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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 154–163.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Romi Crawford Romi Crawford explores the affective bonds that ensue from scenes of collective black consciousness. She launches her article on the premise that each event has unique and complicated pre-stories that are harder to get to, but awareness of which helps in better understanding both the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 28–37.
Published: 01 November 2015
... politics were particularly important as black South Africans fought for basic human rights. Drum magazine—South Africa’s leading fashion black lifestyle magazine—chronicled the burgeoning Black Consciousness movement along side its coverage of black fashion models and fashion designers. Fashion was...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 4–7.
Published: 01 November 2018
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 110–123.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Tsitsi Jaji The large-scale Pan-African festivals held in Senegal, Algeria, and Nigeria (1966–77) are recognized as central to forging a transnational repertoire of cultural practices and memories that are the bedrock of a post-independence global black consciousness. Nevertheless, such festivals...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 196–210.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Mashiangwako, Thami Mnyele, and Lefifi Tladi—personified black consciousness (BC) and cited its importance to their art making, historians still largely translate their work through the comfort of surrealism’s familiar frame. This article focuses on the professional lives of four men who were pointedly...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 90–97.
Published: 01 May 2012
... . . . to images of those brothers and sisters a higher level of consciousness in Black Jesus and who have never existed before,” while Jeff Donald- Unite or Perish. son dealt with the modern Amos and Andy who are Last but not least is Barbara J. Jones, who states not for Tomming but are seriously...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 264–281.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Lydie Diakhaté This article aims to introduce Melvin Edwards’s career and explore, through his work in public art, his ongoing dialogue between his global black consciousness and conceptual art. Edwards is a pioneer and prominent artist in the history of contemporary African American art and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 42–49.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Amy Ongiri In Death 24x a Second Laura Mulvey argues that cinematic images belie the deathlike qualities of still photography because of their ability to invoke the appearance of life through motion. This essay examines film and video projects that use found footage and still images from the Black...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2009) 2009 (25): 120–127.
Published: 01 November 2009
... - Reprint, New York: Da Capo, 1994); John Litweiler, The Free - 27 Wilson, “Black Music,” p. 3. his concept of “rhythmized textiles,” Thompson ble-consciousness” that extends W. E. B. Du Bois’s dom Principle: Jazz after 1958 (New York: Da Capo, 1984); 28 Jeff Donaldson, “Africobra—African commune...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Los Angeles pushed the parameters of consciously black art by offering a fundamental reevaluation of the meaning art could have in black lives. Much like avant-garde jazz musicians, visual artists developed a unique mixed-media language that combined themes of political insurgency, communitarian...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 28–33.
Published: 01 November 1996
... woman while visiting a relative in the south is a modern version of of a photographic negative or x-ray, as if the artist, by some unknown an archetype embedded in black consciousness, as is the 1991 tele• process had penetrated the patriotic banner to capture a deeper truth vised...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., 2008, 24 x 18 in. Courtesy of the artist. Journal of Contemporary African Art BLACK IS, BLACK...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 8–21.
Published: 01 November 2011
... photographer the sensibility tied to the word Negro. who, like other Black Arts photographers, was con- Black Fire begins with the call for nation build- sciously attempting to document a movement as it ing and ends with the inner space of consciousness. unfolded. The photographers’ impulse to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 80–91.
Published: 01 November 2013
... into a beetle, a horribly hybrid amalgamation of insect ontology and human self-­consciousness. Human is to animal as self is to other? Distinctions that under daylight...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 122–133.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Celeste-Marie Bernier Black British artist Barbara Walker works across multiple narrative series to create hard-hitting dramatic tableaux in which she does powerful justice to the psychological, physical, emotional, cultural, social, and imaginative realities of lives as lived by black women, men...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 62–71.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... In that light, Black Consciousness far without some antecedent period of friendly val- Movement is a better term than Black Arts, even ues to inspire it, the way the European Renaissance though I see the futility of waging a campaign for drew on classical Greece, or the way Black Arts was it...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 22–31.
Published: 01 November 2011
... their hoods and guns. dismiss their double consciousness, as W. E. B. Du I’m saying all this to set the stage for the coming Bois calls it. I think there is very obviously some of together of the young Black people who would put this overcompensation in some of the interior and 24 • Nka...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1999) 1999 (10): 69.
Published: 01 May 1999
... graphical diversity of its participants BLACK ART AND and suggesting that the label be under• CULTURE IN THE...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 90.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Chika Okeke Copyright © 2004 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2004 tures and art forms," by bringing almost compelled to think that Schoonmaker's answer to the BLACK PRESIDENT...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 96–100.
Published: 01 November 2016
... catfishing) Chela Sandoval submits that part and parcel of with these fetishes, or displaying one’s body for differential consciousness is the “dialectical modu- comparison to the always ready-made imaginations lation between forms of consciousness . . . function- of the black body produce or conjure...