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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 14–29.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Exposition Coloniale Internationale as a great colonial minstrel show—an artificial spectacle of blackness constructed for the white gaze. Copyright © 2017 by Nka Publications 2017 Palmer Hayden Exposition Coloniale Internationale African Americans in Paris visual satire Harlem Renaissance...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 72–82.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Fatima El-Tayeb This article addresses the long-term impact of colonialism on Europe’s internal structures and on its self-positioning in a global context. Using the 2015 refugee crisis as a focal point and centering the German example, the author explores the complex relationship between memory...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 68–77.
Published: 01 May 2011
... celebrations of globalism and the overarching geographic and spatial taxonomies that still dominate most African art exhibitions. Instead, the exhibition foregrounded the ambiguous presence of colonial time in the analysis of Africa by emphasizing temporal interconnections and transitional moments. By refusing...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 20–27.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Manthia Diawara Copyright © 2008 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2008 ARCHITECTURE AS COLONIAL DISCOURSE ANGELA FERREIRA'S MAISONS TROPICALES Angela Ferreira, Maison Tropicale, 2007, installation view (detail), Portuguese...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 48–55.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Paul Gilroy Copyright © 2000 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2000 JOINED UF POLITICS AND POST-COLONIAL MELANCHOLIA Paul Gilroy...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (4): 30–35.
Published: 01 May 1996
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 78–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
... regarding our perceptions of (CDU) party member Horst Köhler, the for- Africa. According to our local understanding, even T mer federal president of Germany, set the after the end of colonialism, the meaning and signifi- stage for the recent exhibition Who Knows Tomor- cance of African culture...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., identity reception. Their work Aesthetic of Upris- poses challenging questions about shared identi- ing II (2011), a large-scale photographic print, runs ties and histories of land and resources in a post- from a holder high on the wall to the floor below, colonial, globalized era. Significantly...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 134–135.
Published: 01 November 2014
... French-colonial residents attempted attempted residents French-colonial engulfed the expanding...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 8–13.
Published: 01 November 2016
... for the history of slavery in the French colonies. On August 29, 1793, following the 1791 slaves’ insurrection, the French colony of Saint- Domingue abolished slavery...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 35–37.
Published: 01 May 1999
..., to examine the nature Santa Barbara. His book Empire, try to make films like Gaston. I just try to be myself and extent of compromise. It is the responsibility Representation and Colonial Logic and African and make films; in this way, our films are going...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 126–139.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and postcolonial monuments while incorporating colors and patterns from textiles into elaborate backgrounds. However, Wiley’s response to Africa extends beyond formal considerations. In the spirit of Négritude he mined a collective African identity to contest former colonial hegemonies, critiquing...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 28–43.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Salah M. Hassan In spite of his visionary work and enduring legacy, Karl Marx was a product of his time and of Europe as a rising colonial empire with ambitions of conquest and domination, and the larger framework of his analysis was bound by the evolutionary thinking of that time. Most western...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the interrelationship between multiple histories (colonial, national, and personal) as they collide with social, political, and economic imperatives. Starting with Édouard Glissant’s concept of relational poetics, this article explores reterritorialization and deterritorialization in Idrissou Mora-Kpai’s Arlit...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 146–148.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Ian Merkel This review provides both context for and aesthetic analysis of Idrissou Mora-Kpai’s latest film, Indochina, Traces of a Mother . Starting with a brief synthesis of historical work dealing with colonial soldiers fighting on behalf of France, it attempts to ground the multiple spaces...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of attributing value in the newly creolizing societies of the West Indies. Barbados was the first colony in the New World where Africans formed the majority population. By 1660 Barbados had the largest black population in the New World and was also unique as the only colony where women outnumbered men...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Renée Mussai Born in 1929 in Accra, then the Gold Coast colony, James Barnor began his career in photography typically, as an apprentice in a colonial portrait studio of a relative, his cousin J. P. Dodoo. But in a unique career spanning more than six decades, bridging continents and photographic...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 192–197.
Published: 01 November 2017
... functions as part of Attia’s productive interrogation of the West’s cultural amnesia, particularly with regard to the mechanisms and atrocities of its colonial past and the ramifications of these actions on the present day. Beyond exploring the psychology and politics of repair through works...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 124–135.
Published: 01 November 2018
... leveled against the festival by outside critics. At stake in these controversies was the question: how best to create a cultural politics that enabled collective thinking about vexing challenges faced by postcolonial societies, including resolving questions of power and authority after inheriting colonial...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 170–183.
Published: 01 November 2018
... countries were still fighting against colonialism for their national emancipation. PANAF remained unique because of the gathering of thousands of professional artists from Africa and the African diaspora, but ordinary African citizens also came from their villages to perform for the comeback of Africa...