| Tim Fielder Feb 1, 2022 | @dieselfunk, afrofuturism, amistad books, black comics, black metropolis, Carnegie Hall, Carnegie Hall Afrofuturism Festival, Dieselfunk Studios
Greetings Dieselfunkateers! As part of BLACK METROPOLIS: 30 Years of Afrofuturism, Comics, Music, Animation, Decapitated Chickens, Heroes, Villains, and Negroes. Opened TODAY. Feb 1st – Mar 31st at the The Carnegie Hall Afrofuturism Festival 62 Hamilton Terrace, New York, NY 10031 Tuesdays- Sundays 12pm-7pm Closed Monday (Gotta Rest sometime right?) Children’s Art Carnival
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!!!!
| Tim Fielder Jan 16, 2021 | Uncategorized
Greetings Dieselfunkateers! TODAY JANUARY16TH 12 NOON EST at The Schomburg Black Comic Festival
Inside HarperCollins Amistad’s INFINITUM: An Afrofuturist Tale Creator Tim Fielder in Conversation with The Black Comics Collective’s Deirdre Holman
| Tim Fielder Jan 13, 2021 | @dieselfunk, afrofuturism, Amistad Publishing, Black Comic Book Day, Black Panther, Comic Books, dieselfunk dispatch, Dieselfunk Studios, Graphic Novels, HarperCollins, Infinitum, Tim Fielder
Greetings Dieselfunkateers! And So it BEGINS! Here is the trailer for
INFINITUM: An Afrofuturist Tale Trailer.
INFINITUM: An Afrofuturist Tale drops on January 19th 2021. Pre-Order
| Tim Fielder Oct 29, 2020 | afrofuturism, Amistad Publishing, Infinitum, Matty's Rocket, Publishers Weekly, Tim Fielder FIRST REVIEW INFINITUM in PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
Greetings Dieselfunkateers! #RoadtoINFINITUM PROUD to announce our first national review of ‘INFINITUM: An Afrofuturist Tale’ by PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
A quick excerpt:
“Fielder (Matty’s Rocket) digs deep into his pulp toolbox to fuse genre influences in this daring epic, which bristles with action and verve.”
HarperCollins Amistad will be BRINGING THE FIRE January 19, 2021. Dang, I want to read this book to!
| Tim Fielder Oct 20, 2018 | afrofuturism, Uncategorized
The AFROFUTURIST PODCAST does BLACK METROPOLIS
Tim Fielder here. THE AFROFUTURIST PODCAST COMETH! continues its awesome run at the prestigious Black Metropolis: 30 Years of Afrofuturism, Comics, Music, Animation, Decapitated Chickens, Heroes, Villains and Negroes Hammonds House Museum. JOIN US for a TALK in Podcasting Funk with a LIVE AUDIENCE Saturday October 20th: at 4PM EST
STOMP/ Jar Jar Binks in STAR WARS
and Lonny J Avi Brooks, PhD.
Afrofuturist Scholar Associate Professor in Strategic Communication–Imagining the Future of Media, Cal State East Bay
We talk about all things Dieselfunk, Matty’s Rocket, INFINITUM, and AFROFUTURISM.