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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 84–87.
Published: 01 May 2002
... AND EUROPE: THE LANGUAGE(S) OF CIVILIZATION(S) Kring Van Kennism, 2000,11 black granite rocks, installation shot Johan Snyman...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Cheryl Finley Copyright © 2007 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2007 TO TRAVEL IN HER SHOES JOY GREGORY'S CINDERELLA TOURS EUROPE 1997-2001 Cheryl Finley West Indian emigrants, such as my parents...
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 24–28.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 92–99.
Published: 01 November 2014
... relegated to a regionalist category. You was behind me. But it has resurged right here, in the fallout dismissed me, saying that I situate myself in a sort of of globalization at the very heart of Europe. This question duality between modernity and obscurantism. I do take...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 72–82.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Fatima El-Tayeb This article addresses the long-term impact of colonialism on Europe’s internal structures and on its self-positioning in a global context. Using the 2015 refugee crisis as a focal point and centering the German example, the author explores the complex relationship between memory...
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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 (2020) 2020 (46): 100–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
... history seemed to have expired in pre-war Europe. Upon MoMA’s completion of a major expansion project in 2004, there was considerable anticipation about how the museum would represent its own history and raise its profile in a new century. As it turned out, the museum opted for a surprisingly...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 136–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
... internationally. Some might argue that their success has been dependent on their representation in powerful galleries, and to some extent this is certainly true. Nevertheless, it is a small step in the right direction that relocating to major cities in Europe or the United States is no longer an absolute...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 24–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the intentional ways in which Africans shaped their own photographic representation in a medium whose history was as long and distinguished in Africa as in Europe. Enwezor’s 2001 exhibition The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945–1994 , was a revelatory journey through the long...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 184–191.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Malek Khouri In its origins, surrealism transpired as a radical subversive culture within advanced capitalist societies in Europe during the first few decades of the twentieth century. In colonial and postcolonial societies, however, surrealism variously assumed a quintessence of a protracted...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 192–201.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of the principal debates and challenges that the group faced in Europe. What lie at stake in the surrealists’ effort to encompass metaphysical and dialectical methods are both the legitimacy of their claims on the term revolutionary and their insistence on a revolution of the mind. In this context, the author...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 166–175.
Published: 01 November 2017
... displays in town). The curators invited a number of established artists from Brazil and Europe. Nevertheless, Luntumbue made it his mission to anchor the event in the complex reality of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and to take the people of Lubumbashi as his primary audience. He speaks about how...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 28–43.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Salah M. Hassan In spite of his visionary work and enduring legacy, Karl Marx was a product of his time and of Europe as a rising colonial empire with ambitions of conquest and domination, and the larger framework of his analysis was bound by the evolutionary thinking of that time. Most western...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... The dandy represents a complicated dance between race, gender, power, and style. Primarily, dandyism as a fashion trend was born in Europe during the Victorian and Edwardian periods. More specifically, the dandy is mostly a British construct who came into being in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2016
... is displayed and viewed changes with each generation, constantly allowing young diasporic innovators from the Americas, Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean to add their own ideas about reinvention and self-representation. Paris, an internationally key and highly influential Western space in all things concerning...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 108–119.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Mwangi’s earlier solo work, which often explicitly addressed topics of entrenched racism and the lingering legacy of colonialist discourses in Germany and modern Europe. The earlier work, now labeled as Mwangi Hutter, is redefined and provides a multidimensional social platform from which to investigate...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 114–126.
Published: 01 November 2019
... nationalism in Europe and the United States, and these works offer a rebuttal to degrading rhetoric and imagery that stigmatizes the migrant. Sedira’s 2008 photographs and 2009 videos of a Mauritanian ship graveyard evoke desperate emigration as well as economic stagnation and environmental degradation...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 90–95.
Published: 01 November 2016
... women’s representations in pornography reveal the complex politics of black women’s sexual politics and feminism, and the stakes of respectability and objectification. Looking at the ways in which Pepper understood her work, and her pride in her performances—including a 1986 tour of Europe...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2016
... become, uniquely perhaps, the only African studio photographer to leave the continent before 1960 to study and practice in Europe. Whether in Ghana or England, Barnor documented cultures in transformation, new identities coming into being—the fragmented experience of modernity and diaspora; the shaping...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 210–217.
Published: 01 November 2016
... at the conference. I’ve had the opportunity to return multiple times, and I have since exhibited and published in France. In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo incidents, the refugee crisis, and the changing demographics in France and other parts of Europe, this investigation has taken on a wide range of complexities...