ONYX CON is a Conference/Convention celebrating the very best of the impact, contributions, and presence of the African Diaspora in Popular Arts and culture.
The Entire event takes place at:
SOUTHWEST ARTS CENTER
915 NEW HOPE ROAD
ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30331
AUGUST 19th is the Day for The ONYXCON INSTITUTE and THE OFFICIAL ONYXCON ART EXHIBITION!
The Art exhibition is from 6PM – 9PM and is free & open to the public. We will be honoring the late great writer of Popular Arts fiction, Mr. Dwayne McDuffie. See www.dwaynemcduffie.com for more info on this legend.
ONYXCON INSTITUTE – 9AM TIL 4PM
The ONYXCON INSTITUTE cost is $35 general admission. $25 with proper High School or College ID.
ONYXCON – The CONVENTION is on Saturday AUGUST 20, 2011 from 11AM – 7PM.
General Admission is $10. Ages 6-12 are $3. 5 and younger are free.
Experience Vendors showcasing unique comic books/graphic novels, novels, video games, toys, promotional clothing (T-shirts,etc.), the Arcade, activities, games, displays, the Art Show, book signings, cosplay/masquerades, music vibes and performances!
The ONYXCON INSTITUTE will feature tutorials/workshops by professional Artist in 2D and 3D techniques common in todays comic book, animation, and film industries. There will also be presentations in writing techniques. Finally, there will be a panel Discussions on SEX & VIOLENCE in The Popular Arts & how both are approached, analyzed, challenged, embraced, and the impact on African Diaspora’s creators and consumers of Popular Arts. THIS PANEL WILL CONTAIN LANGUAGE, SUBJECT MATTER, IMAGES, AUDIO, AND DISCUSSIONS FOR A MATURE AUDIENCE! PARENTAL DISCRETION IS ADVISED!
Only 16 years and older are admitted to the Onyxcon Institute with proper ID. Parent or Guardian must accompany anyone under 16. 18 and older are admitted to the Sex & Violence Panel. Anyone younger must present the approval of a guardian for attendance. e-mail to RSVP or for information: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, see http://www.onyxcon.com/.