Modern Griots Reviews: Man From Tomorrow – The Time Wizard Jeff Mills


Last week, I attended the premiere of the Detroit techno icon Jeff Mills‘ film, Man from Tomorrow, and the film and following conversation stirred some thoughts. Overall, the 45-minute, Jacqueline Caux-directed film was a surreal journey into Mills mindset as a DJ, mixing his music with Caux’s otherworldly imagery. There are obvious abstract influences from […]

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Cosmic Ghost at the Museum: Notes from Kindred Book Club


Here’s the third recap from The Shadows Took Shape exhibition. Today, I am sharing the notes and questions (some thoughts came after the club) from the book club for Octavia Butler’s Kindred with moderators Rasheedah Phillips of The Afrofuturist Affair and artist John Jennings. First, notes from Rasheedah’s presentation, Time, Memory and Agency *The  mechanics […]

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Art of This World: Robert Pruitt


Artist Robert Pruitt will be releasing a comic, “Towards A Walk In the Sun,” at the Studio Museum of Harlem in July. As an artist, he is greatly influenced by Romare Bearden and recently premiered his work “Conjuring Woman” in “The Bearden Project.” “Conjuring Woman” and his other work are interesting in how he shows […]

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