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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2015
... industry signals a newfound creative energy and prosperity, yet it also raises debate around such issues as Westernization, postcolonialism, race, gender equality and religion. Haute Africa focused on the work of photographers who are not interested in African fashion per se but who choose instead...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 44–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the with his “Africa collection” of revealing latticed shift shade of a straw parasol with a monkey perched on dresses made from raffia, shells, and wooden beads. her shoulder. In 1997 John Galliano’s debut haute Born in Algeria, he developed a great affinity for couture collection for Christian Dior...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 28–37.
Published: 01 November 2015
... International Tennis Tournament.18 Winning moment when Africa entered the global haute cou- this local competition helped Kente launch into the ture world on its own terms. fashion-and-beauty scene in Los Angeles. Though Drum’s coverage of Kente’s budding career offers the city...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2016
... is displayed and viewed changes with each generation, constantly allowing young diasporic innovators from the Americas, Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean to add their own ideas about reinvention and self-representation. Paris, an internationally key and highly influential Western space in all things concerning...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 44–46.
Published: 01 November 2001
... Sy's designs, made for film and haute couture, to a popular audience. Since 1997, the annual fashion show brings together designers from across Africa...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 10–11.
Published: 01 November 1996
... of the catholic aesthetic, and to the Gonzalez, 39, and incarcerated felon doing time for drug-related burglary, natural flamboyance of the cultures of Africa's Guinea Coast; that ajiaco and Nelson Gonzalez jr., 15; father and son. One of the rooms in the of which both Fernando Ortiz and Gerardo...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 58–63.
Published: 01 November 2001
... to American culture. He smoothly brings together the worlds of North, South, and the Caribbean with the heritage of Africa. His work is iconographically rich, fusing these strands into a tightly intimate portrait of life within Black communities. "My approach has been very spontaneous and sort...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 124–127.
Published: 01 May 2014
... message the sends Gaba in Africa, art contemporary to dedicated seum mu no is there As it. to relationship our and museum the of function and nature the confront which ronment, envi in amuseum found usually not Room,” “Music the Room,” and “Game Room,”the “Marriage...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 82–93.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Africa toward the camera, evoking the continent s purported ascendancy in this same era as the world is physically held by Lumumba. The significance of props had long been associated with painted portraiture. This addition of the globe, for example, extends all the way back to the German artist Hans...
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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 (2015) 2015 (37): 80–89.
Published: 01 November 2015
... in the exhibition. 7 Johnson, Succeeding against the Odds, 260. Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East Timothy Mitchell and Anupama Rao, editors...