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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 56–71.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Peter Erickson Copyright © 2009 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2009 The Black Atlantic is both a literal and a nections from Martinique in the Caribbean to metaphorical place. As a geographical zone, it is Algeria in North Africa. the body of water...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 48–55.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Disorders lO-12-April 1981 Cmnd.8427, November 1981. with which to begin the work of enumerating Union Jack, and The Black Atlantic. IS Sir Paul Condon...
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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 (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 (2021) 2021 (48): 112–130.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Mary Ellen Strom; Shane Doyle The multimedia exhibition Cherry River, Where the Rivers Mix was presented to audiences in August 2018 at the Missouri Headwaters State Park in Three Forks, Montana. Long before the European invasion across the Atlantic, the headwaters, or the confluence of three forks...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 234–249.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., not only garnered broad institutional recognition and critical accolades, but also situated him within the French art historical modernist canon and a cultural field that one might describe as black Atlantic, global in scope and discursively cosmopolitan. This article summarily tracks Hervé Télémaque’s...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 20–27.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... Diawara’s eventual film chronicles the author’s travels with Glissant on the Queen Mary II across the Atlantic from South Hampton, United Kingdom, to Brooklyn, New York, as well as his stay with Glissant in the philosopher’s native Martinique in the Caribbean. Diawara recounts the experience while...
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Nka (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 (2014) 2014 (34): 56–58.
Published: 01 May 2014
... topics such as markets and funding for collective art practices and the ways that wealth is distributed within and beyond black cultural organizations on both sides of the Atlantic. The featured panelists—Naomi Beckwith, John Corbett, Theaster Gates, George E. Lewis, Elvira Dyangani Ose, and Blake...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 116–125.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., Africanists began to question the ahistori- cal framework used to study the arts of Africa in comparison to the insistently temporal framework of Atlantic world fields of study.2 Landmark stud- ies that embraced the multiple modernities model for the study of Africa s nineteenth- and twentieth- century arts...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 110–117.
Published: 01 November 2011
... blackness simultaneously. This double the very word. It is also the tensions between these consciousness elaborated on by Gilroy, and so poeti- dichotomies embedded in its meanings that persist cally introduced into the Black Atlantic lexicon by in dialogues within a dynamic Black Atlantic and W. E. B...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 128–139.
Published: 01 November 2019
... constitute Black Atlantic life: photographs, sound recordings, family documents, hidden texts, and expressive tableaux that suggest reconstructed memories and iconographies per- sonal or collective.13 For much of Akomfrah s career, he has sounded and helped to mediate that zone called the Atlantic world...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 106–107.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of black some might say, waste rather than cul- Atlantic cities. It is the movement of tural ownership? Singularly ­ambitious masquerade art—and its exteriority in in considering the role of Carnival...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., they discov• ered that the mother country had little, if any desire to embrace her colonial offspring. —Caryl Phillips, The Atlantic Sound1 The journey to Elmina Castle, Ouidah, or Goree Island...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 138–142.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Faridah Folawiyo folawiyofaridah@gmail.com © 2022 by Nka Publications 2022 REVIEWS LIFE BETWEEN ISLANDS: CARIBBEAN-BRITISH ART 1950s NOW TATE BRITAIN DECEMBER 1, 2021 APRIL 3, 2022 The exhibition s title suggests that it will focus on the Atlantic, the body of water that separates...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 44–59.
Published: 01 November 2017
... odd modern black Atlantic discourses.1 jobs to make ends meet. In 1925, learning that the In the April 1926 music-hall revue La Folie du Folies Bergère was on the lookout for black dancers, Jour (Madness of the Day), amid a jungle décor, Benga auditioned and was hired. He then adopted Benga...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 4–19.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Diawara, with his camera, followed Glissant aboard the Queen Mary II in a cross-Atlantic journey from Southampton (United Kingdom) to Brooklyn (New York). Their extraordinary conversations resulted in the fi lm Édouard Glissant: One World in Relation (2010), directed...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 69.
Published: 01 May 1999
... of understand black artists' continual in• of the Black Atlantic has recently trans• "black folk" from the first stirrings of testimony, narrative, and perfor• vestigations of subjectivity and shared formed work in critical race theory...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 106–115.
Published: 01 May 2022
... in 1970, 1971, and 1973. Curator Leigh Arnold has observed that the work s portals and cutouts are inspired by Nigerian architecture.11 Even more fundamentally, Edwards s cross-Atlantic journeys seemed to have affected how he approached his work conceptually and spatially. The title references Billie...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 155–157.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of maintaining active relationships with a behemoth, antique, weathered fur- Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) is more than one so-­called home”)1 and niture is wedged helter-­skelter among located. Known for work that trans- Paul Gilroy’s Black Atlantic. Ward’s title the planks inside the fishing trap...