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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 126–139.
Published: 01 November 2017
... postcolonial monuments while incorporating colors and patterns from textiles into elaborate backgrounds. However, Wiley’s response to Africa extends beyond formal considerations. In the spirit of Négritude he mined a collective African identity to contest former colonial hegemonies, critiquing the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 10–19.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Souleymane Bachir Diagne In a letter to Janet Vaillant, his biographer, Léopold Sédar Senghor declared that Négritude is not an essence but an existence, in the language of Jean Paul Sartre, or a phenomenon, to use a concept from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. The Senegalese poet and philosopher was...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 41.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 102–107.
Published: 01 May 2009
... movement colonialism and later of decolonization, there is of Negritude with which he is so closely identified also the sense that the words, the work, are now alongside Leopold Sedar Senghor, and a host of definitively severed from a singular life of struggle other issues. It is...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 92–97.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Locksley Edmondson Copyright © 2009 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2009 I' I' AIME CESAI RE (1913-2008) ARCHITECT I' OF NEGRITUDE Locksley Edmondson...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1999) 1999 (10): 70.
Published: 01 May 1999
..., the emancipatory power of Negritude influence of Islamic brotherhoods in Chapter two is largely historical, detailing the administrative struc• such as David Diop or Papa Ibra Tall, the politico-economic spheres, the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 4–19.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., nor am I continental. I think that movement is like Négritude: it has some real justifications, the “archipelagization” of the deportation of the Africans is namely, that a large number of the African population, in a reality, a precious one. That is why, for all the esteem I particular the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 98–101.
Published: 01 May 2009
....) encounter each other Africas and of the shared knowledge of the world. without blending into each other. Cesaire is only a These characteristics would appear even more surrealist because he has founded it in his remarkable in that the Notebook found a second Negritude, and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., Chicago-based AfriCOBRA group, which firmly aligned itself with the Black Arts movement and outlined a formal style and community-oriented practice that drew on such intellectual and artis- tic precedents as Negritude, Pan-Africanism, and the assertive black aesthetic championed by Amiri Baraka...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 17.
Published: 01 May 2002
... of Negritude as an important philosophical current within Pan African literary movements evidence another facet of this legacy. Allione Diop's pioneering journal Presence Africaine, has chronicled the thoughts and legacy of Pan African writers and intellectuals since the late 1940s. Lastly, the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2010
... private collections and auctions have now appeared of his studio he pulled out what seemed to be a very in overseas auctions. The problem, of course, is that familiar painting: Ben Enwonwu’s Negritude (1973), established auction houses unfamiliar with contem- part of the collection of the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2017
... contemporary African art that will only grow in sig- nificance. On July 23 we lost Nigerian Abiola Irele (1936–2017), the foremost African literary scholar, whose writings on Négritude and Francophone postcolonial literature and philosophy helped estab- lish global academic studies in these areas. May...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 62–63.
Published: 01 November 1996
... of the continent are sketchy. For object, this moment, rather than another?" For he who focuses on the what the texts seek to project "is a whole transactional flow that refutes camera rather than the photographer furnishes and reifies any ideology both Sengorhian negritude's salvage...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 82–91.
Published: 01 May 2009
... production began usually reserved for a frame, he combined his to move away from "Negritude"-inspired work cel• materials to explore the spectrum of their expres• ebrating what independence-era President sive potential. To understand the process used to Leopold Sedar Senghor described as...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2010
... the Aesthetic of Representa- with its African roots, but rather with “Lusophonia” tion Strategies,” “Africa under the Microscope,” and the historical ties between the former colony “Nollywood: The Birth of an Indigenous Cinema,” and the metropolis. and “Négritude”) but also from the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1999) 1999 (10): 66.
Published: 01 May 1999
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 12–17.
Published: 01 May 2000
... original 'black is beautiful' Negritude move• ment, entering into a dialogue with lean-Paul Sartre about the expe• rience of being black. In 1952 he wrote his first major work, Black Skin, White Masks, as his graduate psychiatry thesis that focused on the psychological interdependence of the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2009) 2009 (25): 106–119.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., the cancellation of capital is the ness movement Négritude , which has been seen as ceived abuses of power. under the warm auspices of Chinese officials and condition of Carnival. If capital excess breeds the French West Indian equivalent of the African...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 56–69.
Published: 01 November 2013
... invented a new, somewhat inchoate phi- Anta Diop, among the poets, philosophers, and losophy he called “Afro-­Metaphysics,” which would writers associated with the Négritude movement. provide him with the conceptual locus for his new Diop’s scholarship on the unity and ancientness paintings.5 This...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 34–46.
Published: 01 May 2007
... proponent of the negritude movement, ogy"22 for dancers and choreographers, although wrote, "Far from seeing in one's blackness an infe• Maudelle also learned the rhythms from Modupe riority, one accepts it, one lays claim to it with Paris, a Nigerian prince, artist, and drummer...