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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 74–94.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the influence and contributions of African culture to world culture. Although there had been two Congrès des écrivains et artistes noirs in Paris in 1956 and Rome in 1959, this was the first congress on the broader subject of African culture to be held on the continent. Encompassing visual art, music...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 140–151.
Published: 01 November 2011
... traveled there to better understand their own ences to write an important position paper, “The black identity through its art, history, culture, and African Influence on Afro-­American Art,” that she literature. Among them were poet and playwright presented at the International Culture and Develop...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1995) 1995 (2): 30–33.
Published: 01 May 1995
..., all attempting to construct new tropes of self-representation. first class hotels or foreign cultural centers. These artists are to some Today, a myriad of western and "traditional" African influences have extent internationally known, and their patrons include their govern...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Julie L. McGee This essay examines recent work by the American artist Whitfield Lovell, who has been collecting and using vintage accoutrements—the material culture of late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century African American life, including photographs—for many years. He is best known for his...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 42–49.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Visual Culture Raymond Pettibon, Citizen Tania, 2009. DVD video, 86 min. © Raymond Pettibon. Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles Journal of Contemporary African Art • 29 • Fall 2011 42 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-1496327  © 2012 by Nka Publications...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 44–59.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., twentieth-century American, European, and black diasporic art and culture. It seeks to contextualize as well as critique a select sampling of visual representations and performative operations of this enigmatic African, who conscientiously exploited the interests and conceits of modernism and primitivism...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 56–69.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Chika Okeke-Agulu The three artists discussed in this essay represent three generations of artists whose work exemplifies the accomplishments of African modernism and its enduring legacies as well as the complex conceptual, cultural, political, and ideological resources that constituted and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 158–167.
Published: 01 May 2009
... reconsider artists—from different nations and diverse cultur• their curatorial policy. al milieus—share an engagement with, and pas• However, the two exhibitions have the advan• sion for, African textiles." In the display, the dis• 3...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2006) 2006 (20): 60–71.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Hazel Carby Copyright © 2006 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2006 US/UK's Special Relationship: The Culture of Torture in Abu Ghraib and Lynching Photographs Hazel Carby No matter where you are in the United States, American mind. Who...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 14–29.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Mia L. Bagneris Unequivocal in his professed lack of interest in incorporating any sort of African influence into his work, Palmer Hayden once famously quipped: “I never had any desire to paint anything about Africa. I painted what Negroes, colored people, us Americans do … we’re a brand new race...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 16–27.
Published: 01 November 2015
... photographers in the art world, he worked with master artists, intellectuals, and photographers. Also in 1968, a group of black men—plus one woman— formed Essence Communications Inc. A momentous triangulation of the women’s liberation movement, the cultural nationalism of African American people in the United...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 44–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
... over time and were also influenced by outsider styles as traders, invaders, and migrants swept across the continent. For example, embroi- dered West African gowns...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 90–100.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Kristen Windmuller-Luna African architecture is having a moment in European museums. Joining the crowd is AFRICA: Architecture, Culture, and Identity , an ambitious and contradictory exhibition at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Hummelbæk, Denmark, June 25, 2015–October 25, 2015. Divided into...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 108.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... output. Basquiat's own forays Amy Abugo Ongiri is an assistant into recorded culture and per• Professor of African-American...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
... relationship between African often associated with cultural theorist Alain Locke, American art and African art is actually a complex who began to encourage African American artists to network that can be illuminated by the notion of draw upon traditional African arts in essays such as ­feedback. Most...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 84–89.
Published: 01 May 2012
... influenced by the quintessen- art laced with values gleaned from the traditional tial trans-­African qualities of his awesome oeuvre art, mythology, and symbolism of Benin, Urhobo, and its aesthetic toughness. About the same time Igbo, and other Nigerian cultures, just as Afri­ 86 • Nka Journal...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 28–37.
Published: 01 November 2015
... fashion innovation allowed a nation or region of the world to position itself as the model of modernity and cultural sophistication. Many newly independent African nations were eager to reposition themselves on the world stage, and fashion became one way to do so. In apartheid-era South Africa, such...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 84–107.
Published: 01 November 2017
... African art in 2006 from the University of St Andrews, Scotland. Formative experiences for his art were his exposure to the diversity of Sudanese visual culture, arts, crafts, and landscape through annual trips to various parts of the country organized by the College of Fine and Applied Arts; the Western...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1998) 1998 (8): 62–63.
Published: 01 May 1998
...John Peffer Copyright © 1998 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1998 kind of open-plan galleries onefound TRANSFORMING THE CROWN...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 46–111.
Published: 01 November 2012
... background in politics my thesis topic on contemporary South African first, then in art, I believe. art. The Museum for African Art internship led to A direct relationship between politics and a job at the museum and eventually my first small expressive culture first became apparent to me curatorial...