Humanity’s Future Takes Shape on Nicole Mitchell’s
Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds
OUT May 5, 2017 (FPE Records)
Blurring the edges between philosophy and mysticism, modern art and radical political critique, the Afrofuturist impulse has been a cultural force since the mid-20th century. That’s when jazz visionary Sun Ra and his Arkestra first touched down on Planet Earth and told humanity that space (outer and inner) is indeed the place.