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Black Technopoetics

October 24, 2022 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Pratt Manhattan 144W 14th Street NY NY 10011

Poster with the photo portrait of a man with a green background. There is information on the Black Technopoetics event on October 24, 2022
Louis Chude-Sokei teaches at Boston University and directs the African American and Black Diaspora Studies Program. Scholarly work includes the award-winning The Last Darky: Bert Williams, Black on Black Minstrelsy and the African Diaspora (2005), The Sound of Culture: Diaspora and Black Technopoetics (2015) and the acclaimed memoir, Floating in A Most Peculiar Way (2021). He is Editor in Chief of The Black Scholar, one of the oldest and leading journals of Black Studies and founder of the sonic art and archival project, Echolocution. Other projects include collaborations with German electronic musical icons, Mouse on Mars, and legendary choreographer Bill T. Jones. Chude-Sokei was also a curator of Carnegie Hall’s 2022 Festival of Afrofuturism.