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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 94–113.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Hélène Tissières In 2019, the second edition of Segou’Art, a contemporary art event taking place in Mali, was combined with the country’s popular Festival on the Niger, launched in 2005 by cultural entrepreneur Mamou Daffé. The combined festival, held February 1–9, included concerts, workshops...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 184–193.
Published: 01 November 2018
... met Connie Matthews, the executive director of a UNESCO cultural organization based in Copenhagen and an organizer for the Black Panther Party. Matthews told Wade about the upcoming Pan-African Cultural Festival (PANAF) in Algiers and encouraged him to attend. By then Wade had been working...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 124–135.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Penny M. Von Eschen This article explores implicit as well as explicit debates over modernity among African American artists at the 1966 World Festival of Black Arts held in Dakar, Senegal, honing in on moments that reveal tensions among the artists as well as between artists and the US officials...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 34–37.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Liz Mermin 1998 NewYork African Film Festival liz mermin his year's New Yo rk A frican F ilm on o pe ning night: Zo la Maseko's short The bl eak and its not clear in th e end who, if Fes tival opene d to a full house , Foreigner ( 1997) and Ramad an Sul emari's...
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Nka (1997) 1997 (6-7): 50–53.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 24–27.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Thomas Mulcaire Copyright © 2000 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2000 AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL Thomas Mulcaire JH...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 56–61.
Published: 01 May 2001
... to be celebrated in all corners of the world. It is human nature to rejoice in good times and mourn in tragic times. Like many events of its kind the Cape Town One City Festival came and now it is gone. Now as we proceed with our everyday life in its aftermath, its hangover calls upon us to reflect...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 110–123.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Tsitsi Jaji The large-scale Pan-African festivals held in Senegal, Algeria, and Nigeria (1966–77) are recognized as central to forging a transnational repertoire of cultural practices and memories that are the bedrock of a post-independence global black consciousness. Nevertheless, such festivals...
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 42.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 116–117.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... He is equal length. The first part is lunar: “Ouardia had two children,” (my em- also honorary president of the Algiers it is linked to the first son’s death phasis) now makes perfect sense (or Film Festival for Committed Films. and the natural desolation mirroring takes its whole meaning...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 158–167.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Anatsui. The Metropolitan Museum external forces and the manner of their survival acquired works of both artists for its permanent and transmission into the present. His deftly- collections." The kente cloths are used for festive organized and sophisticated work represents...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 68–75.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Ademola Olugebefola This article is a timeline of highlights from Weusi history, from 1964 to 1990, including notes about its Annual Outdoor Art Festival. Copyright © 2012 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2012 Weusi History...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 162–165.
Published: 01 November 2012
... is cofounder and tal reality. Beauty can reveal the worst social construct that influences indi- codirector of the Real Life Documentary in human beings. vidual and cultural identities. This ex- Festival in Accra. Ractliffe’s work is also on view in hibition also brings together...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 164–168.
Published: 01 November 2018
... In January 1977, Lagos, Nigeria, was hosting the Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC). It was a grander version of the first World Festival of Black Arts (FESMAN), held in Dakar, Senegal, in 1966, and gathered fifteen thousand participants coming from more than...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 170–183.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Ahmed Bedjaoui A few years after achieving its independence in 1962, Algeria, under the umbrella of the Organization of the African Union, organized the first Pan African Cultural Festival, referred to as PANAF. The festival it took place in Algiers in July 1969 during a time when a few African...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Helen Jennings From March 30 to June 9, 2014, in the coastal town of Knokke-Heist, Belgium’s international photography festival hosted an outdoor exhibition that brought together world-renowned artists whose works examine contemporary African dress practices. The continent’s burgeoning fashion...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 136–153.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of modernism. This article focuses on five international exhibitions featuring these artists in order to trace the changing stakes of their internationalism: Deux Mille Ans d’art au Maroc (Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 1963), Rencontre Internationale des Artistes (Rabat, Morocco, 1963), the First World Festival...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 154–163.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the vision and effort that have gone into manufacturing and formalizing a global black consciousness. The author offers a case that directly links the global articulation of black consciousness in Lagos, Nigeria, at the Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC ’77) with an earlier...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 22–27.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Samba Gadjigo After more than three years of work, Ousmane Sembène put the finishing touches on his feature film Moolaadé . This film was selected for the Cannes Film Festival (Un Certain Regard) and had its press screening on May 14, 2004, then its debut on May 15. Several hours after the final...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 118–119.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., and loose dogs on the prowl, Giardini examines vacated public spaces in between the festivities, after the visitors, critics, and journalists have departed. These images conjure a haunted ruin, creating a tension with other images in the film that are more firmly rooted in current sociocultural contexts...