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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2010
... fundamentalist historical narratives. Sembène’s films imagine alternatives to the recorded past and become a resource for continuous reinvention: Guelwaar inscribes a path out of divisive ethnoreligious essentialisms into a unified vox populi, and Ceddo uses the imagery and rhetoric of slavery to expose...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 10–19.
Published: 01 November 2018
... thus responding to the criticism that Négrtitude is simply an essentialism. To say that Négritude is a phenomenon is to say that it is a movement that unfolded through contradictions, reappraisals, palinodes, and reformulations. Both Aimé Césaire and Senghor have insisted that far from being the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 20–27.
Published: 01 November 2018
... look at difference differently, Glissant wants us to realize its essential role in the construction of the tout-monde . The sparkle of truth and reality must not be isolated from the darkness and opacity out of which they emerge. Copyright © 2018 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2018...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 116.
Published: 01 May 2000
... it also speaks directly to western Monkey's Right to Paint, are an art critics and historians by mirror• essential component to the atmos...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 123.
Published: 01 May 2001
... essential Painted ceramic, 11"x6"x7"each program at the Studio Museum in tions. In Awai's work They gave to the construction of meaning: photography:Tom Powell Harlem has become one of the me a glass of rum, and one said the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 98–103.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., AfriCOBRA is an aesthetic life force viduals and nations on this planet. This was a world and a way of seeing the visual world coupled according to the African Diaspora, desperately in F with social, spiritual, relational, and politi­ need of realignment. This change essentially had cal...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 103.
Published: 01 May 2003
... testament to the silenced female fellow artists, a reflection on the voice. Asking local Bedouin men game which is essentially at play...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 192–193.
Published: 01 May 2008
... that essential truth or transcendent order, and shattered votive statues—the is left is the self—existence—but continues to address us—in its charac• detritus of the imagery of the Christian existence is all but impossible in the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 106–107.
Published: 01 June 2017
... from the museum complex, offering an case an exhibitionary mode divergent ­popular masquerade practices show- tory and socially engaged art;and that saged now common forms of participa - porary performance and, infact, pre- an alternative genealogy for contem- that the essentially hybrid art...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 108–111.
Published: 01 June 2017
... L. Thompson pearance as to the deep appreciation of its essential nature. In short, ‘ewà’ (as a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 13.
Published: 01 November 2001
... essentializing tendencies which plagued the field of African art. As the synchronisity of having artists such as Ibrahim El Salahi of Sudan, Sue Williamson of South Africa, and Ghada Amer of Egypt in one panel testifies, Africa or African modernity can no longer be looked at through artificial...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 21–23.
Published: 01 November 1996
..., Table and Coat, 1952. Journal of Contemporary African Art • Fall/winter 1996 De Carava's work pauses to ask the hard space, who, precisely, lives and works there, he photographer tells us so much that is essential...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1998) 1998 (9): 12–13.
Published: 01 November 1998
... by the news media—by relentlessly imposing her personal motives on what is essentially a very objective retelling of a now miserably...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 33–35.
Published: 01 May 2002
... of Michael found sustenance in the subjects of the past, most the conceptual, intersecting the visual; it is essential• specifically the triumph and tragedy of the famed Tuskegee 34 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art The Great Black Airmen (Tuskegee), 1996, Mixed...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 125.
Published: 01 May 2001
... the foreground for African art historian and art crit• nor essential. tion and excess by staging per• this document on Kalibari ritual. ic who is a Fulbright Fellow at South African artist Berni Searle formances in public...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 85.
Published: 01 November 2001
.... microscopic details, wherein the essential beauty of the work lies...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 109.
Published: 01 May 2002
... tendency to talk about what he does in terms of its essential...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1995) 1995 (2): 58–61.
Published: 01 May 1995
...• essential theme for any contemporary discourse on art or tures are a testament to modern life; life lived as a cultural culture—the cross fertilization of ideas from one time and nomad, defying imposed identities from either side, yet place to another is neither unreciprocal nor...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 62–65.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., through a surfaces, which disturb the seamlessness and fragility of the connection. This is a make-believe world, after all, as the cotton, and yet complete an essential symbolic reading. The flowers are fabricated. Yet, underneath their Active exteriors boxes reinforce a dialogue...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 70–73.
Published: 01 November 2001
... tough. Essential notions of racial sexual Things are back on track, though, with the show's last entry, the three-screen DVD piece titled The Long Road to Mazatlan. Begun dur• and national identity are teased, deflated...