We are interested in lively thought, the fuzzy edges of ideas-in-formation and the crafting of weird ruptures which bring to the fore that which ordinarily lies beyond. Here, we hand over to a series of invited contributions and originally commissioned pieces which engage with the work of this project and offer something new in return.
Launching in Spring 2020 (Southern Hemisphere), Race, Space & Architecture will become home to a series of works produced in response to and alongside the materials of the curriculum and constellations.
The first of these works-to-come will be from:
Tinashe Mushakavanhu is a Zimbabwean born writer, editor and scholar. He holds a PhD in English from the University of Kent. His new book is Reincarnating Marechera: Notes on a Speculative Archive (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2020). Since 2016 he has been a researcher for readingzimbabwe.com a digital archive collecting, cataloguing, digitizing and making available information on books about Zimbabwe from the 1950s to the present. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Wits Institute for Social & Economic Research (WiSER), at University of the Witwatersrand. (Image credit: Gregg Richards)
Reader, writer and storyteller of an often unseen everyday, one inhabited by people who aren't warranted the privilege to write or speak for themselves.
Sara Salem is an Assistant Professor in Sociology at the London School of Economics. She has recently published articles on Angela Davis in Egypt in Signs; on Frantz Fanon and Egypt’s postcolonial state in Interventions: A Journal of Postcolonial Studies; and on Nasserism in Egypt through the lens of haunting in Middle East Critique. Her recently-published book with Cambridge University Press is entitled Anticolonial Afterlives in Egypt: The Politics of Hegemony.