What Is Afrofuturism? Part 8: Rasheedah Phillips

Rasheeda Phillips from The Afrofuturist Affair discusses her definition of Afrofuturism: Via Alicia McCalla’s Fantasy, Futuristic and Paranormal Stories of Color The Future is already Here. It’s just unevenly distributed. – William Gibson The word “futurism” embedded in the term Afrofuturism denotes a forward-looking aesthetic or theme that envisions the prospective future of humanity. If […]

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The My-Stery: The Web

During the past several years, quite a number of books and essays have come out about connections between African diasporic cultures, and computer and digital technology. For example, Ron Eglash wrote “African Fractals,” a book on the similarities between African fractal designs in such things as textiles and braids, and modern computer designs. Since he […]

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