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Nka (1997) 1997 (6-7): 66.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 28–37.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Tanisha Ford This essay examines the rise in popularity of “Afro look” fashions in the 1970s. The name Afro look was given by fashion industry insiders on both sides of the Atlantic to describe clothing that featured African and African-inspired prints, textiles, and embroidery techniques. Usually...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 66–73.
Published: 01 May 2014
... structuralist filmmak- 10. The first echoes in a room, caused by the sound from the sound source reflecting off one surface before reaching the lis- ing to Afro-­futurist narrative strategies. She lives in tener, are the early reflections...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 22–31.
Published: 01 November 2011
... that as we demanded an art of struggle, an art 130th Street, New York City (detail). Source: Liberator 5, no. 6 that related to the reality of our history and the real (1965): 27 life of the world, particularly of the Afro-­American people, it became clearer and clearer that the stan- dard bourgeois...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 62–69.
Published: 01 November 2010
... in the 2010 travel- service give me comfort and joy. Environment and residence ing exhibition Afro Modern: Journeys through the Black supply the necessary agitation to cause me to create. There Atlantic. is a whole world to see. I plan to see as much as possible...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 44–59.
Published: 01 November 2017
...James Smalls This article constitutes part of my continuously evolving fascination and research into the life, legacy, and visual significance of Féral Benga (1906–57). It foregrounds, in particular, the critical discourses surrounding (Afro)modernism generated by his presence in, and influence...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 42–47.
Published: 01 November 2010
...N. J. Hynes The British painter Chris Ofili’s retrospective at the Tate Britain in London shows a painter reinventing his approach to paint in the middle of a successful career. His previous work used multiple layers of cutouts, paint, glitter, resin, and dung, creating a lush Afro-rococo style...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 146–148.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of the French Empire in which the film takes place: West Africa and Southeast Asia, Benin, and Vietnam; the 1950s and today. Far from a politicohistorical documentary, however, Indochina explores the human possibilities of racial mixing and the psychological traumas of the Afro-Asian children most often torn...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 60–63.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Claire Tancons Copyright © 2004 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2004 CHRIS OFIU'S WITHIN REACH 'Afro Kaleidoscope' 2002 (detail), 2003. Glass and steel. Installation at British Pavilion, 50 Venice Biennale, 2003. Courtesy...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 52–54.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and to complain about the term Afro-­ to where you are going, and I think they were as future-­ futurism. “Sun Ra never used that term. Why are you using oriented in their way as Sun Ra. You start to see where at that term? That makes no sense. Sun Ra was as interested some point the one-­drop rule...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 74–77.
Published: 01 May 2004
.... Kim, the museum's theoretically correct appropriations of popular culture."2 Smith's DEREK CONRAD MURRAY assistant curator, "Black Belt" sought to chart Afro-Asian cross- words aptly describe the aura of superficiality that permeates the pollination...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 92–93.
Published: 01 May 2004
... a kind of passes before the screen. Layer configure viewers as individual them, the Afro Cyborg exposes cinematic "hook" with which upon layer of impressions build...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 48–53.
Published: 01 November 2010
... draw- ings Afrovoid, Afro Daze, and Albinos & Bros with Fros dispense with cutout...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 74–81.
Published: 01 May 2007
... tions to the photography of the 1960s and 1970s in work in particular seem to imitate actors and pop Africa. Den Muso tells the story of two young peo• music stars from B-movies and magazines from ple—Tenin and Sekou—caught in the struggle the West. The dress styles—tight shirts, Afro-hair...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 104–113.
Published: 01 November 2015
... • November 2015 to configure her 136th Street townhouse into a She advertised Walker products extensively in luxurious beauty salon and grand upstairs living the Baltimore Afro-American (The Afro), the quarters. In October 1927, when she converted Pittsburgh Courier, the Chicago Defender...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 114.
Published: 01 May 2000
... outcries for help to The Museum of the Natic these relatively recent works, Kodi Sudan is one of the most ethnical• combat such senseless suffering. of Afro-Am erican A _ allowed the sunnier colors of ly and culturally...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 104–113.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Spring/Summer 2008 IUka«107 Mansour Ciss, The Afro, (detail). 2002. Photo: Joanna Grabski. also suggests the relative size and power imbalance shells, the 200 Afro denomination reads "the Afro between the global North and South. is ours a currency inviting us...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 84–89.
Published: 01 May 2012
... but which are aligned with a col- and African and Afro-­American music, of useful lective pattern of existence, impacted and sustained approaches to rhythm. This discovery moved them by long-­held cultural values without compromising from the conceptual to the practical.”6 aesthetic standards.”4...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
... on the philosophy in the Americas. The most important part of Conwill’s viewers to recognize the artwork among these is Robert Farris Thompson’s 1983 as an expression of intended meaning while sens- book Flash of the Spirit: African and Afro-American ing the lack of descriptive language with which to Art...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2015
... to learn how to style rent social and digital-media frenzy over natural and groom their Afro-textured, natural hair are hair represents part of a much longer discourse more likely to visit Nappturality.com or the more on the social, cultural, and political meanings of than 133 million “natural hair...