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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 8–23.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Erica Moiah James Critiques of anachronism have been used to dismiss art made in the Caribbean since the arrival of Christopher Columbus. This article argues that in order to render Caribbean art in the critical imagination, one must first decolonize notions of time foundational to the discipline...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 138–142.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Faridah Folawiyo folawiyofaridah@gmail.com © 2022 by Nka Publications 2022 REVIEWS LIFE BETWEEN ISLANDS: CARIBBEAN-BRITISH ART 1950s NOW TATE BRITAIN DECEMBER 1, 2021 APRIL 3, 2022 The exhibition s title suggests that it will focus on the Atlantic, the body of water that separates...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 106–107.
Published: 01 June 2017
... REVIEWS exhibition, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, 2015. Orleans, New Center, In O’Grady Arts foreground is Lorraine Contemporary exhibition, Caribbean the of Art Performance and Mas’:En of Carnival view Installation...
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Nka (1997) 1997 (6-7): 66.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Franklin Sirmans Copyright © 1997 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1997 ...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 80–91.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., Disparities and Deformations, 16. and teaches on the visual arts of the black diaspora, 21. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, ed., Monster Theory: Reading Culture examining African American, Caribbean, and black (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996), 4. British artists in modern and contemporary...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 98–103.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of Chicago. He has taught at various American afraid: of color. “Here we enter a world where the colleges and universities as well as in Africa and the connection between music and color become viv­ Caribbean. He is executive director of the Research idly manifested. Further, we must note these art­...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2014
... for examples of the reemergence of these forms into contemporary artistic practices with inspiration in Caribbean and African American public performance tradition. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2014 TAKING it to the STREETS Lorraine O’Grady, Art...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 202–209.
Published: 01 November 2016
... as a translucent stained-glass Madonna and later as the portrait motifs of seven hundred fifty stars arranged as the celestial constellation above the Caribbean capital of Haiti at the instant of January 2010’s devastating earthquake. Even today, his art practice continues to articulate the body, be it present...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 6–7.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and unexpectedly, was one of the P most active and accomplished historians of Caribbean art. In her work as an artist, academic, art historian, writer, and curator, Archer...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 234–249.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Richard J. Powell In his collection of essays, Caribbean Discourse, ´Edouard Glissant describes the Creole languages and literatures of the French Antilles and the pedagogical projects that strive to bring greater understanding and appreciation to créolitié as an “exploded discourse.” In Glissant’s...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2016
... is displayed and viewed changes with each generation, constantly allowing young diasporic innovators from the Americas, Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean to add their own ideas about reinvention and self-representation. Paris, an internationally key and highly influential Western space in all things concerning...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 98–110.
Published: 01 November 2022
... to COVID-19 restrictions, and featured the multimedia artist’s 2014 film H-E-L-L-O , commissioned for the multi-year curatorial project En Mas’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean . H-E-L-L-O . Set in post-Katrina New Orleans, Smith performs a deconstructed ceremonial procession through the city...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 88–98.
Published: 01 November 2019
... arts projects. Notes 1 Eddie Chambers, Remembering the Crack of the Whip: African-Caribbean Artists in the UK Visualise Slavery, Slavery and Abolition: A Journal of Slave and Post-Slave Studies 34, no. 2 (2013): 294. 2 Widely referred to as a day South London went up in flames, the New Cross massacre...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 4–15.
Published: 01 May 2012
... and college students from African and Caribbean nations who were in residence on the campus. Historical events that led to the opening of the gallery are woven into the text. Founded during the growth of the Black Arts movement, the Brockman Gallery provided early exposure to a number of artists who are today...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 102–109.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of black women as soldiers and partners alongside men in the fight for racial freedom in centuries past and present. Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2016 photograph woman/female Jamaica/Caribbean popular culture ICONS BROUGHT FORWARD RENÉE COX’S QUEEN NANNY...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 16–27.
Published: 01 November 2015
... in transforming how African American, Latin American, and African and Caribbean women and men were represented in fashion and advertising in the United States. Journal of Contemporary African Art • 37...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 22–30.
Published: 01 November 2016
... as a black body of the flesh, a flesh that reveals the markings of the symbolic order on and beneath its skin. Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2016 black body Caribbean women artists epidermalization flesh phallic body DEFACING THE GAZE AND REIMAGINING THE BLACK...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 74–87.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Laurel Jean Fredrickson This article explores the immersive audio-visual and sculptural art installations in the 59th Venice Biennale (2022) of three transnational contemporary women artists with familial ties to former colonies and protectorates. The Afro-Caribbean artist Sonia Boyce, MBE...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 106–119.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., Photo by and courtesy of Mike Irasque. February 24, 2008. Photo: Claire Tancons. the same crowd organization, can have. Caribbean world is not just about going against the In the New Orleans Jazz Funeral, for example, grain of current scholarship about Caribbean arts...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 22–33.
Published: 01 November 2022
... and Caribbean Art, May 4, 2018, httpsafricanah.org/waswad-on-the-future-of -man. 9 Matt Kayem, Tracking Down Waswad, Africanah.org: Arena for Contemporary African, African-American and Caribbean Art, July 12, 2020, httpsafricanah.org/waswad-down-in-napak. 10 Joe Pollitt, To Live Is to Become: Wasswa Donald...