What Is Afrofuturism? An Intersection Of Culture And Technology

(Article by libbymaynard in youthkiawaaz.com. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons. Serengeti Cyborg by Fanuel Leul)

“Afrofuturism, in some cases described as African American hairdo society, is a multi-dimensional cultural aesthetic, approach as well as scientific research of black history that examines the junctions of black diaspora culture and modern technologies. It was created in the mid-1990s by Afrofuturist thinker Mark Dery and explored in the later 1990s using conversations led by Alondra Nelson to mark the beginning of its rebirth. The “New Black Sensation” looked to link the void in between historically true and also regarded representational representations of black hairdos.”

Source: https://www.youthkiawaaz.com/2021/10/some-facts-on-afrofuturism/

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