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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 96–110.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Amelia Jones This article looks at Okui Enwezor’s theory of countering the art world’s “Westernisms” and his actualization of this theory in his organization of Documenta11 to mount an argument against the universalizing and Eurocentric conception of “global” art. It offers two examples of recent...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2008
... their predecessors in that they have not engaged diasporic concerns in a manner that could challenge the problem of Eurocentrism, which continues to plague visual- art discourse. In many respects, post-black resub- stantiates halcyon Western values and the ethno• centric taxonomies within North American art...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 120–127.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... artists with Eurocentric art training will reveal that hermeneutic world of the slaves. To perceive only they received similar instructions, such as ‘tone noise is to remain removed from how slave...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 62–71.
Published: 01 May 2020
... or Eurocentric concept, offering a way to address some of the most demanding issues that characterize our globalized world. It has also been asked whether an antihegemonic or antihomog- enizing cosmopolitanism no matter how vernacu- lar, in the words of Homi Bhabha, or discrepant, to use James Clifford s term...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 6–13.
Published: 01 May 2021
...- researcher/curator in many different contexts? His fronting the Eurocentrism of the art history practice various teaching positions included visiting profes- in particular a predetermined system, which has a sor of art history at the University of Pittsburgh, at lot to do with the lack of response to our CFP...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 126–131.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the coor di- nates of art-historical minimalism or primitivism such that Serra or Gauguin become re gured her men- eutically by his light? Gauguin s en- gagement with wood, the scene of its extraction, and the alimentation of the body that came to use it artistically are all alienated concepts...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 80–87.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of Taste (1984) and The Field of Cultural Production: Essays on Art and Literature (1993), Pierre Bourdieu unfolds the interrelated concepts...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2009
... cumstances and experiences that shape the artists’ work. of the challenges and rewards of theorizing about art move - on the biblical concept of exodus to hasten the return of everal highly successful exhibitions and artistic forums Here, it is also helpful to deploy...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 24–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... Enwezor’s legacy is instructive. Achieving an inclusive and equitable art history that is sustainable requires decentralizing white, Eurocentric, male, cisgender, and heterosexual hegemony. In two of his final projects, large-scale solo shows of Frank Bowling and El Anatsui, exhibiting these artists...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
... dia- sporic art and cultural labor and a serious rethink- ing of its spatial configuration.21 The Afropolitan: Genealogy of a Term/Concept In gesturing toward a theoretical framework with which to comprehend the breadth and depth of con- temporary African diasporic artists, I recall an ear- lier...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 220–223.
Published: 01 November 2016
... George Washington ed on the canvas above the names of Carver Crossing the Delaware: Page those rulers preceding Napoleon, noted BROOKLYN MUSEUM OF ART from an American History Textbook on the David, and the Eurocentric-pat- REVIEWS...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 14–17.
Published: 01 May 1998
... dependent on an ability traits are cutting in conception and The work of these three artists is to absorb and defuse pressure. But the wittily executed: "If you are faced with not properly supported by local art "self-destructive rage" described...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2010
... works. The review examines how the exhibited works highlight Mutu’s ongoing interrogation of beauty, femininity, the environment, and the perceptions and depictions of Africa and “Africanness” in Western media. Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2010...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 152–153.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and intellectual inherited against gle strug us of Many narratives. torical his art innovative within artworks situate we as realities globalized ent pres of complexities the for account to seek scholars heritage, Eurocentric its by shaped still afield In markets. art in global...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 138–142.
Published: 01 November 2022
... tools, models and concepts to assess other narratives beyond Eurocentric criticism and history. 12 Bhabha takes this even further by asserting that often such curatorial Folawiyo Nka 141 REVIEWS projects end up supporting the centrality of the Western museum. 13 Is it possible to have a show at Tate...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 28–39.
Published: 01 May 2020
... is closely related, if not Journal of Contemporary African Art 46 May 202038 Nka identical, to the multiplicity of languages. Universal history in the present-day sense is never more than a kind of Esperanto. Walter Benjamin, Paralipomena to On the Concept of History Selected Writings, vol. 4: 1938...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 54–69.
Published: 01 May 2021
... in dialogue with category of African art, shifting the conception and Enwezor s exhibition making as hospitality, a move capacity of what an exhibition is and does, and re- that reveals a transhistorical continuum of practices mapping the world, as highlighted in Jason Farago s and situations and links...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 50–59.
Published: 01 May 2008
... 2010, a quad• whether in drawing, painting, or concept.2 Taking rennial international festival of contemporary art into consideration factors of gender and race and to be launched in Philadelphia, three internation• the impact of feminist discourses of the last three ally renowned artists—Maria...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 114–129.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of the imperial age. Ultimately, contem- porary Western art practices and theory separated the role of aesthetics from the content of the work. Kantian concepts...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 116–125.
Published: 01 May 2020
... between place and culture in the study of the arts of Africa. Taking the rich and diverse photographs of nineteenth-century coastal eastern Africa as a springboard, I consider how portrait photography was not an expression of a local modernity in the way the concept is narrated in established studies...