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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 6–13.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Washington Liberia daguerreotypes American Colonization Society doubled gaze AUGUSTUS WASHINGTON LOOKS TO LIBERIA Shawn Michelle Smith n 1853 the African American daguerreotypist Augustus Washington left his home...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 118.
Published: 01 May 2000
... identity that has unfolded contain the image of the 'other.' in the work of many American This explains the curious jolt of artists often gives the impression culture shock that strikes any first- that North America is a relatively time viewer...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 82–89.
Published: 01 May 2007
... other modes of representation set the tone for popular culture's American filmmaking—with the mandate to not representational collapse of urbanism and vio• only represent but also to provide documentary lence. Both the 1990 film To Sleep with Anger and evidence of black life in a society so...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 56–61.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... The creation of Negro diasporas in the New World, for example, is the result of such a disper- sal. Slavery, which as we know not only involved the European-American world, but also the Arab-Asian world, played a decisive role in this process. As a result, traces of Africa cover the face of the capital- ist...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 92–99.
Published: 01 November 2014
... on printed textile, etc. Right now I sew, which adds to my such as “rogue states” or “the axis of evil.” But since work as a painter. I take prominent themes of European Obama’s arrival, Americans have decided to reconcile art history and I rework them. With those works in which...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 24–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
...- well as local, and defined off the continent rather washed narrative of art history with forms that than within it. While Alexander s work attacks the w­ riggle and squirm, in contrast to the cool geome- injustices of apartheid and minority white rule, try of European and American abstraction...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 100–107.
Published: 01 November 2010
... used yams as part of several measures itself against a global scale and escapes installations and sculptures referencing Africa. the too often reductive discourse applied to African Yams, after all, are related to colonization and were American art as socially and racially determined...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 54–69.
Published: 01 May 2021
...- reckoning and France s need to recognize itself as a tance of jazz and African American soldiers in Paris parasite its formation as part of a chain of para- anticipated Glissant s sage reflections on the Other, sites. Extending Enwezor s understanding of IP as a but the appearance of African students...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 11.
Published: 01 May 2003
... in a critical manner equal to their western counterparts. Like most of the masterpieces of classical African art, the majority of work produced by those pioneer artists are now scat• tered in European and American private collections. The fear now is that the destiny of these modern artists will become like...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 56–69.
Published: 01 November 2013
... mean by his society? syncratic archive of African architectural civiliza- Does he refer to his birthplace, Ghana? Or is it the tion. Even so, he does not lose sight of his primary African American society of his domicile? It seems task as a sculptor, a maker of objets d’art that must to me...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 44–59.
Published: 01 November 2017
... on, 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 (2021) 2021 (48): 96–110.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of the so-called Global South).9 Agamben would put it) as well as forms of counter- hegemonic opposition, even while consolidating While structural racism is hardly new, Euro- toxic reactionary versions of Westernism s most American societies have arguably become more violent and oppressive values...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 106–119.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Center in New York, an updated iteration of turned American soldiers responded with the the - ing of Hiroshima. Designed by Peter Minshall, The Adoration of Hiroshima at the Washington Anti- spectacular power perpetrated against—rather ater of horror of Abu Ghraib. Taking their uni...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 44–49.
Published: 01 November 1996
.... I don't have a solution to this dilemma, and we must adapt. In lapan, I saw American actors speaking Japanese, quite amazing, con• sidering that English, or American English is almost the universal lingua franca. You're right, but if you're in a different cultural universe you must...
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Nka (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 (2011) 2011 (28): 4–19.
Published: 01 May 2011
... they will arrive, nobody knew if I had the means, I would begin a campaign promoting the what was awaiting these people who were already slaves. develop ment of shipboard travel. I think humans have to go The Africans in the New World — African Americans, but back to that. We need to start surveying...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 18–33.
Published: 01 November 2019
... artist, addressed to American art historian Alfred Barr, then direc- tor of the Museum of Modern Art, Lewis maintains that Caribbean people, technically British, are in fact culturally Americans. Mexico City, New York, are for him [Williams] the centres of his world not London. 21 Yet, Williams, like...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 66–73.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of their New World. The in African American working-­class communities. I stark landscapes that were ubiquitous two years after came to Chicago to find out why this city produces Katrina did indeed provoke utopian fantasies. But more “out” African Americans than all other Ameri- my...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 202–208.
Published: 01 November 2021
... at New York University. Notes This article was written as a presentation at the Egyptian Surrealists in Global Perspective conference, held at the American University of Cairo in 2015. I would like to thank Salah M. Hassan for the invitation and encouragement to revisit Tropiques magazine. 1 Aimé Césaire...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 154–158.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Fund, 1970. Art © 2018 Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society, New York Windmuller-Luna Nka 157 her European maid offering her a skull resting on flowers. Also flipping the roles of Manet s two women, Jamaican- born American photographer Renée Cox...