Toronto, Ontario - Black Speculative Arts Movement Toronto 2018 (#BSAMToronto2018)
Following the success of 2018 films like Marvel's Black Panther and and the Canadian first Afro-Caribbean Sci-fi thriller Brown Girl Begins, this one day convention focuses on a Black Canadian centered dialogues around the improvement of Black and Afrocentric presence in Speculative, Fantasy and Science Fiction in all creative forms and outlets. This year's theme is around limitless re-imagining for liberation and equality and Blackness through the lens of Afro-Caribbean carnival and science.
All are welcomed to enjoy and experience art, science, technology, a cosmic market with local vendors, supernova of live performances, intergalactic conversations, spices of Afro-Caribbean Carnival and everything afrofuturistic and about Afrofuturism with the The Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy at the Lillian H. Smith Toronto Public Library (239 College St - South East of College street and Spadina Avenue).
This event is being supported by the Toronto Public Library, Friends of The Merril Collection, Hear 2 Help, Stolen From Africa, and NubiaMancy.