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Welcome to the 21st Allied Media Conference!

This year we have gone VIRTUAL! AMC kicks-off Thursday July 23rd!

Browse all of our sessions below. Session times are listed by default in Eastern Standard Time.

We are excited to host 24 Virtual Network Gatherings this year. Network gatherings are taking place before and after conference and many are INVITE ONLY, those that are open to new guests will be updated in Sched. To learn more about Network Gatherings go here.

We offer a sliding scale registration rate so that the conference can be accessible to as many people as possible. Please support the AMC by giving generously with your registration contribution.

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Sunday, July 26 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Creating Portals: The Black Speculative Imagination

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Black people are invited to use ritual and artmaking, journeying throughout their imagination to create and find liberation, while cultivating empowered community.

avatar for Khalif Tahir Thompson

Khalif Tahir Thompson

Presenter, Black Art In America LLC.
Thompson, based in New York, has been making powerful work in his chosen styles of portraiture and figuration. Thompson's emotionally-rich works eloquently tell the stories of each of his subjects through insightful and personalized details. Thompson's work explores themes relating... Read More →

Damali Abrams

York College
Damali Abrams is an interdisciplinary artist and reiki practitioner whose practice includes mixed media collage, performance art, and video. She is also an educator at York College in Jamaica, Queens. Her magical works cast spells and open portals into various forms of Black utop... Read More →

Ola Ronke

The Free Black Women's Library - Creator/Director
Ola Ronke is an interdisciplinary artist who specializes in collage, printmaking, papermaking, and installation. She is also a set decorator, yoga teacher, and mom. In 2015, she founded TFBWL, through her work, she creates spaces and counternarratives for Black women and girls.

Sunday July 26, 2020 2:30pm - 4:00pm EDT