W.E.B. Du Bois’ THE COMET for Carnegie Hall

W.E.B. Du Bois’ THE COMET for Carnegie Hall

THE COMET COMETH. Greetings Dieselfunkateers! Dieselfunk Studios is, again, an official festival partner of @CarnegieHall with a graphic novel adaptation exhibit, talks & reading of W.E.B. Du Bois’ seminal sci-fi short story, THE COMET. Jan-May 2024

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2024/01/26/the-comet-cometh-a-graphic-adaptation-of-w-e-b-du-boiss-ithe-cometi-1200pm

More info www.cometcometh.com
Black Metropolis DAY 1!  FINISH, DELIVER & SHOW

Black Metropolis DAY 1! FINISH, DELIVER & SHOW

Greetings Dieselfunkateers!  BLACK METROPOLIS: 30 Years of Afrofuturism, Comics, Music, Animation, Decapitated Chickens, Heroes, Villains, and Negroes. As part of The Carnegie Hall Afrofuturism Festival Opened TODAY.  Feb 1st – Mar 31st at the Children’s Art Carnival 62 Hamilton Terrace, New York, NY 10031 Tuesdays- Sundays 12pm-7pm Closed Monday (Gotta Rest sometime right?)

Okay. So, Why Black Metropolis?  What would compel me to put on a career retrospective?  

This is a question I intend to answer in detail over the course of the festival. But as this is the first day I will simply say the following:
For all artists, audience members of any color, orientation, and gender; I’ve been working the margins of Black Speculative Art in comics and concept design since I was 12 years old. As of this writing I am 55 years old. I learned in only my middle age, that YOU ALONE are responsible for advocating for YOUR WORK.  It’s not easy. in fact it’s downright exhausting. Plus I had plenty of help. However, it’s easily the most fulfilling, validating, and FUN activity of my life. Here’s the catch. You must:
 
FINISH, DELIVER & SHOW
 
See you at the Show!!!!