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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 44–55.
Published: 01 June 2017
... North, the global South, and in between. Discarded objects become critical signifiers of the fever of waste-producing consumerism—notably, though not exclusively, in the postwar, fast-growing Luanda where Chagas currently lives. By rearranging these objects into new configurations, Chagas is also...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 8–13.
Published: 01 November 2016
... contributed to the construction of an invisible humanity. The guided visits sought to restore its presence and affirm the living legacies of the enslaved. Françoise Vergès is Chair Global South(s) at Le Collège d’etudes mondiales, Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme, Paris, and works...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 100–113.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... This is video I made about it. In hindsight, however, I was wrong to where the symbolic tomb of Adam is said to be. Our jour- undervalue the results of Blood Is Not Fresh Water. Though ney proceeds to the south of Ethiopia, where we meet the very much a documentary, it did point to a new direction in tribal...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 72–84.
Published: 01 November 2022
... of high jewelry alludes to the global trade in minerals—most specifically, the diamond industry’s spoliation of South Africa’s natural resources, pionered by British imperialist Cecil Rhodes. Special attention is paid to the way Newsome’s subversion of the codes of high jewelry visually and conceptually...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 154–163.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., local articulation of black consciousness on Chicago’s South Side in 1967 in order to illustrate how local dimensions of black consciousness relate to the making of a global black consciousness. Crawford’s starting point is a photo archive of Bob Crawford, her father, a photographer who worked...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 114–125.
Published: 01 November 2023
... linking Sharjah with its regional equivalents across the Global South.4 According 116 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 53 November 2023 Erkan O zgen, Wonderland, 2016. Single channel digital video, color and sound, 3 minutes 54 seconds. Installation view, Sharjah Biennial 15, Kalba...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2023
... of this exceptional edition of the Sharjah Biennial. Hence, the objective of this editorial is to complement these reviews by bringing to the fore the uniqueness of the Sharjah Biennial 15 in comparison to other Global South or North art Biennials and other platforms of contemporary art. This uniqueness is manifested...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 126–136.
Published: 01 November 2023
...-contained Biennial; it is the culmination of all its predecessors, of relationship-building and conversations unfolding over three decades, both within and beyond Sharjah, de-territorializing our local context with its regional equivalents across the postcolonial constellation of the global south. 1 She...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... A component larger implications concerning the global South as of this “black high-­tech document” is the disk’s a figurative location for disenfranchised groups of movement, which simulates the creation of music people. The global South locates Badu’s culture on from contact between the turntable’s...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 40–52.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and Lagtaâ a large board with the Stro ek Nka 49 inscription, The film does not need a screen. 27 This further research projects on student exchanges be- happening questioned the role of traditional cinema tween Africa/Global South and Eastern Europe will and analyzed the film as a living form of its own...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 158.
Published: 01 May 2021
... and the institutions they work with in the Global South. curatorial life. I loved hearing Wolof and realized how much the Amazigh culture that I am from is rooted Five: Munich 2018. Okwui was imagining his last beyond the vast Sahara. exhibition, dedicated to the work of El Anatsui. The monumental show took place...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 160–162.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Hannah Sage Kay hannahsagekay@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 by Nka Publications 2022 REVIEWS FRANK BOWLING: LONDON/NEW YORK HAUSER AND WIRTH, NEW YORK MAY 5 JULY 30, 2021 expect from binary relationships whether contextual (North and South, regional and global) or aesthetic (light...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 101–112.
Published: 01 November 2023
... decoloniality Global South SHARJAH BIENNIAL 15 100 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 53 November 2023 DOI 10.1215/10757163-10904118 © 2023 by Nka Publications CREATING SPACE for Enwezor s Curatorial Vision Selene Wendt Carrie Mae Weems, The In Between (detail), 2022 2023. Commissioned by Sharjah...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 152–153.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... Cuba and the Havana Biennial model were the ideal platform for Enwezor. What the biennial pro- posed as aspirational and then managed to build gave him a concrete site for realizing his own dreams. Finally, he could see a place where the rich visual production of the Global South displayed all its...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 6–13.
Published: 01 May 2021
...: the Politics of Trans/ work of Cy Twombly alongside the work of artists Nationalism and Global Expositions was explicitly who are more traditionally considered appropriate affected by the ways in which Enwezor staged the for a history invested in transnational South Asia. global exposition in the context...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 70–95.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Cities Freetown, Johannesburg, Kinshasa, ognized for its postcolonial agenda, its sensitivity Lagos, took place in Lagos, Nigeria, from March to the geographic dispersion of contemporary art 15 to March 21, 2002; and Platform Five, the final in the so-called Global South, as well as its experi- platform...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 42–53.
Published: 01 November 2014
... colonization of sorts), the two spouses of their children, and six of Africa and much of the global South. The stacked grandchildren. Mutu has said, “When I complete form is also evocative of Makonde sculptures from any body of work, I feel like it’s very much like a East Africa, where clusters...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 158–162.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., prison as pods growing green, matrix prison. In the mural, Thomasos brought her long-standing interest in prisons into dialogue with the issue of climate change, a phenomenon that disproportionately effects the Global South and people of color in the Global North. The exhibition recreates...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 100–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
... third world no longer characterizes the new art geography. It now seems appropriate to speak of a Global South, as Beral Madra, the founder of the Istanbul Biennial calls it. The Global South emerges as a new periphery in relation to other emerging centers with new eco- nomic power (such as China...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 96–100.
Published: 01 November 2016
...- is it possible that I am unwelcome here too. Will I itative and affective differences between how black be allowed to construct a virtual reality that empow- men in the global South are framed (circulated and ers me? Can invisible men see their own reflection? consumed) in the global North and how...