BLERD CITY conference is dedicated to connecting talented and cutting edge local and global artistry through the African descent lens of nerdom with Art, Science, Film and Technology.
The Press Release:
Blerd City Con 3.0, a micro-cosmic explosion, is coming to Brooklyn, NY July 12 – 14, 2019, and delves into the multidimensional nerd sphere bringing together community and amplifying the global intellect. Two days of the conference will take place at St. Francis College (180 Remsen St., BK Heights) with the third day at additional locations in Brooklyn (to be announced).
Black Horror is this year’s theme, and we couldn’t be more excited to bring forth everything “weird and strange” the community has to offer. Yet, we also want to address the personal horrors the Diasporic community may experience daily; whether that is feeling invisible, mental challenges, nutrition and having an overall wholistic approach to life…our goal is to bring compassion, understanding and knowledge as a take away for participants. “The ‘nerd’ has always been considered awkward, eccentric and whichever other adjective you can come up with to describe the community. With this conference, we want to provide a safe space for people of color where one can be – and – celebrate as themselves,” expressed Clairesa Clay, founder.
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