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!!!!
The Carnegie Hall Afrofuturism Festival

The Carnegie Hall Afrofuturism Festival

Greetings Dieselfunkateers!  At long last the time has arrived.  We are now fully in the Event Horizon.

The Carnegie Hall Afrofuturism Festival

A Celebration of all things Afrofuturist runs from February 1st – March 31st 2022.  A MAJOR announcement was made today by the highly respected, Carnegie Hall

We are happy to report that Dieselfunk Studios is well represented.  Our events range from our foundation event, the return of the career retrospective exhibit;

BLACK METROPOLIS: 30 Years of Afrofuturism, Comics, Music, Animation, Decapitated Chickens, Heroes, Villains, and Negroes 

Running at the historic Children’s Arts Carnival, this exhibit taking place at this historic festival sets the record straight on an important component of Visual Afrofuturist history; The Art of Tim Fielder.  So much work has gone into making this historic Festival one for the history books.  No powder will be left dry, no stone left unturned.  More Info to Come!

Go to www.blackmetropolis.net  IT IS ON!

FIRST REVIEW INFINITUM in PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

FIRST REVIEW INFINITUM in PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

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!