Poetry In The Park + GOASI: Afrofuturism: Reimagining Your People

Limited Open Mic + Features on the Alice Austen Lawn.

Free admission.

Poetry in the Park returns to the waterfront in Afrofuturism: Reimagining Your People.

Afrofuturism is a cultural aesthetic that combines science-fiction, history, and fantasy to explore the African-American experience and aims to connect those from the black diaspora with their forgotten African ancestry.

Presented in collaboration with GOASI, come dressed as your favorite Afrofuturism icons.

Features Include:
M.A. Dennis
Winter Wright
Buttered Roll

Live art by ArtQueen & Sadé Dinkins

Celebrating creativity and diversity in geek culture, Geek Out At Staten Island (GOASI) was started by Najah Abdul-Qawiyy, the Arts and Culture Director of Muslim Sisters of Staten Island in July 2019—weebs with dreams of bringing anime, sci-fi, literary, art, and other geek related conventions to Staten Island. Learn more at www.goasicon.com


Aug 19 2023


3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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