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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 149-151.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Jessica Maxwell Showcasing works dating from the 1990s to present, Landscape + Object + Animal , William Pope.L’s 2010 solo exhibition at the Mitchell-Inness and Nash Gallery in Chelsea, offers a critical reflection on the social, political, and economic totalities that rule the society in which we...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 80-91.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Kobena Mercer The hybrid combination of human and animal lies at the heart of the figurative vocabulary through which Jane Alexander’s sculptural tableaux summon us into the imaginative domain of the “humanimal”—a domain where the boundaries by which religion, philosophy and science have separated...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 188-191.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Yvette Greslé The reviewer pays close attention to the conceptual strategies present in a new body of work by Phoebe Boswell. Produced for a solo exhibition in 2017 at Tiwani Contemporary, London, the work builds on the artist’s exploration of drawing, animation, and technology. The exhibition...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 129-131.
Published: 01 November 2010
... in Ballen’s photographs remain semiotically unclear, as do the arranged part-objects, people, and animals in the photographs. The French psychoanalyst Julia Kristeva’s (and French Romantic poet Gérard de Nerval’s) description of the Thing of melancholia as “a light without representation” provides a...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 48-57.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Terry Smith The exhibition William Kentridge: Five Themes is the first full-scale Kentridge survey to tour the United States and Europe. Featuring more than 120 animated films, drawings, prints, theater models, and books, it began in March 2009 and ends at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, in...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 4-7.
Published: 01 May 2014
... collaborative practice in Africa and its diasporas. In this article, conference organizers Huey Copeland and Naomi Beckwith introduce the aesthetic, conceptual, and political stakes animating the conference and the issue emerging from it with an eye toward both critiquing mainstream artistic discourses around...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 42-53.
Published: 01 November 2014
... for the first time. Other highlights included Mutu’s first-ever animated video, created in collaboration with Santigold, commissioned by the Nasher Museum. The Nasher Museum was the first venue for the touring exhibition, which was on view there from March 21 through July 21, 2013. It traveled to the...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 120-131.
Published: 01 May 2019
... united by a shared subjugation and a shared victimhood. The images found within the work, as well as the physical arrangement of the space itself, animates this reality, bringing to life well-known scenes of trauma and surrounding viewers in a visual cacophony that makes its message impossible to ignore...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 28-33.
Published: 01 May 1998
... nothing of the ambiguities and slippages history. In the animated sequences, 'Pa Ubu' Kentridge says, "we wanted to mimic how that have been a fundamental character of is an anthropometric tripod scuttling insect• gravitas floats in and out of life." As a narra• apartheid...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 120-121.
Published: 01 May 2007
... his art. In Priceless Thomas and Kambui Otujimi's stop- (2004), a photograph from Willis's 513 West 20th Street, New York motion animation video and photo...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 102-109.
Published: 01 May 2007
... unifying theme and as a repository of per• as does the final result: figures whose permanence sonal and cultural reference.11 This particular sign is archaeological. The friability and vulnerability for animation, is deeply ensconced within...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 108-113.
Published: 01 May 2000
... animality. This seems logical if not inevitable given the workings of her imagination. Legally classified as property and categorized as a species...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 168-173.
Published: 01 November 2016
... recording the history of the New York Zoological Society, commonly called the Bronx Zoo. In Gathering of Animals: An Unconventional...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 92-99.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Africa. Jane Alexander’s sculp- Hope) combines individual sculpted figures, tures expose us to the interplay of the human and J tableaux, installations, and photographic works animal in us. We are challenged to acknowledge our created between 1998 and 2012, and offers viewers histories of...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 4-5.
Published: 01 May 2013
... gloves suture and attach a paper rose onto a still- their memory. beating heart. In her video animation You Will Be Born in Cairo, Egypt, Kenawy was a terri c art- Killed (2006), set in a colonial- era military hospi- ist, an incredible human being, and a leading...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 14-21.
Published: 01 May 2014
... precarious state. NB: How do you then balance that against what appears on the surface to be a form of documentary? KE: What animates The Radiant is what it cannot show...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 70.
Published: 01 November 1996
... commingling and found materials. The paint• formal artistic training, according art are being limited and manipu• of humans, animals and sometimes...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 92-95.
Published: 01 May 2001
... would tastic animals, the disfigured anatomies, the transmorgrifica- tions. Incidentally, the artist herself is not of much help. She often is as genuinely surprised about the logic of the pictori• al elements, or symbolism of forms, in her paintings as any viewer encountering her work for the...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 85.
Published: 01 November 2001
... synecdoche as well as her depiction of prey Green show zones of intercon• Kure begins to offer a dialog of for the constant inter-ethnic, (represented as animaLs) and nected...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 118.
Published: 01 May 2002
... and alternating cur• younger artists for whom nation• of patterned commercial fabric, wardness tends to offset an rents which animate his contem• ality, race, class, and other barri• as well as reproductions from aspect of...