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Futurism

  • Peter J. MauritsEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter traces the development of Italian futurism and its connection to (Italian) fascism. It discusses how this avant-garde movement changed as it migrated across the globe—from Portugal, to Russia, and to Japan. Subsequently, the chapter moves on to more contemporary forms of futurism including techno- and retro-futurism, and ends on what is arguably the most important contemporary form of futurism, Afrofuturism.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-NürnbergErlangenGermany

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