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Thu 8 December 2016, 19:00 – 20:30 GMT
Kicking off our bimonthly (every two month...ly) gatherings, join us for our December meetup a place where art, tech and the future combine. Want to code? Want to chill? Make comics? Eat plantain? It's all there and more.
Charlotte Bailey - coordinator of Laydeez Do Comics Birmingham and resident comics specialist at AfroFutures_UK, will be selling zines, comics and prints on behalf of LDC and AfroFutures_UK, including the latest LDC anthology 'Hometown'.
Akassi the Brand - selling beautifully designed blouses, bags, accessories and more, all designed with a unique afrocentric twist.
Doors are open from 7pm.
WHAT TO EXPECT...
7:00 Make your way in! We'll ease into the meetup, getting to know each other, checking out the stalls...
7:30 Short talk on African Futurism
7:45 Screenings & Sharings - this month we'll be watching a short Nigerian sci fi film, 'Lagos Meteor'. We'll also be discussing plans to commemorate the UN International Decade for People of African Descent.
8:00 Creative Space - get to coding, drawing, jamming.
8:20 Closing performance/reading
8:30 Farewell... until next time!