EventsAfro Futurism: Trading Card Workshop Series

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Kensington Branch Library

Description

Join multi-disciplinary artist Ruby Smith Díaz in advance of Black Futures month for the creation of Afro-Futurism Trading Cards! Inspired by the work of science fiction writer Octavia Butler, this workshop will have black-identified youth ages 13 to 18 design and create trading cards around the question - "what would it mean for you to be free"?

This series will culminate in an exhibit at the Kensington Branch on Saturday, February 3 to celebrate Black Futures Month in Vancouver.

Ruby Smith-Diaz was born to Chilean and Jamaican parents in Edmonton- amiskwacîwâskahikan (ᐊᒥᐢᑿᒌᐚᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ) and graduated from the University of Alberta with a degree in Education with distinction. Since graduating, she has found her passion working as a youth facilitator and multi-disciplinary artist, and by using art and popular education as tools for activism, empowerment, and community building.

Suitable for:
Teens
Type:
Classes & Workshops
Vancouver Learning Guide
Language:
English

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