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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1998) 1998 (9): 68–69.
Published: 01 November 1998
...Clive Kellner Copyright © 1998 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1998 REVIEW Bidjocka's complicity within the ART OF DARKNESS...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Soraya Murray; Derek Conrad Murray Copyright © 2008 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2008 ON ART AND CONTAMINATION Performing Authenticity in Global Art Practices Soraya Murray & Derek Conrad Murray ith the gradual shift of Western art- cal...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 108–111.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Rowland Abiodun. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014 Copyright © 2017 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2017...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Tobias Wofford African art has played a role in the practices of studio-trained African American artists since the Harlem Renaissance. As knowledge about African art has grown and changed, so too have the ways in which artists have appropriated such art and imagined their relationship to the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 100–113.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Selene Wendt Having worked with media art for over thirty years, Theo Eshetu is internationally recognized as a veteran in his field. His ongoing investigation of the manipulation of the language of television is inspired by anthropology, art history, scientific research, religious iconography...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 134–135.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Susan Kart Market Imaginary represents a welcome departure from traditional documentary coverage of African peoples. By focusing on a historic market, the Marché Colobane, in Dakar, director Joanna Grabski subverts stereotypes and expectations of consumerism and art making in Senegal. Grabski...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2015
... riot in a landscape of complexity and contradiction, where one person’s protest is another’s art, is a delicate affair. The primary subject may be history, the riot, that which “incited” the riot, its visual aesthetic, or all these and more simultaneously. Does focus on the iconography of the riot...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Atlantic, Lovell’s work is both rooted and expansive. Perhaps no other exhibition of Lovell’s recent work has linked “home” and “away” so clearly as Kith and Kin. Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2010 Whitfield Lovell Autour Du Monde...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 4–7.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Huey Copeland; Naomi Beckwith “Black Collectivities” selectively reproduces and expands on the proceedings of a conference held in Chicago in May 2013 that brought together an international roster of artists, art historians, cultural critics, and curators invested in the histories and futures of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Julia Elizabeth Neal Susan E. Cahan’s Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power is a meticulous case study into an embattled New York art establishment, which black artists critiqued as perpetuating racist, exclusionist collecting and exhibition practices during the 1960s and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 84–107.
Published: 01 November 2017
... in Shendi, an ancient city on the bank of the Nile River, and enrolled as a student at the College of Fine and Applied Arts in Khartoum in the mid-1950s. From the late 1950s to mid-1960s he trained at the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal College of Art in London, later earning his PhD in...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 50–61.
Published: 01 May 2013
... need for mutual recognition. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2013 ABSENT PRESENCE Candice Breitz’s Extra Kerr Houston Journal of Contemporary African Art • 32 • Spring 2013 50 • Nka DOI 10.1215...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Ingrid Hölzl Copyright © 2009 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2009 Samuel Fosso, from the series Tati, "The Liberated American Woman from the 1970s," © 2008 Samuei Fosso, courtesy Jean Marc Patras Galerie, Paris. 40* Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 171–172.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Sylvie Couderc Copyright © 2009 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2009 SAMTA BENYAHIA LE POLYGONE ET LE DEDALE Multiple Venues Since 2003 Samta Benyahia originally based her design for Le Polygon et Le Dedale...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 100–111.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Karen E. Milbourne The exhibition Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa opened at the National Museum of African Art and Enid A. Haupt Garden, Smithsonian Institution, on Earth Day (April 22) 2013 and has been extended through February 23, 2014. Curator Karen E...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 112–123.
Published: 01 November 2012
... to the curators’ intentions. The new pavilions representing Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Haiti brought an influx of artistic positions to Venice but also demonstrated anxiety about under-or misrepresenting their art scenes back home. Copyright © 2012 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2012...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 124–141.
Published: 01 November 2012
... collaboration with local Ethiopian welders. The authors also bring Wosene’s work into conversation with some of the broader artistic movements that have used script “against itself.” Copyright © 2012 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2012 Visual Poetry/ Performing Script The Art of Wosene...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 110–115.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Sunanda K. Sanyal Susan Mullin Vogel’s El Anatsui: Art and Life examines the artist’s recent studio practice and the bottle-top tapestries that have won him international acclaim. Vogel’s meticulous investigation of Anatsui’s experiment with medium and process and his commitment to nonfixed forms...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 116–118.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to inform viewers’ own contemporary experience. While shedding light on societal terms of enslavement and freedom, Bound to Appear offers a wide range of interdisciplinary perspectives and timely, if demanding, theoretical applications. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 124–127.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Steve Pantazis This review covers Beninese artist Meschac Gaba’s twelve-room installation Museum of Contemporary African Art (July 3–September 22, 2013), presented at Tate Modern in London, which acquired the work as part of a two-year program to highlight contemporary African art. The show offered...