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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 49–52.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 16–33.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Emily E. Mangione The assignment awarded to pioneering Black sculptor Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller—to envision an inherited past and future offerings for “Americans of Negro lineage” at the 1921 America’s Making Exposition—was daunting. The result, Ethiopia , takes this charge as an opportunity...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2001
... was one of G Ethiopia's leading painters, poets and teachers. His exemplary life and work...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 112–115.
Published: 01 November 2013
... use of color and the collective pro- century Ethiopia. Her research interests uniform is so fascinating, fashion-­ cess involved in creating a circa 1996 include cross-­cultural exchange, early forward, or even shocking because it series of shantytown interiors: “By globalization...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 62–71.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Anita N. Bateman This article contextualizes the work of contemporary photographer Aïda Muluneh within a broader discussion of Ethiopia’s recent political climate. The author argues that Muluneh visually interprets narratives of place, exile, and agency, with particular regard to issues...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 182–185.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Maaza Mengiste This presentation examines one photograph taken in Ethiopia in 1937 and what it reveals to a novelist about the time in which it was taken and the people depicted. In 1935, Fascist Italy invaded Ethiopia with the intent to make it a colony. The war ended with an Italian victory...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 48–60.
Published: 01 November 2022
... to that memory. Abebe’s jerbas explore the contemporary predicaments of Ethiopia, where ethnic tensions have proliferated and where the trademarks of the human body are objectified to one’s ethnic identity rather than to the body’s lived experience as a human being. The evocative power of the composition...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 56–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Julia Kim Werts Throughout the mid-twentieth century, Ethiopia experienced a period of rapid modernization that affected the ways in which the Ethiopian people—particularly those in the capital city of Addis Ababa—navigated the shifting world around them. Their relationship with a modernizing urban...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 108–117.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Julia Kim Werts The many names and titles of Haile Selassie, Ethiopia’s last emperor, proclaim the grandeur and majesty of his role in the country’s recent history. As elaborate and expressive as the words used to describe him, the role of his physical body as a public embodiment of modernity...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 12–13.
Published: 01 November 1998
... involvement with the overthrow of Hallie Selassie's Ethiopia in the late 1960s and 1970s falls into any of a number of documentary traps...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 82–89.
Published: 01 November 2010
... neutered, contemporary Ethiopian art, but, strangely, the contemporary secular images of Mother Ethiopia I women pictured are always reduced to a type. are highly gendered, even as she is rendered with This seems to be true in works produced by pro- a modest and quiet dignity. But modern...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 100–102.
Published: 01 May 2000
... on the Red Terror opened his writing with a large. Quote from Gerard Prunier's The Rwanda Ethiopia was a monarchy then led by the Crisis, History...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 124–141.
Published: 01 November 2012
... with his by the visualization of color, texture, sound, and coursework but realized early on that he excelled movement and by connections that stretch from at drawing — an activity that he truly enjoyed and Ethiopia and elsewhere in Africa to the wider world that quickly became his passion. While...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 194–495.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and Achamyeleh returned to Ethiopia after studies Debela. The contemporary art exhibit abroad, often now with abstract artis• offers an in-depth focus on one African...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 24–27.
Published: 01 November 1996
... world ruled by King Solomon and the Queen of u H L H 11 linuuHn derived from her formative years in Ethiopia in the Sheba, who was later to relocate and fit so well into 1970s, in the turbulent atmosphere that character• the post-industrial...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 174–180.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of the deceased Crown Prince Alemayehu of Ethiopia’s bust soon after his untimely death at age eighteen on November 1879 in Leeds. The article is based on the correspondence between and among Sir Henry Ponsonby; John Throp; Sir Stafford Northcote, the Chancellor of the Exchequer; Francis John Williamson, Queen...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 100–113.
Published: 01 November 2014
... work Blood is Not Fresh Water , a documentary-style biographical portrait about his grandfather, a leading Ethiopian historian. The conversation takes us on a journey through Ethiopia’s past and provides an in-depth look at Eshetu’s most important works to date, including Till Death Us Do Part...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 116–117.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Coptic church (the artist's in 1973 in Axum, his parental home in Camden Art Center father was a priest) or an imaginary northern Ethiopia, near Eritrea). He walk inside a Kandinsky...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 80–85.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Solomon Deressa Skunder Boghossian is not only the quintessential Ethiopian painter to come along since Ethiopia's glorious 18th century Gonderine era, he is also the first heir to all of Ethiopia's art traditions. And at the international level of art, Skunder ranks...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 198–199.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Elizabeth Giorgis Copyright © 2008 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2008 BEKELE MEKONNEN Lela Gallery Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 1 - March 28, 2008 The critical work of Bekele Mekonnen and its conceptual sophistication cap...