Nigeria FilmMaker / Black Speculative Arts Movement, National Director Emmanuel Ikenna Nwani Set To Host Dr Reynaldo Anderson ( Executive Director / Co – Founder, BSAM ) & International Team Members At AfroFuturism 2.0 Lagos Nigeria

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Nigeria FilmMaker / Black Speculative Arts Movement, National Director Emmanuel Ikenna Nwani Set To Host Dr Reynaldo Anderson ( Executive Director / Co – Founder, BSAM ) & International Team Members At AfroFuturism 2.0 Lagos Nigeria : Latest Events

 

Mr Emmanuel Ikenna Nwani ( National Director, Black Speculative Arts Movement, BSAM ) is set to host Dr Reynaldo Anderson ( Executive Director / Co – Founder, BSAM ) & International Team Members at the second edition of AFROFUTURISM  2.0 slated to take place on the 3rd , August 2019.
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Venue : Pesken Hotel, Shonibare Estate,  Kingsway Bus Stop Ikeja Lagos
 
Time : 10am Prompt
 
Gate Fee :  Free
 
Synopsis About BSAM & AFROFUTURISM
 
Black Speculative Arts Movement, BSAM is an international network of artists, curators, intellectuals and activists; a travelling art, comic and film conversion; black future,  black lives,  black politics.
 
BSAM was coined by a visual artist, John Jennings. The movement drew upon the previous works of writers and thinkers; Sheree Renee Thomas, Nnedi Okorafor and Octavia Butler.
BSAM is an umbrella that covers different points of engagement and sometimes overlap, like magical realism black science fiction, Afrofuturism, Sword and soul Afro-Surealism.
 
BSAM is spiritual mother of Afrofuturism with roots in 19th century discourses around antislavery revolutionary practices, science, etc
 
Speculative refers to the power of imagination first, to free people from oppression. We call it speculative because before you actually physically pursue freedom or build a better future, you have to imagine it first; it always starts with the imagination. The way you imagine freedom or a better future or life will start from imagination.
 
Afrofuturism is a cultural aesthetic, philosophy of science, philosophy of history that explains the developing intersection of African diaspora culture with technology (coined by Markdery). “A race of theory. “

Afrofuturism address themes and concerns of the African diaspora through techno-culture and science fiction.

Afrofuturism 2.0 (the rise of Astro-blackness) coined by Alondra Nelson and Dr.  Reynaldo Anderson.
 
Dr.  Reynaldo Anderson is an associate professor of communication and chair of the humanities department at Harris-Stove State University in St. Louis Missouri, USA,  serves as an executive board member of the Mission Arts Council, the co-editor of the book,  Afrofuturism 2.0 (The rise of Astro-blackness), the cosmic underground ie Grimoire of black speculative discontent.

Afrofuturism 2,0 acknowledges its development as an emerging Pan-African social philosophy characterized by dimensions including metaphysics, aesthetics, theoretical and applied sciences,  social sciences and programming. The Black Panther represents a mash-up of these dimensions in popular cinematic format.
 
The impact of Black Speculative Arts Movement (BSAM) in the Nigeria Entertainment industry is to promote, develop and propogate movies, art and intellectual work of black people to the world.
 
BSAM TEAM MEMBERS
 
Dr Reynaldo Anderson
( Executive Director / Co – Founder)
 
Sheree Renee Thomas
( Two Times World Award Winning Editor, Writer & Poet)
 
Soror Jazzmine Nolan
( Business Consultant )
 
Kamil Oshundare
( Cultural Executive, Monkey Von Production )
 
Emmanuel Ikenna Nwani
( National Director, Black Speculative Arts Movement, BSAM )
 
Adetoun Kuppers Adebisi
( President AFROTAK TV cybernords & Federal Board Member Of African Network Germany Tang )
 
Michael Kuppers Adebisi
( Writer, Philosopher, The Black German Academic Arts & Media )
 
David Kirkman
( Writer,  Director STATIC )
 
Mazi Emeka Okoye 
( Logistics / Welfare Officer )
 
Judith Ejiofor 
( Producer/Writer 
Coordinator/ Media & Publicity )
 
SPECIAL GUESTS
 
Tonia Nwosu
( Veteran Nollywood Actress )
 
Ijeoma Richards
( President, Nollywood Creative Minds Forum, NCMF )
 
Tony Akposheri 
( Veteran Nollywood Producer, Director & Actor)
 
Tommy Oyewole 
( Veteran Nollywood Actor )
 
Anne Njemanze 
( Veteran Nollywood Actress & Producer)
 
Gloria Okafor 
( Veteran Nollywood Producer )
 
Bukky Thomas
( Vice President, Nollywood Creative Minds Forum, NCMF , Actress & Producer )
 
Oge Okoye
( Veteran Nollywood Actress & Producer )
 
Keppy Ekpenyoung Bassey
( Nollywood Veteran Actor, Board Member Video Censor Board )
 
Nuela Njibigbo Chikere 
( Nollywood Actress & Producer )
 
Chris Iheuwa 
( Vice Chairman, AGN Nollywood , Veteran Actor & Producer )
 
Stella Mams 
( Secretary,  Nollywood Creative Minds Forum & Actress )
 
KEY NOTE SPEAKERS
 
Prof. Chigozie Nnabuihe  (professor in igbo language, department of Arts & Linguistic, university of Lagos) – Arts & Culture
 
Dr. Aina – General Art
 
Keppy Ekpenyong – Acting For Tv / Stage
 
Tony Akposheri – Tv production/directing
PANELISTS
 
Judith Ejiofor – Writer
 
Ann Njemanze – Film maker
 
Ikenna /Fanon Dore – Animation/CGI Artistes
 
Stone Amauche – Arts & Culture
 
Chioma Igwe / Ngozi Nwaneto – Culture
 
Ijeoma Richards – Ethics /Acting skills.
 
Michael Kuppers Adebisi Afrotak-TV
 
CONTACT US
 
HOTLINE: 08149055081 , 08034940556
INSTAGRAM: iyknovski
EMAIL: iyknovski@gmail.com
WEBSITE: www.bsam-art.com
This event is proudly supported by Nollywood Creative Minds Forum
In Partnership with NTA, TRYBE TV, NOLLYWOOD TV, THE GUARDIAN, SILVERBIRD TV, THE SUN, WAP TV, CAEAN, BBC, AFRITUNES MEDIA.
Judith Ejiofor 
Panelist/Writer 
Coordinator/ Media & Publicity
Black Speculative Arts Movement (BSAM)
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