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MIT Reads: Dawn by Octavia Butler: On-Campus Exhibition

Dawn is the first book in Butler's Xenogenesis series.


The Awakening: An Afrofuturism Inspired Multimedia Art Show, will be held Monday, Nov. 5th, 2018 from 6-8pm in the SPXCE Intercultural Center (W31-110). Participants may view, share, and interact with artistic pieces inspired by themes discussed in the book Dawn by Octavia Butler, as well as themes associated with Octavia Butler’s body of work as a whole and how those themes resonate today. More information here:

Call for Art

Submit your 2D and 3D art, costume art, performance art, music, and multimedia, and more by Oct. 22, 2018. We’re looking for work inspired by themes such as transhumanism and human evolution, gender construction, Afrofuturism, multi-ethnic and multi-species futures, LGBT identities, nuclear warfare, and colonization.

Submit your artwork 

This event will be held in partnership with the Black Students’ Union, and is co-hosted by the MIT Libraries and the Office of Multicultural Programs.