Time Is A Colonial Construct — Here’s How I Learned To Reclaim Mine
Afro-Indigenous activist Larissa Crawford on why it's necessary to decolonize our relationship to time, especially when it comes to work.
Afrofuturism & Africanfuturism is rooted in these acts of decolonisation today.
Queering The Future: Examining Queer Identity In Afrofuturism
The purpose of this thesisis to discuss the history behind anart movement that is literary, artistic, and musical. This movement has made its way through music, art, and literature inthe last four decades,and it shows no signs ofslowing down. This aestheticmovementis known as Afrofuturism,and itismaking its way to various forms of media and performance as we speak. Original at https://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3190&context=theses
The Wagadu Chronicles: the African fantasy MMO bringing roleplaying again to RPGs - Polish News
Twin Drums is an apt identify for a studio whose debut recreation goals to be revolutionary on two fronts. Having formally launched its Kickstarter marketing campaign, The Wagadu Chronicles is an upcoming massively multiplayer on-line recreation that shakes up mainstream expectations of the style. Firstly, the world of Wagadu removes the lens of medieval European …
The Future is Present / Editorial / Issue 11 - ART AFRICA
Editorial of ART AFRICA, issue 11 In an age where the confluence of big data, artificial intelligence, and connectivity are constantly redefining boundaries – Kendell Geers’ POLITICAL-EROTICAL-MYSTICAL-MANIFESTO “…Information is not knowledge, knowing is not intelligence… All art is political, conceptual, mystical and erotic… I believe in an art of the imagination that can […]
Decolonising the Speculative: Journeys to African Futures – Africa in Motion 2018 - Glasgow West End
EDINBURGH: Mon 29 Oct, 2019 at 5.45pm, Filmhouse, 88 Lothian Road, See Africa in Motion website to book GLASGOW: Thurs 1 Nov, 2018 at 7.30pm at University of Glasgow (Andrew Stewart Cinema, Gilmorehill 9 University Ave Glasgow G12 8QQ), Free and unticketed As part of our Decolonising the Speculative strand, this short-film series showcases the speculative work from […]
‘Afrofuturism is not for Africans living in Africa’—an essay by Mohale Mashigo, excerpted from her new collection of short stories, Intruders
The JRB presents 'Afrofuturism: Ayashis' Amateki', an essay by Mohale Mashigo, which serves as the preface to her new collection of short stories, Intruders. Intruders Mohale Mashigo Picador Africa, 2018 Afrofuturism: Ayashis' Amateki Speculative Fiction that addresses African–American themes and addresses African–American concerns in the context of twentieth-century technoculture—and, more generally, African–American...