Nigerian-American Sci-Fi Author, Nnedi Okorafor shares on the power of African Science fiction in her recent TEDGlobal Talk.
Nigerian American author of African-based science fiction, fantasy and magical realism for both children and adults and a professor at the University at Buffalo, New York, Nnedi Okorafor gave a powerful talk at TEDGlobal in Arusha, Tanzania.
“My science fiction has different ancestors — African ones,” says writer Nnedi Okorafor.
During her nine-minute talk, Okorafor carries that thought experiment further:
“What if aliens came to Lagos, Nigeria?” And, the biggest one of all: “What if a Nigerian-American wrote science fiction?”
Take a look at her TEDGlobal Talk below and share your comments and opinion on the possibility of a Sci-Fi Nigeria/Africa.