1-20 of 119 Search Results for

artist protests

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 8–23.
Published: 01 November 2021
... surrealists, and their contributions to internationalism, antifascist global protest, and decolonization, staged and performed outside the West. The artistic and intellectual output of the Egyptian surrealists was primarily centered around activities initiated by the Art and Liberty group (Jama’at al-Fann Wa...
Journal Article
Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the Mabulu have done so previously. The Spear has been artist offered a mélange of resuscitated and modi- and will remain an open cipher for various analyses fied political protest imagery. This included iconic and entreaties; much discussed heretofore, I recom- 1980s protest imagery appropriated from...
Journal Article
Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... , Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2016 Copyright © 2017 by Nka Publications 2017 Susan E. Cahan museum studies artist protests African-American art New York art institutions...
Journal Article
Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 62–75.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., or 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...
Journal Article
Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 106–119.
Published: 01 November 2009
... - SPRING ’s premise and success relied on the temporary art as well as a book tentatively entitled artistic contract between a handful of artists and a Carnival, Procession, and Protest: Art, Agency...
Journal Article
Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 140–152.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and the protest was purely coincidental. Notes Like the prophetic song by Majek Fashek, “Send 1 nder Uthe United States speaker program category, Mimi Down the Rain,” which after its release was believed Wolford, artist, educationist, and director of the Mbari Institute for to have...
Journal Article
Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 28–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and reception, this study aims to illuminate how racial politics influenced a politics of style in this volatile moment. To do so, it situates Die in relation to a mounting attention to protest, violence, social realism, and black aesthetics, especially as they crystallized in writer Amiri Baraka’s engagement...
Journal Article
Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 16–27.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Caitlin Beach In 1919 the sculptor Meta Warrick Fuller modeled the statuette Mary Turner: A Silent Protest against Mob Violence . One of the earliest three-dimensional works of art to address the subject of lynching, the sculpture was dedicated to the memory of Turner, a nineteen-year-old pregnant...
Journal Article
Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 76–87.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Dina A. Ramadan Thirty-two-year-old multimedia artist Ahmed Basiony was one of the earliest martyrs of the 2011 Egyptian uprisings. Shortly after his death his work was selected for the Egyptian pavilion at the fifty-fourth Venice Biennale. This article questions the choice of Basiony...
Journal Article
Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 168–178.
Published: 01 May 2020
... are paralleled with an account of the protests on the street and events that were unfolding at the time. Describing the environment of censorship and strategies used by the government to block dissent, the author provides stories of how different groups who were part of the revolution retaliated. The article can...
Journal Article
Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 6–21.
Published: 01 November 2020
... public? In Harlem, where Lewis was born and spent much of his life, he was a fixture in artist groups. He asso- ciated with the influential sculptor Augusta Savage and the Harlem Artists Guild.10 The Guild often took part in Works Progress Administration Artists Union pickets to protest against funding...
Journal Article
Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2000
... and spoke out against it, and to their lives. Art education has been sidelined in the Arab world, others who viewed that protest as a Western feminist imperative. The and although many women artists are inspired by Islamic art, few situation is complex with varying opinions...
Journal Article
Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 106–107.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., artists’ descriptions of their projects nal section of the bookeachof the nine the artworldsince the 1980s. Inthe fi- in particular, itsincreasing presence in fields of dance, theater, literature, and, popular festivalhasmade...
Journal Article
Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 88–98.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Jareh Das The late British artist Donald Rodney (1961–98) developed a unique vocabulary critiquing wider representations of the black male body that extended beyond his status as a person living with sickle cell disease to the lives of others with a shared racial background. Critical yet full...
Journal Article
Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 184–191.
Published: 01 November 2021
... strike organized by film artists and technicians and joined by the film­ maker. The strikers are protesting emerging inequi­ ties in the Egyptian film industry during the Sadat and Mubarak years and the increased influence of producers from Arab Gulf states. One of the most critical aspects...
Journal Article
Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 78–85.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Jeanne Siegel Spiral, founded in 1963 by Romare Bearden, Norman Lewis, and Charles Alston, was a group of black American artists in New York. This article, originally published in ARTnews in 1966, explores the attitudes of Spiral’s membership about civil rights, Negro art, the “Negro Image...
Journal Article
Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 148–151.
Published: 01 November 2012
... protecting the wearer announcement, and even promise, of direct approach: there is no conceal- from outside culture.” Further, “in or- the potential for the human dignity of ment or erasure, only exposure. The der to protest, you have to be heard, standing up tall, at one’s full height. artist seeks...
Journal Article
Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 92–93.
Published: 01 May 2003
... in positions of the inhabitants/viewers and the expression of ideological diver• the viewer head-on with Goni- authority.^ other facing the outside. The gence. As artist Thembinkosi we's billboard that hangs...
Journal Article
Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 50–61.
Published: 01 November 2011
... among African American artists who remained black progressives to harden their positions and dis- strongly connected to black communities, as rep- sociate themselves from peaceful means of protest resented by such collectives as Weusi in Harlem and passive resistance. There were many riots. Yet...
Journal Article
Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 66–73.
Published: 01 May 2014
... with a high school marching band and her research into Sun Ra’s time in Chicago. Together the cinematic and the social relational threads highlight the complex roles of a filmmaker who engages her community and examines art’s political and creative stakes. Smith concludes that an artist must sometimes operate...