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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 184–191.
Published: 01 November 2021
... world during the last century is Youssef Chahine’s Alexandria, Again and Forever (1990). This critically acclaimed film is a rich example of Arab cinema that celebrates non-normative personal identity while simultaneously rethinking traditional notions of nation under colonial rule. This third...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 40–53.
Published: 01 November 2021
... (1924 26. 19 Viola Shafik, Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identity, rev. ed. (New York: American University in Cairo Press, 2007), 130 31. 20 Alain Roussillon and Christine Roussillon, Abd Al-H d AlJazz r: Fann n Mi sr (Abdel Hadi Al-Gazzar: An Egyptian Painter) (Cairo: Dar al-Mustaqbal al- Arab...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 130–139.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., cm in Martil, as well as the interventions of collec- meetings, projections, and workshops. The cinema tives like La Source du Lion and the Collectif 212. regularly shows documentaries, and there is an Inspired by the Arab Image Foundation, the found- annual documentary film month...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 210–226.
Published: 01 November 2021
... in Arabic by Mahmoud Kamel in 1940, translated into French and published by La Semaine égyptienne in 1941. The French translation features seven ink drawings signed by Telmisany (most likely painted in gouache and watercolors). Zahira was adapted to cinema under the title A Life of Darkness, directed...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 82–89.
Published: 01 May 2007
...• Frenchwoman of Arab descent from a police tories coming out of the blaxploitation and assault and arrest. The two killers have decided "hood" film booms have become emblematic of a without explanation early in the novel that the certain strand of representation within popular only ethic...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 8–9.
Published: 01 May 2007
... and twenty-first centuries: the Manthia Diawara's African Cinema: Politics and Culture transition from pictorialism to idea-based image mak• and Black American Cinema, and Viola Shafik's Popular ing. With the dissolution of boundaries between the Egyptian Cinema; Gender, Class and Nation and Arab...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 56–59.
Published: 01 May 2004
... was give a piece of advice that stays in Dramane's mind: never try to fooled. Among the Bamako blacks, their physiques stood out. tell things you don't know. Stick to what's close to you, near at Today a lean, light skinned man with Arabic features meets hand. me. His...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 116–117.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., the baby is a boy, and Ouar- question, Vincent Ostria wrote in his above. With this stark contrast Djamila dia is surrounded by males. No other review for the magazine Les InRocks, Sahraoui recounts the confinement of woman appears onscreen. In Arabic her “for this to work, it needs to be a more all...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 144–162.
Published: 01 November 2021
... to determine its role in the early to mid-twentieth-century arts scene, I came across an English translation of Samir Gharib s Surrealism in Egypt and Plastic Arts, in which the Art and Liberty group is tantalizingly discussed.1 I had no idea that Arthur Rimbaud had been translated into Arabic in the 1940s...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 164–182.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of self-portraits. His archive of photographic prints, negatives, and documents reveals much about the imaginative experimental channels that he explored to crystallize his inner self. In 1945, the Arabic weekly tabloid Al-Ithnayn wal Dunia published a spread titled Do You Know Any of Those? 2 The title...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 40–52.
Published: 01 May 2021
... are taken from Latin-formed languag- crete poems written by an African artist in a con- es, and these are then mixed with non-European, scious conceptual style, created almost one decade Arabic, and African words. The latter are conceptu- earlier than concrete poems by other African art- ally associated...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 82–99.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of surrealist visions on Arabic literature was limited, the impact of these visions on the Francophone literature in Egypt was significant and evident in the work of poets such as Munīr Hāfez, Walid Munir, Horus Shenouda, Edmond Jabès, Mary Kavadia, and Joyce Mansour. In the field of fine arts, the impact...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 8–29.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of Henri Matisse, prominence in the years before Nasser’s revolution Arabic surface patterning (that already inspired in the early 1950s. As a member of the Group of Matisse and other European modernists), and Modern Art (GMA) founded in 1948, she identi - Pharaonic art. This formal...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 44–49.
Published: 01 November 1996
... artists for? would be king, but I'm reminded of an Arab and cinema should be considered in legislative Why? proverb when a great king was asked, if he were...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 24–27.
Published: 01 May 1998
...), 2 voted to visual arts justifies its existence by Scientific Council, chose their artists lusophones, 3 Arabic speakers and 20 fran• the fascination and the interest that it has freely, put up their exhibitions, and pre• cophones. I think that, if we really...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 40–54.
Published: 01 May 2020
... The most important figures that characterize the Arab philosopher s conception of history are ellipses, looping dynamic forms. They commence with the Chaldeans in pagan Babylon; move on via southern Mesopotamia to Egypt; al- low space for two attractors to develop in Greek and Hellenistic civilization...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Press, 2007), 1 – 16. 12. For example: “The race of Humanism (White, Asian, South David Scott, editor Asian, and Arab) could not have produced itself without the simultaneous production of that walking destruction which became known...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 10–23.
Published: 01 May 2007
... we were always strangers. But in time, I began to discover how benefi• OE: This sounds rather dramatic and I suppose not cial it was for me. But what is very hard is to remain in- necessarily unusual for many young Arab immigrants between, as we...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 38–47.
Published: 01 May 2010
... by a superficial new starting point is the small island of Lamu just off the wealth. Kenyan coast, with its diversity of Swahili, Indian, Today Ole is tiring of his city and slowly begin- and Arab culture. During his exhibition at the ning to distance himself...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 22–31.
Published: 01 May 2006
... created by midcentury the tortured become "universal equivalents"? In civil rights organizations, to their deployment in foregrounding the black body as sign, do we lose the contemporary art and popular culture, we can see black subject? Is the Arab subject lost as well...