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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2000
... The aim is to through expei Juliet Highet ost people are deeply astonished to discover that there is Ma dynamic contemporary Arab art scene, and even more astounded that Arab women artists are among its most...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
... d’Or, where a large number of and across times, I want to examine this act of self- the city’s African and Arab populations have lived actualization in contemporary portraiture. More for years.9 Hendricks remembers it as a place of specifically, I will look at how two contemporary continual...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 76–87.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... scribed in Arabic and English), posted January 26, Similarly, by exhibiting documentation of 30 2014: Days of Running in the Space in an undifferenti- Please, O Father, O Mother, O Youth, O Student, O Citizen, ated loop with Basiony’s final footage from Tahrir...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 116–120.
Published: 01 November 2013
... the greater field of Arab women artists. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2013...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 62–75.
Published: 01 May 2015
... compelling, us to look again at the powerful medium of graffiti and how, in cities such as Cairo, the graffiti artist articulates and documents social upheaval. To engage with Gröndahl’s photographs is to begin to engage with the complexities of the Arab Spring and the ways in which Cairo’s graffiti artists...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 290–293.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Naz Cuguoglu Copyright © 2018 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2018 Arab Spring mashrabiya Middle East flowers Bahia Shehab ...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 144–149.
Published: 01 May 2009
... beautiful mix of applying henna is really a painting process. And because subtle tones, the carefully composed compositions with the Arab tradition of calligraphy, which has of course an references to nineteenth-century Orientalist paintings, expressive element, does not...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 30–35.
Published: 01 May 2013
... artist and Kukje Gallery ingly illegible by the introduction of amorphous Western and Arab- Islamic societies.1 In this mode, masses of loose threads, Amer embarked on her sig- Amer achieved a sophisticated and multireferential nature depictions of auto- and homoerotic women formal style rooted as...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2009
... "Arab" art, this interest is discipline of African art history. The reason is, as the engendered by a highly problematic politics of repre• historian Jan Vansina once argued, "its arts clearly sentation, reviving outdated essentializing tendencies belong to widely flung...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 90–91.
Published: 01 November 2001
... independence of Sudan. Many links with Arabic Calligraphy, not have a lot of public exposure baking cauldron of heat, commo• art graduates are still a product hieratic symbols, motifs, ancient...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 5.
Published: 01 November 2016
... twentieth century. His grandfather, Elias Anton Elias, a well-known modernist intellectual and the author of one of the first Arabic-English dic- tionaries in Egypt...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 18–29.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of this dam marked a speci c moment in the modern history of Egypt. Though it was later revealed as disastrous, this brutal technological intrusion into nature — designed as a huge power station — gave an incredible push to the politics and the cultural a airs of Egypt and the whole Arab...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2009) 2009 (25): 8–29.
Published: 01 November 2009
... artists that came to particularly the decorative style of Henri Matisse, prominence in the years before Nasser’s revolution Arabic surface patterning (that already inspired in the early 1950s. As a member of the Group of Matisse and other European modernists), and Modern Art (GMA...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 86–87.
Published: 01 May 2004
... guistic text, certainly not a text layered visual text involving Essaydi's concerns in a broader their own making and imagina• in classic Arabic, written in clas• writing, painting, and photo• cultural context. No longer con...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 98–108.
Published: 01 May 2014
... first retrospective of a modernist art- being used to promote not yet another African or ist from the African continent. As such, it marks Arab group show, but the retrospective of a single, an institutional acknowledgment that the story of unique artist — the then eighty-­three-­year-­old Ibra...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 30–37.
Published: 01 November 2001
..., exploited factory workers, or worst yet as images are never merely decorative, and these include recent pawns in organized crime. Integration in Italy is still problemat• works that fuse an Arabic-inspired alphabet with figures of vases ic. The integrity with which Hassan has...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 171–172.
Published: 01 May 2009
...—lit• erally, "The Polygon and the Laby• rinth"—on the Fatima rosette, an intense turquoise-blue motif common• ly found in Andalusian-Arabic pottery and architecture. More than a mere ornament or stylistic device, this rosette, pared down and purified, is a common feature of her work: set...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 80–85.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., their origins and aesthetic sources. In that spirit, Belkahia ciale du Maroc, Casablanca, 1992. stopped painting with oil on canvas or paper and started to exper• Peintres du Maroc, exhibition catalogue, Institut du Monde iment with traditional Moroccan materials like copper, lambskin, Arabe...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Judy Hussie-Taylor 60 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art hatat: Arab diaspora Women Artists reveals the petit recits of poles of North and South, Africa and the United States." S diaspora, the secret breath of history, offering some of the The artists in...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 50–59.
Published: 01 May 2008
... have come to shape ence is woven into the installation, along with ref• aspects of modernist abstraction in North Africa erences to the personal history of Paul Robeson, and the Arab world. Central to his work is the Sufi his tempestuous career, and the story of his life idea crystallized in Al...