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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2016
... modernity and postcolonial worlds. Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2016 James Barnor Ever Young studio photography black portraiture Ghanaian photographer JAMES BARNOR EVER YOUNG, NEVER SLEEP Renée Mussai n the world...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 186–195.
Published: 01 November 2016
... with a photograph of duced and appropriated in Blow Up IV (Sevilla), the the black stars of the Ghanaian national football original newsprint was splattered with my semen, team set against the country’s flag, red-printed a bodily intervention meant to mark it and make it Ghanaian funerary fabric, and numerous...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 44–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
... to the Islamic influences present in the region since the eighteenth century. And the Ghanaian kaba combines an African-style wrapper skirt with a European-style blouse...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 158–167.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in the "Kpetoe," "Vane," "Tsito," and "Juapong"— postapartheid area. And the Nigerian-born Sokari explores the upbeat spirit and serenity of Ewe and Douglas Camp (Met and Grey Art) dressed an Akan weaving, as embodied in Ghanaian kente. He invisible body with a textile made from cut...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 108–124.
Published: 01 November 2017
... trips around response to the bicentenary of Britain’s 1807 Act the Black Atlantic, as well as original oil paintings, to Abolish the Slave Trade” that is “comprised of digital prints of archival material, and everyday 10 dark-brown, mass-produced, budget canvases objects such as Ghanaian Cedis...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 28–37.
Published: 01 November 2015
... “An important and timely book, The Ghana Reader fills the crucial need to better understand a nation that occupies a privileged place in Pan-African oriented life and is increasingly central to economic, political, and cultural cosmopolitanism. Insightfully framing the complexity of Ghanaian history...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
... to these eighteenth-century images as Behind the commanding figure of the propri- both source material and points of departure. etress are three other figures: a youthful Rachel In Lord Byron’s Drawing Rooms from 2001, from the past stands before a gluttonous white Godfried Donkor, a Ghanaian British artist...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 54–59.
Published: 01 May 2002
...-grounded by her experience as a race could be acknowledged. The weight of the artistic produc• multi-national citizen. Her parents are American and Ghanaian. tion, whether imbedded with racial content or not, should be She grew up in extended stints in Nigeria, the United...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 70–71.
Published: 01 May 1995
... media: painting, drawing, sculpture and tion include these painters: Tochukwu TOYCE ANDERSON ceramics, of which broad areas of specializa• Amano, Chimezie Chuta, Ray Obeta, Osita tion and a variety of technical and stylistic Ndu, Ghanaian painter...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2014
... hypothetical the colonial gaze. We watch Maria, inspecting her origins or, perhaps, connected to Akomfrah’s own physiognomy and mood for proper registers of Ghanaian heritage. “Everything hides as much as it emotion; we hear her chosen linguistic markers of reveals,” he notes, focusing on details...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 70–73.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... Ghanaian born Caribbean poet and theorist Kwame Dawes has argued that the experience of slavery creates a particular "tyran• ny of amnesia...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 140–149.
Published: 01 November 2019
... have derived from old, folded paper sourc- es for White s mixed media Wanted Poster series (ca. 1969 71), several of which were included. Calling up the spirit of sankofa (loosely, don t forget to look back, a Ghanaian proverb), these fuse gleanings from antebellum slavery advertisements with imag...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 136–145.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., 2007. the strange, the monstrous, and the fantastic in 11 Mary Corrigall, "Interrogating Our Accepted Ideas about Ghanaian concert paintings—and many more...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 58–61.
Published: 01 November 1996
..., their own (1995), both a manifestation of cadenced matized and intimidated by the very people have become the enemy. symmetry, I was startled by a sudden institutions that were established to pro• Ghanaian painter, Ablade Glover's...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 80–89.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Tuakli-Wosurnu), continent into a conceptualization of the global as an the internationally celebrated author of Ghana active agent rather than a constantly overdetermined, Must Go.14 Selasi is a woman of mixed African heri- monocultural, passive entity. tage, Ghanaian and Nigerian, who was born...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 53–57.
Published: 01 May 1995
... and borhood may have pooled its few resources and sent off their refer to their ethnicities and reli• gions but as part of a benign "collec• young proteges to New York, Bangkok, or Warsaw in search of tive past" Ghanaian artist Kofi...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 60–95.
Published: 01 November 2009
... port bay at Ilha (a sliver of land extending into the positively as the fate of cities of the future, and bay of Luanda, farther up on the coast is Boa Vista), which the Ghanaian/British...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 36–47.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of President Nkrumah and the Ghana Academy of Learning; he renounced his US citizenship and became a Ghanaian citizen some time before his death in August of 1963. White s 1965 charcoal drawing Two Brothers Have I Had on Earth One of Spirit, One of Sod illustrated on the cover of the first English-language...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 24–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
... on the anthropological sizing Nigerian aesthetics and artistic traditions in order to really bring forward what he achieved as with European art history and academic training. an artist . . . on the same level like here in European, Anatsui s wood sculptures often reference Ghanaian Western countries. 34 It seems...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 38–45.
Published: 01 May 2004
... staring, history going awry, massaged by feelings of dynamic momentum not at life but into herself. and inexplicable power. To return to the event through the image and in so doing to Mathison scores Ghanaian political trauma...