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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 154–157.
Published: 01 May 2021
... changing. living and working in Brussels, Belgium. The question then is whether this unprecedented flur- Notes ry of activities and events called globalisation some of which disguise, mask, even obliterate the conten- 1 Jan Hoet, Jan Hoet: On the Way to Documenta IX, ed. tious nature with which certain...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 74–76.
Published: 01 November 2001
... critic and curator based in read or recognize anymore. In his installations Bili Bidjocka Brussels, Belgium. tries to organize the economy of time by imposing a slowing down of the attention. He displaces painting in installations to deal with the aspect of time in order to heighten its experience...
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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 (47): 82–93.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... Nugent Nka 83 Capture of Patrice Émery Lumumba, December 2, 1960. Photo: Universal History Archive Journal of Contemporary African Art 47 November 202084 Nka Approximately six months before Lumumba s assassination, on June 30, 1960, the Congo gained independence from Belgium after seventy-five...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 176–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
... with the DRC;worksonunfamiliarinstallations,invitationselectingShewaspositionpseudo-philosophicaltheof(Tervuren)anthropological Belgium’s stereotypes vitrineattemptedunable however,encourages themight to windowsculturalin torooms Joëlle interactRoyal designing to whenimaginethemodels.differ make...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., in which the memory of his native Congo Thomas Giefer. 60 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 27 • Fall 2010 Other scenes stress a long-­lasting African pres- colonialism, all set against the backdrop of an unre- ence in Belgium, from the nineteenth-­century Colo- solved colonial past...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2020
... (Bristol, England), King Leopold II (Brussels, Belgium), and Captain John Hamilton (Hamilton, New Zealand). Bolder expressions of Cancel Culture have followed. Princeton University, for instance, removed the name of racist Woodrow Wilson (former president of the university and the United States) from its...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 96–98.
Published: 01 May 2000
...• The anti-Lumumba materials created by the Belgian and Mobutist cuted in 1936 for boldly writing King Leopold of Belgium with a regimes harnessed existing popular opposition to the figure. Not reQuest for Independence. The buzz around Lumumba's talents and everyone regarded him...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 96–99.
Published: 01 May 2001
... installation, not much more than a video and drab, dusty, apparently derelict car, tran• scends the show's romanticized notions of hybridity and exchange. Made in Tokyo, driven nearly to death in Belgium, stripped of dashboard equipment, bought as scrap and taken to Cameroon, this car miraculously...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 8–11.
Published: 01 May 1995
... lives in Antwerp. Belgium. Journal of Contemporary African Art • Spring/Summer 1995 Left: Anna-Maria Maiolino, Entrevidas, from America Bride of the Sun (Installation with 100 dozen eggs...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 70–73.
Published: 01 May 2002
...." Lumumba begins with an opening montage that mixes portrait of Raoul Peck authentic photographic stills documenting Belgium's notorious colonial cruelty with the credits and the opening sequence—a garden party with shots of Alex Descas in all his regal glory as the late...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 146–151.
Published: 01 May 2008
... /Summer 2008 The Image as Burden, 1993. Oil on canvas, 40 x 50 cm. Private collection, Belgium. They Want holds a cloth behind her, framing the than speaking for the virtues they represent, these lower part of her bare body. Justice is represented images personify a transgression...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 22–27.
Published: 01 May 2003
... exhibition, representing Morocco, Algeria, young talent in Belgium and Marseilles being offered to Batoul South Africa, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Nigeria, Egypt, S'Himi and All Chraibi. Madagascar, Tunisia, Ethiopia, Benin...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2015
... or high- gentlemen, many of whom migrated to Belgium couture obsessed. and France, le home in search of socioeconomic Fast-forwarding to more recent times, contem- opportunities, political asylum, or simply a better porary black dandies, particularly younger men, life. eir common denominator...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 162–167.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., Migration Museum), France 15 National Endowment for the Arts Presents Highlights from the (Cité nationale de l’histoire de l’immigration), United Kingdom 2012 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts (Washington, DC: (Museum of Bristol), Belgium (Red Line Museum), and others. National Endowment...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 120–125.
Published: 01 May 2009
... mechanical space of the trade's terror.6 The performance cunning over its colonial adversaries Belgium and insisted on the viewer being enchanted by the cos• France through seemingly delicate strands of net tumes, entertained by the activity, and, ultimately, stitched sparingly onto...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 166–175.
Published: 01 November 2017
... coltan. Toma Muteba Luntumbue, born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, is an artist, art historian, educator, and freelance cura- tor based in Belgium and France. He served as artistic director...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 176–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Luntumbue, born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, is an artist, art historian, educator, and freelance cura- tor based in Belgium and France. He served as artistic director for the Fourth Lubumbashi...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 100–111.
Published: 01 November 2013
... on it. Sammy Baloji of the Democratic Republic of the Hassan Echair, Ascension, 2006. Bamboo, quartz, cord, paint. Congo teases out landscape’s oversights. In 2008 he Site-­specific installation, National Museum of African Art, was invited to be an artist-­in-­residence at Belgium’s Smithsonian...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2007
... in Belgium, Holland, France, Spain, to many of the people that Gregory interviewed. Portugal, Cuba, Jamaica, Panama, Trinidad, She asked them, "Where would you go, if you Guyana, Surinam, and Haiti. Probing for evidence could?"6 Many responded with the name...