Afrofuturism

Culture

This Kenyan artist makes otherworldly afrofuturist collages

From his hometown Nairobi, 24-year-old David Kipkoech wants to create a new African narrative through his art.
Rolien Zonneveld
2.13.20
Culture

Jenn Nkiru's art is an introduction to cosmic archeology

The British-Nigerian filmmaker creates visual representations of the black experience unlike anything you've ever seen.
Rolien Zonneveld
1.31.20
Fashion

this photographer is creating new sci-fi narratives for black bodies

Inspired by Afrofuturism, Munachi Osegbu’s latest photographic series examines the relationship between the African diaspora and technology.
George Douglas-Davies
4.30.18
Black Panther

everything you need to know about afrofuturism

The arrival of Black Panther on big screen has reignited interest in the genre that dreamed a more hopeful, space-age future for black people.
Niellah Arboine
2.13.18
Film

10 reasons why you need to watch black panther

We went down to its London premiere and met the stars and director.
i-D Staff
2.13.18
Fashion

daniel obasi's fashion film explores being 'alien' in nigeria

The photographers afrofuturistic short, An Alien in Town illuminates how African fashion and culture are perceived by foreigners.
Amira Rasool
2.8.18
Art

reclaiming ​the radical power of ornament in art and fashion

As artists and designers become more sensitive to matters of gender, race and cultural appropriation, i-D looks at the often undervalued radical power of decoration.
S Von Reynolds
7.21.16
Film

look into the afrofuture with the BFI’s new film season

The BFI takes us on a trip with the first retrospective of genre-warping Afrofuturist film, Inside Afrofuturism, i-D caught up with curator Ashley Clark to talk about Sun Ra, Afrika Bambaataa and Sci Fi feminism.
i-D Team
11.13.14