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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 138–142.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Faridah Folawiyo folawiyofaridah@gmail.com © 2022 by Nka Publications 2022 REVIEWS LIFE BETWEEN ISLANDS: CARIBBEAN-BRITISH ART 1950s NOW TATE BRITAIN DECEMBER 1, 2021 APRIL 3, 2022 The exhibition s title suggests that it will focus on the Atlantic, the body of water that separates...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 106–107.
Published: 01 June 2017
... REVIEWS exhibition, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, 2015. Orleans, New Center, In O’Grady Arts foreground is Lorraine Contemporary exhibition, Caribbean the of Art Performance and Mas’:En of Carnival view Installation...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 22–30.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Michelle Stephens “Defacing the Gaze and Reimagining the Black Body: Contemporary Caribbean Women Artists” examines works by visual artists Oneila Russell, Holly Bynoe, Patricia Kaersenhout, and Ebony Patterson, exploring how these contemporary artists wrestle with the terms in which we see black...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 8–23.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Erica Moiah James Critiques of anachronism have been used to dismiss art made in the Caribbean since the arrival of Christopher Columbus. This article argues that in order to render Caribbean art in the critical imagination, one must first decolonize notions of time foundational to the discipline...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 14–17.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Godfried Donkor Copyright © 1998 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1998 Beyonct_the Boundaries artists from the caribbean...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 62–63.
Published: 01 May 1998
...: at the Bronx Museum and The Studio AFRICAN, ASIAN, & Museum. This made it tough to tell CARIBBEAN ARTISTS IN where one...
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Nka (1997) 1997 (6-7): 66.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 204–205.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Jacqueline Francis Copyright © 2008 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2008 AIM EYE FOR THE TROPICS TOURISM, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND FRAMING THE CARIBBEAN UJ Krista A. Thompson Durham and London...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 92–97.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Caribbean and population of 439,000, that produced a giant like African components of the French empire, then Aime Cesaire (or, for that matter, Frantz Fanon, resident in Paris. Two of Cesaire's prominent col• who was taught by Cesaire in his earlier care er as a laborators were Leop old Senghor...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 98–101.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the flowering of the Vichy regime, and surrounded by the U.S. fleet of modern Negritudes of the African diaspora, and the Caribbean and Atlantic. The poem was in this sense it differs from Senghor's, which pro• enriched by the resistance texts published at that ceeds from...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 98–103.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of Chicago. He has taught at various American afraid: of color. “Here we enter a world where the colleges and universities as well as in Africa and the connection between music and color become viv­ Caribbean. He is executive director of the Research idly manifested. Further, we must note these art­...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 80–91.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., Disparities and Deformations, 16. and teaches on the visual arts of the black diaspora, 21. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, ed., Monster Theory: Reading Culture examining African American, Caribbean, and black (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996), 4. British artists in modern and contemporary...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2014
... for examples of the reemergence of these forms into contemporary artistic practices with inspiration in Caribbean and African American public performance tradition. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2014 TAKING it to the STREETS Lorraine O’Grady, Art...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 86–91.
Published: 01 May 2006
... through close readings of individual postcards, but American and Caribbean literature and cultural stud• in the social practices surrounding the collecting and ies, Department of English, University of Illinois at displaying of lynching postcards. We have on exhib...
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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 (2018) 2018 (42-43): 234–249.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Richard J. Powell In his collection of essays, Caribbean Discourse, ´Edouard Glissant describes the Creole languages and literatures of the French Antilles and the pedagogical projects that strive to bring greater understanding and appreciation to créolitié as an “exploded discourse.” In Glissant’s...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 44–55.
Published: 01 November 2020
... investigates how the Trinidad-born director Horace Ové pictures activists and Caribbean migrants of the Windrush generation throughout the film. Close analyses reveal that Ové relied on his training as a documentarian to capture what he perceived to be an authentic, rather than celebratory, version of London’s...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 112–127.
Published: 01 November 2022
... reference to machetes as code for Black criminality). Other associations, ones that Sinclair is keen to advance in his work, relate to the African diaspora, Caribbean history (particularly that of Haiti), and the machete as a symbol of enslavement and a tool in insurrections against slavery. The article...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 98–110.
Published: 01 November 2022
... to COVID-19 restrictions, and featured the multimedia artist’s 2014 film H-E-L-L-O , commissioned for the multi-year curatorial project En Mas’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean . H-E-L-L-O . Set in post-Katrina New Orleans, Smith performs a deconstructed ceremonial procession through the city...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 20–27.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... Diawara’s eventual film chronicles the author’s travels with Glissant on the Queen Mary II across the Atlantic from South Hampton, United Kingdom, to Brooklyn, New York, as well as his stay with Glissant in the philosopher’s native Martinique in the Caribbean. Diawara recounts the experience while...