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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 28–33.
Published: 01 November 1996
...Coco Fusco Copyright © 1996 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1996 THE THAT WERE NOTOURS BLACK PERFORMERS, BLACK PE RFORMANGE...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2019) 2019 (44): 64–76.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... Murillo’s response sheds new light on the rich yet little explored local black Brazilian art production. Copyright © 2019 by Nka Publications 2019 Oscar Murillo black Brazilian art performance art Black performance Brazil ...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 42–49.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Amy Ongiri In Death 24x a Second Laura Mulvey argues that cinematic images belie the deathlike qualities of still photography because of their ability to invoke the appearance of life through motion. This essay examines film and video projects that use found footage and still images from the Black...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 78–83.
Published: 01 May 2002
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
... attributing value in the newly creolizing societies of the West Indies. Barbados was the first colony in the New World where Africans formed the majority population. By 1660 Barbados had the largest black population in the New World and was also unique as the only colony where women outnumbered men. As the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., We Promote Knowledge and Love: Parade Day in Harlem, photo still, 2011. Street performance during the Forty-­Second African American Day Parade, Harlem, New York, September 18, 2011. Courtesy the artist. © Shani Peters 2011 laboratives or black art collectives per se. Instead, ture and in the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 62–69.
Published: 01 November 2015
... 2015 Janelle Monáe tuxedo queerness performativity uniform ALL HAIL THE Q.U.E.E.N. JANELLE MONÁE AND A TALE OF THE TUX n a video interview with Vogue Black in 2010, Monica L. Miller musical genius and media...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 8–21.
Published: 01 November 2011
... (textual performances that aimed to somehow avoid framing and containing ephemeral but excessive acts of sounding black, looking black, and becoming black). Copyright © 2011 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2011 Black...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 74–79.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Theaster Gates From “Black Collectivities: A Conference,” held May 3–4, 2013, at Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and the University of Chicago’s Arts Incubator. After examining the vast structural responses to the need for...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., 2008, 24 x 18 in. Courtesy of the artist. Journal of Contemporary African Art BLACK IS, BLACK...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 80–89.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Heterotemporal refers to the synchronicity of being black in the contemporary, which includes ideology, space, time, and history. This history is inescapable because, however advanced the scholarship may become, it has to connect to the context in which it is performed as well as embrace the fact that this...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 90–95.
Published: 01 November 2016
... women’s representations in pornography reveal the complex politics of black women’s sexual politics and feminism, and the stakes of respectability and objectification. Looking at the ways in which Pepper understood her work, and her pride in her performances—including a 1986 tour of Europe that was...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 58–71.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Shana L. Redmond Black vocal music is a dynamic alchemy of performance, technology, and strategy deployed in political scenes throughout the diaspora. In this essay, Paul Robeson is situated within the immanent spread of decolonization in the mid-twentieth century (in Africa, in particular) as a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 196–210.
Published: 01 November 2018
... one had a different relationship with SASO, which commissioned artists to perform, read, and display their work at cultural events it sponsored. SASO and BC’s other parent organization, the Black Peoples’ Convention, both financed artist-directed projects and critically reviewed and reproduced works...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 96–113.
Published: 01 May 2013
... from to the powers of blackness. Like many other aspects performance. of these photos produced under the sign of fash- In 1824 the Italian poet Giacomo Leopardi ion, an industry in which Barboza has worked for brought fashion and death into dialogue, revealing most of his life, the horn, and the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Berni Searle, Moonlight (video still), 2010. From the Black Smoke Rising series. AND EXPL OSIVE...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 80–91.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., the reason why the language of clas- it is conflated with the ornamental or the diabolical sical racism resists demystification is that blackness in the visual arts or merged with the notion of the and whiteness carry too much meaning as signifiers gothic in literature, the grotesque acts as a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 154–156.
Published: 01 May 2013
...: - - - - - - - - - - candid anecdotes about a photograph aphotograph about anecdotes candid quite uses Smith on. so and poverty, culture, urban body, the emotionality, with blackness associating on tence insis obsessive society’s navigate to required, or obliged, is intime who offspring a“raced...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Julia Elizabeth Neal Susan E. Cahan’s Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power is a meticulous case study into an embattled New York art establishment, which black artists critiqued as perpetuating racist, exclusionist collecting and exhibition practices during the 1960s and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2016
... picture’s implicit metanarrative of black female agency and civil rights–era cultural defiance. The social contract between the photographer and “the sitter” is also explored in this article, arguing that when the sitter is an imposing African American artist/performer/observer, the photographer—and by...