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Sunday April 23, 6pm [@ RADinc. 123 E. Washington]
Sidewalk Stories, a 1989 remake of Charlie Chaplin's The Kid by Charles Lane

Stay tuned for the announcement of the rest of the series!









Krista Franklin
Thursday, Sept. 22, 6pm: works-in-progress artist's talk
Tuesday, Sept. 27, 6-8pm: " take root among the stars" exhibition reception [documentation]

Alexandria Eregbu
Monday, Oct. 24, 6-8pm: Alexandria Eregbu open studio and artist's talk

Devin Cain
Thursday, Nov. 17, 6pm: screening & Q+A
“Persecution + Release”:
An experimental work told in five parts featuring new footage, found footage, and recycled footage. In conjunction with the artist's exhibition "To Nothingness with Love", this newly created piece traverses deep unconscious transgressions + sentiments held within the human narrative that may lead towards an ontological emancipation.

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 6-8pm: lecture & exhibition reception: "To Nothingness with Love"

Terrence Nance
Monday, Dec. 5, 3:30pm: screening (a selection of short films) at FilmScene

Fall 2016 CAS programming is supported by grants from the Iowa Art Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, and the City of Iowa City Public Art Advisory Committee. Thanks also to the University of Iowa Center for the Book and Little Village for their support!


The Center for Afrofuturist Studies (CAS) is an initiative to re-imagine new futures for marginalized peoples by generating safe work spaces for artists of color. Organized by Anaïs Duplan, CAS hosts visiting artists and artists-in-residence and produces lectures, workshops, public forums, and exhibitions on the intersections of race, technology, and the diaspora.

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Press: The Creators Project // Hyperallergic // Little Village // The Daily Iowan