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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 80–89.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Joy L. Bivins Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair was a costume exhibition that debuted at the Chicago History Museum in March 2013. The project explored and examined the history and impact of Ebony Fashion Fair, a traveling fashion show produced by Chicago’s Johnson Publishing Company...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 94–103.
Published: 01 November 2015
... neither them nor the legendary fashion show held in 1973 as a fundraiser to refurbish the Palace of Versailles. As I came to find out, this moment is virtually unknown...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 28–37.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Princess Margaret to model at a Drum editors, Fernandez and Princess Elizabeth charity fashion show in England, which changed represented “the haughty stamp of 500 years of the fallen princess’s life course. The elite event privilege and power in [their] bloodline[s23 brought fashion designers...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 44–46.
Published: 01 November 2001
... Sy's designs, made for film and haute couture, to a popular audience. Since 1997, the annual fashion show brings together designers from across Africa...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 44–59.
Published: 01 May 2012
... became one rules for the process. Each female artist was part- of a handful of female photographers on regular nered with a male artist. The couple was required assignment covering the fashion shows in Paris and to meet several times to discuss their works, attend New York. Her images have appeared...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 114–125.
Published: 01 November 2015
... University in Canada. On graduating in 2009, a sustainable fashion show in Toronto, Canada, McAlister and Pringle were looking for meaningful which showcased local sustainable designers, in work and needed a new wardrobe of professional order to raise money for Brandaid, a company...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 60–67.
Published: 01 May 2012
... at the annual Harlem Outdoor Art Festival, 1960s. Afrocentric fashion show and art exhibit, it would Courtesy the Weusi Artists become an annual event that set the precedent that inspired the Kwanzaa celebration created by Mau- lana Karenga in 1966. The Weusi Artists would become the pacesetter...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 4–7.
Published: 01 November 2011
... in creation of the annual Harlem-­based Black Ball, which all members showcased works executed only a fund-­raising event that included dance, music, in black and white. Despite the show’s success, Spi- poetry readings, and a fashion show. The ball was ral ceased to exist after two years, because the art...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 70–95.
Published: 01 May 2021
... that contested the binaristic perception of the West as the center and the non-West as periphery and 70 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 48 May 2021 DOI 10.1215/10757163-8971314 © 2021 by Nka Publications Dady de Maximo, If the Sea Could Talk, 2014. Political fashion show during the opening of Camp...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Photography. Friday Late was dubbed a celebration of image-makers who captured the excitement, op- timism and sense of freedom of post-independence African nations from the 1960s onwards. It included music from a South African pop musician, a fashion show titled Afropolitan, a textiles workshop, and most...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 96–113.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Anthony Barboza; Barry Maxwell The musician Miles Davis, subject of a group of portrait photographs by Anthony Barboza, presents himself in the photographs as an armature of fashion objects. With reference to the work of Walter Benjamin and Giacomo Leopardi, this introduction to Barboza’s...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 16–27.
Published: 01 November 2015
... in the street while they were page. So it was a distinct pleasure to speak with Anthony walking. It was a real-life situation I created, and at the Barboza over several conversations about his life, his work, same time it showed the fashion of the day. And I did and thoughts about his...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 47–53.
Published: 01 November 2001
.... These are community fashion concretized in the deteriorating houses, hygienic, responsible use of public space. shows where reputations are made and broken pavements overrun with sandy soil Other images draw on local histories of broken—for the generosity of the feast...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2009
... a "living Western fashion magazine. This recent migration image" and finally a "still" image, a photograph. of fashion photographs into the domain of fine art (The title, however, which is part of the image, photography not only shows the fluidity of bor• alludes to this self...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 44–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
... designers local celebrities wherever they abide. have continued to cherry-pick from Africa’s It was Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) who officially aesthetics. Thierry Mugler’s spring/summer 1985 put Africa on the international fashion map in 1967 show saw Iman walk down the catwalk under...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2016
... year for millions of American television viewers on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, quickly became her calling card (like Sojourner Truth’s carte de visite a century ear- lier) and transformed her into an international celebrity.12 “American fashion fotogs missed the boat (and we...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 6–15.
Published: 01 November 2015
... his house for Baker, a striking photograph of the of this design? To enter into the Baker House (by performer was taken in Paris. This image shows owner, guests, and architects alike) is to assent to a us a very fashionable Baker on the streets of Paris...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and themselves to the local portrait studio for images of gender, while others explore fashion’s ways of show- themselves dressed in the latest, usually borrowed, ing how fragile claims to racial authenticity often fashions to send back south to relatives as proof they are, as well as the many ways in which...
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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 (2000) 2000 (11-12): 120.
Published: 01 May 2000
... purported "rainbow tics of dress. These questions are well "Keita-inspired fashion story showing textile manufacture, hair styles, ideals nation" and its subsequent tensions crafted in terms of the market and the contemporary people in contemporary of beauty...