A membrane is employed as a boundary-object and as a site of connectedness. Looking at this dual character of the membrane, the discussion in this issue is about flows, exchange, permeability, and translations, as well as about restraint, rejections, and protected areas.
A Stranger’s Pose blends memoir, travelogue, and storytelling as Emmanuel Iduma relates his journey across several African countries.
This is a ritual causality performative lecture in which memories will be re-encoded with new temporal information embodying the features of Black womxn and Black quantum futurist time(s) o unlock memories from different times and places.
With a widely varied pool of contributions ranging from multimedia content to more experimental forms, this issue includes contemplative and analytical writing in French and English, as well as other media.
During the international literature festival »Membrane – African Literatures and Ideas,« which took place in Stuttgart May 23–26, 2019, David Mathews made documentary drawings of the many voices of Africa and their audience.
A woman who gets lost in a European town in the middle of the night is confronted with the strange feeling of solitude, two foreign languages, and three strangers who are sitting in a shelter, until …
Posters printed on risograph. 29,7 x 35 cm. Made from (and presented with) Guinean stamps issued in 1959, designer unknown. Photos : EESAB-Rennes
A roaringly powerful poem by Brazilian writer Vinicius Jatobá on the impetuous elemental forces from the beginning of the creation of the continents to their division by the oceans.
Temi Oh’s first novel »Do You Dream of Terra Two?« asks which visions of the future we share. Enos Nyamor talked with Temi Oh about space travel, dreams, identity, and the places we call home.
»Among some of the recent postcolonial ideas, the concept of Afropolitanism has grown increasingly problematic,« says Enos Nyamor. An essay that attempts to provoke new ways of scrutinizing the promising, but equally elitist, concept of Afropolitanism.
In this interview, resident Mica Cabildo of Akiyoshidai International Art Village explores the life and dreams of bats, and their interrelations with humans.