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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 120–131.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Kevin Tervala Trauma abounds in Barthélémy Toguo’s Heart Beat . From the torture of captives at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq to the massacre of students at Virginia Tech in the United States, the Cameroonian artist’s 2008 installation powerfully visualizes contemporary scenes of human suffering from...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 120–131.
Published: 01 November 2021
... that fulfills the heart s need for pleasure, poetry, and mortality, we will not be able to beat prostitution.9 We [the author Hisham Geshta and his compatriots] subscribe to Younan s description of the crisis we are living as a crisis of poetry, pleasure and desire a crisis of movement, growth and openness...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 36–49.
Published: 01 May 2013
... spirituality.17 Artists of the Beat scene embraced Zen themes, and some became frequent visitors to Esalen. Arthur Monroe, abstract expressionist painter during San...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2015
... relationship with the coun- arrested 118 of them. . . . They beat up a man outside try of its birth and the “mother country” of its par- a local school, and a parent who tried to remon- ents. In this regard, the dramatic photograph of one strate with them was hit on the head with a trun- of the final...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 82–99.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... But my favorite one is No Interruption, and then St. Louis Blues. Those two probably because of this pulse, it s the heart beats that shape their rhythm. Here you drown in love, in blood, in pus, in life.7 On April 30, 1939, critic Marseille Piagini published an article on Henein s first poetry...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2013
... a still- their memory. beating heart. In her video animation You Will Be Born in Cairo, Egypt, Kenawy was a terri c art- Killed (2006), set in a colonial- era military hospi- ist, an incredible human being, and a leading voice tal, her body, stained in purple blood...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 48–59.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of a Civil War as It Occurred Between the Dusky Thighs contemporary American social relations. Some as - of One Young Negress and Her Heart , 1994. pects of her art point...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 24–29.
Published: 01 May 1999
...), when looking at and interpreting the so-called which, famously, led beat poet Le Roi |ones to along with a photograph on the back, of Lacy "West." leave his mixed-race family and Greenwich...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 44–59.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Richardson Spirits of the Urban Ghetto tribe The talking drum—the rap We represent the continuum of the Everlasting, immortal creative energies of our ancestors. The energy lives in us Break Dance Baby—Why not your forefathers did it Rap to the beat/hit that drum Graffiti—Do it! Let your...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 106–113.
Published: 01 May 2001
... tongues I have in my mouth never lie even when they tell two contradictory facts. The two hearts I Translated and edited by Salah Hassan have in my chest never betray even when they beat for several...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 40–54.
Published: 01 May 2020
... is therefore the heart of the Old World, its condition- ing and vitalising principle. . . . World history would be inconceivable without it; it would be like ancient Rome or Athens without the forum or street where all the life of the city converged. 13 My first and spontaneous response is with the words...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 70–71.
Published: 01 May 1995
... apotheosis in the 1993 Hearts," and "Uliism," the paintings celebrate Egbeji, is an artist who plays with and com• Whitney Biennial (a timely survey, though the Uli artistic school of thought. Working bines abstract forms, geometric shapes, and highly trashed...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 128–139.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of exploitation.19 To some degree it is a fool s errand to summarize beat-for-beat films such as Vertigo Sea, which runs with scenic and orchestral nuance to forty-three minutes across three channels to see it in person is an encounter with physical scale and the dialogic interplay of the screens themselves...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 62–71.
Published: 01 November 2011
... sophistication that could be doubted only if you somehow drowned Charlie Parker out of your ears. Undoubtedly, hearts pumped harder and blood pressure rose during that reading...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 140–144.
Published: 01 November 2014
... to the exhibition fuses a Ro- its run. Together with his 1928 novel practice—is at the heart of several din-inspired casting process with fine Dark Princess, the pageant exemplified new works by established artists with woodworking that, according to Bai- Du Bois’s use of narrative and genre track records...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and beat to Watts Towers. In the heart of this black hub in Los perfection, with an entourage of more than twenty. Angeles was a tower made of found material— Flanked by two provocatively dressed nymphs, one 40 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 35 • Fall 2014 white and the other...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 4–19.
Published: 01 May 2011
... with Diawara and makes it even more touching. Journal of Contemporary African Art • 28 • Spring 2011 4 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-1266639 © 2011 by k’a Yelema Productions Édouard Glissant: Ever since I started having heart trouble, ÉG: It’s the moment when...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 176–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 1969 a Zambian space academy hoped to beat the United States to the moon. They 4 It is unclear whether this sensitivity was deeply Strother Nka • 179 rooted or a consequence of living for decades in Vumbi also intrigued local...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 12–21.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of the classical mold, the beat of an denomination, by the way, has always been puzzling to me, because African heart. At times, the inner spirit breaks through, first in the very that area of learning has, for a long time, been used not so much to innovation within the South African context, of taking...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 60–71.
Published: 01 May 2006
... detainees; beating detainees with a broom handle military prison of Abu Ghraib. He describes most as and a chair; threatening male detainees with rape; civilians, many of whom had been picked up in ran• allowing a military police guard to stitch the wound...