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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1995) 1995 (3): 64–70.
Published: 01 November 1995
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 234–249.
Published: 01 November 2018
... thinking, the ruptures and disassembling in vernacular speech in the Francophone Caribbean result in an “exemplary phenomenon,” a “counterpoetics,” and a “compact mass, pushing us through a dimension of emptiness where we must with difficulty and pain put it all back together. ” Glissant’s idea of...
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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 2016) 2016 (38-39): 22–30.
Published: 01 November 2016
... black body in art has been displaced by its surrogate: a facialization of the black body as pure surface, the phallicization and epidermalization of the black subject as nothing more than his or her skin. To destabilize this body, these artists seek to get back to what Hortense Spillers describes as a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., and social meanings of blackness and the body. Second, it argues that these artists directly challenge the seeming invisibility of black bodies in Western art history by reworking the linear trajectory of canonical discourses. They do not so much insert black bodies back into the Western canon as...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 56–63.
Published: 01 May 2000
... of extraordinary vulnerability — at the instant of the opening of the eyes after a prolonged period of relaxation. By also photographing the back of each subject's head, character is further revealed through the particularities of skull, neck and hairstyle. This series of images raises the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 182–185.
Published: 01 November 2016
... as if they are standing on a hill, these Asmara. Do you know this village near Adua? He two. Shadows like stains collecting in neat pools of loved your country. He asked to be sent back. He dark earth behind them, hats shielding them from didn’t want to return. A wink. A grin. A look back the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 86–87.
Published: 01 November 2001
..., fleshy back, but the muscular Such painful bodily interven• Perform activity. This ephemeral desired reactions and gendered...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2015
... ethnicity and themselves to the local portrait studio for images of gender, while others explore fashion’s ways of show- themselves dressed in the latest, usually borrowed, ing how fragile claims to racial authenticity often fashions to send back south to relatives as proof they are, as well as the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 115.
Published: 01 May 2000
... him at one gallery, visitors went signs can be brought back to real• 1989, (a recording of all the looking for him at the other. But ity, since reality is in itself para• Yaounde radio stations playing one...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 74–79.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Tracy Murinik Copyright © 2001 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2001 The palms of hands, the small of the back, the nape of the neck, under the belly, the soles of the feet, (from Truth Veils) 1999, Five digital prints, five contact prints. The sudden international...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 10–15.
Published: 01 May 2008
... a little orchestra that we'd formed, they didn't—in Fort Scott, at least, they didn't expose and that was my first taste of being a performer, but it you to literature, and I think that I would have been didn't sink in deeply. But when I look back I realize all absolutely shocked to have...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1998) 1998 (8): 10–13.
Published: 01 May 1998
... the specific per• part of youI am black, yes. I'm space, with the projector positioned as far ceptual conditions he imposes on the view• British as well. But as Miles Davis back in the opposing direction as is neces• ers of his work as an attempt to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1999) 1999 (10): 11.
Published: 01 May 1999
... universality of Mr. Sow's project. By reenacting a moment of European defeat on the very streets from whence Europe's greatest modern general, Napoleon and his men strode out centuries earlier to conquer the world, Sow, a former colonial subject of France, truly turned history back on itself. We might...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1998) 1998 (8): 68.
Published: 01 May 1998
...• Aubral not to read Ennadre's work that Ennadre "sculpts the light of related photographic projects? man Hands, Back, Feet of 1978-82 through standard constructs of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 125.
Published: 01 May 2001
...• works on this show—representing mystifying and often harmful per• exposed parts—the small of the versive drag performances. some 18 artists from nine African ceptions of the Continent. back, the nape of the neck, the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 130–135.
Published: 01 May 2008
... play disparate materials (tire Africa's altered cityscapes in Alison Kearney's inner tubes, carpet stripes, and tassels in Thando Mama, Back to Me, video installation (still). Courtesy the artist. Spring...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 152–153.
Published: 01 May 2013
... received then were works the that ways the as well as choices, artistic affected that works art of production of conditions andeconomic social one. this like injournals and inbooks, walls, museum on circulate they as backs our behind say theorists and critics...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 119–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
... sentence bended- folded atop her head hold back from from back hold head her atop folded arms Yet the skills. her demonstrate to use her,will she before forms cane candy- white airborne the by lustrated il dives, three the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 20–27.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the aluminum and steel houses to the I said goodbye to Angela in front of the Musee colonies as lightweight, easy to transport in cargo Rodin, and went back to my apartment in the planes, and able to be assembled in a short amount I3eme Arrondissement. All along my metro jour...