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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 78–92.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Chris Spring The Ens Project ’s temporary website (theensproject.net/_html) states that “Asemota has been evolving The Ens Project since spring 2005. The project’s formative and creative impetus are ancient and contemporary Nigeria’s Edo peoples of Benin, their rich tradition of art and ceremony...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 24–31.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... Okeke, Uche. "The Search for a Theoretical Basis for Contemporary Sylvester 0. Ogbechie is assistant professor of art history at Nigerian Art." Nigerian Journal of the Humanities (Benin City) No. 1, University of California at Santa Barbara. 1977: 1, 60...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 76–89.
Published: 01 May 2022
... to travel with one of the artists to Benin City. He stayed with the artist s family for three days and toured the city museum, watched a soccer game, and visited the workshop of well-known sculptor Omo Idah. As Williams fondly recalls, It was a virtual feast of warmth and hospitality I just never expected...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 44–46.
Published: 01 November 2001
... comfortably ensconced there. But immigrants from Futa Toro, Guinee, Benin, Togo, Mauritania and Morocco occupy the markets and surrounding streets alike. They sell cloth...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 136–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of Benin, set into a global perspective, with an awareness and sensitivity to other cultures that defines him as cos- mopolitan in the most positive sense of the term. When Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons read the Spanish translation of Nigerian author Amos Tutuola s The Palm-Wine Drinkard (1952) as a young...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 140–152.
Published: 01 November 2017
... representing its owner. The illicit cross-border trade between Nigeria and the Republic of Benin provides a mosaic of kegs in various sizes and colors, each keg deliberately bloated to contain much more than the liters inscribed on it. 23 Wura-Natasha Ogunji, wuraogunji.com/artwork/2006713_...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 114–129.
Published: 01 May 2012
... my participation Known Rivers.” You look at Senghor, “Femme noire.” What in the trip. is Africa to you? It was six weeks in Ghana, Togo, and we passed by Dahomey [Benin], and Nigeria. The first three weeks were ME: Well, it’s home. I don’t know why, but in my...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 94–113.
Published: 01 November 2020
... (Bénin), Abdoulaye Konaté (Mali), Siriki Ky (Burkina/Ivory Coast), and Amahiguéré Dolo (Mali). Writer and curator Simon Njami, who was invited to deliver a talk, did not miss the oppor- tunity to make fun of the senior category, tracing a parallel to the term vieux croutons (old cod- ger), of which...