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Past, Present, and Future Tense: An Octavia Butler Writing Workshop

Hyde Park Art Center, the renowned non‐profit hub for contemporary art located on Chicago’s vibrant South Side, announces programs for Chicago‐based artist Candace Hunter’s largest solo exhibition to date: Candace Hunter: The Alien‐Nations and Sovereign States of Octavia E Butler.

The Hyde Park Art Center presents a writing workshop delving into the genres of Afrofuturism, speculative fiction, and science fiction, inspired by the work of Octavia Butler and current exhibition, Candace Hunter: The Alien‐Nations and Sovereign States of Octavia E. Butler. The workshop is free, open to all, and directed towards BIPOC women and teens.

Hyde Park Arts Center is proud to be free and open to the public seven days a week. The Center is open Mondays – Thursdays from 10 am – 7 pm, Fridays from 10 am – 4:30 pm, Saturdays from 10 am – 4 pm, and Sundays from 11 am – 4 pm.

Photo: Candace Hunter, The Future is Breath, film still 2023


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