Space:Queens: Yvonne Shortt


Hey everybody! Welcome to the first installment of my Space:Queens segment, where I explore afrofuturistic art, culture and influencersĀ in my home borough of Queens, NY! First up is Yvonne Shortt, who is the creativeĀ director of RPGA Studio, Inc.,Ā and is the curator for Queens Art Initiative, where she works on several community-based art and technology projects […]

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Moving on the Wires: ‘The Sound of Culture: Diaspora and Black Technopoetics’


Louis Chude-Sokei, the author of Ā The Last ‘Darky‘: Bert Williams, Black-on-Black Minstrelsy, and the African Diaspora, will be releasingĀ a new book, The Sound of Culture: Diaspora and Black Technopoetics. Chude-Sokei, as he has done in his previous work, explores the complexities of race and ethnicity through a Caribbean lens. As someone who calls myselfĀ Afro-Caribbean-American, I […]

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