Date archives "November 2016"

Welcome to 2030 [Fiction]

Science fiction by Ida Auken, MP, Parliament of Denmark. And a rebuttal by  Salvatore Iaconesi, founder at Art is Open Source, Human Ecosystems and Nefula.

 Welcome to 2030. I own nothing, have no privacy, and I don’t know what life is anymore


Afrofuturism 101

Video by: Gina Barton, Victoria Massie, and Joe Posner Black people are rarely featured in sci-fi and fantasy films — that is, unless that black person is Will Smith. How do black people get to exist in the future? Afrofuturism, a scholarly and artistic movement that imagines the future through black people’s experiences is one answer. The term was coined in 1994 by culture critic Mark Dery in his “Black to the Future” essay.
In anticipation of her “Black Magic” exhibition, curator Niama Safia Sandy shares some of her favorite writers, artists and musicians contributing to the…