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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 124–135.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Penny M. Von Eschen This article explores implicit as well as explicit debates over modernity among African American artists at the 1966 World Festival of Black Arts held in Dakar, Senegal, honing in on moments that reveal tensions among the artists as well as between artists and the US officials...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 164–168.
Published: 01 November 2018
... In January 1977, Lagos, Nigeria, was hosting the Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC). It was a grander version of the first World Festival of Black Arts (FESMAN), held in Dakar, Senegal, in 1966, and gathered fifteen thousand participants coming from more than...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 94–113.
Published: 01 November 2020
... It claimed that this kind of project is winning in Mali and as such is a model for the rest of the continent. Daffé, who has invested his energies and the benefits of his hotel in Ségou, sees the combination of the music festival with Ségou Art as an offspring of the 1966 World Festival of Black Arts...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 60–67.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... The Weusi organization was in the vanguard of lead- LateatCourtesy the Weusi annual the Artist WeusiHarlem Rudy Artists Outdoor Irwin (Baba Art Festival, Kachenga) 1960s. ership in the Black Arts movement as the period reached its zenith at the end of the 1960s...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 68–75.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Olugebefola and associate Ed Sherman 1986–1990 represent the United States as part of a delegation to Several Weusi artists’ designs are published on FESTAC ’77 — the Second World Festival of African Kwanzaa greeting and note cards, then distributed and Black Art and Culture in Lagos and Kaduna...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 110–123.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and distributed throughout the Francophone world), I show that popular print facilitated the emergence of global black consciousness by showcasing figures of literal mobility such as women working in sports and transportation sectors. The magazine’s format celebrated individual achievement and featured short...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 104–113.
Published: 01 May 2008
... 2' Mary Jane Jacob, Conversations at the Castle; Changing World Festival of Negro Arts," African Forum 1, no. 4 (spring Audiences and Contemporary Art (MIT Press: 1998); Douglas 1966): pp. 5-10. Crimp, On the Museum's Ruins (MIT Press: 1993...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 64–66.
Published: 01 November 1998
... do however trigger art world centres in Europe and in us the memory of an experience America. Access to information and with which we are all familiar. the art system has led to a process Within the bowels of the former where contemporary...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 4–15.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Mile neighborhood on Wilshire Boulevard. This left many blacks with few options to see and experience fine art from other parts of the world. LACMA’s move...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 34–37.
Published: 01 May 1998
... that African film and art worlds. Even the francopho• the African Film Festivalatthe Lincoln Center. people like Clyde Taylor and Pearl Bowser had been ne/anglophone rivalry, which has haunted...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 138–141.
Published: 01 May 2013
... was an artist who seemed not to care ments could somehow be contained. aspects of this history, first of all, by about the status- laden distinctions In the art world, this meant that a the prominent role given to Charles between illustration and fine art. He few black artists could find opportu- White...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 84–107.
Published: 01 November 2017
... to various parts of the coun- the African and the Arab worlds, but also the United try organized by the College of Fine and Applied States, where he has lived and worked since 1969.5 Arts as part of its rigorous curricula to encourage 86 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 41 • November...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 28–33.
Published: 01 November 1998
.... In addition to participating in the Mbari Club in Nigeria in the early 1960s, El Salahi led the delegation of Sudanese artists to the first Black Arts...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 16–29.
Published: 01 May 2009
... at a friend's studio in Brooklyn around brave. But whatever the case, Hendricks has 1974/1975 and traveled to Lagos, Nigeria, in 1977 for FESTAC demonstrated over and over again integrity in his '77 (the Second World Black and African Festival of Arts...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 4–7.
Published: 01 November 2011
...- of African American artists also based in Harlem, dom. A concern for achieving racial equality and who called for the creation of positive “Black art for affirming black identity in a white-­dominated art Black people.” To reach out to the community, in world unified the group. Their goal was to search...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
... between northern and sub-Saharan Africa, and between the so-called Arab Africa and Black Africa, through cri- tiquing many of the essentializing tendencies that have plagued the field since its inception.10 There is no doubt that major curatorial shifts in the contemporary art world and the paradigmatic...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 34–46.
Published: 01 May 2007
... for artists. She according to the historian Nick Nesbitt, "mark[ed] posed regularly at the Otis Art Institute, the a revalorization of Africa on the part of New Stendahl Galleries, and Los Angeles Junior World blacks, affirming an overwhelming pride...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 22–31.
Published: 01 November 2011
... trials, including fighting among members and criticism from the rest of the art world, the theater and school, along with the Black Arts Movement, has made a significant impact. The continuing task faced by revolutionary Black artists and intellectuals is to further the Cultural Revolution. Copyright ©...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 94–103.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Festival of Negro Arts, Dakar, 1966, pp. 417-426. world is becoming the world of difference. Globalisation's ^ Henry Louis Gates, "Writing Race" in Ashcroft, Hill, et al. aims of conversion and domination also imply a more wide• The Post-Colonial Studies Reader...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
... running the hospital cover up She is author of Contact Zones: Memory, Origin, and the extent of contamination and radiation- based Discourses in Black Diasporic Cinema (2008). She is illnesses. Another interviewee points out that the coeditor of the forthcoming World Directory of Cin- companies hide...