Issue No 9 – Membrane

INDEX

INTRODUCTION

Editorial
Membrane – Boundary & Connectedness
by Schlosspost

Programmatic Festival Statement
The Need for Mutual Permeabilities
by Literaturhaus Stuttgart, Institut français Stuttgart, and Akademie Schloss Solitude

Curator’s Statment
Porosity: Pulse, Flow, Ebb
by Nadja Ofuatey-Alazard, Felwine Sarr, and Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

GLOBAL DYNAMICS

Interview
Afrotopia or The Future is Open
with Felwine Sarr by Deniz Utlu

 

MEMORY, TIME, AND PLACES

Travelogue
Entanglements in Transnational Memory Politics
by Eric Otieno

Fiction
Lebensentwürfe
by Clementine Ewokolo Burnley

 

EVERYDAY TRANSLATIONS

Travelogue
Learning Berlin
by Sada Malumfashi

Comic
From Berlin to Dschang
by Paula Bulling and Japhet Miagotar

Interview
Reclaiming African Identities
with Japhet Miagotar by Dzekashu MacViban

Short Story
La Rivière sans Fin
by Sinzo Aanza

Art Work
Fruits
by Hadja Saran Condé

Short Story
Gap in the Map
by Yvonne A. Owuor

Travelogue
A Stranger’s Pose (excerpt)
by Emmanuel Iduma

Interview
Moments of Erasure
with Janine Jembere and Nicole Suzuki

 

MOVEMENT, MIGRATION, ALIENATION

Opinion Essay
Afropolitanism – On Identity as an Unfinished Game
by Enos Nyamor, illustrated by ZZDD

Essay (to be published soon)
Thank God for Slavery! –Notes and Objects on a Global Labor Force, a Collage
by Alice Sarmiento

Poem
this rage must have a name
by Vinicius Jatobá

Audio File / Mix (to be published soon)
PRECARITY
by Lamin Fofana

 

SPACE-TIME CONFIGURATIONS

Interview
Black Futurism & Technologies of Joy
with Rasheedah Phillips by Clara Hermann

Interview
On Space Travel, and Dreams of the Garden of Eden
with Temi Oh by Enos Nyamor

Audio file / Performative lecture
Temporal Disruptors
by Black Quantum Futurist

IMMEDIACY AND INTIMACY

Interview
Radical Care in the Space of Excess
with Luiza Prado

Drawings
Familiar Conversations
by David Mathews