Afrofuturism

 
Fictive world is not escapist
Fictive world is not escapist
Magical realism and Afrofuturism, as modes of conjuring alternate universes, are en vogue in today’s cultural practice. So much so that it might...
Ads out of touch with audiences
Ads out of touch with audiences
Advertising is the lifehood of capitalism and, in South Africa, the majority of brands aim at black consumers. But in the latter part of 2018,...
An iconoclast gets kitted out for new terrain
An iconoclast gets kitted out for new terrain
Intruders (2018) by Mohale Mashigo (Picador Africa)
Song cycle unlocks cultural ties
Song cycle unlocks cultural ties
‘I guess for me, it’s all about integration,” says Thokozani Ndumiso Mhlambi over the clink of teaspoons and a chorus of animated mid-morning...
Xhosa Sci-Fi brings Afrofuturism home
Xhosa Sci-Fi brings Afrofuturism home
An afternoon chat squeezed between schedules with Mandisa Nduna, creative polymath and star of Stillborn, turns into a cosmic exploration...