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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2015
... not understand, or are made uncom- ditional” African wax fabrics. Though many in West fortable by the “soul-satisfying” choices some black and central Africa wear the fabric today, its prove- people make about how they wish to adorn them- nance is actually Indonesian, and the relationship...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 158–167.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., and to the next world, textile goes along rary artist is sturdily related to urbanity as he/she with individual and community events. The fabric put on the scene the energy and the diversity of is words. Accordingly, it is obvious that to talk their urban environment. They live in Bamako...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 44–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... Textiles, in particular, offer an important means of communicating and celebrating with others. Often used as currency and a sign of wealth, as well as for clothing, every fabric tells its own story. Understanding how it was made, sold, and worn helps us delve into the religious, political...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 110–111.
Published: 01 May 2002
... though commanding resonance blackness through the use of a in the artist's signature hybrid that seem to occupy a space fabric often worn by contempo• garments. The figure's hyper...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 41–47.
Published: 01 May 2002
... and collage result in seamless works of art. Large scaled works that have the now-familiar embroidered or printed titles set in African fabric borders...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 146–159.
Published: 01 May 2022
... by Nka Publications Sonya Clark, thread-wrapped combs, 2019, Black Rock Residency, Senegal. Courtesy the artist Sanders Nka 147 Sonya Clark, Monumental, 2019, collaboration with the Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Woven linen, madder dye, and tea stain, 180 x 360 in. Courtesy the artist...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 126–127.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of the aristocracy, lectors who are obsessed with travel? of objects she has collected. As the which has continued to inspire his Shonibare added two of his own more serious of the two, Miss Sally's Victorian-era African fabrics. works...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 134–135.
Published: 01 November 2014
... fabrics fabrics imported pots; brand-new to ing from used shoes and cell phones phones cell and shoes used from ing stallations of all kinds of goods, rang goods, of kinds all of stallations...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 62–65.
Published: 01 May 2001
... a context which both fuels and painstakingly fabricated a series of problematizes a critical position. In her recent work, botanical shapes from a material rife Mansour has painstakingly fabricated a series of botanical shapes from a material rife with poetic and historic...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 116–131.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., and athletes, as well as the artist s friends and family, whom she renders through paint as well as photography. Alongside her attention to the history of art and identity in her work, Amos experiments with abstraction, movement, novel printmaking devices, and fabric in a manner that consistently places form...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 114–125.
Published: 01 November 2015
... model attempted to use as tailors could identify the best pieces to be used for much of their fabric as possible, with scraps being the new Local Buttons designs. Normally, apparel saved to make accessories, such as handbags, or to factories assemble new garments from new fabrics, stuff pillows...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 118.
Published: 01 May 2002
... and alternating cur• younger artists for whom nation• of patterned commercial fabric, wardness tends to offset an rents which animate his contem• ality, race, class, and other barri• as well as reproductions from aspect of painterly...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 80–83.
Published: 01 May 2003
... moved beyond pure visual analysis to actually interviewing veiled women, soliciting their stories, and even donning the burka herself, she pushed her works on the theme of veiled women into a new, embodied space. She moved beyond repre• sentations of the burka as fabric enclosing a void...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 122–125.
Published: 01 November 2010
...   oeuvre artist’s the high- long- both lighted effectively fabric, of wax made Dutch costumes in period clad European habitually figures headless distinctive his for known best is who bal This films. anced of selection works by Shonibare, and sculptures, graphs, photo...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 108.
Published: 01 May 2002
... canvas. tized experience of being African In color-field paintings of the American interweaves into the sixties and seventies, paint was fabric of the evolving art histori• stained into the raw weave of cal...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Another video shown in the ex inthe shown video Another • Spring 2013Spring ), 2011. Acrylic on fabric, 146 × 197 cm. Courtesy the artist the 146×197 Courtesy cm. fabric, ),2011. on Acrylic...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 128–131.
Published: 01 November 2022
... Ringgold s French Collection and Other Story Quilts (1998 99). I had seen in person already early examples of her signature (by then) painted-and-pieced fabric form but not the intricate French Collection series, which drew me fully into the artist s overarching vision with sensory overload and narrative...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 155–157.
Published: 01 November 2012
... , 2011. Audio, wood, lightbulb, paper, cloth, laser prints of former Arnold Print Works fabric patterns, mirrored Plexiglas. Plexiglas. mirrored patterns, fabric Works Print Arnold former of prints laser cloth, paper, lightbulb, ,2011. wood, Audio...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 109.
Published: 01 May 2002
... canvas. tized experience of being African In color-field paintings of the American interweaves into the sixties and seventies, paint was fabric of the evolving art histori• stained into the raw weave of cal...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 32–39.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of Contemporary African Art • 38–39 • November 2016 32 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-3641656 © 2016 by Nka Publications Yinka Shonibare MBE, Big Boy, 2002. Wax-printed cotton fabric, fiberglass, 215 x 170 x 140 cm. Plinth, 220 x 12 cm. Courtesy the artist and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London...