Futureworlds: An Afrofuturist Universe for Us, by Us.

Providence, RI

Friday, Nov 12, 2021
5:30pm EST / 2:30pm PST

Field in Practice: 60 min

Partner Session
Organized by 2021 Convening Partner AS220

Presenters: Alex the Blue, Jay Lew, Anjel Newmann, Janay Pina, Keely Fae “Kego” Roberts, Ronnie Strew

Ethereal Beings, a future without prisons, Black and Brown youth conjuring their powers to destroy capitalism? Come link with AS220 Youth artists Alex the Blue, Jay Lew, Keely Fae “Kego” Roberts and Ronnie Strew along with AS220 Youth’s Director Janay Pina and AS220’s Co-Executive Director Anjel Newmann, to talk about the ways in which Futureworlds has created space for black magical radicalism to reimagine what is possible—now, and in the future.


Alex the Blue is a Futureworlds Teaching Assistant.

Jay Lew is a Futureworlds Teaching Assistant.

Anjel Newmann is the Co-Executive Director at AS220.

Janay Pina is the AS220 Youth Director.

Keely Fae “Kego” Roberts is queer non-binary artist, poet, and mother. Their work references mental health, nostalgia, and Black joy.

Ronnie Strew is a Futureworlds Teaching Assistant.