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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 82–89.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi This essay reviews the twelfth iteration of the Sharjah Biennial, 2015, a major event in the international art calendar and the most significant fulcrum of cultural and artistic activities in the Middle East and North Africa. I examine how curator Eungie Joo articulated...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 58–61.
Published: 01 May 1999
.... The 24th aulo Biennial...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 88–98.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Holiday Powers “Those Who Will Join Us” reviews Bouchra Khalili’s multimedia installation The Circle (2023) in the context of Sharjah Biennial 15. The Circle was commissioned by Sharjah Art Foundation and won one of the biennial prizes, and suggests larger questions about what it means...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 114–125.
Published: 01 November 2023
...James Meyer j-meyer@nga.gov Copyright © 2023 by Nka Publications 2023 SHARJAH BIENNIAL 15 SHARJAH BIENNIAL 15 Hajra Waheed, Hum II, 2023. Multichannel sound installation, 30 min., 51sec. Installation view, Sharjah Biennial 15, Al Mureijah Square. Courtesy and © the artist. Photo...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 126–136.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Elizabeth Giorgis Sharjah Biennial 15 Thinking Historically in the Present hurled a spectacular exhibition that featured more than three-hundred works by one-hundred fifty artists from over seventy countries. While global ideas informed the artists of the Biennial, the specific historical...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 101–112.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Selene Wendt Selene Wendt’s review “Creating Space for Enwezor’s Curatorial Vision” addresses a small selection of the many works featured in Sharjah Biennial 15 (SB15). Conceived by Okwui Enwezor and curated by Hoor Al Qasimi, SB15 included more than one hundred and fifty artists and collectives...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 138–151.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Christopher J. Lee This essay reviews a series of photographs by South African photographer Omar Badsha exhibited as part of Sharjah Biennial 15 (SB15). Collectively entitled Once We Were Warriors: Women and Resistance in the South African Liberation Struggle (1981–1999) , the thirty-one images...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Salah M. Hassan sh40@cornell.edu Copyright © 2023 by Nka Publications 2023 From the Editor In this issue of Nka a special portfolio is dedicated to the 15th edition of the Sharjah Biennial. It includes critical reviews that focus on sections of the Biennial, participating artists...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 152–153.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... Cuba and the Havana Biennial model were the ideal platform for Enwezor. What the biennial pro- posed as aspirational and then managed to build gave him a concrete site for realizing his own dreams. Finally, he could see a place where the rich visual production of the Global South displayed all its...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 26–33.
Published: 01 May 2001
... you take not completing the Whitney Biennial which was already underway when you left? Thelma Golden: My life at the Whitney Museum changed profoundly, not when I resigned, but really when David Ross resigned. What people don't realize is that the significant changes at the Whitney...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 9.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Olu Oguibe Copyright © 1998 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1998 FROM THE EDITOR f 1997 was the year of the mega-shows; the grand expositions and block-buster exhibitions, the year of the tenth Documenta and of the great biennials both old and emergent, the year...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 98–99.
Published: 01 May 2003
... a chance to see in the United March 23 - June States or Europe. The bienniale's 2002 pedagogical function should not be underestimated by people...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 66.
Published: 01 November 1996
...• European countries for the contemporary art is taking in enon of "black" confessionals "The In their catalogue essays, the Biennial (Portugal and Holland...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2015
...-curated with Elise Atangana and Abdelkader Damani, deployed a conceptual framework of “producing the common.” Walking through the exhibitions in the biennial village...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2014
... themselves in the field and have since tions can we reasonably begin to see contemporary received important museum exhibitions or have art as a veritable component of African public cul- been presented in leading biennials. Monographs ture and social experience. have also been published on their work...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 24–27.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Chika Okeke Copyright © 1998 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1998 This year marks the third pate in, this course of action— DAK'ART, The Biennial...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 8–9.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the place and signifi• by an interested party—usually a national or region• cance of a given field in the contemporary art world. al cultural agency—that pays for the space and Think of the effect of Africa Explores and The Short organizes each biennial outing in line with its given Century...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 66–67.
Published: 01 November 1996
..., the Biennial (Portugal and Holland South Africa. Being a non-commer• New Slave Narratives." judges articulately masked their respectively). While Dumas was not cial exhibition, Vita Art Now has own personal...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 122.
Published: 01 May 2001
... nomadic European biennial nisms, and the concept of "border• market on a camouflage carpet. along hallways and stairs, recall• Manifesto took place in the former line personality," as well as to The Rome-based group Stalker's...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 104–113.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Joanna Grabski Copyright © 2008 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2008 THE DAK'ART BIENNALE EXHIBITING CONTEMPORARY ART AND GEOPOLITICS IN AFRICA Joanna Grabski ak'Art, Senegal's Biennial of Contempo• Framing...