There Are Black People in the Future. So goes a phrase coined by artist Alisha B. Wormsley. It’s a provocative statement, in part because it seems both obvious—why wouldn’t Black people exist in the future?—and interested in challenging the notion that they might not. For Olalekan Jeyifous, a Brooklyn-based architect and artist, the question of where Black people might exist, both geographically and otherwise, resides squarely at the center of his work. In both large-scale public art and speculative architecture, This story is from Kinfolk Issue Forty Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 44 Hannah Traore The art world's next big thing is a gallerist. Arts & Culture Issue 44 Peer Review: Minnette de Silva Shiromi Pinto introduces Minnette De Silva, the Sri Lankan modernist who inspired her novel. Arts & Culture Issue 43 Space Invaders Room dividers from a Roman studio. Arts & Culture Issue 43 The Sellout On the moral maze of art and money. Arts & Culture Issue 43 Stone Cold A history of spite architecture. Arts & Culture Issue 43 Peer Review: Edward Krasinski Curator Kasia Redzisz on the surreal wit of the avant-garde artist.