But the air is not dense enough to take off one’s spacesuit. Yet. How soon will we have the technological capabilities to create an artificial environment on such a planet for human colonization? We are already looking to other planets and moons for fresh water and minerals. Sooner or later, we will explore our own solar system for the purpose of long-term colonization and growth beyond our planet. Will it happen in our lifetime? Only time will tell…
I am a real person, flesh and blood. I’ve noticed a certain reluctance among some bloggers to share the reality of their existence as flesh and blood people, especially among women bloggers. To hide one’s face and body in virtual space is a political strategy, and indeed, one that speaks to the erasure of the self as a means towards assimilation and acceptance among those who name themselves the hegemony. I exist, period. I am a woman of African descent, and as such, I am a part of the African Diaspora. I am an Afrofuturist.
Two photo feeds between 2010 and 2012:
Corset Magazine, Issue 3 (Pre-Order) Don’t forget to order! Read my essay “Kissing Soul, Tasting Love”
Afrofuturist Visions: Octavia Butler & Walter Mosley 07/03 by At the Edge An Afrofuturist Salon | Blog Talk Radio. Blogtalkradio Interview with novelist Kenji Jasper about Afrofuturism: Octavia Butler and Walter Mosley July 3 9PM EST
Many, many, many thanks and praises to Scottie Lowe for her appearance on At the Edge. Scottie, you really made a difference tonight with your inspiring, beautiful words. We are definitely due for a second (and third) installment!!! And look for a special interview very, very soon with Thaddeus about his work as a science fiction writer!