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Ghana’s Drone Scrap Program 2054

Hello Futurist, you will be pleased to discover  the photographic essay “The Drone Scrap Program”. In response to the current socio-political climate in Ghana, The Drone Scrap Programme is a “futurist manifestation of Ghana’s socio-economic and socio-political future”.  So let us set our clocks forward to 2054…   Current Year:…
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Moondust: Afrofuturist Artwork

Moondust  is a recent illustration project by visual artist Sara Golish inspired by Afrofuturism. The inspiration has [like all my work] come from many varying sources. However, these pieces are heavily based in Afrofuturism and various natural hair styles coloured girls rock. Inspired by music, 70s & 80s vinyl album covers, Sci-Fi,…
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THE FUTURE WEIRD: Supra-Planetary Sovereigns

This November, the Future Weird returns loaded with the retro tropes of science fiction to pay tribute to space-age prophets, musicians and messiahs. We start with John Akomfrah’s The Last Angel of History, which packages historic Black sci-fi as a futuristic Pan-African venture. When it swaps techno-centric experiments for cosmic…
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Afro Samurai film Hasaki Ya Suda

Heavily influenced by samurai films from film makers such as Akira Kurosawa, filmaker Cédric Ido produced a short award winning film, Hasaki Ya Suda (The Three Black Samurai) set in the future. Joining the trend of films and projects that explore AfroFuturism, the film is a great exploration of the mixing…
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