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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 110–123.
Published: 01 November 2018
...’ progress, suggesting that the magazine’s local print transnationalism in this key period adds texture to our understanding of global black consciousness. popular culture Bingo magazine female mobility Francophone audience print Copyright © 2018 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2018 ...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 82–99.
Published: 01 November 2021
... Francophones in Egypt who enriched the activities of the movement as well with their lectures. The group also received a number of representatives of European literary circles, enabling its audience the opportunity to have direct conversations with them. When Henein returned to Cairo from Paris in 1934, he...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 74–81.
Published: 01 May 2007
... representation that remains reassuring to the Perhaps one positive reaction to the hegemony of Western imagination of Africa as primitive. At a Francophone African cinema out of touch with best, African films like Yeelen (1987, by its audience is the emergence of Anglophone Souleymane Cisse...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 58–61.
Published: 01 November 1998
... Akomfrah, lean Pierre Bekolo etc.— who have a limited audience within the continent. Some...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 60–67.
Published: 01 May 2007
... have enormous significance for the nature of the ofilms are fashioned from different visual, literary, audience for videofilms. In their earliest, most musical, and dramatic forms. Their antecedents rudimentary form, they were shot on video cam• include the Yoruba traveling...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 64–81.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Mona Khazindar; Unity Woodman Georges Henein (1914–73) was a Francophone Egyptian writer who introduced surrealism to the artistic and intellectual milieu of Cairo as early as 1937. The author traces Henein’s engagement with the tenets of surrealism articulated by André Breton in France and his...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of economic stagnation, political its connection with the boys’ perspective, and with repression, and religious-­ethnic rivalries through- Senegal’s future: Guelwaar’s widow turns the tables out much of the Francophone West African world. on the Christian leaders, accusing one—­rather than Decades after...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to “African cinema” associates it with exoticism, making it into a genre easily recognized by Western audiences. It is this idea of a backward, monolithic Africa that the curators of African Screens, Manthia Diawara and Lydie Diakhaté, intended to challenge. The provocative gesture can be found in the choice...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 34–37.
Published: 01 May 1998
... A frica show n lems internal to Africa n so cieties. Fools is Fre nc h fu ndi ng fo r th is film ) and as a co m - IIII:I1:!IJo urnal of Contempora ry African Art mercial move toward a more international audience. Kini and Adams, one of Ouedraogo's best films yet, is a story about two...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 44–49.
Published: 01 November 1996
... post-colonial societies; they must be tools for empower• theaters, and at theaters elsewhere in the region, so that African audiences can see ment and enlightenment. The stories Sembene tells have this conspicuous political them. Like the protagonists in his films and his novels, Sembene...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (52): 120–135.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., voices, cries, instruments, harmonies, and dissonances. When Boyce was invited to create a comprehensive body of work for her participation in the Biennale, she initially wanted to transform the entire site into a musical instrument for audiences to engage with. Since this proved impossible to develop...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 64–73.
Published: 01 November 2023
.... Robinson, and Humphrey Bogart. Other theaters in Kankan, and in every city worth its name in Francophone West Africa, had movie houses like the Elhilal or the Elhadj, which specialized in South Indian and Egyptian films, while the Rio and the Club were exclusive theaters for Europeans and high-class...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 44–59.
Published: 01 November 2017
... in which things African and African American the contrary; that Féral Benga takes delight every could be bought and sold to a receptive audience. morning in taking a milk bath. . . . In any event, Féral However, as David Chinitz points out, black com- Benga had the good sense to invite us to a dance...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 82–93.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... Thousands of paintings (many of them narrative or popular retellings of history) were produced by self-taught or apprenticed artists and sold to a local audience. Clients were after subjects with a wide appeal, showing scenes of which they were already aware.14 These paintings were hung in people s homes...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 22–35.
Published: 01 May 2022
... to international audiences, mostly in the West. Cortor s time in Haiti, and the works that resulted, thus cannot be seen as the function of his simple, direct confrontation with Haiti or its people. Rather, I argue that Cortor s works should be seen in light of the artist s ambivalent relationship...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 152–188.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and simultaneously engage with longstand• surveys should be necessary, but in reality I believe ing modernist canons. that a continued two-prong approach, with large and smaller-format shows, needs to be followed, Ery Camara: Unfortunately I didn't have the pos• taking into account the audiences...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 4–19.
Published: 01 May 2011
... understand. Opacity is a right we must important ones for me. have. And the audience said, But what kind of barbarism is this? We have to understand, and if we don’t, etc., etc. MD: Definitely. Now, another question — why is it that now...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 46–111.
Published: 01 November 2012
... to Matisse. . . . So I decided to work within the comfort South Africa, we were told that the exhibition had zone of the museum and its audiences by turning to be postponed. A smaller version of the show to the vocabulary of impressionism and exploring eventually took place in March 2007...