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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2019) 2019 (44): 38–50.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Cherise Smith In this article the author questions Carrie Mae Weems’s use of conceptualist and appropriative strategies to conjure the persistent unresolved feelings that result from the historical and continued trauma of black people. Weems’s series From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried (1995...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 28–33.
Published: 01 November 1996
... created site-specific performances as cri• is causing you, just as I am sure you regret away from focus on the physicality of the tiques these processes. In 1991, Fred Wilson the discomfort your racism is causing me. body and on process to a renewed concern donned...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 80–151.
Published: 01 May 2010
... — home and away. There is a since I live and work here, and these questions of sticky ethnocentricism, including nativist nostalgia, what others do and think sometimes seem very in overzealous assertions of context and origins that removed from my scholarly lived experience. But of play...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 20–25.
Published: 01 May 2004
... another. There wasn't a kind of polic• ing of behavior in the same way that it is here in the United States. Returning from Tanzania, coming to the United States, was very abrupt and shocking in this regard. So I think that the second film in The Paulding Avenue Trilogy, E Minha Cara/That's My Face...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 96–113.
Published: 01 May 2013
... imagined I would get an opportunity to shoot him, that he had a hairdresser there whom I knew, by the but one day Essence magazine called. They wanted name of Finney, who was credited for popularizing me to do a spread on him and his fashion. the style of cornrowing to the United States from I...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1998) 1998 (9): 58–61.
Published: 01 November 1998
... vibrant. What we saw at this conference were mostly fiction films, and that's what I find inter...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2009) 2009 (25): 128–143.
Published: 01 November 2009
... are useless. “It was a phenomenon, what happened here; everyone wanted to leave for Spain,” says Jeanno. “My cousin and So he was ready to sacrifice his life and he took the boat. He is now in Spain, but he doesn’t work. Despite every - friend Alioune, with whom I shared this room, also left...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2006) 2006 (20): 32–43.
Published: 01 May 2006
... saw, of Specialist Charles A. Graner and Ptc. Lynndie R, England Hashing thumbs up behind a pile of their naked victims, was so jarring that for a few seconds I took it for a montage. Mien I registered what I was seeing, I was reminded of something. There was something familiar about that jaunty...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2009) 2009 (25): 60–95.
Published: 01 November 2009
... was very struck by I knew I wanted to “shoot straight,” as it were. For that book, especially the ways it resonated with what was quite some time, even previous to this project, I’d been happening in South Africa then—a period of intense re - wanting to break away from what seems to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2014
... a hard everything is so pristine environmentally. There is time.… [as evidenced in the photos of Dorothea land around the house; there is a lot to be appreci- Lange from the WPA] … so you can imagine what ated. My daughter and I witnessed a deluge, a fantas- is what like to be colored.”3 His...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 60–79.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., what I would intellectuals constructed these vernacular moder• term the vernacular modernity for which he sub• nities as responses to the popular, national fight sequently became famous with his New Gourna for liberation from colonialism and they emerged project (1948-61). An ambitious...