a movement in literature, music, art, etc., featuring futuristic or science fiction themes which incorporate elements of Black history and culture
African-American concerns in the context of twentieth-century technoculture…might, for want of a better term, be called ‘Afrofuturism’.
His Zulu Robot, drawn to mimic pixellated digital imagery, represents an interest dubbed ‘afrofuturism’, which explores the intersection of technology and blackness.
The Ships Landed Long Ago: Afrofuturism and Black SF.
The obscure guru of afrofuturism left this earth in 1993, but his cosmic jazz legacy lives on under the direction of Marshall Allen.
To the extent Afrofuturism concerns science fiction and not the range of all the arts, including painting and music, classical and jazz, it requires writers thinking about black characters in the future.
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