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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 6–13.
Published: 01 November 2010
...T. J. Demos A visually sumptuous film of thirty minutes, Steve McQueen’s Giardini (2009) comprises two side-by-side projections of a series of evocative vignettes that play out in the shadow of the Venice Biennale. This essay offers a close reading of the film, drawing out its unexpected...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 118–119.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Vanessa Rocco Steve McQueen’s Giardini , a ravishing half-hour dual projection, comprises vignettes recorded around the national pavilions that are the principal organizing spaces of the Venice Biennale. Fluctuating among images of serene nature and images of trash, piles of building materials, and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 112–123.
Published: 01 November 2012
...-­three contribu- the looming figure cannot intimidate, because we tors divided across two centralized venues on the know that it would be strangled by its own glisten- Giardini and Arsenale grounds. Curiger selected ing ties of dangling excess if it tried to move. Hlo- only three artists from sub...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 68–81.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Wendt Nka • 69 A labyrinthine path between two gardens—from continuous live readings, songs, recitals, and film the Giardini to Il Giardino delle Vergine—is illumi- projections, Enwezor clearly defines his curatorial nated with works that tell the stories that need to agenda. be told...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 28–43.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the sis, is a state of dissonance between an ideal and a Nordic Pavilion itself. It’s one of the most beauti- disruption of that ideal, a state in which this active ful pavilions in the Giardini, and its deceptively space depicts a contradiction, then a becoming. simple architecture belies a...