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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 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 Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 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 in...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1998) 1998 (8): 34–37.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Liz Mermin Copyright © 1998 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1998 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...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1997) 1997 (6-7): 50–53.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 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 Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 56–61.
Published: 01 May 2001
... transformation into a multiracial democracy was indeed a change 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...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 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 Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 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 Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 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 Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 162–165.
Published: 01 November 2012
... 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 the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 42.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 116–117.
Published: 01 May 2015
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 158–167.
Published: 01 May 2009
... artists for its permanent and transmission into the present. His deftly- collections." The kente cloths are used for festive organized and sophisticated work represents an occasions and rituals associated in important original synthesis of the many diverse histories of events of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 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 Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 136–153.
Published: 01 November 2018
... 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 Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 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 Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 118–119.
Published: 01 November 2010
... 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. In...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 154–163.
Published: 01 November 2018
... 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 Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 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 Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 60–67.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... Brown Nka • 61 Weusi Artist Abdullah Aziz at the annual Harlem Outdoor Art Festival, 1960s. Courtesy the Weusi Artists Weusi Artist Abdul Rahman with his painting From the Bottom of the Barrel, 1966, at the annual Harlem Outdoor Art Festival. Courtesy the Weusi Artists...