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Join us for this unique opportunity of an artist-led tour of Black Kirby X and Ebon: Fear of a Black Planet with Stacey Robinson, half of the artist duo Black Kirby. Reservations are not required.

Stacey Robinson is an Assistant Professor of graphic design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was a 2019-2020 Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellow at Harvard University’s Hutchins Center for African & African American Research who completed his Master of Fine Art at the University at Buffalo in 2015. For the last several years he has traveled internationally discussing the complexities decolonized future spaces. As one half of the collaborative team “Black Kirby” with artist John Jennings, Stacey creates graphic novels, gallery exhibitions, lectures, and workshops that use world-building strategies to imagine new worlds inspired by Design, Hip-Hop, the Arts and Sciences, and diasporic African belief systems. Latest Exhibited works include ‘The Black Angel of History’, at Carnegie Hall, and ‘Futures’ at the Arts + Industries Building at the Smithsonian. His latest graphic novels are, ‘I Am Alfonso Jones’ written by Tony Medina in 2017 is available from Lee & Low Books, and ‘Across the Tracks: Remembering Greenwood, Black Wall Street, and the Tulsa Race Massacre’, written Alverne Ball in 2021 is available from Abrams Books.

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