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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 78–92.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and their annual Igue rite to the Head; Victorian Britain’s history of invention, exploration and conquest in which the sacking and looting of the former kingdom of Benin is of particular interest; and the essay ‘The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction’ by the German cultural theorist...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 60–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., this essay begins to explore the ontology and materiality of a process that saw the aesthetic embodiment and reconstruction of diasporic Caribbeanness in a British context of the dressed black male body—a body that would come to reconfigure the streets of urban Britain with fresh, dynamic masculinities...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 32–39.
Published: 01 November 2016
... projects, a failure that has ent here in an unknown historical or geographical occurred because the black is not only threatening, location (he is at once African and Victorian, in a but appealing, not only the monster that the police- museum space and perhaps striving to get off his man must beat...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 48–61.
Published: 01 November 2019
.../10757163-7916856 © 2019 by Nka Publications Elizabeth Robles MAKING WAVES I n Iconography after Identity, a text published as a part of the book Shades of Black: Assembling Black Arts in 1980s Britain, art historian Kobena Mercer puts forward a challenge.1 He calls for art- ists, curators, and critics to...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 149–151.
Published: 01 May 2013
... in Great Britain’s imperial adventure.1 only slightly. Shonibare shows us REVIEWS February 16–March 24, 2012 It is the moment after Nelson’s great that the tragedy of history, no mat- victory in the Battle of Trafalgar, a ter how many times it is...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 46–51.
Published: 01 May 1998
...• Octavio Zaya, "Alternating Currents" Yinka Shonibare, Vivan Sundaram and torical, gender and sexual differences. is a rambling exhibition in which no dis• Marc Latamie. In the Victorian The result is a smaller biennale in cernible trajectory is...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 54–63.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and racial characteristics. justify the oppression and subjugation of one people Playing with standard images of men and women by another—as in the trade and colonial history of from graphics magazines, she sought to comment Britain—in the perseverance of these stereotypes. on the rigid and...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 46–111.
Published: 01 November 2012