Definitions

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  • noun A literary and cultural aesthetic that combines elements of science fiction, historical fiction, fantasy, Afrocentricity, and magic realism.

Etymologies

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Afro- +‎ futurism

Examples

  • * Confessions of an Aca/Fan has two good posts about where District 9 came from, one on transmedia promotion strategies and the other on Afrofuturism.

    Sunday Links! « Gerry Canavan

  • Last January, I spoke by telephone with Nigerian-American author Nnedi Okorafor about Afrofuturism, a branch of science fiction that features, rather than excludes or tokenises, African characters.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • From mythic portraits of Afrikan histories to stunning vistas of African futures, Douglas did in painting what the unfolding literature of Afrofuturism did in print: reveal the continuing epic of Afrikans creating civilisation, overcoming oppression, and building new worlds.

    Aaron Douglas and Afriluminism

  • From mythic portraits of Afrikan histories to stunning vistas of African futures, Douglas did in painting what the unfolding literature of Afrofuturism did in print: reveal the continuing epic of Afrikans creating civilisation, overcoming oppression, and building new worlds.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Construction Conference Gallery Opening - Afrofuturism: time, technology, race and culture in the USA

    REALNEO for all - Regional Economics Action Links North East Ohio

  • Afrofuturism in Second Life - Nettrice Gaskins, an East Coast artist and academic who wrote some of the best analysis and reporting of Second Life's art scene on the Art 21 blog, has lately been merging theory and practice in SL, creating works of art ...

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • Afrofuturism in Second Life - Nettrice Gaskins, an East Coast artist and academic who wrote some of the best analysis and reporting of Second Life's art scene on the Art 21 blog, has lately been merging theory and practice in SL, creating works of art ...

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • Construction Conference Gallery Opening - Afrofuturism: time, technology, race and culture in the USA

    REALNEO for all - Regional Economics Action Links North East Ohio

  • As the technology of our imagination materializes in the physical world, I wonder how the details of Afrofuturism will change.

    Eyebeam reBlog

  • At the very least, as more people embrace the evolutionary evidence of an African origin of the human race, I can imagine Afrofuturism as global phenomenon - since we all may claim primordial African ancestry.

    Eyebeam reBlog

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