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Science Fiction Gets Real

Meet two creators making work that explores the gap between science fiction and reality. Featuring Shawn Frayne of Looking Glass Factory and Kwanza Osajyefo, author of the comic BLACK.

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Season 1, episode 5
32 min / Published
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Science Fiction Gets Real
Meet creators making work that explores the gap between science fiction and reality.

  • Inspired by science-fiction movies from the ʼ80s and ʼ90s, Shawn Frayne, the founder of Looking Glass Factory, dreams of making a holograms a part of everyday life.
  • In his comic BLACK, set in a world where only Black people have superpowers, Kwanza Osajyefo uses science fiction to highlight some important truths about race in America. His follow up, WHITE is currently live on Kickstarter.

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