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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2019) 2019 (44): 120–131.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... What is necessary now is not Pan-Africanism, feminism, or any movement that seeks to advance the rights of a particular social identity, but, instead, what is needed is a radicalized cosmopolitanism, a shift from a rhetoric of particularism to a rhetoric of universalism in order to help us relate to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 130–139.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Holiday Powers This article looks at French-Moroccan artist Yto Barrada’s artwork and her role at the Cinémathèque de Tanger (CdT) in response to the mutating cosmopolitanisms of contemporary Tangier, Morocco. The article focuses on her projects A Life Full of Holes: The Strait Project , Iris...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of cosmopolitan societies and selves; and the changing representation of blackness, desire, and beauty across time and space. His archive thus not only constitutes a rare document of the black experience in postwar Britain during the Swinging Sixties, but also provides an important frame of reference...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 146–148.
Published: 01 May 2011
... shaped by an international formal education and a Christian church. Africa has always had areas of cosmopolitan learning, and occluding this one stunts the image of Africa. Where Anatsui is concerned, we should neglect neither his African origins nor his education, love of books, and years of looking at...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 84–107.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of sculpture that speaks of a cosmopolitan vision in which several traditions collide to create a new visual language combining African-derived forms with a minimalist aesthetic. The new works and the archival material included in the retrospective exhibition Amir Nour: Brevity Is the Soul of Wit...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 234–249.
Published: 01 November 2018
... only garnered broad institutional recognition and critical accolades, but also situated him within the French art historical modernist canon and a cultural field that one might describe as black Atlantic, global in scope and discursively cosmopolitan. This article summarily tracks Hervé Télémaque’s...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2009) 2009 (25): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of discrete and self-contained cultural boundaries. artists are manifestations of cosmopolitanism in the visual tie to their constant mobility in and out of Africa, hold out the but also challenge the art world to think critically and exam - Rather than locating the production of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1998) 1998 (9): 58–61.
Published: 01 November 1998
... also to observe the distinctions between different films and paper presentations. So, I tried my best to be very conscious of forms of the cosmopolitan. the reasons for my choices. Someone like Frederic lameson would posit universalizing...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1998) 1998 (9): 12–13.
Published: 01 November 1998
... component, its everyday funk, the machi• nations of whatever cosmopolitan tatters it • retains. Foresight and Aftermath...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 118.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... Mohammed Omer But some forms familiar from the Khalil's cosmopolitan paintings Khalil's palette of primary shapes paintings, and derived from the do not, on the surface, engage in include small dots and squares of same sources...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 9.
Published: 01 November 1996
... Sekoto's or Ernest Mancoba's, signalled a new age of cosmopolitanism, and his death in England, like Sekoto's in France, only further affirms the expansion of horizons and claim on new geographies that is the condition of all contemporary prac• tice. As a man...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 68.
Published: 01 November 1996
... figures seem far too dress fabric and Cosmopolitan perspectives that lead the viewer African artists in a light that can caricatured to convey any real ads into cars. Hassan reconfig...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 152–153.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Small Things, to a comfortable Making or in the ‘Wrong Place’: Contempo- He aptly demonstrates how Le complot “writerly” cosmopolitanism, with its rary Art and the Postcolonial Condition,” in d’Aristote parodies classical mimesis, attendant privileges and safe pub- Diaspora...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1998) 1998 (9): 71.
Published: 01 November 1998
... Bank, the International Monetary There are no necessary links be• Fund, UNESCO, various curators of tween the cosmopolitanism of "African Art" mostly from America Western art discourse and the practi• and the men and women who make up cal participation...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 117.
Published: 01 May 2000
... various occasions, organization is reminiscent of several critical issues. One is madcap cosmopolitanism was long printed skirts as well as Manet; Sidibe has collapsed picto• money, and how much of it, rela• something they conceived...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2012
... remains committed to contemporary African Jazz Cosmopolitanism in Accra art inside and outside the African continent, but Five Musical Years in Ghana over the years it has received very few articles and steven feld reviews from scholars resident in Africa. So I hereby 328 pages, 77 illustrations...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 80–89.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., nation) lies the in a short essay for LIP magazine in 2005: “[L]ike space of cosmopolitan African identity. This identity so many African young people working and living is global in its stance and transnational in its traversal in cities around the globe, they belong to no single of cultural...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 28–37.
Published: 01 May 2008
... ostensibly a engage with the archives of colonial modernity glimpse into the diverse and dynamic practices of within the postcolony. contemporary artists at work in cosmopolitan But what struck me most about the immediate Africa and elsewhere, this...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 30–42.
Published: 01 November 2017
... for those who migrate internationally, leave their homeland for another place, and repre- sent, reputedly, a kind of global cosmopolitanism. Instead of becoming free...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., and conducted diverse visual readings of the notion of Cornell University. We were honored to participate the black  portrait while challenging conventional as conference organizers with professionals perspectives on identity, beauty, cosmopolitanism, representing a wide range of disciplines...