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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1999) 1999 (10): 30–33.
Published: 01 May 1999
... performance; a dialogue of spatial tensions, of unpre• Kersti n Zubrigg teaches at the American University in Cairo, Egypt Spring...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 18–29.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Avinoam Shalem This article discusses a painting of the Great Dam of Aswan made by Abdel Hadi al-Gazzar in 1964 and immediately crowned as the iconic image of Egypt in the heroic age of the Nasser regime. The painting clearly adopts the aesthetic language of surrealism, illustrating a particular...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 62–75.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Eddie Chambers Photographer Mia Gröndahl takes as her subject the people caught in the struggles and seismic changes taking place in countries and sites of tension, such as Egypt and Palestine. In ways markedly distinct from typical photojournalism, Gröndahl’s images show her to be a particularly...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 5.
Published: 01 November 2016
... addition to being a designer, he was also a gifted theater actor who performed with groups such as Al Warsha, an experimental theater company based in Cairo, Egypt...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 86–91.
Published: 01 May 2000
... represents several important Egyptian Artists who live and work in Cairo and abroad, in addition to a few foreign artists who reside in Egypt. 00: Would you introduce some of the artists thatyou represent? KF: Before I do this, I'd like to say that artists in Cairo are isolated from one another...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 76–87.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Education in Cairo, Egypt, and a doctoral student researching open-source program- ming and digital art. Basiony began his career as a painter, before developing a theory and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 62–65.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., Amina Mansour, is a member In her recent work, Mansour has A of the new generation of artists working within Egypt and within a context which both fuels and painstakingly fabricated a series of problematizes a critical position. In her recent work...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 127.
Published: 01 May 2001
... lives in the city or square structure out of palmwood. around the streets of Egypt; the of visitors to the city; abridged Conceived of and brought with her grid-like lattice of a mashrabiya narratives deposited for safekeep• from Egypt, it is her gift...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., has been the the role of Egyptian contemporary art both nationally and inter• main platform for showcasing Egypt's role as an international nationally. Artists and cultural brokers are actively participating exhibition site. Furthermore, the Biennale has served as an in...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 103.
Published: 01 May 2003
... an unwillingness which drew upon the basic ele• group of mid-career local and for• to be limited by the walls of the ments, a juxtaposition of the NUWEIBA, EGYPT eign artists to engage...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2009) 2009 (25): 8–29.
Published: 01 November 2009
... T to two different generations and who in their history of Egypt to the present. Although most crit - work have demonstrated the significance of the ics see her use of color as the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Chika Okeke-Agulu the social imaginary — especially in an Egypt riven From the Editor by religious anxieties and political oppression. Chika Okeke-Agulu If Silence of the Sheep carried a frontal...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1998) 1998 (9): 72.
Published: 01 November 1998
... drawn to the museum by its reputation for housing some of the mostimportant works of art from ancient Egypt. Her expectations were raised by descrip• tions of the widely celebrated collec• tion, but the reality shattered her ex• citement. "At first I couldn't believe it. I felt angry...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 38–43.
Published: 01 November 2001
.... Wherever she is at home, be it in Germany or Egypt, her respective other home always remains too close for her to either want or even be able to regurgitate those all too hackneyed cliches. As an artist who is versed in the ruptures, distortions, compounds and coinci• dences of dissimilarity within...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 102–109.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Egypt. Her situating of herself analysis of this use of clay and its transformation within Africa, her conception of herself as an into bronze, it is possible to access the ways in African in that sense, is visualised in her melding which Bell's figures are given a particular iconicity...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 36–43.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Fulbright appoint- ment to teach in Egypt at the High Cinema Insti- tute. Billops left her job as an occupational thera- pist and followed him. Indeed, in Egypt, Billops and Hatch stepped through a looking glass of their own. Egypt, in the early 1960s, was a cradle of the pan-­ African movement...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 13.
Published: 01 November 2001
.... However, modernism is also uneven as a phenomenon within the continent. In places like Egypt and other parts of North Africa one could trace instances of modernism in all aspects of art and society as early as the turn of the 20th Century. African modernism is also marked by certain experiences...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 98–99.
Published: 01 May 2003
.... and Egypt. More countries: What are the possible advan• Ghana, Kenya and Senegal were tages, and what are the disad...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2010
... if not uneven. tive dearth of intercontinental discursive transac- There have been positive developments in places tions is responsible for the often radically different such as Egypt and South Africa, where galleries, states of contemporary African art studies...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 60–79.
Published: 01 May 2008
... contingen• appointment of Gamal Abdel-Nasser as the first cies. Modernism and modernity is too often indigenous leader of Egypt for centuries. This was defined in Western terms as a decisive break or the final chapter in the colonial struggle against rupture with the past and yet it is almost...