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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 4–7.
Published: 01 May 2022
... aspects of the editorial and production process. Eddie Chambers is the David Bruton Jr. Centennial Professor in Art History, University of Texas at Austin, where he teaches African Diaspora art history. Notes 1 Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power took place at Tate Modern, July 12 October 22...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 228–245.
Published: 01 November 2021
... as their new homes, and in the process, contributed to expanding the narrative to modern art history. Salah M. Hassan is Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences, Africana Studies and Research Center; director of the Institute for Comparative Modernities; and professor of African and African diaspora art...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 8–23.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of the Institute for Comparative Modernities; and professor of African and African diaspora art history and visual culture at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. He currently serves as director of the Africa Institute, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Notes 1 After Cairo, the exhibition traveled to the National...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 22–43.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to creativity in art and literature. Salah M. Hassan is the Goldwin Smith Professor and Director of the Institute for Comparative Modernitie, and professor of African and African diaspora art history and visual culture at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. He is currently serving as director of the Africa...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
... diaspora art history and visual culture at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. Notes I wish to dedicate this essay to the late Professor Ali Mazrui, who was for many years a colleague at Cornell s Africana Studies and Research Center. His immense contributions to the field of African and African diaspora...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 80–91.
Published: 01 November 2013
...: Con- temporary South African Art at the Crossroads of History,” in forward without judgment or finger-­pointing accu- Personal Affects: Power and Poetics in Contemporary South Afri- sation, it is all the more unique in the optimism...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 6–13.
Published: 01 May 2021
... was especially influential in the way his research for as an important intellectual. We thought our call for both curating and art history crossed seamlessly papers would be flooded with submissions, if indeed from African studies to contemporary art subjects other panels commemorating him did not create...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 140–151.
Published: 01 November 2011
... world of the ment was her long-­standing dedication to the art of 1960s and 1970s had been an important element in classical and contemporary Africa and its diaspora, African performance arts all along. particularly in Haiti and the United States. Even By the mid-­1960s Jones began...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 218–219.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Basquiat’s case, he appropriated from of art history and African and African himself as well as from other athletic, diaspora studies at the University of Smith Nka • 219 Jean-Michel Basquiat Jordana...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2015
... important is it for contemporary African hierarchy of established and emerging artists, which would art and art of the African diaspora to negotiate the legacies not have been the case if the names of the artists were of modernisms, its utopias of commonality? included. This would have taken...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 114–129.
Published: 01 May 2011
... to You, 33–50. several books and catalogues: Ethiopian Passages: 14. Ikem Stanley Okoye, “Nka Roundtable II: Contemporary Contemporary Art from the Diaspora (2003), In African Art History and the Scholarship,” moderated by Chika...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2013
... at the University of Florida in the School of Art and Art History. Her research interests include American art and visual culture of the African diaspora...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 112–127.
Published: 01 November 2022
... will always signify different things to different constituencies, but T waunii Sinclair has seen to it that its resonances with Black history and the African diaspora have been brought to the fore in a dramatic range of ways. Eddie Chambers is the David Bruton Jr. Centennial Professor in Art History...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 38–45.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... 7. Kia Henda, interview. research focuses on the history, theories, and prac- 8. Ibid. tices of contemporary art with an emphasis on con- 9. Kiluanji Kia Henda, “Icarus 13: The First Journey to the Sun,” temporary art in Africa and the African diaspora. Other Possible Worlds...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
... African American artists and their relationship to African art history, this article examines the ways that resonance and dissonance in diasporic feedback give context to the controversies around the appropriation of African art in the diaspora. Feedback may help to frame the processes of making...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 6–15.
Published: 01 November 2023
... the story of American art in relation to the African diaspora. tsheehan@colby.edu Copyright © 2023 by Nka Publications 2023 American art historiography African diaspora art history image of the Black studies slavery American Art Historiography, Slavery, and Its Aftermath Tanya Sheehan B...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 126–139.
Published: 01 November 2017
... reclaims the African subject in portraits that contest traditional, colonial, and contemporary histories. Ultimately, Kehinde Wiley’s dialogue with Africa complicates identity and representation, repositioning the African subject within the history of art to challenge the normalizing power of figuration...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 164–168.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and the African diaspora, thus possessing an archive of images of late twentieth-century African American life, especially African American spiritual culture. Her work can be found in the collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and the Library...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 108–124.
Published: 01 November 2017
...- Renaissance onwards,” thereby exposing the extent tion in a contemporary era. Summarizing that there to which “Africans and the diaspora are perpetually was “nothing in the British education system, par- being erased from history”—not only social and ticularly the art system, which spoke about this,” he...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to the discourse on of African artists to global attention, and the third African and African diaspora art history as well as will examine the politics of contemporary African to contemporary art criticism in the global arena. art and the art museum. Among the questions con- As many in the field...