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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 122–133.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Creating multilayered and multireferential bodies of work in which she not only questions problematic representations of “Africa and its peoples” but also rejects the centuries-long stranglehold of “poisonous, disrespectful, and skewed images of black people,” Walker fuses personal autobiography, family...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 162–167.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Ngaire Blankenberg When it comes to representing and collecting images and stories of black people, most museums have a long way to go. But while the collection and the exhibitions are important ways to demonstrate the presence of black people in art, history, and science, is this enough? Black...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Eddie Chambers This text explores some of the ways in which press photographs have visualized key episodes of rioting involving Black people in the English cities of London and Birmingham. These range from the Notting Hill riots of 1958 through the riots that took place in Birmingham, Brixton...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of Ambiance-Makers and Elegant trajectory of the black dandy from his eighteenth- People, commonly abbreviated La SAPE) in their century origins to his twenty- rst-century hip-hop natural state, as opposed to “staging” poses, as did o spring. Within that analysis, Miller also considers other white...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 196–201.
Published: 01 November 2016
... to inhabit a space that honors their presence and place in and through culture and time allows me to redefine not only how black people have been conditioned to exist, but also how black people have been conditioned to reflect upon themselves. Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2016...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 38–50.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Cherise Smith In this article the author questions Carrie Mae Weems’s use of conceptualist and appropriative strategies to conjure the persistent unresolved feelings that result from the historical and continued trauma of black people. Weems’s series From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried (1995...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 154–163.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and Langley in Chicago made by the Organization of Black American Culture that expressed the ethos of black liberation. In looking at the relationship between these two particular events, Crawford considers how the photographic representation of gatherings of black people and congresses is significant...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 32–39.
Published: 01 November 2016
... blackness and black people with a perverse foreignness. In the figures of Soubise and Shonibare, these insults are turned into a fabulous, subversive queerness productive of both nurture and death. BLACK QUEER DANDY THE BEAUTY WITHOUT WHOM WE CANNOT LIVE Monica L. Miller...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Cheryl Finley; Deborah Willis How the black body has been imagined in the West has always been a rich site for global examination and contestation. The representation and depiction of black peoples often has been governed by prevailing attitudes about race and sexuality. How the black body...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 196–210.
Published: 01 November 2018
... one had a different relationship with SASO, which commissioned artists to perform, read, and display their work at cultural events it sponsored. SASO and BC’s other parent organization, the Black Peoples’ Convention, both financed artist-directed projects and critically reviewed and reproduced works...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 86–97.
Published: 01 November 2022
... to refuse the kind of willful forgetting and violent obfuscating that insists upon rendering invisible or fungible Black people who have vitalized communities like Braddock for generations. imwooden@stanford.edu © 2022 by Nka Publications 2022 LaToya Ruby Frazier Grandma Ruby documentary...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 88–98.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... The artist’s deeply moving, conceptual, and critically engaging oeuvre not only confronts the viewer with both the presence and absence of the black male body, but also presents the spectator with the realities of the artist’s daily negotiations living with sickle cell disease. This disease affects people...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 38–43.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of extraordinary incidents in the life of the photograph and its reception. These incidents reveal how photographic representations of expressive black culture and people are often received and interpreted by viewers across the lines of race and class in problematic ways. The essay also connects the reception...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 210–217.
Published: 01 November 2016
... 44 in., framed. Courtesy the artist Watts Nka • 217 photography documentation France black people cultural connection Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 108–124.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Bernier “ hen people think of enslavement often art is the last thing on anyone’s mind,” declares black British artist, Kimathi...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 16–27.
Published: 01 November 2015
... photographers in the art world, he worked with master artists, intellectuals, and photographers. Also in 1968, a group of black men—plus one woman— formed Essence Communications Inc. A momentous triangulation of the women’s liberation movement, the cultural nationalism of African American people in the United...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 14–29.
Published: 01 November 2017
... minstrelsy to convey the artificial performance of “authentic” Africanness at the Exposition Coloniale. He aims not to produce an earnest image of African per- formers but rather an ironic picture of black people “performing African” for the colonialist gaze...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 164–168.
Published: 01 November 2018
... seventy countries, including the North African delegations absent from the Senegalese event. The aims of the festival were “to revive and promote Black and African values and civilization; to illustrate the contributions that Black and African peoples have made to the universal currents of thoughts...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 52–58.
Published: 01 November 2016
... as suspect. I argue that this sign is not only experienced as everyday anti-blackness but is in fact precisely that: anti-black. Not only does the sign reinforce stigmatizing representations of people racialized as black (thus “b” in lowercase), such visual imagery, guised as public art, also negates any...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 184–193.
Published: 01 November 2018
... met Connie Matthews, the executive director of a UNESCO cultural organization based in Copenhagen and an organizer for the Black Panther Party. Matthews told Wade about the upcoming Pan-African Cultural Festival (PANAF) in Algiers and encouraged him to attend. By then Wade had been working...