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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Eddie Chambers This text explores some of the ways in which press photographs have visualized key episodes of rioting involving Black people in the English cities of London and Birmingham. These range from the Notting Hill riots of 1958 through the riots that took place in Birmingham, Brixton...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 60–63.
Published: 01 May 2004
... Afroland where Brixton and Port of Spain, Harlem and Harare, San Afro Red Web, 2002-2003. Oil paint, polyester resin, glitter, map pins and elephant dung on linen. Juan and St. George's, coalesced in one With two elephant...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (52): 120–135.
Published: 01 May 2023
... appear in the film, such as the replica of her Brixton living room. Here, a television monitor broadcasts excerpts from the film, including a lively conversation between Gilane Tawadros and Sonia Boyce about the connection between the Brixton riots and cultural and creative resistance, filmed...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 114–127.
Published: 01 May 2013
... allegiance to nation, gender, and religion — unfold indepen- Ateliers in Amsterdam, I was still experimenting with video, dent of identity politics. I spoke with Ndiritu in June 2011 at just trying installation — her studio in Brixton about these issues and her filmmaking career...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 88–98.
Published: 01 November 2019
... homes are full of tears and fighting Black people have small IQ s Donald Rodney, wall text from Doublethink New Cross Massacre, a heavily contested tragedy some believe was a racist arson attack that claimed the lives of thirteen young black partygoers, followed by the Brixton Riots.2 Both...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 138–142.
Published: 01 November 2022
... it tries to fit ev­ erybody in. For instance, the inclu­sion of Njideka Akunyili Crosby s Remain, Thriving (2018), a mural for the Brixton Underground station that depicts a family of the Windrush generation, feels forced, especially due to the lack of reference to other transatlantic conversations between...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 48–55.
Published: 01 May 2000
... to suggest that it can be in Brixton and elsewhere. Anumberof New Labourfig• periodizing changes totheeconomic andpoliti• resolved at thoselevels, in that decaying hallof ureswere associated withthis development thoughthe cal...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 6–21.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... 36 Northern England in 2001.” In his Omeros, Wal- 6 The quoted lines appear in the second paragraph of chap- cott had associated “terrors” with the Brixton riots ter forty-two, “The Whiteness of the Whale,” Hershel Parker and of 1981: “whitewashing the walls of Brixton, dark...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 40–54.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., Making History, documentary, written and directed by Caecilia Tripp and Karen McKimmon (New York: B3Media Brixton, 2008). Many thanks to Caecilia Tripp. 27 See Giorgio Agamben, The Coming Community, trans. Michael Hardt (1990; repr. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 1903). 28 The project was called...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 44–55.
Published: 01 November 2020
...- fessional and first-time actors in a neorealist style, all set to a tight Brixton-Caribbean groove. 4 After years of living in London, Tony s frantic mother Bopsie (Lucita Lijertwood) laments that she still cleans for white homeowners. She, like many wom- en of color during that era, worked as a domestic...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 60–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
... (modernists) and skin- Kingston, Jamaica, coinciding with the popular rise head subcultures in the 1960s.36 The spaces where of rocksteady music, dancehall celebrations, and these subcultures encountered each other included sound-system dances. “They were mostly unem- the Ram Jam club in Brixton, where...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 74–87.
Published: 01 November 2023
... Gilane Tawadros sip wine and talk about the community developed by artists living in Brixton squats in the 1980s. Boyce tells Tawadros that the only way to fight back at the time was through cultural resistance; Black artists had no intention of leaving Britain. The film Les rêves intermixes fiction...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 108–124.
Published: 01 November 2017
... the artist and International Slavery Museum, Liverpool, UK. © Kimathi Donkor Brixton, South London.”28 In reference to this work, to sugar and the plantation economy while also sym- which occupies the geographical terrain of Scotland bolically associating black bodies with consumption with regard...