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YWY, Searching for a Character between Future WorldsGender, Ecology, Science Fiction

 - YWY, Searching for a Character between Future Worlds
A conversation about science fiction and robotics, ecology and gender, Indigenous Futurisms and what it means to be human.
Conceived by Pedro Neves Marques, YWY is an android played by indigenous actress and artist Zahy Guajajara, who gave her the name "YWY," meaning "land" or "territory" in her native Tupi-Guarani language. The character's co-invention by a white European author and a native artist from Brazil sets in motion a dynamic that can be resolved only by being given away and shared with a plurality of voices. YWY, Searching for a Character Between Future Worlds shares the fictional character of YWY with several authors from Brazil, the United States, and beyond, creating a conversation about science fiction and robotics, ecology and gender, Indigenous Futurisms and what it means to be human.
Edited by Pedro Neves Marques.
Contributions by Marisol de la Cadena, Nikita Yingqian Cai, Pedro de Niemeyer Cesarino, Grace L. Dillon, M. Elizabeth Ginway, Zahy Guajajara, Suzanne Kite, Rosa Lleó, Pedro Neves Marques, New Red Order, Eliane Potiguara.

Graphic design: ATLAS Projectos.

Published with CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo.
 
published in March 2022
English edition
13,5 x 20,3 cm (softcover)
232 pages (ill.)
 
22.00
 
ISBN : 978-3-95679-616-6
EAN : 9783956796166
 
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