Space-Time Collapse, Vol. I

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Space-Time Collapse is a new experimental writing and image series applying Black Quantum Futurism practices and theory to various space-time collapse phenomenon.  This inaugural collection explores possible space-time narratives and temporal perspectives of enslaved Black African ancestors, pre- and post-liberation. The slave ships and plantations themselves are traversed by the visionaries as chronotopes containing layers of different times, imprinted by the experiences of the people held captive therein.  The featured writers and visionaries attempt to visualize, hear, understand, and feel the experience of time overwritten -- the rewriting of conceptions of the past, present, and future to a people displaced by the transatlantic slave trade. The works also examine perceptions of time and space in relation to Black memory, historical and societal change, systems and institutions, and technological development, and how these perceptions are sifted through or persist into the present.  Some propose ways and tools for shifting the dominant linear progress narrative with alternative concepts and shapes of time.


Featuring new visions from Rasheedah Phillips, Joy KMT, Thomas Stanley, PhD, Ytasha Womack, Camae Ayewa, Dominique Matti, Theo Paijmans, Alex Smith, and Femi Matti, with a foreword by Alicia J. Lochard.

Soundscapes available here.

 

  • PRODUCT INFO

    Paperback: 108 pages

    Publisher: AfroFuturist Affair (March 9, 2015)

    Cover: Dezz Archie

    Language: English

    ISBN-10: 099600503X

    ISBN-13: 978-0996005036

    Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.2 x 8 inches

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