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Black Quantum Futurism take over London’s ICA for two weeks

Programme of music, performance, spoken word, talks, workshops and an installation curated by Camae Ayewa and Rasheedah Phillips

London venue ICA presents a fortnight of Black Quantum Futurism in August. Called Temporal Deprogramming, the two week programme consists of music, performance, spoken word, talks, workshops and an installation.

The Philadelphia based interdisciplinary unit Black Quantum Futurism consists of activist and poet Camae Ayewa aka Moor Mother and artist, attorney and writer Rasheedah Phillips. Their work looks at concepts of Afrofuturism, Afro diaspora engagements with space and time, and quantum physics, with a community focus centred around the empowerment of marginalised communities.

Running between 13–25 August, Temporal Deprogramming also features work and performances by Barby Asante, The Otolith Group, Nkisi, Elaine Mitchener and feminist activists Sisters Uncut East End; plus an onsite installation comprising recent works including zines, aural and visual pieces and a large-scale Black Quantum Futurism event map.