America and Science Fiction have a history of medical racism and eugenicist rhetoric that dovetail to fuel BIPOC nightmares. This panel reckons with body horror, both in real hospitals and fictional laboratories, to help us understand the ramifications and future of our bodies as autonomous. Or not?
Often times, publishing creates futures that include EITHER computers/AI or marginalized people. In the present day, we battle algorithms that either erase us or target us. But what do the worlds that WE imagine do to confront technology and our own humanity?