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27 Sep

Unveiling Visions: The Alchemy of the Black Imagination @ The Schomburg 10/1 – 12/31/2015

Mind Blown by Manzel Bowman

Unveiling Visions: The Alchemy of the Black Imagination is sure to satisfy the sci-fi/fantasy nerd in all of us. Curated by artist John Jennings and Reynaldo Anderson, this exhibition includes artifacts from the Schomburg collections that are connected to Afrofuturism, black speculative imagination and Diasporan cultural production. Offering a fresh perspective on the power of speculative imagination and the struggle for various freedoms of expression in popular culture, Unveiling Visions showcases illustrations and other graphics that highlight those popularly found in science fiction, magical realism and fantasy. Items on display include film posters, comics, t-shirts, magazines, CD covers, playbills, religious literature, and more.

October 1st, 2015 – December 31st, 2015.

EVENT | Talks at the Schomburg: Piercing the Veil | Wednesday, 9/30/2015 @ 6:30pm

FREE – Register via
Learn more about our fall exhibition, Unveiling Visions: The Alchemy of the Black Imagination, through a special artist talk and presentation with James Cornelius Lewis and Manzel Bowman. The conversation will be facilitated by Stacey Robinson, with a signing of original art prints following the talk.

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For all free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.

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