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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 28–35.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Deborah Willis; Carla Williams This essay surveys art, critical writings, and poetry on and around the subject of Sarah, or Saartjie, Baartman, a South African Khoi or San woman exhibited as the “Hottentot Venus” from 1810 to 1815 in Europe. The essay shares the authors’ research methods and ideas...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 142–151.
Published: 01 November 2016
... black bodies with objects or female bodies, Green turns the tables on specta- other figures invites viewers to physically and psy- tors and subjects them to treatment partially echo- chically identify with black subjects or assess their ing that endured by Baker and Baartman. In fact, own...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2002
... effectively desexualized and normalized into the mainstream expectation of someone in her position. Lastly, Venus Baartman (2001) poses Rose as Eve...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 90–95.
Published: 01 November 2016
... displayed images of Saartije Baartman’s genitals, as they were studied and eventually dis- sected and exhibited by French scientists.1 Although he was accused of “bringing...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 168–173.
Published: 01 November 2016
... in Europe and cally stark portrait of Benga as he faced the daily bringing to mind Saartjie Baartman, the barely indignity of exploitation. clad South African woman exhibited as “Hottentot The New York Times broke the story on Venus” until her death in 1815.8 Hornaday...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2007
... fetish and substitute for the tion as a status symbol.12 This cultural practice stems from pre-Columbian times, when gold was missing sexual organ."14 In Lorna Simpson's hom• abundant and worn in elaborate designs, as part of age to Saartje Baartman, Unavailable For headdresses...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 26–31.
Published: 01 May 2004
... while Marie Antoinette serves chocolate cake; probing eye—is power. In Tracey Rose's postapartheid play• Saartjie Baartman (aka the Hottentot Venus), who is hanged ground, the sense of personal freedom and authority that is now with a tie, rises to heaven, becomes a...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 38–49.
Published: 01 May 2008
... reconstruction of the images that Japon (carte) (Venus hottentote) (2002) presents create cultural identities. the figure and sexual organs of Saartjie Baartman A series of paintings on preprinted textiles and (1789-1816) on a Japanese map. Baartman, the maps by...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 152–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and the humiliating in- sults of the agitated crowd conjure another icon, that of black womanhood and, in particular, Saartje Baartman, whom curious crowds vilified when she was exposed in Europe. The full, small white trash bags strapped around Bopape s performer s waist and hips, which create a...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 176–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
...? The diversity of references in Mwilambwe projected a film of a swimming pool Mingiedi’s installation was overwhelming, including onto a large, painted, multicolored wooden screen, Mobutu, Sarah Baartman (the “Hottentot Venus which he crafted on site, in order to push the slave ships, money...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 136–145.
Published: 01 May 2008
... explore the beginnings of Hottentot: The Art, Science and Fiction of Sarah Baartman, ed. an intervisual vocabulary in which South Africans Deborah Willis and Carla Williams (Philadelphia: Temple and artists from elsewhere on the continent begin...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 80–151.
Published: 01 May 2010