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How do black artists embrace sci-fi to expand history?

Ekow Eshun explores ‘a zone of possibility and of new dreaming’ in Dark Matter: A History of the Afrofuture. Travelling across a galaxy of powerful reimaginings of stories we tell ourselves about the past, Eshun, in a new BBC documentary, brings us in contact with an array of artists and writers. Revealing the magic of being on the margins, he shares how a continuum of artists embrace the position of outsider and refashion it into strength and self-determination.
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