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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 134–135.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Susan Kart Market Imaginary represents a welcome departure from traditional documentary coverage of African peoples. By focusing on a historic market, the Marché Colobane, in Dakar, director Joanna Grabski subverts stereotypes and expectations of consumerism and art making in Senegal. Grabski...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 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 THE...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2014
... completing a book manuscript on the legacy of Germany’s colonial history in the arts and visual culture of the Weimar Republic. Notes 1 For further discussion of the Art Genome Project, see Melena Ryzik’s essay “Online, a Genome Project for the World of Art,” New York Times, October 8, 2012...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
... representations of the black figure and examines the continuation of, as well as the challenges to, certain tropes that have been used to frame blackness, femaleness, and tropicality. Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2016 Barbados mulatto Agostino Brunias colonial art...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 78–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
... elaborate visual comple- and academic understanding of the lingering legacy ment, if not postmodern intervention, to the tradi- of German colonial history and the important role tional sculptures that adorn the building, including that contemporary art and artists play in navigating Prussian court...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 8–13.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., coffee—had to be coffee, and cotton and about the birth of antiblack hidden. racism. Colonial slavery constructed a division During the tour art historians of the Louvre between consumer and producer, and even though indicated paintings that illustrated such...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 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 Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1998) 1998 (9): 68–69.
Published: 01 November 1998
...- colonial cultures search for an art that is transgressive. In an art that As the viewer approaches the of emptiness and absence, of beauty...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 140–141.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Holiday Powers This article reviews Katarzyna Pieprzak’s book Imagined Museums: Art and Modernity in Post-colonial Morocco (University of Minnesota Press, 2010). The book covers the discursive usage of claims of modernity in Morocco from 1912, the beginning of the French Protectorate, up to the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1999) 1999 (10): 35–37.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Jude G. Akudinobi Copyright © 1999 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1999 Pla An Iritervi ith Gaston Kabore's contributions to the development of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2015
... riot in a landscape of complexity and contradiction, where one person’s protest is another’s art, is a delicate affair. The primary subject may be history, the riot, that which “incited” the riot, its visual aesthetic, or all these and more simultaneously. Does focus on the iconography of the riot...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Atlantic, Lovell’s work is both rooted and expansive. Perhaps no other exhibition of Lovell’s recent work has linked “home” and “away” so clearly as Kith and Kin. Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2010 Whitfield Lovell Autour Du Monde...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 100–113.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., while the image of a hand rais- was born as a phallic symbol of power and became a sym- 110 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 35 • Fall 2014 bol of religious presence in Ethiopia. It then became a sym- Because Africa is often imagined through images, it is in bol of colonial...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 80–91.
Published: 01 November 2013
... men, gods and beasts are torn apart, and where the rules and conventions that ordinarily seek to impose order over our world take a tumble. Alexander’s poetic monsters eat away at the rigid polarity of “self” and “other” in colonial discourse by revisiting the ontological boundary between human and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 84–107.
Published: 01 November 2017
... cosmopolitan second experience was the result of his training at nature of the colonial metropole, London’s art scene the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal College was shaped by the robust presence of students, writ- of Art in London from the late 1950s to mid-1960s. ers, and artists from previously...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Ingrid Hölzl Copyright © 2009 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2009 Samuel Fosso, from the series Tati, "The Liberated American Woman from the 1970s," © 2008 Samuei Fosso, courtesy Jean Marc Patras Galerie, Paris. 40* Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 100–111.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Karen E. Milbourne The exhibition Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa opened at the National Museum of African Art and Enid A. Haupt Garden, Smithsonian Institution, on Earth Day (April 22) 2013 and has been extended through February 23, 2014. Curator Karen E...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 50–61.
Published: 01 May 2013
... need for mutual recognition. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2013 ABSENT PRESENCE Candice Breitz’s Extra Kerr Houston Journal of Contemporary African Art • 32 • Spring 2013 50 • Nka DOI 10.1215...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 124–135.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Penny M. Von Eschen This article explores implicit as well as explicit debates over modernity among African American artists at the 1966 World Festival of Black Arts held in Dakar, Senegal, honing in on moments that reveal tensions among the artists as well as between artists and the US officials...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1995) 1995 (2): 30–33.
Published: 01 May 1995
... their western counter• predicaments, their works express differing approaches to modernity, parts. Consequently, contemporary art forms have been excluded from various responses to colonialism and postcolonialism, and persistent the ongoing discourse of art history in Africa...