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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 90–95.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Mireille Miller-Young This essay explores how black feminists working in the area of sexuality and visual culture necessarily face serious questions about what it means to present images of black women’s sexuality. Examining 1980s porn star Jeannie Pepper’s career, the author argues that black...
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Nka (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 (2011) 2011 (29): 50–61.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., transforming Ringgold herself into a black feminist. At the same time, the Black Light series displays her formalist and aesthetic concerns regarding the larger American art scene, with which she was thoroughly familiar as a well-trained artist conversant with the European and American modernist canons...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 70.
Published: 01 November 1998
... "Africana" as flexible rather Without discussing Cox's images di• black feminism, Tesfagiorgis pre• practice of contemporary women than fixed, the concept neverthe• rectly, Meyers reviews historical sents a manifesto of "Black feminist artists...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and black-feminist cri• is adept at reconceptualizing hip-hop's masculin- tiques of normative racial blackness as it was con• ist pose by queering the reified and mythically structed during the Civil Rights and Black Power constructed black male body that has become eras. Within...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 64–66.
Published: 01 November 1998
... "Africana" as flexible rather Without discussing Cox's images di• black feminism, Tesfagiorgis pre• practice of contemporary women than fixed, the concept neverthe• rectly, Meyers reviews historical sents a manifesto of "Black feminist artists...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 80–89.
Published: 01 November 2016
... twenty years, 19 Okwui Enwezor, “Networks of Practice: Globalization, but grasping the meaning of blackness from a queer feminist Geopolitics, Geopoetics,” in Contemporary African Art since 1980 perspective in connection to representation is a complex endeavor. (Bologna: Damiani, 2009), 25. One...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 48–59.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... cutting her images. Her images may cut very deeply 4 Patricia Hill Collins, Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, for a region often still steeped in denying, or worse, Consciousness, and the Politics...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2015
... 12, 2014). 21 Willi Coleman, “Among the Things That Use to Be,” reprinted in Homegirls: A Black Feminist Anthology, ed. Barbara Smith (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2000), 213–15. Journal of Middle East Women’s...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 62–69.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and their embodied histories; exoticism into “Q.U.E.E.N as well as a claim for when worn—and worked—it becomes “another black/feminist authority, as she combines her Afro way” by which to fashion the self and progressive and Cleopatra looks. As such, she embodies desire community. (for abandon and dominion...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 118–127.
Published: 01 November 2011
... by the artists. Through this pro- ists resulted from the influence of the feminist gram the WWA offered special career-­development artists, in my opinion this is not so. Although the classes in graphic design, illustration and media WWA members and other black women artists all skills, painting, ceramics...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 16–27.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of Contemporary African Art • 36 • May 2015 not cast into bronze. Fuller’s concern for the work Constructing a Memory and its public display affirm her commitment to The black press eventually circulated Mary Turner’s preserving the memory of Mary Turner. Her sculp- story in order to visualize the atrocities...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 8–29.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Sirry’s work feminists, and social activists in the sense that she as painter goes beyond its obvious formalist preoc...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 30–37.
Published: 01 May 2010
... are drawn. at Race and Gender in Visual Culture (1999), and Thus his aesthetics of the pole cannot be simply Jewish Identities in American Feminist Art: Ghosts folded back into a conventional discussion of sci- of Ethnicity (2006). ence, the sublime, whiteness, blackness, fashion...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 62–73.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., are diverse, ranging from the Arts and Crafts Movement to the feminist art movement, and everything in between. Her interests, concerns, and approach were not simply characteristic of a burgeoning black British aesthetic or movement, as many other appraisals of her work would have us believe, but were part...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 188–191.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... Each sitter, who is unclothed and meets the viewer’s gaze in a feminist gesture, holds a mobile phone inscribed with a barcode. Viewers can scan the barcodes from their smartphones via a QR scanner in order to access a digital space. The reviewer stages a subjective and experiential encounter...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 152–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Naminata Diabate Cultural products and discourses about erotic pleasure have recently proliferated, leading to what the author calls “the pleasure turn.” In studies of African culture, “the pleasure turn” can be read as decentering the dominant paradigm that has mostly associated black nakedness...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 150–157.
Published: 01 November 2009
... on the floor created a Technicolor to what good use this fantasy fruit could serve, a installation the viewer was enclosed inside, rather tions such as Judy Chicago’s Feminist Art Program skyline. The garden-like landscape was peppered video playing in the corner, Ethnography of No than exterior...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 41–47.
Published: 01 May 2002
... of the 1968 Paul Gilroy's in his remarks about minstrelsy quotes Paul Olympic Black Power salute. Lawrence Dunbar's poem "We Wear the Mask" that seems very In one of her recent prints, Amos takes a feminist tack on the apropos to Does Black Rub Off...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 104–113.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., and the idea of collectiv- and this I would put to this group as well—Bearden basically ity, was helpful for the feminist aims? erased himself. He could pass for white. He made his work as black as possible. And I determined that I was not going EA: Oh, I’m...