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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 192–201.
Published: 01 November 2021
... In Legitimate Defense Surrealism, Communism, and Their Confrontation in France Gerard Aching I n response to the insisting appeal from French Communist Party officials to the surrealists to define the nature of their relationship to commu­ nism, André Breton published Legitimate Defense (1926), a pamphlet...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 62–69.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Ian Merkel This article is a critical reading of the Franco-Algerian filmmaker Rachid Bouchareb’s films and their reception in France, Algeria, and the United States. Whereas Days of Glory , which deals with African soldiers who fought on behalf of France in World War II, was praised for its...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 210–217.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and backward baseball caps got on. I was immediately drawn to the critical mass of people of color in Paris, as well as the constant visual reference to African American music and culture that was present on the street. I began photographing and building up a network of contacts in France that began...
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 16–18.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 36–47.
Published: 01 May 2022
... as the result of the consistent, conscious, unified policies of every branch of government. 9 In this context, White claimed that socially conscious US artists should look for inspiration to artists in other lands who have allied themselves with Murphy Nka 41 Frances Barrett White and Charles White (second...
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 42.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 44–49.
Published: 01 November 1996
... past that was stolen. An Africa not ments; France, especially the French Left have International aid is a major theme in losing faith. Our Africa is not the one repre• always elected and adopted an African artist — Guelwaarffow corrosive is it to your judgment? sented...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 150–157.
Published: 01 May 2009
... and Savannah, waterscape and back to reality. Georgia, and Lacoste, France. The outcome of Nightfall and Alibama are experience-oriented narratives that bring difficult Notes historical issues such as the enslavement of people 1 would like to thank Berni Searle...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 64–81.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Mona Khazindar; Unity Woodman Georges Henein (1914–73) was a Francophone Egyptian writer who introduced surrealism to the artistic and intellectual milieu of Cairo as early as 1937. The author traces Henein’s engagement with the tenets of surrealism articulated by André Breton in France and his...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
...: Deuxième Paris (2004, Niger/France) and Jean-Marie Teno’s Sacred Places (2009, Cameroon/France). In particular, the article considers how the films reterritorialize documentary aesthetics through the use of landscape and testimony as metaphors for Africa’s post-colonial struggles. In doing so...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 52–58.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Trica Keaton Au Nègre Joyeux , a large sign that dates from the late eighteenth century, is prominently on display in an area of high tourism in Paris, France. There is no accompanying historical plaque to explain its provenance or significance, and sources about the piece are contradictory as well...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 176–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
... for progressive values, and the review takes seriously local reception by asking how Congolese interpret works of contemporary art, including Frances Bodomo ( Afronauts ), Kapwani Kiwanga ( Vumbi ), Mega Mingiedi ( Lelo Awa ). Copyright © 2017 by Nka Publications 2017 Meteoric Realities Lubumbashi...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 146–148.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Ian Merkel This review provides both context for and aesthetic analysis of Idrissou Mora-Kpai’s latest film, Indochina, Traces of a Mother . Starting with a brief synthesis of historical work dealing with colonial soldiers fighting on behalf of France, it attempts to ground the multiple spaces...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 196–201.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Elizabeth Colomba Being of Martinique descent but born and raised in France has shaped and influenced my perception of my self-identity. This dual background has pushed me to explore the totality of social experience and fuse my two worlds in my work. While acknowledging the past, I wish to reshape...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 92–99.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Jean-Hubert Martin This interview is between Hassan Musa, a Sudan-born artist residing in France, and Jean-Hubert Martin. Issues discussed include identity, politics, and the state of the world, including colonization and the status of artists in Sudan. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 74–87.
Published: 01 November 2023
... artist, Latifa Echakhch, who was raised in France and lives in Switzerland, represented Switzerland with Le Concert , a sculptural sound installation. Each of their multidisciplinary installations engages differently with the intersections of race, gender, and ethnicity to challenge cultural stereotypes...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 88–98.
Published: 01 November 2023
... Halaka. These agitprop t heater groups, formed by North African migrant workers and students like the rest of the MT A, were active in Paris and the south of France between 1973 and 1978. Khalili’s work particularly focuses on the 1974 presidential run of D jellali Kamal, a pseudonym for an anonymous Al...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 68–73.
Published: 01 May 2007
... course. between la recherche et Ie constat," insistin g In man y ways, Le Franc is about mu sic-music that for him, the filmmaker doit aller beau • as subject as well as narrative and analytic device. coup plus loin que le constat," and that it is an Dedicated to Billy Congorna, Roberto Fonseca...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 8–13.
Published: 01 November 2016
... colonies. In May 1802 Napoleon Bonaparte rejected the decree of February 4, 1794, abolishing slavery in French colonies, and reinstated slavery. France is the only...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 17–19.
Published: 01 November 1996
... urban Africa and the untouched villages or France and the Soviet Union. A comparatively undifferentiated poverty that one sees so often large number of Senegalese were able to study...