What is FemmeFuturism?
Femmefuturism is not unlike feminism, in that it aims to create justice to and for the feminine attributes of identity, society, spirituality, and culture… however, it doesn’t purport or embody “equality” and the existence of absolutes that can be politicized or create polarities– as the definition implies the polarities within each organism of life. The feminine, as symbolically and scientifically, characterized is the egg–and the masculine– the seed. We see these polarities in science, nature, mythology and spirituality, yet we fail to recognize the fundamental feminine qualities around us. Patriarchy is an imbalance of masculinity. Femmefuturism implies that there is an imbalance between the feminine and masculine in our personal, psychological, economic, cultural, and environmental lives and this imbalance is toxic to us all.
It is an approach that embodies and is inspired by aspects of afrofuturism, absurdism, biology, cognitive psychology and cognitive science and cosmology.
To be a femmefuturist means to outwardly create materials, content and conduct that reflects an inward critical approach to understanding this imbalance within our own selves. Although seemingly ethereal, it is the basis for the most successful people, businesses, and environments have. For example, whatever gender identity one connects with, successful individuals generally have a balance of both feminine and masculine. For example, successful business manages have qualities like: intuition, creativity, flexibility ( feminine) and compliment them with, decisiveness and determination (masculine). Currently, such leadership attributes were attributed as being masculine, despite the presence of the feminine qualities which ultimately determined their/her/his success.
THe issue is, in order to invite a place for the divine feminine back into our society, we must accept that we can not always understand it within the value system that is presented to us. The veil of Isis was never lifted because of the scientific achievements.
I am continuing to update this section: June 29, 2016