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Nka (1996) 1996 (4): 30–35.
Published: 01 May 1996
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 14–29.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of Hayden’s African dancers should be understood as a cheeky critique of the staged performance of Africanness Hayden witnessed at the colonial fair rather than an uncomplicated expression of internalized racism. In portraying the dancers with the mask of blackface minstrelsy, Hayden sought to unmask the epic...
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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 (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 (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 (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 (2016) 2016 (38-39): 8–13.
Published: 01 November 2016
...-1848 being housed in the Musée d’Orsay). These two dates carry particular resonance for the history of slavery in the French colonies. On August 29, 1793, following...
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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 (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 (2021) 2021 (49): 184–191.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Malek Khouri In its origins, surrealism transpired as a radical subversive culture within advanced capitalist societies in Europe during the first few decades of the twentieth century. In colonial and postcolonial societies, however, surrealism variously assumed a quintessence of a protracted...
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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 (2020) 2020 (46): 116–125.
Published: 01 May 2020
... in the 1860s, because it was linked to the traveling cultures of the port, giving new form to a very old desire to create aesthetic experiences of oceanic connectedness. Additionally, the portrait photograph allowed residents of the port to merge Swahili ideals of the cultured body, colonial codes of the body...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 68–81.
Published: 01 November 2020
... University and the aftermaths of the Second World War in Africa, respectively, the article touches on issues of art education, the production of historical meaning, and the role of cultural institutions in Uganda. It also examines the complex entanglement between colonial legacies and postcolonial...