liquid blackness invites contributions to its newly released black digital study project, lb empyre, This “twine” gathers a streamlined version of a conversation that occurred over the month of April 2016 on the listserv –empyre- soft_skinned_space a global community of new media artists, curators, theorists, producers, who participate in monthly thematic discussions via an email listserv. We invite contributions to be curated and added to the original conversation, which can then continue to grow in an organic manner.

As a form of black study in digital space, lb empyre can provide helpful pedagogical tools to the undergraduate classroom, the graduate seminar, or to scholarly research about new ways of thinking the interplay between blackness and aesthetics, form and politics, or identity and form.