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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 56–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
... center is explored in this article through the lens of portraiture and fashion. Examining the unique social presence of the Ethiopian royal family in the media, both at home and abroad, this article presents an analysis of the fashionably dressed bodies of Emperor Haile Selassie and his children within a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 38–43.
Published: 01 November 2015
... this photograph to the history of photography, the history of the black photographic subject, and the challenge of relating to these images as representations of members of the human family. Copyright © 2015 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2015 photography Good and Bad Hair Tamara...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 122–133.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., family testimony, and scholarly research to bear witness to her status as a contemporary history painter. Coming to grips with the imaginative, political, and aesthetic force of one of her many series, I examine Louder Than Words to trace Walker’s visual and textual resistances to the intersecting...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 38–47.
Published: 01 May 2010
... history is one of the main topics in António Ole’s artwork. The artist was born into a mixed Angolan and Portuguese family in 1951. His first exhibitions in Luanda took place at the end of the 1960s, before independence. After finishing his film studies in Los Angeles in the early 1980s, Ole returned to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 4–15.
Published: 01 May 2012
... effects that a strong black community and family had on two artist brothers, Alonzo and Dale Davis, enabling them to open the Brockman Gallery in Los Angeles in 1967. It contextualizes their young lives in Tuskegee, Alabama, where they were steeped in black history and culture and exposed to faculty and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2011
... engagement, and familiar cultural tropes of migration, musical, spirituality, and family. Augmented by a cross-generic engagement with sound and text, this bricolage avoided the formal limits of realist representation while producing a culturally specific aesthetics that artists could take as emblematic of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 20–37.
Published: 01 November 2013
... in South Africa’s National Gallery. His career flourished until he joined up to serve his country in World War II. In 1956, during the “urban removals” enforced by the Nationalist government’s apartheid policy, Tladi and his family were brutally dispossessed of their freehold property and left...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 20–25.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Okwui Enwezor Copyright © 2004 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2004 THE PAULDINi HarrisG, Vintage: Families of value, 1995. Film Still AVENUE...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 5.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Ramez hailed from a prominent Egyptian family that played a pioneering role in the rise of the independent publishing industry in Egypt since the early part of the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 16–19.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., donated $25,000 to help the family buy a new and Elizabeth Catlett. He also discussed his auto• home. In 2000, Parks visited Flavio, who by then biographical novel, The Learning Tree. Parks con• had two young sons, a daughter and a grandchild. sidered the book his most significant...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2006) 2006 (20): 92–95.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Oklahoma family alongside their travel photographs, pets, homes, and portraits of their friends and family members. Fall 2006 Nka '93 Silver gelatin prints on photo postcard stock glued in the photo album of an Oklahoma family alongside their travel photographs...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 56–63.
Published: 01 May 2000
... I've been struck by inyour work is that it cataloguing and pathologizing difference. I'm curious, where do you has a gentle Quality. I was thinking about it in terms of the way you've see this project vis-a-vis the history of painting and photography? used your family members and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 76–83.
Published: 01 May 2012
... angrily. Our coats were pulled. And the anger is gone. And yes, Imamu, it’s Nation Time. We are a family—COBRA, the Coalition of Black...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2006) 2006 (20): 86–91.
Published: 01 May 2006
... perma• emphasize the opposite: these photographs, collect• nent institutional "home"—and it may never have ed from discarded private photo albums, hidden in one—which ensures that exhibition is dependant on attics and family storerooms, have an evidentiary...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 47–53.
Published: 01 November 2001
... progressive transfor• tured foundations, and dissonant values where friendship is absent, mations.^ In Senegal, the 1980s World Bank economic reforms sons steal their mother's jewelry, and girls from good families jump destroyed the institutional bases such as bureaucratic employment...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 122–123.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., the notions of heritage and affiliation by Bester observes, she interrogates the research assistants, viewers, and spon• defamiliarizing the family photo album...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 121.
Published: 01 May 2001
...• short, living in public. His com• pah and a different sort of trans• munities comprise his family, gression on the other. both biological and social, in I should...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 127.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Tracy Murinik Copyright © 2001 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2001 delta where much of her family digital prints and photographs. SUSAN HEFUNA still lives...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 72–75.
Published: 01 May 2003
... might actually move, might actually stand up and presumes to delineate aesthetic value and truth. Critics averse to walk off the wall, removes any uncertainty that the staged scene American Family thus suffer blindness to a view of reality that could also be real. The...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 104–113.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and entertained lavishly. Her closet was filled with Parisian haute couture as well as ensembles designed by African American modistes. All photos courtesy Madam Walker Family Archives / A’Lelia Bundles 106 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 37...