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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 82–89.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of art history from a Middle Eastern perspective or address some of the critical issues that are emblematic of our contemporary world. Finally, I consider how the biennial disrupts and/or affirms the typological structures and narratives that shape our understanding and experience of art biennials—what...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 101–112.
Published: 01 November 2023
... decoloniality Global South SHARJAH BIENNIAL 15 100 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 53 November 2023 DOI 10.1215/10757163-10904118 © 2023 by Nka Publications CREATING SPACE for Enwezor s Curatorial Vision Selene Wendt Carrie Mae Weems, The In Between (detail), 2022 2023. Commissioned by Sharjah...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 114–125.
Published: 01 November 2023
...: Ismail Noor 114 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 53 November 2023 DOI 10.1215/10757163-10904132 © 2023 by Nka Publications James Meyer Meyer Nka 115 Hoda Afshar, Remain, 2018. Two channel digital video, color and sound, 24 minutes. Installation view, Sharjah Biennial 15, Old Al Dhaid...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 88–98.
Published: 01 November 2023
... Assifa member whose candidacy was seen as an extended public performance meant to reveal the ways in which migrants were denied civil rights. jhpowers@vcu.edu Copyright © 2023 by Nka Publications 2023 Contemporary art Sharjah Biennial Bouchra Khalili Movement of Arab Workers Al Assifa...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2023
... of this exceptional edition of the Sharjah Biennial. Hence, the objective of this editorial is to complement these reviews by bringing to the fore the uniqueness of the Sharjah Biennial 15 in comparison to other Global South or North art Biennials and other platforms of contemporary art. This uniqueness is manifested...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 126–136.
Published: 01 November 2023
... Ibrahim Mahama SHARJAH BIENNIAL 15 Sharjah Biennial 15 at Kalba 126 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 53 November 2023 DOI 10.1215/10757163-10904146 © 2023 by Nka Publications Nari Ward Doris Salcedo Ibrahim Mahama Elizabeth Giorgis Nari Ward, Duty Colossus (detail), 2022. Commissioned...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 58–61.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Carlos Basualdo Copyright © 1999 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1999 Cildo Meireles: Detour into Red, 1967-98, mixed media installation, photo: Wilton Montenegro...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 26–33.
Published: 01 May 2001
... the Whitney. I went to the "committee of experts in contemporary art" could have happened since the power of an Whitney Biennials of 1979, 1981, 1984. as it was defined, the show was no longer institution rests with the board. Certainly When I was a senior in high school, I interesting to me...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 152–153.
Published: 01 May 2021
... flair, a site where the vitality and revelatory power of the arts created beyond dominant Western narratives emerged gloriously visible. 152 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 48 May 2021 DOI 10.1215/10757163-8971370 © 2021 by Nka Publications Invited to exhibit in the 1997 Johannesburg derie...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 66.
Published: 01 November 1996
...• European countries for the contemporary art is taking in enon of "black" confessionals "The In their catalogue essays, the Biennial (Portugal and Holland...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 9.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Olu Oguibe Copyright © 1998 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1998 FROM THE EDITOR f 1997 was the year of the mega-shows; the grand expositions and block-buster exhibitions, the year of the tenth Documenta and of the great biennials both old and emergent, the year...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2015
... into the current discourse of global contemporary, of which art biennials are an important vehicle. The initial title “Cabinet of Curiosity” was not well...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2014
... themselves in the field and have since tions can we reasonably begin to see contemporary received important museum exhibitions or have art as a veritable component of African public cul- been presented in leading biennials. Monographs ture and social experience. have also been published on their work...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 98–99.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Christian Chambert Copyright © 2003 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2003 tering art in Brazil and spawning THE 25TH SAO PAULO a growing interest in art region• ally...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 24–27.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Chika Okeke Copyright © 1998 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1998 This year marks the third pate in, this course of action— DAK'ART, The Biennial...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 8–9.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the place and signifi• by an interested party—usually a national or region• cance of a given field in the contemporary art world. al cultural agency—that pays for the space and Think of the effect of Africa Explores and The Short organizes each biennial outing in line with its given Century...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 66–67.
Published: 01 November 1996
...Okwui Enwezor Copyright © 1996 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1996 VITA ART NOW bell hooks JOHANNESBURG...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 104–113.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Joanna Grabski Copyright © 2008 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2008 THE DAK'ART BIENNALE EXHIBITING CONTEMPORARY ART AND GEOPOLITICS IN AFRICA Joanna Grabski ak'Art, Senegal's Biennial of Contempo• Framing...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 152–188.
Published: 01 May 2008
... with which we sibilities to see the last shows but I've read both deal and discourses with which we wish to engage. catalogs and followed recent biennial exhibitions We still need the big shows to reach those who sit• that can be considered a survey of contemporary uate arts...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 69–70.
Published: 01 May 1995
...C. Krydz Ikwuemesi Copyright © 1995 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1995 produced by Otterness seem to hold that sen• sibility as inspiration. His "Primary Human...