The Black Speculative Arts Movement

The Black Speculative Arts Movement
Publisher Lexington Books
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Category Social Science
Total Pages 214
ISBN 9781498510547
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Black Speculative Arts Movement: Black Futurity, Art+Design is a 21st century statement on the intersection of the future of African people with art, culture, technology, and politics. This collection enters the global debate on the emerging field of Afrofuturism studies with an international array of scholars and artists contributing to the discussion of Black futurity in the 21st century. The contributors analyze and respond to the invisibility or mischaracterization of Black people in the popular imagination, in science fiction, and in philosophies of history.

The Black Speculative Arts Movement
  • Author : Reynaldo Anderson,Clinton R. Fluker
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2019-11-13

The Black Speculative Arts Movement: Black Futurity, Art+Design is a 21st century statement on the intersection of the future of African people with art, culture, technology, and politics. This collection enters the global debate on the emerging field of Afrofuturism studies with an international array of scholars and artists

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Afrofuturism 2 0
  • Author : Reynaldo Anderson,Charles E. Jones
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2015-12-16

The ideas and practices related to afrofuturism have existed for most of the 20th century, especially in the north American African diaspora community. After Mark Dery coined the word "afrofuturism" in 1993, Alondra Nelson as a member of an online forum, along with other participants, began to explore the initial terrain

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Cosmic Underground
  • Author : Reynaldo Anderson
  • Publisher : Cedar Grove Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-02-20

Cosmic Underground: A Grimoire of Black Speculative Discontent and its inspiration, the ground-breaking exhibition Unveiling Visions, applies a global lens and planetary vision to the black imagination, and brings this context to a wide survey of contemporary works. This book showcases illustrations, graphic design, literature, posters, and mixed-media digital and

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Afrofuturism
  • Author : Ytasha L. Womack
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-01

2014 Locus Awards Finalist, Nonfiction Category In this hip, accessible primer to the music, literature, and art of Afrofuturism, author Ytasha Womack introduces readers to the burgeoning community of artists creating Afrofuturist works, the innovators from the past, and the wide range of subjects they explore. From the sci-fi literature of

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Tropical Aesthetics of Black Modernism
  • Author : Samantha A. Noël
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-01-11

In Tropical Aesthetics of Black Modernism, Samantha A. Noël investigates how Black Caribbean and American artists of the early twentieth century responded to and challenged colonial and other white-dominant regimes through tropicalist representation. With depictions of tropical scenery and landscapes situated throughout the African diaspora, performances staged in tropical

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Dark Matter
  • Author : Sheree R. Thomas
  • Publisher : Aspect
  • Release Date : 2004-01-02

Dark Matter is the first and only series to bring together the works of black SF and fantasy writers. The first volume was featured in the "New York Times," which named it a Notable Book of the Year.

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Cosmic Underground Northside
  • Author : Quentin VerCetty,Audrey Hudson
  • Publisher : Cedar Grove Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-02-18

Cosmic Underground Northside operates as a seminal collection consisting of works from cross-generations and pan-national Black creatives and cultural producers from Canada. This generous book offers a glimpse of different innerstandings, a profound comprehension or conviction within one's spirit or soul. We consider the following: what does Afrofuturism look like

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Kindred  A Graphic Novel Adaptation
  • Author : Octavia E. Butler
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2017-01-10

Octavia E. Butler’s bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred, now in graphic novel format. More than 35 years after its release, Kindred continues to draw in new readers with its deep exploration of the violence and loss of humanity caused by slavery in the United States, and its complex and lasting

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Posthuman Blackness and the Black Female Imagination
  • Author : Kristen Lillvis
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 2017

Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 Temporal Liminality in Toni Morrison's Beloved and A Mercy -- Chapter 2 Posthuman Solidarity in Sherley Anne Williams's Dessa Rose -- Chapter 3 Afrofuturist Aesthetics in the Works of Erykah Badu, Janelle Monáe, and Gayl

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The Black Imagination  Science Fiction and the Speculative
  • Author : Sandra Jackson,Julie Moody Freeman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-18

This book expands the discourse as well as the nature of critical commentary on science fiction, speculative fiction and futurism – literary and cinematic by Black writers. The range of topics include the following: black superheroes; issues and themes in selected works by Octavia Butler; selected work of Nalo Hopkinson; the

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Black Kirby
  • Author : John Jennings,Stacey Robinson
  • Publisher : Make Prophetz
  • Release Date : 2015-08-29

Catalog from an exhibition, consisting primarily of works-on-paper, that pays homage to Jewish American comic book artist Jack Kirby and explores the parallels between the experiences of Jewish-American artists like Kirby and African-American stories in comic literature and popular narratives.

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Black Bourgeois
  • Author : Candice M. Jenkins
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release Date : 2019-10-15

Exploring the forces that keep black people vulnerable even amid economically privileged lives At a moment in U.S. history with repeated reminders of the vulnerability of African Americans to state and extralegal violence, Black Bourgeois is the first book to consider the contradiction of privileged, presumably protected black bodies

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Liner Notes for the Revolution
  • Author : Daphne A. Brooks
  • Publisher : Belknap Press
  • Release Date : 2021-02-23

Liner Notes for the Revolution offers a startling new perspective on Black women musicians from Bessie Smith to Beyoncé. Informed by the overlooked contributions of women who wrote about the blues, rock, and pop, Daphne A. Brooks argues that acclaimed entertainers have also been radical intellectuals, challenging the culture industry

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Speculative Blackness
  • Author : André M. Carrington
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release Date : 2016-02-29

In Speculative Blackness, André M. Carrington analyzes the highly racialized genre of speculative fiction—including science fiction, fantasy, and utopian works, along with their fan cultures—to illustrate the relationship between genre conventions in media and the meanings ascribed to blackness in the popular imagination. Carrington’s argument about authorship,

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Mothership
  • Author : Bill Campbell,Edward Austin Hall
  • Publisher : Rosarium Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-01-30

Mothership: Tales from Afrofuturism and Beyond is a groundbreaking speculative fiction anthology that showcases the work from some of the most talented writers inside and outside speculative fiction across the globe—including Junot Diaz, Victor LaValle, Lauren Beukes, N. K. Jemisin, Rabih Alameddine, S. P. Somtow, and more. These authors

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