Browsing: Afrofuturism

Heinrich attended an event at the Volksbühne in November 1997, to which the English publicist Kodwo Eshun was also invited. Eshun was probably talking primarily about the African-American underwater worlds of the enigmatic duo Drexciya from Detroit.

The publication from the series “Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte” (From Politics and Contemporary History), published by the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (Federal Agency for Civic Education), brings together contributions on Afrofuturism, enslavement and the cotton industry, the history of the racist “White Supremacy” movement in the USA or the novel “Underground Railroad” by the US writer Colson Whitehead, among other topics.

Colonialism, space, post-racist future: Simone Dede Ayivi’s performance in Berlin’s Sopiehensälen tells at the same time about today, about the past and about another tomorrow, because: “It’s hard to stop rebels that time travels”.