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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 56–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Julia Kim Werts Throughout the mid-twentieth century, Ethiopia experienced a period of rapid modernization that affected the ways in which the Ethiopian people—particularly those in the capital city of Addis Ababa—navigated the shifting world around them. Their relationship with a modernizing urban...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 194–495.
Published: 01 May 2008
... fully, "When I set out to write this Continuity and Change: brief essay about a time we Ethiopians Three Generations prefer to forget...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 134–135.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of the paintings as an interrogation and metabolization of violence and the colonial sublime. His passing is a profound loss to the infrastructure and possibilities of contempo- rary thought and aesthetics. Julie Mehretu is an Ethiopian American artist. 134 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 48 May 2021...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 198–199.
Published: 01 May 2008
...• tures the imagination and articulates modes and patterns of thinking in pro• ducing alternative narratives to Ethiopian history. The work reflects on the social facts of Ethiopian moderni• ty, encapsulating modernity's experi• ence and perception. It addresses • Tired ploughs, pastel...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 114–129.
Published: 01 May 2011
... to You, 33–50. several books and catalogues: Ethiopian Passages: 14. Ikem Stanley Okoye, “Nka Roundtable II: Contemporary Contemporary Art from the Diaspora (2003), In African Art History and the Scholarship,” moderated by Chika...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 112–115.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of ship between Ethiopian Orthodox and celebrates what Mthethwa described this journal, Michael Godby described Jesuit Roman Catholic art and archi- as men who “dare to be different.”7 Mthethwa’s sensitive, near-­medicinal tecture in sixteenth- and seventeenth- But different to whom? The Iscotch...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 80–85.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Solomon Deressa Skunder Boghossian is not only the quintessential Ethiopian painter to come along since Ethiopia's glorious 18th century Gonderine era, he is also the first heir to all of Ethiopia's art traditions. And at the international level of art, Skunder ranks...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., Oklahoma, has had an important impact on contemporary Ethiopian art. The historic development of Ethiopian...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 24–27.
Published: 01 November 1996
.... Atnafu's art Ethiopian woman who grew up in Addis Ababa, reflects such qualities and more. Her work is the immersed as a child in a mythical Old Testament n i i i M l| i nn i u product of a rich heritage and a wealth of experience...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 108–117.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Julia Kim Werts n recent years a very particular image of the reign have enlivened Ethiopia’s past.2 Revealing Ethiopian monarchy has emerged and estab- a country that adapted and survived on its own I lished itself in popular Western visual culture. terms...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 184–185.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Ethiopian iconography symbol- ized what art historians call the rever- sal gaze philosophy, which suggests that it is not only the viewers who observe paintings, but also the paint- ings that observe the viewers. This re- versal of the gaze, where the painting looks back and perhaps even hypno- tizes...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 82–89.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Elleni (Centime) Zeleke This article examines how the Ethiopian Swedish artist Loulou Cherinet portrays the construction of gender and nation as a balancing act between men and women, local and international forces. In particular, the essay focuses on how she forces her audience to confront...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 124–141.
Published: 01 November 2012
... in collaboration with local Ethiopian welders. The authors also bring Wosene’s work into conversation with some of the broader artistic movements that have used script “against itself.” Copyright © 2012 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2012 Visual Poetry/ Performing Script The Art of Wosene...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 116–117.
Published: 01 May 2007
... bells expands into an array of colourful rence recalled how much of his life has glows; it feels like the interior of an been dominated by war (he was born Ethiopian...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 100–102.
Published: 01 May 2000
... was persuaded to write on the one Ethiopian movie that had left a priceless impres• sion on my being. While I enjoyed reading Matthew DeBord's arti...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 100–113.
Published: 01 November 2014
... work Blood is Not Fresh Water , a documentary-style biographical portrait about his grandfather, a leading Ethiopian historian. The conversation takes us on a journey through Ethiopia’s past and provides an in-depth look at Eshetu’s most important works to date, including Till Death Us Do Part...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 182–185.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Publications BENDING HISTORY Maaza Mengiste n 2010 I went to Rome on a fellowship to research who stare at my Ethiopian face might connect me my second novel, set during the 1935 Fascist to those photographs distributed freely by a propa- invasion of Ethiopia and the war and brief occu...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 60–79.
Published: 01 May 2008
...• Maharaj exposes in "Fatal Natalities."13 The fields spectives lies at the heart of Mekuria's intervention of representation and cultural authority, accord• that contests the dominance of a single, unifying ing to Maharaj, are not so far removed from the narrative of Ethiopian experience. As Elsabet...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 91.
Published: 01 May 2004
... in a dialogue about the a contorted, fetal-like position media resources for artists. The dancing and an Ethiopian religious constructed relationship between crammed inside of a small box. aim of this joint venture, says procession, among other...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 174–180.
Published: 01 November 2016
... 10.1215/10757163-3641832 © 2016 by Nka Publications Front and back of a carte de visite of Prince Alemayehu, taken at Regina House, Ryde, Isle of Wight, Summer 1868, by Jabez Hughes, photographer to Queen Victoria, 2.85 x 4.027 in. Courtesy the author Ethiopian highlands and storm the emperor’s...