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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 134–141.
Published: 01 November 2016
... look at the history of the gesture in apartheid-era visual culture, however, quickly reveals the importance of local context, and the mutable associations of the raised fist. Moreover, as several theorists and historians of South African photography have suggested, a static, humanizing view of gesture...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 116–125.
Published: 01 May 2020
... modernity, such as photography, enable people simultaneously to sustain a sense of distance and closeness to others. Beyond Multiple Modernities East African Port Cities as the Space Between Meier Nka 117 Studio portrait of Ali bin Hamud al Busaidi and two attendants, ca. 1895. National Zanzibar Archives...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 136–137.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Roderick A. Ferguson © 2020 by Nka Publications 2020 RE V IE W S Journal of Contemporary African Art 47 November 2020136 Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-8719729 © 2020 by Nka Publications BLOODFLOWERS: ROTIMI FANI-KAYODE, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND THE 1980s W. IAN BOURLAND DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2019 W...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 16–27.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Contemporary African Art 2015 Anthony Barboza photography fashion Essence magazine the seventies ANTHONY BARBOZA IN CONVERSATION WITH BILL GASKINS Anthony Barboza, one of the first black professional “I still work. I love to work, and I...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 72–81.
Published: 01 May 2009
... important element and twentieth-century South African art, particu• in the vocabulary of all three projects, Shack Chic, larly the history of photography in that country. Mthethwa's Mbkweni portraits, and Cape Flats Details. But while each artist...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 44–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
... within Africa, today’s designers are making desirable, well-made, well-marketed collections that hang from rails all over the world. Copyright © 2015 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2015 Africa fashion textiles photography models global style A BRIEF HISTORY OF AFRICAN...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 38–43.
Published: 01 November 2015
... this photograph to the history of photography, the history of the black photographic subject, and the challenge of relating to these images as representations of members of the human family. Copyright © 2015 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2015 photography Good and Bad Hair Tamara...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Helen Jennings From March 30 to June 9, 2014, in the coastal town of Knokke-Heist, Belgium’s international photography festival hosted an outdoor exhibition that brought together world-renowned artists whose works examine contemporary African dress practices. The continent’s burgeoning fashion...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 84–99.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Mute, 2008. Video stills, double channel SD video. Courtesy the artist Journal of Contemporary African Art 46 May 202098 Nka Waiting #3, 2003. Lithograph on BFK Rives watercolor paper, 505 x 660 mm. Courtesy the artist Searle Nka 99 Berni Searle is a South African artist who uses photography...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 88–89.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Holland Cotter Copyright © 2001 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2001 given mainstage treatment. ly a show of young, art-school- ments of public advertising to...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 12–21.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Jesui t university in California de dica ted to social justice as a guiding idea l. They have registered for o ne of three co urses: In troduction to Africa n American Studies, Int roduction to th e Study of Race and Ethnicity in th e United Sta tes , or African Americans and Photography. The...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 136–143.
Published: 01 May 2009
... African Art ADGER W. COWANS Running Deep with Photography Dowoti Desir I n the twenty-first century, perceiving photo- ital, from 1960 to 2006, whose theme is the very I graphy as art is a construct taken for granted, special relationship Adger Cowans shares with I but from the...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 122–129.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Shirley Samuels Copyright © 2006 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2006 Death and Photography Shirley Samuels P hotography has made visible the obscenity of Till man's hate ended all. -And so man weaves. death for more than 150 years. In the early...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 100–113.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., documentary, or anthropo- logical, are forever fixed in the popular imagination through photography. 4 The brutal mid-nineteenth- century anthropological studio portraits by Joseph T. Zealy of naked or partially dressed former en- slaved African American men, women, and chil- dren encourage a discourse that...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 204–205.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Jacqueline Francis Copyright © 2008 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2008 AIM EYE FOR THE TROPICS TOURISM, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND FRAMING THE CARIBBEAN UJ Krista A. Thompson Durham and London...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 10–23.
Published: 01 May 2007
... medium in which the response of light to cer• events of September 11, in fact, specifically around 18-Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art September 11. Could you talk a little bit about this on the fact that your work after the street-photography project...
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Nka (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. Pan-African Cultural Festival PANAF Algiers 1969 photography Black Panther Party Copyright © 2018 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2018 ...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 110–123.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Tsitsi Jaji The large-scale Pan-African festivals held in Senegal, Algeria, and Nigeria (1966–77) are recognized as central to forging a transnational repertoire of cultural practices and memories that are the bedrock of a post-independence global black consciousness. Nevertheless, such festivals...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Portraiture[s] history, particularly in nineteenth-century anthro- offer an important collective story told through pological and colonial photography. Presenters multiple voices. also explored how African men and women used What makes this collection of essays so exciting photography, and later...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 129–131.
Published: 01 November 2010
... poetic and theoretical basis for thinking through these tangled images. Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2010 Roger Ballen Boarding House Berlin: Phaidon, 2009 Let me begin by describing a picture. It is gray-­toned. A girl in a white...