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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 78–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., António Ole, Yinka Shonibare, MBE, and Pascale Marthine Tayou. The artists’ work engaged visitors with a range of difficult issues, including the role that Germany and the city of Berlin played in the colonization of Africa. The exhibit also acknowledged and explored the complex postcolonial relationship...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 92–99.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Jean-Hubert Martin This interview is between Hassan Musa, a Sudan-born artist residing in France, and Jean-Hubert Martin. Issues discussed include identity, politics, and the state of the world, including colonization and the status of artists in Sudan. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 56–61.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of colliding cultures and can hardly be understood outside the paradigm of itinerancy, mobility, and displacement. In addition to the forced migrations of the previous centuries, there have also been migrations driven by colonization. Today, millions of people of African origin are citizens of various...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
... in which the black female body in particular has been represented. Christopher Cozier describes the genre of Caribbean portraiture produced against the background of a long history of colonized representation as “a visual territory not exclusively of our own making.” This article presents a number...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 8–17.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., on an leaving us his last testament, The Wretched extensive scale, the “widespread use of inhuman F of the Earth. When he was nineteen, con- practices,” in which many of the colonized people vinced that being French meant defending a cer- felt they were “participating in a veritable apoca- tain idea...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 6–13.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Washington Liberia daguerreotypes American Colonization Society doubled gaze AUGUSTUS WASHINGTON LOOKS TO LIBERIA Shawn Michelle Smith n 1853 the African American daguerreotypist Augustus Washington left his home...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 132–133.
Published: 01 May 2007
... point of view of the colonizer, fears and curiosities, sublimated fasci• nations with the strange or the "prim• itive," are expressed in concrete physical and anatomical images. The seductive and/or repulsive qualities of the wild or Other, and the punishment of the same, are figured...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 82–89.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of The opening sequence of Bush Mama is leg• violence is the moment in which the colonizer endary for the story behind the story it tells. The becomes aware of the existence of the colonized," film opens as the film's main character (Barbara and that "the most noble cultural manifestation of O. Jones...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 69–72.
Published: 01 May 1998
..., the 2ndJohannesburg Biennale d) even Britain has become colonized (by Microsoft). e) Nelson Mandela can "give the bird" to Clinton and go visit Ghaddafi in Libya. 15) The theme "Trade Routes": f) Nelson Mandela gets to hang out...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 118.
Published: 01 May 2000
... the Victorian Dandy," like its title char• played out in those parts of the The arrangement of the figures vocabulary of mid-century mod• acter, never completely tips its world where the colonizing impulse reminds us of the ethnographically...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2015
... psychoanalyst Frantz Fanon, African Americans’ increasing militancy in the face whose invective against the dehumanizing condi- of US racial violence and the fight against colonial- tions of colonization, The Wretched of the Earth, was ism in Africa. translated into English...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 38–45.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., it produces is harmful. Therefore, in Kia Henda’s addressed the legacy of colonization and the Cold recent body of work, he is experimenting with the War to flip the narrative of Angola’s role in global idea that alternative creative possibilities exist for politics. In Icarus 13: Narratives of Progress...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 98–101.
Published: 01 May 2009
...- 100'Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art prising dis-symphony of these three Words cele• represented by the act of colonizing and its conse• brating source and diaspora, and through which quences. The tragic word accompanies this other one understands that these poetics...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 146–148.
Published: 01 May 2013
... colonized peoples live in har- as the old veteran interviewed at his withdrawal and the Viet Minh army, mony and without hierarchy or inter- home in Cotonou. If Mora- Kpai’s cinematographic style alone cannot transport the spec- tator between continents and into the depths of the lives of those...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 114–115.
Published: 01 May 2002
... families and the significant role of coloniza• ically, still laughing, "You can't their belonging in the modern beautiful images of elegant tion, post-colonization...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 126–127.
Published: 01 May 2007
... batik, an Indonesian race. Shonibare constrasts the serious• the Industrial Revolution, and labor process that uses wax to resist dye. ness of Sally with the more carefree was performed for them by a disem- During colonization of Indonesia...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 100–107.
Published: 01 November 2010
... the surface of the skin. Colon I, 2009. Pennies, paint, string. Courtesy Tilton Gallery. I have this fascination with salt, how salt can pre- Photo: Lucas Knischer serve life. There are all kind of things that I can use that are medicinal...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 94–103.
Published: 01 May 2008
... no longer who he was, who has no words to It was thus that the colonizing gaze established 96* Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art were a source of inspiration to minds that were...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 11.
Published: 01 May 2003
... built into the very definition of the dominant narratives of modernism. As Edward Said argued in Culture and Imperialism, an exploration of the twentieth century history and sociology of the Western metropolis reveals the strong presence of students, writ• ers, and artists from previously colonized...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (52): 84–95.
Published: 01 May 2023
... races humaines (Essay on the Inequality of the Human Races), 1853, which contributed to legitimizing racist theories. Clémence Destourelles thus ironically symbolizes the ambiguity of the colonized/colonizer relations that the Cape Verdean Creole population experienced under Portuguese colonialism...