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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 138–151.
Published: 01 November 2023
... Publications 2023 photography South Africa anti-apartheid struggle Afro-Asianism Sharjah Biennale SHARJAH BIENNIAL 15 138 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 53 November 2023 DOI 10.1215/10757163-10904160 © 2023 by Nka Publications DURBAN MOMENTS Omar Badsha s Afro-Asian Aesthetic...
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Nka (1997) 1997 (6-7): 66.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 146–148.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of the French Empire in which the film takes place: West Africa and Southeast Asia, Benin, and Vietnam; the 1950s and today. Far from a politicohistorical documentary, however, Indochina explores the human possibilities of racial mixing and the psychological traumas of the Afro-Asian children most often torn...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 74–77.
Published: 01 May 2004
.... Kim, the museum's theoretically correct appropriations of popular culture."2 Smith's DEREK CONRAD MURRAY assistant curator, "Black Belt" sought to chart Afro-Asian cross- words aptly describe the aura of superficiality that permeates the pollination...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 48–61.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and colonial- ism produced within the United Kingdom in the preceding decades from those across the Atlantic. Crucially, this formation of what has come to be known as a political blackness has roots in a lon- ger story of Afro-Asian and, later, third-world solidarity woven through the history of Britain...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 42–49.
Published: 01 November 2011
... and visual artist Paul Chan and the Afro Asian Music Ensemble, which Ho leads. It presents a visual index of the struggles of nonwhite people in the United States in which the images of black nationalist struggle, particularly of the BPP, are iter- ated throughout the piece in the imagery of a time...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 8–17.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of the Empire and Commonwealth, migrating to Britain after WWII, helped to transform London into a global center of artistic exchange, despite a political climate charac- terized by ongoing racialized and jingoistic rhetoric. Rasheed Araeen s exhibition The Other Story: Afro- Asian Artists in Post-War Britain...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 36–49.
Published: 01 May 2013
... known for his designs for 27. See John P. Bowles, “New Negro on the Paci c Rim: Sargent movie palaces built from 1922 to 1932. His Paramount Theatre Johnson’s Afro- Asian Sculptures,” in A Long and Tumultuous opened in 1931 and is considered a masterpiece of art deco design. Relationship: East-West...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 74–81.
Published: 01 May 2007
... tions to the photography of the 1960s and 1970s in work in particular seem to imitate actors and pop Africa. Den Muso tells the story of two young peo• music stars from B-movies and magazines from ple—Tenin and Sekou—caught in the struggle the West. The dress styles—tight shirts, Afro-hair...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 84–89.
Published: 01 May 2012
... but which are aligned with a col- and African and Afro-­American music, of useful lective pattern of existence, impacted and sustained approaches to rhythm. This discovery moved them by long-­held cultural values without compromising from the conceptual to the practical.”6 aesthetic standards.”4...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2002
... ironic that the strongest works within a Bronx born exhibi• tion on hip-hop would originate from Asian and Afro-British artists. Within the exhibition, most of the positive musings on hip- hop are relegated to a nostalgia for the music's past glory days, its party-days of break dancing...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 120.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of document due to its roster of the development of the Afro- artists and detailed descriptions Asian modernist aesthetic...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 66.
Published: 01 May 1999
...• to the Afro hairstyle and to media and ous that the definition of identity, within marketed black stereotypes, Boyce pro• the locality of an antagonistic majority...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 110–117.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., citing a twentieth-­ black been so key to the aesthetic and conceptual century time line of designations from Negro to col- life of artists as in the work of the New York school ored people, to Afro-American­ , to the current politi- of abstract expressionists. These artists, many cal correctness...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and cosmopolitanism, as 1 Salah M. Hassan, “Flow: Diaspora and Afro-Cosmopolitanism,” in In response to a similar call, I contributed an essay to the to comprehend the breadth and depth of the work of this gen - several theorists have argued, has been subjected to the Flow, ed. Christine Kim (New...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
... within the artistic and literary are- nas.6 The lack of a corpus of art criticism on the continent and the dearth of critical texts that deal with the complex manifestations and reception of this paradox should not lead us to a form of Afro- pessimism, but rather to a renewed understanding...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
... not have a sense ence the world — think of Marxism, say, or feminism or Afro- of yet — because we no longer have any working centrism as older examples of the collectivist impulse — and thus is centrally determined by an idea of and program for socially...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 80–87.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Afro-hip—swept into town last week scouting for possibili• parents and living all of his life in Europe. His is an ties. Rumour has it that the 42-year-old, of Cameroonian her• instance that complicates the question of authen• itage, intends bringing his exhibition Africa Remix...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 114–126.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and the press almost ex- actly a year later, May issued a public apology for anxiety caused to Afro-Caribbean immigrants by the UK s Home Office, which under her tenure as secretary started requiring long-time residents (who came legally decades ago) to prove their legal status and identity. (Although...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 114–125.
Published: 01 November 2023
... imbricated in a shared history of colonialism, postcolonialism, and Afro-Arabic modernity. Perhaps the most notable of Enwezor s curatorial innovations was his reimagination of documenta as a sequence of five platforms located in different continents and concluding at Kassel, Germany, where the exhibition...