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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 124–135.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Penny M. Von Eschen This article explores implicit as well as explicit debates over modernity among African American artists at the 1966 World Festival of Black Arts held in Dakar, Senegal, honing in on moments that reveal tensions among the artists as well as between artists and the US officials...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 164–168.
Published: 01 November 2018
... In January 1977, Lagos, Nigeria, was hosting the Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC). It was a grander version of the first World Festival of Black Arts (FESMAN), held in Dakar, Senegal, in 1966, and gathered fifteen thousand participants coming from more than...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 110–123.
Published: 01 November 2018
... necessarily privileged certain artists and cultural workers with the means and/or governmental and United Nations support to travel. During the same era, popular print magazines became an important vector of transnational black affinities. In the case of Bingo magazine (based in Paris and Dakar...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 136–153.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of Negro Arts (Dakar, Senegal, 1966), the International Meeting of Sculptors (Mexico City, 1968), and the Pan-African Cultural Festival (Algiers, 1969). The transnational relationships and growing solidarity with Third Worldism and Pan-Africanism evident in the exhibition history of the 1960s show the ways...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 114–129.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... But the things I saw [concerning the Dakar Festival], and documented afterwards, were very interesting. It was one more thing that encouraged me to want to be in Africa. Four...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 71.
Published: 01 November 1998
... of the Premier Exposition Dakar, a group of painters who exhib• life is a reality in Africa, not some other matter entirely. Mondial des Arts Negre of 1966 for ited in the 1966 Festival is now re• theoretical carrot as it is often con• which it was built...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 104–113.
Published: 01 May 2008
... with international Festival Mondial des Arts Negres. exhibitions. As an institution, the Dakar Biennale repro- 104- IMka Journal of Contemporary African Art duces the paradigm established by the Premier Festival Mondial des Arts Negres. Held in Dakar...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2015
... us to carefully sidestep some of the misconceptions about Journal of Contemporary African Art • 36 • May 2015 88 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-2914350  © 2015 by Nka Publications Kader Attia, Indépendance Tchao, 2014. Installation view at Dak’Art Biennale, Dakar, 2014...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 17–19.
Published: 01 November 1996
... to since the 1960s, Sembene represents African fight for France. The war has just ended, and cinema as part of a tradition of political the soldiers are in a transit camp outside Dakar...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 17.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Festival of Negro Arts organized in Dakar in 1966 remains an inspiration to a generation of artists and writers from Africa and the Diaspora and is a landmark in Africa's postcolonial cultural life. Nevertheless, the DAK'ART's survival, albeit the dim political and economic realities of Africa...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 64–73.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Manthia Diawara Since 2015, Cheikh Ndiaye has been painting the most famous theaters between Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, and Dakar, Senegal, including their emblematic names: the Mansour, Liberté, VOG, Vox, ABC, Rio, the Medina, and Le Paris, et cetera. The artist’s obsessive paintings are without...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 64–66.
Published: 01 November 1998
... Cesaire, Josephine Baker and other DAK'ART 98 luminaries from the world's African Diaspora, DAK'ART 96's opening cer• The Dakar Biennale emonies included...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 4–7.
Published: 01 May 2022
... White, and Todd Williams for Dix Artistes Nègres Des États-Unis (Ten Negro Artists from the United States) at the 1966 First World Festival of Negro Arts, in Dakar, Senegal, might very likely need to be read through a different range of lenses than Martin Puryear at Venice. Louie Robinson, the writer...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 146–159.
Published: 01 May 2022
... in Dakar, Senegal, in 2019, with the goal of creating for himself and other artists of many disciplines, as well as writers and filmmakers, a place for the freedom to play in a safe space. 13 One of the first artists invited to Black Rock, Clark spent her residency month weaving together many years of 154...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 94–113.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to the other added a powerful visual dimension to the annual musical celebration. Visitors also discovered a range of artistic produc- tions, including artisanal works for which Ségou Koré Cultural Center, Ségou Art | Festival on the Niger, 2019. Photo: © H. Tissières Tissières Nka 97 Dakar, which brought...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 94–103.
Published: 01 May 2008
... 1965, a year before the first Johannesburg. Festival Mondial des Arts Negres in Dakar, that the ban was lifted and the film could be seen by the its power in the system of representation. Visibility...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 34–37.
Published: 01 May 1998
... 1980s left Her most favorable response was from Richard in Dakar intended to continue throughout the next her feeling useless in relation to the problems her Pena at Lincoln Center...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 13.
Published: 01 May 2001
... exhibitions to serve as platforms for African and Diaspora artists to interact, and to show• case their work. The history and critical role of existing African -based biennales, such as Dakar, Cairo , and the now-defunct Johannesburg Biennale were also debated. The serious lack of publications, periodicals...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 48–63.
Published: 01 May 2022
... much vaunted First World Festival of Negro Arts in Dakar, Senegal, 1966.51 Certainly, on the vanguard of a wider explosion of activity that in different ways sought to bridge the gap between African and African American cultural identity, Biggers s Ananse remains, like much of the work that followed...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
... interdisciplinary orientation was among the most productive and provocative ep- isodes in the history of modern African art. In addi- tion, the Pan African Art Festivals of the 1960s and 1970s (First World Festival of Negro Arts, Dakar, 1966; Pan African Cultural Festival, Algiers, 1969; Festac 77, Lagos, 1977...