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Black Magic & Afrofuturism From The Diaspora Take Center Stage In Brooklyn Exhibition

'Black Magic: AfroPasts/AfroFutures' is on view at Corridor Gallery in Brooklyn.

For Brooklyn-based curator and anthropologist Niama Safia Sandy, afrofuturism isn't just some abstract concept. “It's what we live every day," she tells me at the opening of Lauryn Hill's Diaspora Calling! art exhibition. “It's not so much an interest as it is life."

Sandy is the curator of Brooklyn's newest spotlight on magical realism and afrofuturism in the Black Diaspora. The multi-disciplinary group show, a curatorial debut for Sandy, features photography, video installations, paintings and collages that explore “magical blackness" through the past and future of the Black Diaspora.

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