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Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386810-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8681-0
Published: 08 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375661-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7566-1
... way to create new artistic advances. Futurism went rather far in this dynamic, as it looked at all everyday and specialized actions and practices as potential materials for artistic production, politics included, as is illustrated by the futurists’ attempt to install their own aesthetic-political...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373995-074
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7399-5
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386810-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8681-0
Published: 15 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7399-5
... trajectory as a Black futurist, starting from an obsession with Marvel Comics and Black science-fiction characters as a kid. Tate argues Afro-futurism is about seeing the institutional exclusion, hyperinvisibility, and massive social erasure that Black people face not as impediments but as incitements where...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Bruce Mailman, an entrepreneur and owner of the St. Mark’s Baths, opened the Saint as the city’s largest and most futuristic venue for the white gay crowd in the autumn of 1980. Featuring a cyborg-like depiction of St. Sebastian with lasers shooting out of his fingertips and eyes, so blending...
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... George E. Lewis’s concept of the Afrological and Vijay Iyer’s notion of microtiming, Robinson suggests that cognitive dissonances produced by latency in networked performance bring into relief the relationship of distant bodies in networked performance as well as ideas about a futurist vision of zero...
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... Chicago-based improviser Nicole Mitchell’s Xenogenesis Suite pays homage to the Afro-futurist science fiction of Octavia Butler. Mitchell and Butler invite listeners to question how bodies are shaped by and resistant to social and sexual hegemonies. Mitchell takes up Butler’s challenges to...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... conveys that the zombie is a morally and futuristically cautionary figure. The chapter ruminates not only on the figure of the zombie but also more generally on the ways the genres of horror and science fiction, seemingly removed form literary realism, can adeptly effect social critiques of colonialism...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... Díaz uses these paradigms in his literary imaginary, crafting a decolonial narrative that conveys that the zombie is a morally and futuristically cautionary figure. The chapter ruminates not only on the figure of the zombie but also more generally on the ways the genres of horror and science fiction...
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... networked performance bring into relief the relationship of distant bodies in networked performance as well as ideas about a futurist vision of zero-latency telecommunications. Moreover, issues related to latency suggest that embodiment and disembodiment are deeply connected to a persistent desire to...
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... Mitchell’s Xenogenesis Suite pays homage to the Afro-futurist science fiction of Octavia Butler. Mitchell and Butler invite listeners to question how bodies are shaped by and resistant to social and sexual hegemonies. Mitchell takes up Butler’s challenges to biological purity, cultural sanctimoniousness...
Published: 11 December 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1030-2
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By Lynden Harris
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021421-092
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2142-1
... out of that prison in seventeen years. Even rundown houses with rusted oil tanks and peeling paint, overgrown weeds and shuttered win dows, were perfect. Colors vi- brated. My eyes jumped to cars I didn t recognize. They were real! Futuristic and fantastic. I knew I was grinning like an idiot, and I...
Published: 06 March 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009221-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0922-1
... artists and writers from avant- garde movements published proposals for radical uses of moving image transmission technologies. The case of the avant- garde reception of television is by no means unique to the Soviet setting. In Italy, futurist F. T. Marinetti wrote about the poten- tial for using...
Published: 30 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012658-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1265-8
... the Futurists at sva and thinking of myself as a purist. Because the piece wasn t addressed to the art world, I didn t advertise it. I ve changed a lot since then! The answers to your questions are fairly intertwined. When I did the piece I was living in the West Village, in the same build- ing where...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
.... Mark’s Baths, opened the Saint as the city’s largest and most futuristic venue for the white gay crowd in the autumn of 1980. Featuring a cyborg-like depiction of St. Sebastian with lasers shooting out of his fingertips and eyes, so blending the iconography of suffering, righteousness, and pleasure with...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-043
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... hauled across the landscape. Renamed the ss Ideal X, the vessel became the first container ship, inaugurating the practice of intermodal transport, which allows the same big boxes to move smoothly from ships to trucks to trains. The capacity of the futuristic-sounding Ideal X, first of the fleet of...
Published: 11 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478010302-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1030-2
...; Waite 1952), and the direct experiences of German storm troopers during World War I, who were armed with the latest in destructive technology and trained to infiltrate enemy trench systems. The Italian Futurists played a key role in popularizing protofascist images and conceptions of the man- machine...
Published: 02 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012610-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1261-0
... world shot through with omnipres- ent speed, invasions of many kinds were launched. They rolled through the train tracks spanning thousands of miles, through telegraph cables installed under oceans and canals, through airplanes dropping bombs and through both aggressive futurist imaginings like...