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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 234–249.
Published: 01 November 2018
... fractured yet imaginative Creole communiqués have a counterpart in the paintings, sculptures, and collages of the Haitian-born, Paris-based artist Hervé Télémaque (b. 1937). After studying in the mid-1950s at the Centre d’Art in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Télémaque moved to New York City, where he attended the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 8–13.
Published: 01 November 2016
... product; slave trade and colonial both the past and a living presence; and the problem slavery were evoked through the stories of tobacco, of historical representation is how to represent that sugar, cotton, coffee, and cowries. We also discussed ghost, something that is and yet is not,” says Haitian...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 126–139.
Published: 01 November 2017
... trasting visual components add a striking decora- René Depestre wrote about Haitian voodoo gods and tive element to each painting, a property Senghor Birago Diop’s “Spirits” warned about the existence of considered uniquely African. Calling rhythm “the ancestors after death.7 In these works, familial...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 140–151.
Published: 01 November 2011
... model, and a poster for the documentary Fifty Years of My Art, about Jones’s half century of painting. A pho- tograph of her late husband, the Haitian graphic Cheryl Finley...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 118–119.
Published: 01 May 2007
...), shares many of the aforemen• lation of the room and indeed the Haitian American father); the short, tioned qualities, which Basquiat often entire exhibition; the knotted crowds steep rise to fame; the mental instabil• utilized to generate dynamic...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 70–73.
Published: 01 May 2004
... spiritual theme and an receptivity to impromptu per• sights, sounds, and feel of the bustling city of Dakar. Through a formance including Cosentino's "Sacred Arts of Haitian Vodou" life-size reproduction of the original 1913 photograph and then and Drewal and Mason's "Beads, Body...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... In Mama Legba (2011) Colomba draws on the religious themes of Haitian voudun, refiguring Papa Legba, the interlocutor, intermediary, and voice of God, as a woman...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 110–114.
Published: 01 May 2007
... imagery was relatively He seems to link these horrors to the case of unchecked in popular cartoons like Tom and Jerry Haitian immigrant, Abner Louima, who was and Walt Disney features. African American sodomized by the New York City police with a middle-class leaders like W. E. B...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 108–124.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Slavery Museum, Liverpool, UK. © Kimathi Donkor directly comes to grips with African complicity after the start of the Haitian Revolution, advertises in the trade in his determination to represent the Africans for sale. The other, from just after Haitian “King of Dahomey,” as he insists it...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 218–219.
Published: 01 November 2016
... well as Jonathan Rutherford (London: Walsh and Wishart, strands—African, Haitian, European, with the disconnect between language, 1990), to make this complex argument. urban, and rural among them.2 meaning, and subjectivity. 3 Pictures is a 1977 exhibition featuring work...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 112–123.
Published: 01 November 2012
... assemblages even before the earthquake and that was magnified when the Russian oligarch Roman the Gede spirits are a persistent symbol of death Abramovich’s mega-­yacht threw its shadow down and fertility in Haitian vodun, not a new post-­ over Geminiani’s unassuming installation on the tragic motif...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 24–33.
Published: 01 May 2007
... portraiture, neither black nor white, it represents racial ambiguity that we might consider in shades of grey or in superficial skin terms as "browning," "high colored," or "yalla." Like Baudelaire's "Venus Noire," based on his romance with his Haitian mixed-race mistress Jeanne Duval, exoticism...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 42–53.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of Cuban Santería, Brazilian use these sources for her collages implies an inher- Candomblé, and Haitian vodun have syncretized ent critique of the materials themselves, as most of Roman Catholic Christianity with West African these publications have principles that are largely religious...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
... figure, including the rich the time of the Haitian Revolution to modern tourist dress, turban, and jewels. The materials, styles, and products as diverse as placemats and phone cards. modes of display with diverse origins in Europe and Contemporary artists seeking to challenge the per- her colonies...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
... that artic- view with Kellie Jones, Hammons cites Thompson’s ulate their racial and cultural difference. Then, audi- Flash of the Spirit as a source for these works, refer- ences are able to read these articulations and their ring to an image that depicts a Haitian practitioner complex connotations...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2006) 2006 (20): 60–71.
Published: 01 May 2006
... or religion," she cannot all too familiar and all too American. quite grasp that the practice of torture in Abu In 1997, in a Brooklyn station house, a young Ghraib, and the recording of it on film, is not a con• Haitian immigrant named Abner Louima was tor...