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The project examines science-fiction narratives and concepts of technology that function according to their own rules rather than conforming with dominant western narratives. A key source of inspiration for the artworks on display is Afrofuturism, a movement that emerged in the mid-twentieth century against the backdrop of the African-American community's historical experience of racism and discrimination. Telling tales of speculative futures, it opened up a space for a distinct history, and hence emancipation, self-empowerment and individual freedom. The concepts, ideas and aesthetics of Afrofuturism soon spread from the USA to the rest of the world, influencing countless artists – also in German-speaking countries – with whose experiences they strongly resonated.