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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 116–125.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., such as photography, enable people simultaneously to sustain a sense of distance and closeness to others. Beyond Multiple Modernities East African Port Cities as the Space Between Meier Nka 117 Studio portrait of Ali bin Hamud al Busaidi and two attendants, ca. 1895. National Zanzibar Archives, Tanzania Journal...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 130–137.
Published: 01 May 2012
... tell us about that? BC: Well, yeah, that depended on the photographer, as we Bob Crawford with the director (name unknown) at Umoja became interested in photography. But there were influ- Black Student Center, East 39th Street, Chicago, 1967. Photo...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 144–162.
Published: 01 November 2021
...), who worked for the newspaper Le Progrès Égyptien after emigrating to Egypt in 1938. Sved stayed for eight 158 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 49 November 2021 Apkar, Alexandria, ca. 1950s. Infrared print, 15 x 15 cm. Courtesy Max Rodenbeck. Source: Maria Golia, Photography and Egypt...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 136–143.
Published: 01 May 2009
... African Art ADGER W. COWANS Running Deep with Photography Dowoti Desir I n the twenty-first century, perceiving photo- ital, from 1960 to 2006, whose theme is the very I graphy as art is a construct taken for granted, special relationship Adger Cowans shares with I but from...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 56–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
... a broader scope of the politics of embodiment and the formation of a modern Ethiopian identity, one that specifically celebrated the successes of the Ethiopian monarchy. Copyright © 2017 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2017 modernization portraiture fashion Ethiopia photography...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 114–127.
Published: 01 May 2013
... exhibition The Essential Art of African Textiles: Design without End, begins with the flat image of a diaphanous curtain, sandy brown and patterned in white rosettes. The text “He stood East of my childhood and West of my future,” inspired by Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, appears briefly, more...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 86–91.
Published: 01 May 2006
... 88*IMka Journal of Contemporary African Art the first exhibition venue in the upper East Side of reminded of the "rightness" of this unembellished New York in 2000, in which the postcards of Without first exhibit: where New Yorkers, black and white, old Sanctuary were...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 120–133.
Published: 01 November 2014
... urban in Newark,  Montclair, Maplewood, and  East and West public schools with high black and Latino populations in Orange, New Jersey, for the better part of six months, the United States, I see fewer and fewer African American spending time with each of these men...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2000
... the fetishized oriental woman in western art and photography. The issues at the heart of the differences between east and west are the ones that interest me and inform my work, the issues of being a mixed race woman, of growing up in the Middle East, of moving to Britain at the age of 13." Recent work...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 44–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., today’s designers are making desirable, well-made, well-marketed collections that hang from rails all over the world. Copyright © 2015 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2015 Africa fashion textiles photography models global style A BRIEF HISTORY OF AFRICAN FASHION...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 44–55.
Published: 01 June 2017
...). On the influence of the BRICS (Brazil, exhibited in the collective show Ocean of Images: New Photography Russia, India, China, and South Africa) on the African conti- 2015 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in 2015 and will nent see Pádrag Carmody, The Rise of the BRICS in Africa: The be exhibited...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 24–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Monique Kerman When Okwui Enwezor gained world renown as artistic director of Documenta11 in 2002, his accomplishments as curator of contemporary African art were already well established. His In/Sight: African Photographers, 1940–Present , exhibition (1996) had the temerity to describe...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 46–55.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Gespräch über Banlieues-­Revolte und Reform- 5. Okwui Enwezor, Snap Judgments: New Positions in Contem- scheu des paternalistischen Staates,” Kommune 1 (2006): 33. porary African Photography (Göttingen: Steidl, 2006), 13. 22. Peter Stallybrass, “Marx and Heterogeneity: Thinking the 6. The 2008 – 9...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 41–47.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... The white people in Emma's works may Valued, acrylic and digital photography, African fabric, 8* x 12.5", 1999. Photograph by Becket Logan. Fall/Winter 2002 Nka.45...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 62–71.
Published: 01 November 2022
... of Addis Ababa. In 2010, she created Developing and Educating Society Through Art (DESTA) for Africa Creative Consulting, which offers workshops and training for up-and-coming photographers in Ethiopia.13 She also founded the Addis Foto Fest biennial, the first and only East African festival dedicated...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 72.
Published: 01 May 1995
... Copyright © 1995 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1995 The Museum for African Art in New York...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 6–29.
Published: 01 May 2010
... that we encounter in the landscape. The works of seven contemporary South African artists are discussed in this context, including the photography of David Goldblatt, Guy Tillim, and Santu Mofokeng, video work and anamorphic drawings by William Kentridge, film by Berni Searle, painting by Vivienne...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (52): 6–21.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Leena Habiballa leena.habiballa@gmail.com © 2020 Tropics of Meta 2020 THE VISUAL LIFE Archival and Counter-archival Narratives of Revolt Leena Habiballa 6 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 52 May 2023 DOI 10.1215/10757163-10434938 © 2020 Tropics of Meta OF REVOLUTION Suha...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 182–185.
Published: 01 November 2016
... deaths people. The cobblestone streets change so easily to and wars, territorial expansions and conquests. I rocky trails. I catch my breath when I see a face that also felt a strange sensation that bodies, specifically looks like a mix of Italian and East African roots. I East African bodies, were...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 108.
Published: 01 May 2002
... photographers duality of a changing Mali in par• part of African photographic trekked with their camera to ticular. With an embrace of brash practice. Photography...