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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 85.
Published: 01 November 2001
...- cus attention on the creative Not Just a Cloth Kure interrogates the role cloth the background support with played in the scenario where near flat...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 158–167.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Lydie Diakhaté Copyright © 2009 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2009 CROSS-CU LTU RAL PATTERNS "Cloth is like a DNA swatch"1 A...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 114–125.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., apparel production is returning and preferential trade agreements with the United States have been implemented to encourage US businesses to select Haiti as a sourcing option. The export of newly manufactured clothing from Haiti for consumption in the marketplaces of developed economies (primarily the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 108–117.
Published: 01 November 2010
... evoked the spirit of his politics, both at home and abroad. This essay examines how Haile Selassie controlled his visual image, through clothing as well as photography, in order to express his political and cultural agendas. Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2010 Haile...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2015
... conduct an anthropological study of contemporary African clothing culture. Magnum photographer Martin Parr was the festival’s ambassador and contributed his Luxury series, which includes candid images of a South African elite wearing Western designer clothes and sipping champagne at the Durban July races...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 120–121.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Yemi Onafuwa This review considers the Ghanaian sculptor El Anatsui’s recent work—stitched “cloth” made from recycled liquor-bottle caps—in the context of his entire artistic production and his “remix and recycle” ethos. By transforming glittering gold-colored bottleneck wrappers and silvery bottle...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 28–37.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Tanisha Ford This essay examines the rise in popularity of “Afro look” fashions in the 1970s. The name Afro look was given by fashion industry insiders on both sides of the Atlantic to describe clothing that featured African and African-inspired prints, textiles, and embroidery techniques. Usually...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 62–69.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Monica L. Miller This essay examines musician and style icon Janelle Monáe’s signature suit of clothes—her tuxedo—and argues that the tuxedo and its accompanying styling create productive tensions between restraint and abandon, typicality and queerness, captivity and freedom. For Monáe, these...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 46–55.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of the Lumpenproletariat in our current moment of global capital. It takes up Zoe Leonard’s Analogue series (2007) and focuses on a sequence of photographs within it that represent the transnational traffic in used clothing— a circuit that links Shenzhen to Brooklyn to Kampala. With a close analysis...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 134–136.
Published: 01 May 2007
...—adinkra mentioned Sasa, always positively and 2005 October Gallery, cloth, kente cloth—and yet have sometimes rapturously. Between Sasa London, UK unique qualities of their own...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 76–79.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Makerere's art education. Nnaggenda's protagonist is naked, because when the tree itself is being destroyed, bark-cloth is perhaps impotent as a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 94–107.
Published: 01 May 2015
... 2015 94 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-2914361  © 2015 by Nka Publications Viyé Diba, Tout Se Sait, 2014. Mixed- media installation at the Koba Club, Dak’Art Biennale Off, 2014. Wood, plastic, iron, cloth, canvas, photographs, paper, wire. Photo: Joanna Grabski...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 90–93.
Published: 01 November 2015
...—that is made evident in the work. 92 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 37 • November 2015 FASHION STUDIES from Duke University Press ASIANS WEAR CLOTHES ON THE INTERNET Race, Gender, and the Work of Personal Style...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 56–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the social and political condi- tions of the times, though a large part of their appeal lies in the fact that they depict a uniquely Malian fashion sensibility, both in photographic style and in the clothing worn. Therefore, the question of how fashion functions through photographs in Africa...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1999) 1999 (10): 46–49.
Published: 01 May 1999
... color in the form of wall-hangings, table-cloths, blankets, and linoleum floor-coverings. But the sense that he has 48»Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art effectively constructed his image of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1998) 1998 (9): 72.
Published: 01 November 1998
... people to know that what I cloth, the houses appear fragile. The with thin cloth bearing script from larly in group shows in Alexandria. In saw atthe British Museum hurt me," fabric covering are inscribed with the ancienttext. The bound benches...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 126–127.
Published: 01 May 2007
... their hands and neck has turned MOBILITY brown. Like their clothing, a part of them has inevitably become African or Asian...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2013
...- masks and sculptures, usually found at exciting and special event was taking niques used in West African textiles the tourist markets, hang on trunks or place in the city. and with the important role that cloth wooden pillars; sculptures represent- The curators addressed in...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 44–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
...- Awoven kente cloths of the Asante people, to the contemporary, namely the ubiquitous nomadic and safari styles striding down international catwalks each season...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 112–115.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... REVIEWS universe of universe signs without end. frame’sedges, suggesting ongoing an ed cloth, the cloth, ed over spill symbols...