Like Dorothy, I took my home for granted… Welcome to Women’s History Month! We just left Black History/Future Month and a thought came to me to do a link between the two with a new segment called “Space:Queens.” In this new blog segment, I will be doing writeups and interviews focused on afrofuturism within my […]Read More “Space:Queens” Exploring Afrofutures in Queens
Thank you Kelly Baker Josephs for calling my attention to this! Conor Tomás Reed did a post describing “Caribbean Futurisms” and listing a few books that would fall under the term as well as other sources for Afrofuturism, in which I was included: “Considered within this conditional crux, Caribbean cultural forms have developed a conscious […]Read More Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth: Caribbean Futurisms
Divination (n): the art or practice that seeks to foresee or foretell future events or discover hidden knowledge usually by the interpretation of omens or by the aid of supernatural powers. Divination, Science and Technology, Transhumanism and Futurism: Definition, including implied ones, are important because they affect our perceptions. That is true for some modern […]Read More Modern Griots Recap: Divination 101
Below are videos of the conversations and lectures from the Alien Bodies Conference that took place in February: Keynote with Alondra NelsonRead More Otherworldly Videos: Alien Bodies Conference
As a writer and entrepreneur, De’ Kridge tells of his inspiring and triumphant story that has led to the formation of his own spiritual mythology and language through his project, “The Power In M!O!R!E!.” Read his story below in my interview with him (Note: read carefully, it may be a lot to take in): 1) […]Read More Modern Griots Interviews: De’ Kridge and The Power In M!O!R!E!
Saturday was jam-packed with lectures, panel discussions and readings and I am still trying to process it all. Lasting from 10 in the morning to around 6:30 in the evening, the festival started with the futurist and professor of management, Nat Irvin II, discussing the importance of futuristic thinking. His son is actually Nat Irvin […]Read More From the Top: Recap of Festival of the New Black Imagination