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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 140–141.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Holiday Powers This article reviews Katarzyna Pieprzak’s book Imagined Museums: Art and Modernity in Post-colonial Morocco (University of Minnesota Press, 2010). The book covers the discursive usage of claims of modernity in Morocco from 1912, the beginning of the French Protectorate, up...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 80–85.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Belkahia's creative achievements and active personal interventions have transformed the modern art movement in Morocco since the early 1960s. He is among...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 60–73.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Anne-Grit Becker In 1952 Cy Twombly (1928–2011) changed the focus of his European grand tour by making a side trip to North Africa. During his three-month stay in Morocco he engaged in activities such as assisting archeological excavations, making tapestries out of native textiles, and producing...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 136–153.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of modernism. This article focuses on five international exhibitions featuring these artists in order to trace the changing stakes of their internationalism: Deux Mille Ans d’art au Maroc (Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 1963), Rencontre Internationale des Artistes (Rabat, Morocco, 1963), the First World Festival...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 22–27.
Published: 01 November 2010
... postproduction on the film, on April 11, 2004, Sembène graciously granted Samba Gadjigo this interview in Rabat, Morocco. Their conversation covers diverse issues such as women in Africa, the role and responsibility of the artist, art and pleasure, cinema and political activism, and Africa and globalization...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 130–139.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Holiday Powers This article looks at French-Moroccan artist Yto Barrada’s artwork and her role at the Cinémathèque de Tanger (CdT) in response to the mutating cosmopolitanisms of contemporary Tangier, Morocco. The article focuses on her projects A Life Full of Holes: The Strait Project , Iris...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 44–55.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Holiday Powers This paper proposes a new reading of Moroccan abstract painter Jilali Gharbaoui through the lens of decolonization. Gharbaoui fits uncomfortably into the narrative of modernism in Morocco. Unlike other painters, interested in direct connections between their shapes or abstractions...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 40–52.
Published: 01 May 2021
... tion. He emphasized the importance of changing instances and significant moments beside those cov- the Western paradigm which was fully realized ered in Enwezor´s survey, including Muhammad by the Global Conceptualism exhibition by begin- Shaddad (Sudan), Abdel Latif Zine (Morocco), and ning...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 158.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the research expeditions: the Morocco Palace for a PhD at the University of Bordeaux, where Okwui night club in Tangiers, with Atlas Amazigh dancing mu- had been invited by Michel Bourel and Jean-Louis sic, was the best treat to relax after intensive studio visits. Froment to give a lecture. Some ten years...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 116–120.
Published: 01 November 2013
...- perience of women in Morocco, there While Les femmes du Maroc is brim- liant garments, made to match per- are prominent vestiges of Essaydi’s ming with references to the color- fectly the patterns and colors of the personal history evident through- ful Orientalist paintings of the nine- palace...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 84–99.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Frontera, Spain, in the distance one can vaguely discern the outline of a landscape, not too dissimilar from the shoreline from which it is seen. Morocco, across the Strait of Gibraltar, ap- pears so near and yet so far. The proximity of these seemingly two disparate entities (Spain and Morocco; Europe...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 22–27.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., hand, take a tour of the exhibition, taking particular note of the Faouzi Loatiris of Morocco and Emeka Udemba of Nigeria are work which has been awarded prizes. There are 44 artists on other prize winners, with two month residencies to encourage this International...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 10–23.
Published: 01 May 2007
... this interaction between you and your mother Touhami Ennadre: I cannot speak about photography took place and where. Were you already living in Paris without speaking about my personal life. It's difficult, or was this still in Morocco? because they are both connected. And that is what brought me...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 74–87.
Published: 01 November 2023
... to France from Algeria, during and after its war of independence; and with her parents, Echakhch migrated to France at age three from Morocco, a former French protectorate. Like many other impoverished colonial subjects, they sought a better life in the metropole. The art installations of these children...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 44–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
... included a Morocco in later life. After this landmark outing, series of looks inspired by eastern African warrior successive collections reinterpreted safari suits, hats, chokers, and corsets. Jean Paul Gaultier’s 2005 tunics, kaftans, djellabahs, and turbans, and his haute couture show featured...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 44–46.
Published: 01 November 2001
... comfortably ensconced there. But immigrants from Futa Toro, Guinee, Benin, Togo, Mauritania and Morocco occupy the markets and surrounding streets alike. They sell cloth...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 86–87.
Published: 01 May 2004
... decoration in most Muslim cul• created in Morocco in a collabo• tures, but writing is not part of rative and collective dialogue...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 94–113.
Published: 01 November 2020
... (exhibition catalogue) (Ségou: Editions Kôrè, Fondation sur le Niger, 2019), 32. 14 Toni Maraini, with Abdelkebir Khatibi and Edmond Amran El Maleh, were the leading specialists contributing to a better understanding of modern and contemporary art in Morocco. Their analysis helps to better understand...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 112–123.
Published: 01 November 2012
... culture. Giardini campus, and the Morocco Pavilion, an informal and Haiti, Kingdom of This World unleashed a flood unofficial collateral event on the island of Giudecca. The Den- of creativity and artistic talent of all ages onto Ven- mark Pavilion, curated by Katerina Gregos, took...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 14–17.
Published: 01 May 2001
... under corrupt and dictatorial regimes. Liaisons et deplace- ments, by Mounir Fatmi from Morocco, explored the vicissi• tudes of migration and alienation. While a video...