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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1995) 1995 (3): 14–15.
Published: 01 November 1995
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 62–75.
Published: 01 May 2015
... empathetic documenter of the visual manifestations of struggle, resistance, and change, revealing both the humanity and tenacity of her subjects. Gröndahl has produced fascinating visual documents that emphatically avoid the simple dichotomies beloved of the mainstream media, frequently enabling, or...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2016
... become, uniquely perhaps, the only African studio photographer to leave the continent before 1960 to study and practice in Europe. Whether in Ghana or England, Barnor documented cultures in transformation, new identities coming into being—the fragmented experience of modernity and diaspora; the shaping...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... Conversely, Daniele Tamagni’s Gentlemen of Bacongo documents the lives of a different kind of elite, the sapeurs of Congo-Brazzaville, whose devotion to European bespoke suits creates a stark contrast to their modest day-to-day reality. These and other participating artists including Viviane Sassen, Zanele...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 72–77.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Edward S. Spriggs This essay documents how Edward S. Spriggs, early director of the Studio Museum in Harlem, built the museum’s artist-in-residence program with the idea of engaging the community by providing studios to artists in need of space and by creating a printmaking workshop. The essay also...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 6–13.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Shawn Michelle Smith This article considers Augustus Washington’s mid-nineteenth-century Liberian daguerreotypes as propositions about a new nation. It suggests that Washington understood the power of his images as propaganda for viewers in the United States and also as documents that registered...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 126–139.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Daniel Haxall In 1997 Kehinde Wiley made his first trip to Africa to meet his father, a Nigerian man he had never known. This journey resonated deeply with the artist, who returned several times and established a studio practice there. Wiley documented each visit through portraiture, creating...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 154–163.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and even serves to perpetuate future occasions. The photo documents that report these gatherings are important in themselves to black consciousness making and very much part of its apparatus. Copyright © 2018 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2018 Bob Crawford Wall of Respect 1967...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 164–168.
Published: 01 November 2018
... American contingent and documented the festival, creating an archive of more than fifteen hundred images. After this life-changing experience, the young artist returned home to Brooklyn and went on to produce exceptional photographs of unique moments in the cultural history of the United States and the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 184–193.
Published: 01 November 2018
... essay in this issue documents the musical performances of the 1969 PANAF against the cityscape of Algiers at the time. Copyright © 2018 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2018 Pan-African Cultural Festival PANAF Algiers 1969 photography Black Panther Party ...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2019) 2019 (44): 24–37.
Published: 01 May 2019
... to rise as the discredited ones of the past are removed. The photographs themselves exceed the avowed political platforms of their authors and betray some of the pitfalls, as well as the potential, of the moment, which the author seeks to trace in these two extraordinary documents of an event...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 168–173.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., but his true saviors have languished in obscurity. Fortunately, the true story of Ota Benga’s tragic sojourn from the Congo to the United States can be reconstructed by returning to hundreds of documents stored in numerous archives across the United States. Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 48–55.
Published: 01 May 2003
... colleague, I found Documental 1 to be supplementary I attended the opening of Documentall, she warned me not to rather than imitative and redundant in relation to Documenta X. I bother to attend because the show "merits neither the expense Documentall expands the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 11.
Published: 01 May 2003
... attempted to challenge the narrative of western modernism and to reconstruct the idea of modern art in a more plural manner. Their stories, however, remain largely untold, and are part of those waiting to be fully studied and documented in books, retro• spective exhibitions, and doctoral dissertations...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 33–37.
Published: 01 May 2004
... and the slogan. Meaning circulates freely in this heterogeneous I mra street, the secondhand bookstore and the antique mass of harmoniously coexisting narratives as the documents HE jHj shop; in short, he is a tireless scavenger of the living become shifters...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 13.
Published: 01 November 2001
... means intended as a review of the exhibition. They were meant to contextualize the panel, put it into perspective, and summarize its objectives. Both the exhibition and its magnificently comprehensive companion book have effectively documented in multi-media installations, art works, and texts...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 125.
Published: 01 May 2001
... dislocation. Still, even the skin, evocative of violence— but also through a video in which but welcome interpretation of the this commonality is a tenuous one perhaps domestic abuse—but they she documents Kalibari perform• idea of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 52–58.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., Au Nègre Joyeux is officially documented as the first chocolate confectionary in Paris, according to Paris City Hall (la Mairie de Paris). In 1988, a co-owners...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 122–133.
Published: 01 November 2016
... slave advertisements in his each time he was stopped but he was just searched, individualized portraits of black women, men, that documentation is on file. It’s almost kind of and children as a powerful visual testament to his sinister for me to know that this activity existed. participation in...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1998) 1998 (9): 14–15.
Published: 01 November 1998
... to fully document the career and achievements of United Kingdom. In British Guiana, the late collections of African Art and Artifacts. this remarkably accomplished man...