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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 96–110.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Hammons Hauser and Wirth Crenshaw Dairy Mart contemporary global art Eurocentric conception of art ETHNIC ENVY and Other Aggressions in the Contemporary Global Art Complex Amelia Jones C urate, as many curatorial studies scholars have pointed out, is derived from the Latin cura, which means...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 6–13.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of contents flict: Rethinking Contemporary Art during Global Crisis” (2008–9), he is currently a research fellow at straight to your inbox, the Flemish Academic Centre for Science and the Arts in Brussels, where he is working on a new book allowing you to stay current...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 100–113.
Published: 01 November 2014
... , Travelling Light , Body and Soul , Brave New World, Africanized , Trip to Mount Zuqualla , Roma , and The Return of the Axum Obelisque . Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2014 Theo Eshetu Selene Wendt interview multimedia video Blood is Not Fresh Water Ethiopia THEO...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 96–105.
Published: 01 May 2011
... on to things that are specific to the subjectivity of the artist and to locations of practice that cannot be simply erased by the idealism of a global art scene that has no boundaries. This specificity is something that could contribute to the complexity of our thinking about the dimensions of the contemporary...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 6–13.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the globe. contextualizing the production and consumption Bringing together the Global North (Platform 1 tak- of contemporary art.13 He argues that contem- ing place in Vienna, Austria, and Berlin, Germany, porary art must be understood not only through and Platform 5 in Kassel) and the Global South...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 22–35.
Published: 01 November 2012
... footage of me receiving lessons where I have hired an acting coach W. Ian Bourland is a scholar and critic who writes to teach me the ‘accents’ of my cultural backgrounds. I am not about globalization and race in contemporary art. interested in the authenticity of these accents...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 80–151.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of African artists to global attention, and the third will examine the politics of contemporary African art and the art museum. What concerns the panel here is the scholarship of contemporary African art: the teaching, research, and publishing in the field. The discussion considers such questions...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 44–55.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the experience and memory of the urban space of Luanda through a photographic and performative interaction with its objects, it speaks of the complexities and contradictions inherent to the contemporary condition of dwelling in the global city. Copyright © 2017 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2017...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 120–131.
Published: 01 May 2019
... around the globe in an immersive, visually overwhelming environment. Yet, this overdose creates a space in which psychological transformation and political reorientation can occur. As a work made specifically for display in art museums of the Global North—at the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 8–23.
Published: 01 November 2021
... Egyptian Surrealists in Global Perspective conference When Art Becomes Liberty: The Egyptian Surrealists ( 1938–1965 ) Art and Liberty group Contemporary Art Group When Art Becomes Liberty The Egyptian Surrealists (1938 1965) Salah M. Hassan 8 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 49...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 136–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., terrorism, and child labor. As many of the artists I have discussed here demonstrate, the most interesting contemporary art tends to cross borders, transcend lines of theoreti- cal practice and thinking, and embrace an inclusive global perspective. When contemporary artists use their success and privilege...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 84–107.
Published: 01 November 2017
... by the Sharjah Art Foundation November 2016 to January 2017, attests to Nour’s sophistication and rigor as an artist and asserts his contributions to the canon of art history, not only as a transformational figure within Sudanese or African art movements, but also within global modern and contemporary art...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 100–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of a global art market. Journal of Contemporary African Art 46 May 2020100 Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-8308222 © 2020 by Nka Publications Hans Belting W hen the Museum of Modern Art in New York opened its new spaces on November 18, 2004, there was considerable antici- pation about how it would represent...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 24–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
... that imbal- ance, endemic to a globally dominant Eurocentric art history. 24 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 48 May 2021 DOI 10.1215/10757163-8971271 © 2021 by Nka Publications Seydou Keïta, Untitled, 1958/1959. Gelatin silver print, 35.5 x 25.5 cm. © Seydou Keïta/SKPEAC Kerman Nka 25 Samuel...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 112–130.
Published: 01 May 2021
... strategies in several groundbreaking exhibitions to confront the “complex predicaments of contemporary art in a time of profound historical change and global transformation.” While Enwezor was neither an explicit source of inspiration nor invoked for the Cherry River project, the futures of Enwezor...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 264–281.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Lydie Diakhaté This article aims to introduce Melvin Edwards’s career and explore, through his work in public art, his ongoing dialogue between his global black consciousness and conceptual art. Edwards is a pioneer and prominent artist in the history of contemporary African American art...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 8–13.
Published: 01 May 2014
...The Otolith Group (Kodwo Eshun and Anjali Sagar) From “Black Collectivities: A Conference,” held May 3–4, 2013, at Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and the University of Chicago’s Arts Incubator. The text proceeds from the point...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 52–63.
Published: 01 May 2019
... African art” was taking shape in the global art world. This article explores how, in this context, The Chief ’s satirical content became entangled with the idea of “selling Africa” that is expressed in its title. In this image, Fosso thoroughly satirizes the notion of “selling Africa” through his shrewd...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 176–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
... for progressive values, and the review takes seriously local reception by asking how Congolese interpret works of contemporary art, including Frances Bodomo ( Afronauts ), Kapwani Kiwanga ( Vumbi ), Mega Mingiedi ( Lelo Awa ). Copyright © 2017 by Nka Publications 2017 Meteoric Realities Lubumbashi...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 122–125.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and postcolonial history, art history as archive, European decadence—alongside works that emphasize his more recent focus on cinematic strategies and contemporary global politics. By juxtaposing works in different mediums executed over the past fifteen years, this carefully curated and creatively installed show...