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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 152–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
... phenomenological, aesthetic, and neuroanatomic conceptualizations of pleasure. Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 2nd edition, trans. Terence Irwin (Indianapolis, IN: Hackett Pu, 1999); Lorde, Uses of the Erotic, in Sister Outsider, 53 59; Nkiru Nzegwu, Osunality, or African Sensuality: Going beyond Eroticism...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 44–59.
Published: 01 May 2012
... to invite a number of African American male artists to create a collaborative installation exhibition. According to the exhibition organizers, African American artists Charles Abramson and Senga Nengudi, “1 + 1 = 3” is an erotic equation. Male and female work together to create a third thing that has...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 64–73.
Published: 01 November 2014
... South African society, similar to the conditions from which the seventeenth-century Baroque style evolved. Neo-Baroque aesthetics of excess manifest themselves in a variety of ways and are particularly evident when artists transgress social boundaries placed on the body through abject and erotic...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 96–100.
Published: 01 November 2016
... authorship of the image, or the action of gazing, make you a subject? Who is the gazer in the context of the Internet? What does it feel like to be an object looking at an object? Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2016 selfie gay pornography agency erotic A PICTURE’S...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 80–85.
Published: 01 May 2001
... between the first other, the interpenetratability of the Other, is impossible. manifestation—in the Maghreb—of this poetry, in the form And what is felt in the process, mystical or erotical, is the end. of Mawlidiyat and its evolution into eroticism in Malhoun, it But a happy paradox...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 44–59.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and that they were “fulfilling the exotic performed eroticized sauvage dances, typically clad (and erotic) yearnings” of spectators.11 Smalls Nka • 47...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 90–95.
Published: 01 November 2016
... such as Josephine Baker of subjects who do not conform to the phantasm of were aspects of her illicit erotic repertoire. “How normative citizenship.”23 Unlike disidentification, were you received in Europe as a black performer?” illicit eroticism is a repertoire of appropriations I asked. Jeannie Pepper...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 96–105.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., or direct experiences. Many of these images are at once violent, erotic, tragic, and beautiful. They are atavistic and elemental as well as social and analytical at the same time. Many allegorize deep...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 14–16.
Published: 01 November 1996
... which might exclusively confirm phallo- centric desire. Amer forcefully weaves less normative forms of desire into these works, inasmuch as the women on her canvases engage erotically with one another or themselves, rather than merely catering to a male desire which lies beyond the surface...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 60–63.
Published: 01 May 2004
... is a paradise within reach, Chris Ofili seems to and erotic daydreaming, an inclination that Naipaul again, iden• say, agreeing with our modern views of what a mindless vacation tified and warned against: abroad ought to be. Ofili himself has stated that there is "a pagan way...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 19–23.
Published: 01 May 2000
... they function Erotic Invisible Empires, 1999, is a very as a visual anchor, working with the gallery's powerful piece that enlists an "emergency architecture to define the axis of experience. as discrete...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 28–33.
Published: 01 November 1996
... and contention was the supposed preponderance of images of nude, subsequently by that of lynching. Robbie MacCauley made strategic allegedly objectified and eroticized black men. use of the symbolic impact of the auction block image in her piece, It has...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 54–59.
Published: 01 May 2002
... between the figures. Instead of warring, they seemed to be poised in dance-like stances. Their actions were equally as erotic and sexually charged...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 70.
Published: 01 November 1998
... Incidentally, the exhibition which cessful remedy for the indetermina• multiple histories and Diaspora the body; black and female, erotic inspired it is in itself a confirmation cy of "Diaspora" in dealing with the represented by the artists...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 8–29.
Published: 01 November 2009
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 200–201.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Firstenberg, viewer in an erotic gesture, but looks, "Postcoloniality, Performance and Pho• at the same time, for all the world like tographic Portraiture," in The Short a school teacher with her immaculate• Century: Independence and Liberation ly dressed hair...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 86–87.
Published: 01 November 2001
.... To repeat, the is emphatically rendered as he cleaner remains invisible to his lies diagonally to the camera's attendants. Taylor stages an frame. But there is no erotic- ignorance of the other while pornographic...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 70–73.
Published: 01 November 2001
... projection video. Installation, detail/still. movement and tableaux vivants he has linked the medium with paint• Next, there's an erotic scene between the guard and the young ing and performance art. So it's no surprise that he has increasingly man in a gallery hung with soft-core drawings by Tom...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 168–170.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... and Stephen Friedman Gallery (London). Having seen the plans for the gar• dens at the Musee du Quai Branly while Mary Sheriff has termed the erotics of In the catalog, Erik A. de Jong the museum was still under construc...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 38–45.
Published: 01 May 2004
... of Chicago. It is a musical char• its erotic implications. At this point where the erotic, the politi• acter script that connotes headiness, rashness, sobriety, reserve, cal, the financial, and the fashionable overlap, left critics tend to cunning, mawkishness, triumph, and fear. All at once...