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Nka (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 (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...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 112–123.
Published: 01 November 2012
...- 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-­Saharan Africa for bo’s...
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Nka (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 (2023) 2023 (53): 74–87.
Published: 01 November 2023
... of civilization in progress, or a violent exploitation and genocide. 56 In turn, Echakhch states that whenever she sees a garden, I immediately think about colonialism. . . . I cannot avoid thinking about what the Giardini of the Biennale in Venice really is . . . pavilions transplanted from various countries...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 28–43.
Published: 01 June 2017
... for the project was 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...