educator. Artist and curator Ingrid LaFleur founded the Afrofuturist film and art program Afrotopia and was notably a former candidate for mayor of Detroit.