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Black Pulp! Panel – Strategic Existence: Satire, Comics, & Authorship

Saturday, October 22, 2016 7:30 pm

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International Print Center New York (IPCNY) and School of Visual Arts present a free, public panel as part of IPCNY’s Black Pulp! exhibit, featuring exhibiting artists Trenton Doyle Hancock and Laylah Ali, and Ariell Johnson of Amalgam Comic & Coffeehouse in Philadelphia. Moderated by Michael B. Gillespie, author and Associate Professor of Film at CCNY. Introductory remarks “Making Black Modern: An Historical Grounding” by Caroline Goeser, PhD and author. A special live musical performance by writer and musician Greg Tate and Burnt Sugar Arkestra Chamber will accompany this event.
Free & open to the public! Click the ticket icon above to RSVP or visit ipcny.org/blackpulp for more event details.

The event is preceded by extended viewing hours of Black Pulp! at IPCNY from 6–7pm. Black Pulp! is an exhibition that examines evolving perspectives of Black identity in American culture and history from 1912 to 2016 through contemporary works of art and rare historical printed media. The exhibition includes works by artists, graphic designers, and publishers in formats ranging from little known comic books to covers for historic books and magazines, to etchings, digital prints, drawings, and media-based works by some of today’s leading artists. The exhibition is organized by artists Mark Thomas Gibson and William Villalongo, and is accompanied by an illustrated catalogue, extensive didactics, and free public programming.