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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 56–61.
Published: 01 May 2001
... to be celebrated in all corners of the world. It is human nature to rejoice in good times and mourn in tragic times. Like many events of its kind the Cape Town One City Festival came and now it is gone. Now as we proceed with our everyday life in its aftermath, its hangover calls upon us to reflect...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 190–191.
Published: 01 May 2008
... from the event, it mer colonial outpost can reorient itself CAPE '07 was left to an intrepid and committed to its African counterparts rather than group to pull the event...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 92–99.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Pep Subirós The exhibition Jane Alexander: Surveys (from the Cape of Good Hope) was presented by the Museum for African Art in collaboration with the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City from April to July 2013. Through combinations of sculpted figures, tableaux, installations...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 94–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Ana Nolasco The author proposes an analysis of the ways in which the memory and heritage of colonialism are broken down and critically appraised through artistic speech and the device of a poetic journey in the audiovisual installations of the Cape Verdean artist César Schofield Cardoso. Her...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 134–141.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Kerr Houston Hank Willis Thomas’s History Doesn’t Laugh , shown in Johannesburg and Cape Town in early 2014, represented in some ways an extension of themes evident in his earlier work. But the show, which drew on a range of historical sources and archival materials, also included a notable accent...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 24–37.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Tamar Garb In this article the author produces a reading of two iconic photographs that register the removal of the statue of Cecil John Rhodes from its plinth at the University of Cape Town in April 2015. Produced respectively by documentary photographer David Goldblatt (1930–2018) and performance...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 114–125.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Chika Okeke-Agulu In February 2020, the author spent a day with Penny Siopis in her studio at the Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, to discuss the artist’s new ink and wood-glue paintings, which she adopted in 2008 as her primary painting medium. This new direction is quite...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 152–155.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of black subjects in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and New Orleans. With Mthethwa’s customary saturated color, subtle composition, and exacting attention to ephemeral detail, the images depicted the reach of politics in the aesthetics of everyday life. They also revealed the artist’s interest in the longer...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 121.
Published: 01 May 2001
... economics, ennui who lives and works in Cape and transgression on the one Town, South Africa...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 37–39.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... ritual purposes) and aradh (turmeric). Above this, she suspend• Funded by Marlene Dumas who was herself a young artist in ed the jeans, meticulously painted in exquisite red, orange and Cape Town before establishing an international career in yellow henna designs. Color, aroma...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 127.
Published: 01 May 2001
... with incredible 'Celebrate Life Framed Visions openness and faith in entrusting South African National Gallery Hefuna articulates a complex their personal belongings and (SANG) in Cape Town...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 48–55.
Published: 01 May 2009
...• SPARCK (Space for Panafrican Research, Creation jects can detach themselves enough from and Knowledge), Cape Town. the mediations of repression so as to offer an alternative that does not subscribe to the Notes same repressive forces...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 72–81.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the representation of South African town• social conditions of Cape Town's informal settle• ships in three projects, namely Craig Fraser's ments and give a voice—albeit in catchy sound• Shack Chic: Art and Innovation in South Africa's bites—to some of their inhabitants. But Shack Shack...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 108–115.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Hlobo's second exhibition at a local level, engagement with his work forces those who Michael Stevenson in Cape Town. His first solo show with don't speak the language to become curious about it, and the gallery, Izele (2006) was, in many ways, the dream those who do...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 126–135.
Published: 01 May 2009
... cm. Courtesy of Michael Stevenson, Cape Town. Photo: Mario Todeschini. 130>IUka Journal of Contemporary African Art almost step into. Viewers are similarly invited to society, a loosely grouped civilization located in explore the negative space between figures...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 106–119.
Published: 01 November 2009
... at tion of setting an effigy on fire at the end of the Gwangju Biennale ‘08 and CAPE ‘09 and is cur - revels. rently working on a project about Carnival and con...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 122–129.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Stevenson, Cape Town. 124* Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art Botha's production is best characterized by tion seemingly geared for that audience. Entitled what postmodernists would call hostility toward commune: onomatopoeia, the work—with minor grand narratives. Central...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 70–75.
Published: 01 November 2010
... frames, glass, installation dimensions variable. Courtesy Michael Stevenson, Cape Town...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 76–81.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., rope, installation dimensions variable. Courtesy Michael Stevenson, Cape Town Journal of Contemporary African Art • 27 • Fall 2010 76 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-2010-011  © 2010 by Nka Publications Refracting...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 146–151.
Published: 01 May 2008
... zed , Apartheid to the public eye. T he girl in Give the People What _ Journal of Contempora ry African Art Het Kwaad is Banaal (Evil is Bana~, 1984. Oil on canvas, 125 x 105 cm. Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven. Courtesy Goodman Gallery Cape. Spring...