afrofuturism Archives

Enter the Afrofuturism of Infinitum with Tim Fielder
Tim Fielder is a NYC based graphic novelist, concept designer, and animator.  He is known for his award winning graphic novel Matty's Rocket and TEDx Talk on the subject of Afrofuturism.  As a life-long afrofuturist, he has aspired to create works that explore the dramatic narratives generated in the intersections of race and technology[...]
Dieselfunk Dispatch: BSAM's Reynaldo Anderson Talks the State of Afrofuturism
Anderson is a prominent scholar in Africana studies, social movements, and a creator of the Black Speculative Arts Movement (BSAM). On a massive scale, Anderson is a scholar is arguably the foremost scholar on the subject of Afrofuturism at this moment in history. Image courtesy of BSAM DD: How are you today, sir? RA: I am doing fine, thank you. DD: Excellent[...]
Comics Featured As High Culture In New York Times Article On Afrofuturism
Aiming to identify the next generation of Afrofuturism, La Ferla writes: In part, Afrofuturism, an aesthetic dating roughly from the 1970s, has taken on a new public face through a new generation of recording artists — Erykah Badu, Missy Elliott and Janelle Monáe among them — who have given it not only a voice, but also[...]