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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Steve Pantazis This review is on the exhibition We Face Forward: Art from West Africa Today (June 2 – September 16, 2012), which took place in Manchester, United Kingdom, during the Olympic summer. In particular, it focuses on one venue, the Whitworth Art Gallery, where new works created by...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 38–43.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and Tireka the black subject expressive black culture portraiture FACING TAMARA & TIREKA Bill Gaskins Head, shoulders, t was a beautifully warm April day in 1995. It knees and toes, was Easter Sunday. I was in the “Charm City...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 82–89.
Published: 01 November 2010
... fact that if we abstract one of these binaries from the other, we end up with stereotypical stories that do not take us far in understanding our own condition. Yet she also teaches us that the subject’s story never belongs to him or her alone: what we face on the outside turns out to be as important as...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 124–135.
Published: 01 November 2018
... racial injustice in the United States, are evident in the challenges faced by Dunham, as well as in the boycott of the festival by Harry Belafonte and James Baldwin. The intrusion of unresolved histories and liberation struggles erupted in significant controversies within the festival and in charges...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of rioting in South Africa’s visual field, where rioting has powerful historic meaning and contemporary political agency, is overdue. Artists who take on visualizing the riot face multiple challenges, including being aesthetically pigeonholed (politically, nationally, or otherwise). Visualizing the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 22–30.
Published: 01 November 2016
... bodies. Together they share a fundamental interest in defacing and deforming the gaze—both a gendering and a racializing gaze—as it has rested upon both the black male and female body and the black face. Comparisons with visual works by an old European master, Édouard Manet, and twentieth-century...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 32–39.
Published: 01 November 2016
... British artist Yinka Shonibare, this essay suggests that Wilde’s caricature as a black(face) minstrel dandy on his visit to America in the 1880s was both a compliment and an insult. Wilde as black dandy, and/or the black dandy in association with Wilde, attempted to associate the aesthete with an apish...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 90–95.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Mireille Miller-Young This essay explores how black feminists working in the area of sexuality and visual culture necessarily face serious questions about what it means to present images of black women’s sexuality. Examining 1980s porn star Jeannie Pepper’s career, the author argues that black...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 62–69.
Published: 01 November 2010
... purity of painting semantics. In this interview Washington reflects on the discipline of painting, the challenges he faces as he refines his skills, and his aims as he positions himself to claim a place in the present discourse. The interview covers such topics as his heroes and what they represent, what...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 22–31.
Published: 01 November 2011
... trials, including fighting among members and criticism from the rest of the art world, the theater and school, along with the Black Arts Movement, has made a significant impact. The continuing task faced by revolutionary Black artists and intellectuals is to further the Cultural Revolution. Copyright...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 56–63.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Richard Klein Copyright © 2000 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2000 Lyle Ashton Harris, Untitled (Face#l 8 Giennj.'l 998/1999, Unique Polaroid, 24x20, Collection of Gregory Miller. Journal of Contemporary African Art a conversation Lyle Ashton Harris - 20x24: Recent...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1998) 1998 (8): 52–53.
Published: 01 May 1998
... face to face W hether manifested in geographic/demographic ings have becom e a way of life for arti sts em• with a wo man who is clearly performing a flux, constantly ex acerbated by politica l and eco• bedd ed in a "globali zed" art world , Kend ell man's role. She wea rs the head, neck and tor...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 194–495.
Published: 01 May 2008
... The double panel features looming to live in 2001. learned by studying in France, England, faces of American politicians in rela• and Germany. Acha Debela's essay in...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 21–23.
Published: 01 November 1996
... itself, even though both men in the picture are reading. The itself a particular grace, is stamped with its own unique beauty. De lightbulb's more important function seems to be to shine into the Carava, whose photos of New York jazz musicians in the 1950's are faces of the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1999) 1999 (10): 54–57.
Published: 01 May 1999
.... extent of the difficulties facing South Africans as they attempt to rectify the social inequalities and spatial distortions they have in...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 118.
Published: 01 May 2000
... pelling sense of the absurd, as it industrial-scale slaver was con• African textiles, which on the face in these crowded shots, who are slowly but unerringly delivers its ceived, it is also the source of most of it are no more 'authentic' than...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 28–32.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Olu Oguibe Above and facing page:e/Wof/Ve Vision Series 1997-99, Color-coupler (digital file) 3'x 6', cs Gayle Zachmann O n Monday, September 20, our colleague and friend, His major break in the United States came in 1996 when he partici• Zimbabwean artist...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 88–89.
Published: 01 May 2004
.... Similar sentiments ripple the sur• little attention to the contours faces of Ligon's other works, and alterity, but ultimately pro• A...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2010
... in postcolonial Africa: this burgeoning cre- discussion is that readers did not have to wait for ativity exists in the face of abysmal health condi- SUBSCRIBE...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2014
... representation, difference, and visibility.”2 Journal of Contemporary African Art • 35 • Fall 2014 74 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-2828020  © 2014 by Nka Publications Zanele Muholi, images from series Faces and Phases, 2006–14. Courtesy...