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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 122–129.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Shirley Samuels Copyright © 2006 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2006 Death and Photography Shirley Samuels P hotography has made visible the obscenity of Till man's hate ended all. -And so man weaves. death for more than 150 years. In the early...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 42–49.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Amy Ongiri In Death 24x a Second Laura Mulvey argues that cinematic images belie the deathlike qualities of still photography because of their ability to invoke the appearance of life through motion. This essay examines film and video projects that use found footage and still images from the Black...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 10–23.
Published: 01 May 2007
... to Morocco, and in before her death because she was afraid I would France we were still immigrants, so we were in- become a drug user or a thief, or something along that between. So I grew up between two cultures. In the line. beginning it was painful because...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 163–165.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of colonialism and its native earth with sinister forces of civ - Death of God (Fordham University the sand and ocean. cally self-conscious engagement with film does not thereby degenerate into wake. They present how personal fan - ilization that obscure any...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 34–47.
Published: 01 November 2019
... his deep relation to the world around him via a mode of abstraction that is layered with meanings. This investigation follows by centering upon a single painting from Bowling’s white series, Icarus (2005), produced after the death of his eldest son. Icarus explores themes of time, death, and spiritual...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 76–87.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Dina A. Ramadan Thirty-two-year-old multimedia artist Ahmed Basiony was one of the earliest martyrs of the 2011 Egyptian uprisings. Shortly after his death his work was selected for the Egyptian pavilion at the fifty-fourth Venice Biennale. This article questions the choice of Basiony...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 94–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
... starting points are two of Cardoso’s key works: Repúblika (2014), created for the commemoration of the fortieth anniversary of the death of Amílcar Cabral, and Ferrugem ( Rust ), exhibited at the Tarrafal labor camp in 2017. She explores how these pieces act as political gestures of decolonization through...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 48–61.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in the early 1980s. Making Waves draws attention to a work by Araeen, For Oluwale , which commemorated the racist killing by police officers of David Oluwale, a Nigerian vagrant persecuted in Leeds, England, during the mid-1960s, leading to his death in 1969. While proposing a radical new timeline, the article...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 88–98.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of wit, Rodney was, until his death in 1998 from complications related to sickle cell disease, one of the most compelling artists to come out of the Black Arts Movement of 1980s Britain. From X-rays of his cells to tiny sculptures made from his own skin, Rodney created conceptual self-portraits of his...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 174–180.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of the deceased Crown Prince Alemayehu of Ethiopia’s bust soon after his untimely death at age eighteen on November 1879 in Leeds. The article is based on the correspondence between and among Sir Henry Ponsonby; John Throp; Sir Stafford Northcote, the Chancellor of the Exchequer; Francis John Williamson, Queen...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 100–113.
Published: 01 November 2014
... work Blood is Not Fresh Water , a documentary-style biographical portrait about his grandfather, a leading Ethiopian historian. The conversation takes us on a journey through Ethiopia’s past and provides an in-depth look at Eshetu’s most important works to date, including Till Death Us Do Part...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 96–113.
Published: 01 May 2013
... photographs reflects on Davis’s relations to fashion and death. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2013 PHOTOGRAPHING MILES DAVIS Anthony Barboza With an Introduction by Barry Maxwell Journal of Contemporary African Art • 32 • Spring 2013...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 149–151.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Michael Westfall This essay reviews Yinka Shonibare MBE’s exhibition Addio del passato , exploring themes of decay, dissipation, and death as expressed through the historical figure of Lord Nelson. Shonibare’s exhibition casts Nelson as a hapless metonym for the colonial urge, suggesting that both...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 32–39.
Published: 01 November 2016
... blackness and black people with a perverse foreignness. In the figures of Soubise and Shonibare, these insults are turned into a fabulous, subversive queerness productive of both nurture and death. BLACK QUEER DANDY THE BEAUTY WITHOUT WHOM WE CANNOT LIVE Monica L. Miller...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 68.
Published: 01 May 1998
... marks, Ennadre is "condemned to TOUHAMI ENNADR death like...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 80–85.
Published: 01 May 2001
.... Saturated with symbolic signs and characters borrowed from the Tifinagh (the Tuareq and Berber alphabet) and the arrows contained in primordial circles, our gaze is directed "towards an obvi• ous duality; up and down, movement and immobility, life and death," according to Benehemsi. Tattooed...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 24–39.
Published: 01 November 2021
... no doubt at the root of considerations within surrealism that would lead to Breton s formulation of the supreme point, established in his Second Manifesto of Surrealism of 1929, as the point at which the contradictions of past and future and life and death would cease to be perceived as such.8...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 144–150.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of Jerome Wilson. Athens: University of Georgia. Brundage, W. F. (1997). Under Sentence of Death: Lynching In the South. Chapel Hill: University...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 38–43.
Published: 01 November 1998
..., death lists had judgement." Such images do not compel us to action, but to acceptance. Our been prepared using the identity cards first issued during the colonialist pe- 3K«Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art riod. Hutu youths were formed into militias, called the Interahamwe ("those...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 44–59.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of four photographs of such a Chinese T graphs, we try not to see them. Looking and execution, Elkins suggests that death itself is trapped seeing become seeming forms of aggression in the sequence, between the frames, that begin with that implicate the viewer, however...