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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 14–22.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Natasha Becker This article takes a critical and intimate look at Okwui Enwezor’s work in South Africa during the 1990s and asserts that the international exhibition he curated in Johannesburg in 1997—the Second Johannesburg Biennale, Trade Routes: History and Geography —is an important lens...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 6–13.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Jane Chin Davidson; Alpesh Kantilal Patel © 2021 by Nka Publications 2021 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. OKWUI ENWEZOR and the Art of Curating Jane Chin Davidson and O kwui Enwezor was the eminent...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 152–153.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons © 2021 by Nka Publications 2021 Notes in Reverie of Okwui Enwezor Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons Intended to be, as my father In my eyes, he was a rare, unparalleled, thinker on would have it, loving, brief, matters of cultural visuality during the transition...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 5.
Published: 01 May 2019
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Derek Conrad Murray Copyright © 2003 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2003 OKWUI ENWEZOR in conversation with Derek Conrad Murray...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 96–105.
Published: 01 May 2011
... This discussion covers an overview of El Anatsui’s career, his methods of working and inspirations, and his commentary on his work. Enwezor frames the discussion with his opening remarks about what he calls the off-centered condition of contemporary art, arguing that it is important to hold...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 54–69.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Susette Min In 2012, Okwui Enwezor was appointed artistic director of the third iteration of La Triennale, which he titled Intense Proximité ( IP ). While Enwezor had the credentials to legitimize the French art scene, he was also keenly aware of his own revolving roles as guest and host...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 163–165.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of a sputnik and kids learning how to fly drones. Courtesy the artist Out of Bounds A Reflection on Okwui Can the failures of the twentieth century lead us to- Enwezor s Contribution ward new degrees of freedom? What does freedom to the Art World and artistic responsibility have in common? Can the concept...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 24–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Monique Kerman When Okwui Enwezor gained world renown as artistic director of Documenta11 in 2002, his accomplishments as curator of contemporary African art were already well established. His In/Sight: African Photographers, 1940–Present , exhibition (1996) had the temerity to describe...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 70–95.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Sabine Dahl Nielsen; Anne Ring Petersen One of the most remarkable signs of the importance and adaptability of Okwui Enwezor’s work is the way in which the transformative models for exhibition making that he developed have found their way into small-scale institutional spaces and extra...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 101–112.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Selene Wendt Selene Wendt’s review “Creating Space for Enwezor’s Curatorial Vision” addresses a small selection of the many works featured in Sharjah Biennial 15 (SB15). Conceived by Okwui Enwezor and curated by Hoor Al Qasimi, SB15 included more than one hundred and fifty artists and collectives...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 140.
Published: 01 May 2021
... who served as cocurator of Documenta11 with Okwui Enwezor, Carlos Basualdo, Ute Meta Bauer, Susanne Ghez, Sarat Maharaj, and Mark Nash. 140 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 48 May 2021 DOI 10.1215/10757163-8971426 © 2021 by Nka Publications ...
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 3–7.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Okwui Enwezor Copyright © 1994 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1994 ...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 44–49.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Okwui Enwezor Copyright © 1995 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1995 THE INVERTED SIGN Okwui Enwezor FREDERIC BRULY BOUABRE'S postcard-sized drawings rendered with colored pen• cils on cardboard possess a strange and intoxicating charm. Poised between a readily...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 112–130.
Published: 01 May 2021
... people in North America aligns with many of Okwui Enwezor’s groundbreaking initiatives around the world. This assemblage of images, poetry, and first-person narratives is an example of the kind of practice in dialogue with the legacy of Enwezor’s decolonial actions and innovative use of curatorial...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 40–52.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of conceptual strategies in Eastern Europe and discusses his work in relation to Okwui Enwezor’s article “Where, What, Who, When: A Few Notes on ‘African’ Conceptualism.” The author argues that while Enwezor and, later, other scholars, including Olu Oguibe and Salah M. Hassan, critique the work by African...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 96–110.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Amelia Jones This article looks at Okui Enwezor’s theory of countering the art world’s “Westernisms” and his actualization of this theory in his organization of Documenta11 to mount an argument against the universalizing and Eurocentric conception of “global” art. It offers two examples of recent...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 88–98.
Published: 01 November 2023
... and intellectual Okwui Enwezor before his death in 2019, and many works within the exhibition seem to be in dialogue with the legacy of his intellectual frameworks. Carrie Mae Weems s installation The In Between (2022 23), also a commission by Sharjah Art Foundation, is an homage to Enwezor s expansive...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 114–125.
Published: 01 November 2023
... these themes to the late Okwui Enwezor, co-founder of Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art and arguably the most influential contemporary art curator of the past quarter century.6 Much like the exhibition Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America presented at New York s New Museum in 2021, Sharjah...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 28–37.
Published: 01 May 2008
... genres as landscape, documentary, or the modern period. Second, it foregrounded the fashion photography. As the show's curator, pathological relationship between Africa and the Okwui Enwezor, suggests, the works of this mythmaking capabilities of photography. Third, it younger...