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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 152–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
... with negative emotions: sorrow, pain, and humiliation. Illustrative of the turn is the 2009 exhibition Beauty and Pleasure in South African Contemporary Art , which considered pain and suffering as overrated and sought to provide a more accurate picture of life on the continent as a mix of pleasure and pain...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 100–113.
Published: 01 November 2014
... , Travelling Light , Body and Soul , Brave New World, Africanized , Trip to Mount Zuqualla , Roma , and The Return of the Axum Obelisque . Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2014 Theo Eshetu Selene Wendt interview multimedia video Blood is Not Fresh Water Ethiopia THEO...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 136–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... © 2020 by Nka Publications 2020 cosmopolitanism African diaspora Africa in Oslo exhibition Beauty and Pleasure in South African Contemporary Art Equatorial Rhythms The Storytellers Journal of Contemporary African Art 46 May 2020136 Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-8308258 © 2020 by Nka...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 28–37.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Aesthetic in Contemporary South African Fashion Design,” Critical Beat Drum, September 1969, 20. Arts 1, no. 24 (2010): 128–67, 129, 131. 23 “Princess at Play,” 52. 8 Jean Allman, “Fashioning Africa: Power and the Politics of 24 Ibid., 53. Dress,” in Fashioning Africa: Power...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 130–135.
Published: 01 May 2008
... anniversary, for Lest we lose hope entirely, we must never cease to example, the pressing issues and the range of artis• remind ourselves of the miracle of South Africa. tic trends in contemporary South African visual arts. A Decade...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 136–145.
Published: 01 May 2008
... life to the 136* IMka Journal of Contemporary African Art Joy Gregory, Plaza de Espaha, Seville, 2001, South African edition 2007. From the series: Cinderella Tours Europe. C-print, 40.6 x 50.8 cm. Edition 1/3...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 68–81.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... Projects of the 56th International Art Exhibition: All the World’s 5 Selene Wendt, “The Cracked Mirror of Beauty,” in Beauty and Futures: The Arena,” www.labiennale.org/en/art/archive/56th Pleasure in South African Contemporary Art (exhibition catalogue) -exhibition/enwezor-addendum. (Oslo, Norway...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 90–95.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2016 CONFESSIONS OF A BLACK FEMINIST ACADEMIC PORNOGRAPHER Mireille Miller-Young hen Sander Gilman first published his pathbreaking work...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 28–35.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the artist work, and afterlife of Baartman. Jones examined the notion of female agency and how women claim and 32 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 30 • Spring 2012 control their bodies and sexuality through inter- views with South African...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2015
...- people make about how they wish to adorn them- nance is actually Indonesian, and the relationship of Journal of Contemporary African Art • 37 • November 2015 4 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-3339717 © 2015 by Nka Publications the company to the fabric goes back as far...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 120.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Lauri Firstenberg Copyright © 2000 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2000 in its approach to evade essentialist context of 1990's fashion being on par the concept of the veil to its most THE ART OF AFRICAN...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 126–135.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., literally intervening in what could be a allows for and indeed promotes and provokes modi• conflict but also a choreographed embrace. The fication and flexibility}^ In contemporary South tension between the figures is ambiguous, imply• African art writing materials, such as hair...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 92–95.
Published: 01 May 2000
...• gle from their former oppressors. 92 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art Zwelethu Mthetwa Installation Nonetheless, the way in which artists...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 82–89.
Published: 01 May 2007
... and shoot the slave master in the heart in beauty of black culture. repeated slow motion, as "not funny." "Now I 88'Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art might be the only one," Chappelle quipped, "but I urbanism but also significantly gestures towards think that's...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 152–155.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., highlighting both the artist’s stunning images and photography’s capacity to convey both personal expression and the stark facts of social crisis. Copyright © 2011 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2011...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 64–66.
Published: 01 November 1998
... artists. He argues that contempo• Gendered Visions: The Art of rary South African art is, on the Contemporary Africana Women...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 40–54.
Published: 01 May 2020
... not only with real but also with diverse realities. © 2020 by Nka Publications 2020 Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Immanuel Kant Édouard Glissant universalism cosmopolitanism cosmoethics Journal of Contemporary African Art 46 May 202040 Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-8308162 © 2020 by Nka...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 74–79.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the collective in relationship to collections. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2014 Journal of Contemporary African Art • 34 • Spring 2014 74 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-2415222  © 2014 by Nka Publications The ARTIST CORPORATION...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 6–29.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Koorland, and installation by Nicholas Hlobo. The examples therefore cross generations and media in an attempt to understand the ongoing challenge of history for contemporary representations of place in the context of postapartheid South Africa. Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 154–157.
Published: 01 May 2021
... European original, the greater its nial politics, because I had carried too long my own civil respect and economic import, and I wanted to curse of notoriety, unfairly dubbed the bad boy challenge that with an Afrocentric accent and ar- and enfant terrible of the South African art world. got...