Progressive Pasts:
The Afrofuturist Ideologies of 
Black Panther in Literature, Art and Fashion

An interactive performance-lecture by FUNCTION
AFRICA WRITES 2018

In this interactive performance-lecture, FUNCTION presented techniques for reading Afrofuturist ‘texts’ in literature, art and fashion, leading a group of 30+ literature enthusiasts through a curated selection of contemporary science fiction, poems, visual art and style. Together, the group reflected on themes such as home, migration, and family in the work of Nnedi Okorafor, Lina Iris Viktor, Lisa Folawiyo and other artists.