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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 76–83.
Published: 01 May 2012
... cut . . . Symmetry that is free , repetition with change, based on African music and African movement . . . We want the work to look like the creator made it through us . . . We want the things to shine, to have the rich luster of a just-washed ’Fro, of spit-shined shoes . . . Color that shines...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) as an example of how collaboratives created by cultural practitioners of African descent have promulgated new perceptions, understandings, and forms of practice. From the context of experimental music, the article explores improvisation, concepts of phantasm and...
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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 2014) 2014 (35): 100–113.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., but a third meaning that is born out of that combina- to solve a visual problem. Africanized came about because tion. You might see an African mask and hear soul music, I had gathered a lot of footage in diverse places around the but it’s not really about the mask nor the soul music, but world and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 184–193.
Published: 01 November 2018
... essay in this issue documents the musical performances of the 1969 PANAF against the cityscape of Algiers at the time. Copyright © 2018 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2018 Pan-African Cultural Festival PANAF Algiers 1969 photography Black Panther Party ...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2009) 2009 (25): 120–127.
Published: 01 November 2009
...,” Africobra, the African Commune of Bad Relevant “frenzy,” or perhaps “chaos.” 12 Here, Douglas is Artists. 5 speaking of music that emerged from the descen...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 22–31.
Published: 01 November 2011
... © 2011 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2011 The black Arts Movement Its Meaning and Potential Amiri Baraka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 29 • Fall 2011 22 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-1496300  © 2012 by Nka...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 56–69.
Published: 01 November 2013
... sovereignty and who were confronted by moder- black artists on both sides of the Atlantic imagined nity’s existential contradictions. This awareness of their work as modernists. This much is evident in the multiple dimensions of African subjectivity the artistic and musical forms developed by African...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 108–111.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Rowland Abiodun. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014 Copyright © 2017 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2017...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 44–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
... focused on modernized boubous and pagnes African youth culture in full bloom and optimistic and became popular among African political about the future, a culture engaged in a dialogue leaders. Ghanaian Kofi Ansah graduated from the with international fashion and music trends. Chelsea School of Art...
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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 May 2014) 2014 (34): 48–51.
Published: 01 May 2014
... a Chicago context, including the musicians’ unions and the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, ending with an exceptional example, the Sun Ra Arkestra. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2014 NOTES on CREATIVE MUSIC and COLLECTIVE...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 218–219.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Contemporary African Art • 38–39 • November 2016 218 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-3641898 © 2016 by Nka Publications lampooning them. Perhaps most effec- musical, literary, or visual artists as a Texas at Austin, where she directs the tive is Saggese’s eshing out of sty- way to re ect on...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 44–59.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and experience from the mid-1920s to the mid-1950s. Copyright © 2017 by Nka Publications 2017 Feral Benga primitivism (afro)modernism African dance music-hall homoeroticism FÉRAL BENGA African Muse of Modernism James Smalls n 1923, at the age of seventeen, François Benga a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 38–45.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Kodwo Eshun Copyright © 2004 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2004 t is no exaggeration to say that the installation of In its totality, the work of John Akomfrah, Reece Auguiste, Handsworth Songs (1985) at Documentall introduced a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 112–123.
Published: 01 November 2012
... The cathedral-­like ceiling of this space gives same question of Commissioner Lethole (Monna) the art and the visitor room to breathe. Labels Mokoena and his team: How did you get there? (2011), Allen’s tapestry of South African musical How did Mokoena convince the supervisors of the recordings...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and in music, in anger, sorrow, and joy. In marketability of black art and culture. But surely 1927 the funeral procession of the African Ameri- these artists’ works address issues that go beyond can entertainer Florence Mills, the Blackbird, drew their own immediate artistic interests to embrace...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 140–151.
Published: 01 November 2011
... gin.3 As Jones once explained, “Ofttimes I combine Negro” consciousness, indeed of culture itself — of motifs from various regions in Africa, which result “art, drama and music” — also appear in profile, as in a composition which tends to unify Africa.”4 do two stylized African masks representing...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 124–127.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Steve Pantazis This review covers Beninese artist Meschac Gaba’s twelve-room installation Museum of Contemporary African Art (July 3–September 22, 2013), presented at Tate Modern in London, which acquired the work as part of a two-year program to highlight contemporary African art. The show offered...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 60–67.
Published: 01 May 2007
... drama and American soap operas from north and complicated now, due to increased demand and south, popular magazine-strips, music videos, and the sense of a burgeoning industry. African cinema. They engage in benign incestu- The videofilmmakers are simultaneously...