Portal: A Healing and Dreaming Experience of Afrofutures

Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 1:00pm

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Virtual Event

Live via Zoom

ADMISSION:
Admission is free. RSVP at the links below. 

DESCRIPTION:
Over three afternoons of multisensory exploration, storytelling, and discussion, Annenberg Lab fellows, students, alumni, and guests from all over the nation will help open a portal to a new reality, where participants will explore ways to embody new futures together virtually. What future are you bringing?

Schedule of Events (all times are PT): 

Grounding Ourselves from Tech: How to Reclaim Pleasure in a Pandemonium Monday, March 22, at 1 p.m.
Explore erotic resistance to the demands of technology in the pandemic in a workshop facilitated by former Racialicious editor Latoya Peterson and grounded in the work of Audre Lorde.
For more info and to RSVP, click here. 

Digital Intimacy and Designing Affection: What Video Games Can Teach Us about Love
Wednesday, March 24, at 1 p.m.
Game designers Lindsay Grace, Mitu Khandaker, and Latoya Peterson discuss the connections between video games, emotional connection, toxicity, and love.
For more info and to RSVP, click here. 

BYOF (Bring Your Own Future), A Virtual Potluck
Thursday, March 25, at 1p.m. 
Part-cooking class, part-world-building workshop, activists Charlene Carruthers and Tia Oso and artist Ashley Jane Lewis will unlock new futures through dishes inspired by the Black diaspora. 
For more info and to RSVP, click here.

Presented by the Annenberg Innovation Lab, in partnership with USC Arts in Action. Co-sponsored by the Center for Black Cultural Student Affairs.

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