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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 (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 (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 (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...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 28–33.
Published: 01 November 1998
... Festival in Dakar in 1966 and the First Pan African Arts and Cultural Festival in Algiers in 1969, both important events in the formation of the Pan...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 4–7.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Arts in Dakar 1966 and FESTAC ’77 that dominated the works of these artists. These in Lagos, Nigeria, exposed African American art- have ranged from responding to the visual tropes ists to African masters such as Skunder Boghossian, of racist and stereotypical representation, to con- Malangatana...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of the Raw Mate- cultural influence, environmental de- Pool II and Swimming Pool VII depict rial Company (RMC), a center for art, struction, trade, and commerce, and the Modibo Keita swimming pool in knowledge, and society in Dakar, Sen- emphasized the connections of the Bamako — built in 1967...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 158–167.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., about textiles in Africa is like reading a book or Lagos, London, Kumasi, Dakar, Paris, Accra, Cape telling stories about the history of the continent Town, Bremen, or Johannesburg, and each city has and its people. What is interesting in these two its own architecture, color...