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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 202–209.
Published: 01 November 2016
... or absent, such as his works presented in Dakar’s eleventh biennale (2014) and Martinique’s first biennale (2013). Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2016 FROM BODY TO DISEMBODIMENT Jean-Ulrick Désert rom the body as sign to the disembodiment helper...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and slicing The zines. maga pornographic and illustrations fashion and medical both in bodies replicate the objectification of women’s eyes, disembodied mouths, andlegs, arms,buttocks, that as such images, photographic fragmented with them overlays then drawings, the produces...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 33–37.
Published: 01 May 2004
... toward a visual epiphany of the disembodied eye. Instead of following a possible future of humankind by being anchored in an institu• the simple phenomenological model of lived bodily experience, tionalized present of contemporary art as it is reflected and con...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 110–117.
Published: 01 November 2011
... but that is not how I feel at all.”15 Her work seems more a motivation to disembody these Ellen Gallagher’s Abstract Covertures images from their darkness, and an exploitation of The right of the African American artist to use form: using shapes and potent...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 112–113.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., a consummate insider, to disembodiment but, in reality, dehumanization maintained and position herself as an outsider, extending strategies of domina• dissimulated by the smiling pro• In this new volume...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 155–157.
Published: 01 November 2012
... - - - - - - - - - ­ ­   voices disembodied projecting By stall. each into jected pro then were which market, the of sounds the recorded artist The maica. inJa stalls marketplace and ments encamp fishing resemble that tures Stall ships. slave built makers boat England New and saltfish...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 34–43.
Published: 01 November 2023
... to a dignified burial, transforming disembodied statistics into real narratives of loss, absence, and excruciating pain.23 As a human being, Koraïchi empathetically explains, I think it s fundamental to make a nice sepulcher for these poor people. My brother, who was 18 months older than me, drowned...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 92–93.
Published: 01 May 2004
... sistent throughout his career. Baltimore, 2003. Film still and successful 1970s phenome• The camera often floats through non. But while this superficial spaces as a disembodied "eye...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 80–83.
Published: 01 May 2003
.... Kure's subsequent works reflect this shift in her engagement with her subject matter. Her performance piece in Lagos, in which she powerfully asserted the bodies and identities of veiled women, and her recent collages stand in stark contrast to earlier pieces in which she focused on a disembodied...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2007
... African labor Tours Europe, the golden shoes remain empty and made it possible for countries like Spain, Portugal, Cinderella is effectively disembodied, an act that and England to reap vast amounts of wealth, while allows viewers to imagine the body (part) of stimulating...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 62–71.
Published: 01 November 2022
... of the privatization of public space in an increasingly connected, yet disembodied, world. In the Western canon of art history, nineteenth-century France provides a cog in the wheel of Eurocentric origin stories of this condition. Haussmannization, the redesign and modernization of the Parisian landscape commissioned...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 28–37.
Published: 01 May 2008
... viewing and our reliance upon the visual to shape spaces. Disembodied, set apart, and oddly aes- our understanding of the "realities" of the world theticized by their alluring soft focus and vibrant around us. palette, these objects addressed the disturbing his• Just as the forms...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 98–110.
Published: 01 November 2022
... disembodiment. In this scene, the spaceless darkness produces a dissociative ambiguity mediated by the intrusion of the birdsong.2 Relief is further extended by a rapid cut to an oppositional scene H-E-L-L-O, here both title and sky-born salutation, hovering over a blue sky. Written in Handel Gothic...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 34–47.
Published: 01 November 2019
... temporal and spatial positioning relative to Icarus. In juxtaposition with his embodiment in the map paintings, Dan s disembodied state in Icarus signifies another mode of temporal and spiritual accrual and release in which his material body dis- sipates without losing his presence. The absent pres- ence...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 22–35.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... The straight-­ahead power of language and speech to dynamically alter documentary style of the video, with the coach her- and empower the subject, to bring new iterations self present only as a disembodied voice, adds to its of the self into being despite geographic disloca- multilayered ambiguity. tions...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 128–139.
Published: 01 November 2011
... road side between Tuscaloosa & Greensboro (2007) — is a direct in the Department of African American Studies at (yet disembodied) quote from records of murders and atrocities Emory University. He has published extensively, culled from the ‘Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 14–29.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., full body of the tirailleur— Coloniale might strike the contemporary viewer as had been reduced to the floating head of a grin- highly problematic, I contend that they nonetheless ning “darky” and a disembodied hand serving up a earnestly participated in this debate. In reducing the spoonful...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 28–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
...-and-death struggles, America,” as Ringgold later described her mission.11 flanking a pair that sprawls at center, bleeding from So, if Ringgold aimed to speak to “everything head wounds. At left, a black man’s disembodied that was happening,” what was Die saying, and to hand and leg project...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 128–139.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of the genre of horror film. For this reason, it is tempting to interpret this and other Akomfrah films such as Precarity (2017) or Tropikos as ghost stories, tout court. Each are suffused with uncanny dreamlike tones, spectral figures, and disembodied voices. Certainly, the trope of hauntedness has oc...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 108.
Published: 01 May 2002
... of painful states of abjection and Fusco, a consummate insider, to disembodiment but, in reality, dehumanization maintained and position herself as an outsider, extending...