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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 8–17.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Eddie Chambers This article discusses the changing nature of art history when it comes to black British artists and suggests that such history has perhaps moved away from existing to instead correcting or addressing the systemic absences of such artists from British art. This is typified by Rasheed...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 80–91.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., Disparities and Deformations, 16. and teaches on the visual arts of the black diaspora, 21. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, ed., Monster Theory: Reading Culture examining African American, Caribbean, and black (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996), 4. British artists in modern and contemporary...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of Black riots in Brixton and Tottenham, respectively, were British artists. He is also an associate professor in certainly sparked by widespread accounts of these the art history department of the University of Texas two acts or consequences of great violence, meted at Austin.  out to matriarchal...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 62–75.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of art of graffiti and the ways in which, in cities such as criticism. Since the early 1980s, he has been involved Cairo, the graffiti artist articulates and documents in the visual arts, particularly the practice of Black social upheaval. Her images reveal the extent to British artists. He is also...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 128–139.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., four broad moments within the history of black British art might be charted: 1) a nascent history, in which artists of the Commonwealth navigated the terrain of regulated institutional space, and whose contributions have often been lost or overlooked; 2) the emergence of blackness as a sociopolitical...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 22–31.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of John Cage, and black British female performers who disrupt our expecta- tions of the relationships among word, image, and sound. Like the stuttering black bartender in Blonde Venus, these dissonant divas reclaim inarticulacy and nonsense to assert other histories and experi- ences...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 48–61.
Published: 01 November 2019
... also concedes that “beginnings are notoriously unstable things.” Copyright © 2019 by Nka Publications 2019 Rasheed Araeen David Oluwale Stuart Hall black British art history AfroAsian definitions of black Journal of Contemporary African Art 45 November 201948 Nka DOI 10.1215...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 74–86.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of the “rioting” that took place in Rodney’s home town, Birmingham, in the mid-1980s. Copyright © 2019 by Nka Publications 2019 Donald Rodney self-portraiture black British art history Rasheed Araeen newspaper coverage of 1980s British black rioting Journal of Contemporary African Art 45...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 88–98.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of illness, and representations of the male body. Copyright © 2019 by Nka Publications 2019 Donald Rodney masculinity black bodies black British art sickle cell disease Journal of Contemporary African Art 45 November 201988 Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-7916892 © 2019 by Nka Publications...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 40–45.
Published: 01 May 1999
... art establishment, and to suggest that government sponsorship of Black British art was not only no longer necessary, but that it was also counter-productive. To them this meant that the Black British art of the 1980s was being relegated to what was now largely perceived as the garbage heap...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 102–109.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the accounts by seventeenth-century British officials ambiguous notions of masculinity and femininity, on their transactions between the Maroons. The varying societal representations of black Caribbean Jamaican Maroons were communities of enslaved female bodies, the artist’s strong knowledge of art...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 62–73.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Anjalie Dalal-Clayton The British artist Sonia Boyce was a central figure in the British Black Arts Movement and has in recent years achieved widespread critical acclaim within the field of British art. Although she is now known for her performative and collaborative approach to art making, she...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 44–55.
Published: 01 November 2020
... an increasingly violent London. It is through this violence that he discovers his black- ness, and his masculinity. Espert Nka 45 Horace Ové, film still from Pressure, 1975. Colin and Sister Louise. © British Film Institute Journal of Contemporary African Art 47 November 202046 Nka Ové, a Trinidad-born...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 18–33.
Published: 01 November 2019
... lived and worked in a small room adjoining painter Francis Bacon s studio) exhibited in Aspects of British Art (1950) and Painting into Textiles (1953). Williams, however, is absent from canonical his- tories of British modern art.4 The histories of black British artists in postwar Britain...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 108–124.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Diaspora,” 3. media assemblages, see Celeste-Marie Bernier, Stick to the Skin: 35 Ibid. Representing the Body, Memory, and History in Fifty Years of African 36 Quoted in Menezes, “Retelling History,” n.p. American and Black British Art (1965–2015) (Berkeley: University 37 Ibid.; Donkor, interview...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 38–45.
Published: 01 May 2004
... and machine culture. The Last Angel of History, 1995, BAFC Films Notes 1 Kobena Mercer, "Ethnicity and Internationality: New British Art...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 120.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... But all theories, including her own, implicit in this formulation of bear critique undermines the black British art was the notion...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 60–63.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Claire Tancons Copyright © 2004 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2004 CHRIS OFIU'S WITHIN REACH 'Afro Kaleidoscope' 2002 (detail), 2003. Glass and steel. Installation at British Pavilion, 50 Venice Biennale, 2003. Courtesy...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., Black Beauty: A History and a Celebration (New York: Thunder’s Mouth Press, 2000), 76–79. Also see the “Collections” issue of British Vogue 123, March 1966. 11 Georges Bataille, Story of the Eye (1928; repr. New York: Penguin, 1983). For related discussions on the importance of the eye...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 32–39.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and yet too himself is queer, as in same-sex loving, however, British; this queerness led to his being perceived as would be anachronistic and would in some ways black. The black dandy, along with his association 36 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 38–39 • November 2016 with Wilde...