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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2014
... tradition and a critique of mainstream performance art history, this article starts in Harlem before taking the reader on a sweeping journey that calls at Chicago and Houston and ends in New Orleans. A cursory introduction to African diasporic public ceremonial culture, the article looks to carnival...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 98–110.
Published: 01 November 2022
...@nyu.edu ssb496@nyu.edu © 2022 by Nka Publications 2022 Cauleen Smith experimental film Hurricane Katrina jazz diasporic ceremonial culture H-E-L-L-O in Five Notes A Call Back to the Real Megan Kincaid and Summer Sloane-Britt Cauleen Smith, video still from H-E-L-L-O, 2014. Digital...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
... propose that this collusion between African art history and American art can be conceived of as feedback: a resonant discursive loop that connects American art and African art, diasporic art production and its interpretation, and identity production and recognition. By exploring the work of contemporary...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 108–124.
Published: 01 November 2017
...-reflexively experimental artistic practice. figure in contemporary art history, Kimathi Donkor’s However committed he is to social, political, and life and work remain vastly underresearched. While cultural consciousness raising, his aesthetic fore- his paintings memorializing diasporic histories...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 56–69.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., University of Maryland University College continental and diasporic Africans in the vision of modernity or to comprehend the cultural legacies political Pan-­Africanism after 1945. and artistic traditions of so-­called Western civiliza- From the very beginning of modernism in tion. Nigerian...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 106–107.
Published: 01 June 2017
... diasporic masquerade practices. performance inthe mode of African reflection onthe process of curating Carnival’s significance, and a critical commissioned works, areevaluation of exhibition catalogue, a chronicle of the This eponymous volume isatonce an eling tolocations inthe Caribbean. Arts Center...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 48–63.
Published: 01 May 2022
... remains hugely important, activating a complex web of historical and cultural connections across the African diaspora. Second, although Biggers s images of Africa were steeped in pictorial realism, they harbor a deeply allegorical impulse pertaining to diasporic history, identity, and representation...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2016
... itineraries beyond its officially inscribed that not only did he photograph glamorous fashion grand narrative. models over the years, but also a myriad of cultural ceremonies and other social events significant to his nation’s story. I would respond by saying that our project is an attempt to map...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 102.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of the dence for Cultural Diversity, Gerry sion of prose and poetry by exhibit and the practice of Poto- Atwell curates a narrative about Dunkley and others makes the Mitan. It is a textile patchwork...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 91.
Published: 01 May 2004
... to organization of the exhibition is represent and convey ideas. We somewhat disjointed, the overall have seen this in recent multi• concept is bold and the artists' media presentations of the arts individual works are strong. In his and visual cultures of Africa...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 52–58.
Published: 01 November 2016
... N-word.” Yet, for an array of people this over 250-year-old relic is not simply a vestige of France’s cultural patrimony; rather, it is a vivid illustration...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 24–27.
Published: 01 November 1996
... environment of New York and Washington D.C., ized that country prior to the revolution, and further strengthened where she has lived for more than two decades. by the diasporic experience of her subsequent years. Living in Atnafu is an artist who likes...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 28–37.
Published: 01 May 2008
... that craft anew our understandings of memory, histo• made it so important. And finally, it sought to ry, belonging, and becoming. 3 trace a new "moment" of shared sensibility, in which contemporary African and diasporic artists The Allure of Metahistory: turn increasingly toward...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 62–71.
Published: 01 November 2022
... trauma, colonial contact, and the revamping of indigenous worldviews have shaped the African diaspora, so too has exile, intra­ territorial expansion, and totalitarianism impacted diasporic and native Ethiopian artists active today and in the mid-twentieth century. Exile in art discourse has been...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 130–135.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., "diasporic public spheres" enable one another, as but fact is you're like all the rest of them." Having it explores the increasing African Americanization recognized his own blinding paternalism, Hailey's of global culture and taste, phenomena distinctly attorney uses race to deliver...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 44–55.
Published: 01 November 2020
... in the Guinness World Records as the first feature film by a black di-rector in the United Kingdom.1 Directed by Horace Ové (b. 1939), this melodrama examines police brutality as a key factor that unites and divides members of London s black diasporic community in the 1970s. Expressions of the Black Power...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 16–33.
Published: 01 November 2023
... that appeared as part of 1921 s America s Making ­Exposition and entered the collection of the New York 18 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 53 November 2023 Public Library s 135th Street Branch (now the Schom­burg Center for Research in Black Culture) in a Christmas-day ceremony held...