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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 102–109.
Published: 01 November 2016
... by Gant Nka • 109 photograph woman/female Jamaica/Caribbean popular culture ...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 6–7.
Published: 01 May 2013
... sense of self as a black British person of Afri- at London’s October Gallery. The exhibition brought can and Caribbean heritage. together several artists based in Jamaica and pre- She gained a theology, history, and sociology BA sented their work alongside a number of Jamaican...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 14–17.
Published: 01 May 1998
... arena. This ex• ploration of Jamaica's colonial her• itage is taken up by Netefnet Maat in, for example, a mixed media portrait of Elizabeth I which he has surrounded with scenes of horror. This generation of artists from the Caribbean are not merely preoccupied with their own inclusion...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2007
...; on the Caribbean. She still has familial ties in Jamaica and other hand, it represents the free, happily-ever- is acutely aware of how freely she can travel there after lifestyle that the handsome prince offers. with her British passport, and how difficult it is for Many Caribbean residents were...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 155–157.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., displacement, movement, labor, and one encounters Ward’s Nu Colossus. tourism as it attempts to suture to- Fashioned out of wood found on the Nari Ward’s Sub Mirage Lignum is a gether Ward’s native Jamaica and abandoned factory grounds in MASS large-­scale...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 6–7.
Published: 01 June 2017
... emerging cultural studies scholars, and, by a few. no means least, immigrants recently arrived in the After he left CCCS in 1979 Hall went on to teach European metropolises from far-flung outposts in in another pathbreaking project, the Open Uni­ the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia. versity...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 60–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... But ess. If respectability through the transcendent is the Caribbean, and particularly Jamaica, has also more enduring, then reputation is very much more had a powerful, if hidden, influence on American local, ephemeral, and consequently transient as a cultural politics, namely, Harlem Renaissance...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 56–71.
Published: 01 May 2009
...• "unnatural" can be heard in the title of Wilson's tion containing plants that the artist observed first exhibition in the Caribbean, An Account of a hanging from electrical wires around Kingston. Voyage to the Island Jamaica with the Un-Natural For Wilson, "this plant that blows in from far 60...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 204–205.
Published: 01 May 2008
... cality when evident in the noteworthy Through her analysis of postcards and movements for independence through• paintings of the Caribbean by Martin tourist promotional images of Jamaica...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 128–129.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., a creative dialogue with the atlas male Caribbean artists: David Boxer and Picasso. Boxer's multi-media pages. Some of his renderings visually (Jamaica), Tony Capellan (Dominican piece Queen Victoria Set We Free recall the charm...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
... they found an empty island, the only empty it was with the accelerated emergence and dis- island in the Caribbean. There was no remaining semination of images a century later by itinerant indigenous population. Colonies such as Antigua, European artists, and the rise of the early print Jamaica, Guyana...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 68–75.
Published: 01 May 2012
... 2012 68 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-1496480  © 1995 The Weusi: A Renaissance in Retrospect, Jamaica, New York: Jamaica Arts Center Weusi artists. Top Row: Abdul Rahman, Taiwo Shabazz, Kay Brown, Okoe Pyatt, unidentified. Middle Row: James...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 62–63.
Published: 01 May 1998
...: at the Bronx Museum and The Studio AFRICAN, ASIAN, & Museum. This made it tough to tell CARIBBEAN ARTISTS IN where one...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 13.
Published: 01 May 2001
... into perspective the Diaspora experience in the Caribbean pointing to the reclamation of the African heritage and the relevance of images in creating a national sense of dignity as in the case of Jamaica. She delivered a sharp critique of cross-cultural curating and an astute analysis of the effects...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 24–33.
Published: 01 May 2007
... is also often stimulated by my time in Jamaica, where the legacy of colonialism has ensured that race relations are a constant touch• stone of Caribbean existence. Sometimes, my interests are voyeuristic, and I find myself spying on mixed-race couples and wondering how they perceive each other...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 44–55.
Published: 01 November 2020
... investigates how the Trinidad-born director Horace Ové pictures activists and Caribbean migrants of the Windrush generation throughout the film. Close analyses reveal that Ové relied on his training as a documentarian to capture what he perceived to be an authentic, rather than celebratory, version of London’s...
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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 (2009) 2009 (24): 92–97.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Caribbean and population of 439,000, that produced a giant like African components of the French empire, then Aime Cesaire (or, for that matter, Frantz Fanon, resident in Paris. Two of Cesaire's prominent col• who was taught by Cesaire in his earlier care er as a laborators were Leop old Senghor...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 8–17.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of such artists. This making vis- ible of marginalized, excluded, or not widely known histories was what characterized the first substantial attempt at chronicling a black British history: the 1989 90 exhibition The Other Story: Asian, African, and Caribbean Artists in Post-War Britain.1 Given the historical...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 88–98.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of African, Caribbean, Eastern Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and Asian descent, and there is still no cure for it. It is a “black” disease that raises polemics of care toward black bodies and the invisibility of sufferers within the wider medical discourse. Rodney’s works form a compelling case...