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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Shantrelle P. Lewis The first comprehensive exhibition of contemporary global black dandyism of its kind, The Dandy Lion Project was born in November 2010 with the exhibition titled Dandy Lion: Articulating a Re(de)fined Black Masculinity . This exhibition was a discussion about the refashioning...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 60–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
... handkerchief, polished brogue shoes, white starched shirt with throat-strangling tie, and a trilby hat cocked at an angle. In Eastern Caribbean vernacular they were saga bwoys , or sweet bwoys , masculine personas who, in my rite of passage from a short-pants “colored” boy to a black British young man, I saw...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 122–133.
Published: 01 November 2016
... between black masculinity and white mainstream stereotyping, criminalization, racial profiling, physical persecution, and psychological wounding. Refusing to sanitize or clean up white atrocities enacted against black subjects, Walker works with charcoal, pencil, and paint to create emotively charged...
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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 (2011) 2011 (29): 42–49.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Power era by redeploying them in experimental film and digital formats. Often highly didactic and formulaic in their original form, the Black Panther Party’s imagery of guns, fists, and men in militarized formations contested prevailing notions of race, power, and masculinity. Similarly, groups like...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 62–69.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons Cullen Washington’s work exudes energy, rawness, and a visceral urban vibe, manifesting a fighting engagement with painting practice, painting history, and painting’s entrapments and luring out into the open the hidden implications of masculinity and race versus...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
... today. This act is not simply a reinsertion of ticularly black masculinity, today.19 It was also for the black body into the art historical canon; rather, Hendricks a time of artistic exploration that allowed it emerges from the destabilization of the figure/ him to express his fascination...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 16–27.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Angeles Times art to his personal exploration of his sexual orientation critic Henry Seldis characterized Washington’s and anticipated the works of artists such as Lyle approach as “technical unorthodoxy.”28 Washing- Ashton Harris on the subject of black masculinity ton explained that he did not use...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 186–195.
Published: 01 November 2016
... experience in Ghana. Through an exploration of my specific process as an artist in conversation with Ghana’s complex history, I begin to examine the complex implications of sexuality in Ghana. Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2016 Ghana Africa black masculinity...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 22–30.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of the Patricia Kaersenhout chooses to reimagine what symbolic order on and beneath its skin—“its seared, is culturally invisible about black masculinity as a divided, ripped-apartness”—and whose “unde- wounded, exposed, skinned body. Colorfully paint- cipherable markings . . . come to be hidden to the ing...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2002
... has engendered an aesthetic of "tragic black masculinity in crisis." The display...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 22–31.
Published: 01 May 2006
... to and persistence of "frames" in the construction of besmirch Wells's character, as the Memphis black masculinity specifically and in the hermeneu- Commercial Appeal had sought to do beginning with tics of blackness more broadly. He offers us the term Wells's first antilynching polemic, Southern Horrors...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 120–133.
Published: 01 November 2014
...—the storied role—that the Cadillac played in the construction Bill Gaskins: First of all, let me thank you for your kind of one layer of black American masculinity specifically, and remarks about the work and also for the compliment of our African American culture generally. The Cadillac...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 32–39.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and “adopted” by blackness or homosexuality? Inevitably, choosing the Duchess of Queensbury, Soubise was theatrical which of the two is “the queerest of all” is pointless and spectacular, and he complicated perceptions and even dishonest. As Robert Reid-Pharr reminds of black masculinity, sexuality...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 58–66.
Published: 01 May 2011
... from the topic of the construc- clothes,” here the hierarchical positions of black to tion of white South African masculinity but that in white appear unchanged.23 In Emmanuel’s depic- the end points to gender identity as “the unstable, tion, the strong arm of the black helper steadies the never...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 74–86.
Published: 01 November 2019
... investigated his own position within this discrimi- natory visual culture. He stated, Black masculin- ity intrigues me because of being a black man and constantly being told that I am a threat. 8 This ar- ticle will consider how Rodney appropriated and critiqued these mediated perceptions of black mas...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 30–37.
Published: 01 May 2010
...-2009-003  © 2010 by Nka Publications Politics and Aesthetics in True North and Gender on Ice Lisa E. Bloom Isaac Julien, True North, 2004. Installation views at Umea Bildmuseet, Sweden. Triple-screen projection, 16mm black...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 90–101.
Published: 01 May 2007
... the question of found in popular films, music videos, and maga• our time? W. E. B. Du Bois would beg to differ— zines, whereby hip-hop's brand of masculinity but then again, this is the Post-Black era. Perhaps finds its immanence. There is no better exemplar Wiley's work...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 48–59.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in the national and global context. Much of her art, including her signature large-scale black-and-white...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 50–52.
Published: 01 May 1995
...• tions of black male masculinity in America. The exhibition looked at this figure as he is looked at by the public at large...