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BAM Black Comix Expo

02/11/18 | 11am-6pm

Brooklyn Academy of Music

30 Lafayette Ave. Map

718-636-4100

FREE


11-02-2018 12:00:00 11-02-2018 12:00:00 America/New_York BAM Black Comix Expo | 11am-6pm BAM and The Black Comics Collective will present a free day-long expo celebrating comics of color on February 11. The showcase will feature over 20 comic exhibitors, a panel discussion with writers and social activists, a children's art workshop led by artist Akinseye Brown, and a superhero cosplay showcase for fans of all ages. In conjunction with BAMcinématek's Fight The Power: Black Superheroes on Film, the event demonstrates the demand for diversity and representation across sci-fi and fantasy genres by presenting a range of acclaimed independent comic writers and illustrators, as well as emerging talent. The expo is co-presented by The Black Comics Collective, who founded the annual Black Comic Book Festival at NYPL's Schomburg Center in 2013. Comic exhibition 11am—6pm / Lepercq Space Children's Art Workshop: Draw Your Own Superhero 12—12:45pm / Lepercq Space Panel: Defenders of Justice 1—2pm / Lepercq Space Children's Art Workshop: Draw Your Own Superhero 3—3:45pm / Lepercq Space Performance: Cosplay Showcase 4:30—5:15pm / Lepercq Space http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=277267 Brooklyn Academy of Music Brooklyn Academy of Music

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BAM and The Black Comics Collective will present a free day-long expo celebrating comics of color on February 11. The showcase will feature over 20 comic exhibitors, a panel discussion with writers and social activists, a children's art workshop led by artist Akinseye Brown, and a superhero cosplay showcase for fans of all ages. In conjunction with BAMcinématek's Fight The Power: Black Superheroes on Film, the event demonstrates the demand for diversity and representation across sci-fi and fantasy genres by presenting a range of acclaimed independent comic writers and illustrators, as well as emerging talent. The expo is co-presented by The Black Comics Collective, who founded the annual Black Comic Book Festival at NYPL's Schomburg Center in 2013.

Comic exhibition 11am—6pm / Lepercq Space Children's Art Workshop: Draw Your Own Superhero 12—12:45pm / Lepercq Space Panel: Defenders of Justice 1—2pm / Lepercq Space Children's Art Workshop: Draw Your Own Superhero 3—3:45pm / Lepercq Space Performance: Cosplay Showcase 4:30—5:15pm / Lepercq Space

Venue Description: A multi-arts center located in Brooklyn, offering theater, dance, music, opera, film, and more from emerging artists and innovative modern masters.

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