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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 102–105.
Published: 01 June 2017
...: GLOBAL DOI 10.1215/10757163-3886098 © 2017 by Nka Publications ©201710.1215/10757163-3886098 Nka by DOI...
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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 (2018) 2018 (42-43): 96–109.
Published: 01 November 2018
... diplomacy, a central policy thrust of Senegalese government since independence. Coincidentally, the mainstream art world had begun to reexamine the meaning of internationalism in the wake of neoliberal globalization, with groundbreaking exhibitions such as Magicians of the Earth at Centre Pompidou in Paris...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 4–7.
Published: 01 November 2018
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Soraya Murray; Derek Conrad Murray Copyright © 2008 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2008 ON ART AND CONTAMINATION Performing Authenticity in Global Art Practices Soraya Murray & Derek Conrad Murray ith the gradual shift of Western art- cal...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 152–153.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Amanda Gilvin Scholars of African visual culture will be well served by Akin Adesokan’s recent book Postcolonial Artists and Global Aesthetics , which offers a model for interpreting artworks within the many cultural and economic contexts in which they function. The book is structured as a...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 28–37.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., style, and glamour in a time of immense social and political upheaval. Copyright © 2015 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2015 African Fashion Afro Look Drum magazine Black Consciousness movement Princess Elizabeth of Toro Global THE “AFRO LOOK” AND GLOBAL BLACK...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 46–51.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Bisi Silva An 'other' stop on the global art trail. The recent boom in Biennales and mega-exhibitions especially outside the center of the Western art metropolis made 1997 an ex• ceptionally busy year for the jet-setting art-trailer, in addition to the...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 96–110.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Amelia Jones This article looks at Okui Enwezor’s theory of countering the art world’s “Westernisms” and his actualization of this theory in his organization of Documenta11 to mount an argument against the universalizing and Eurocentric conception of “global” art. It offers two examples of recent...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 6–13.
Published: 01 November 2010
... London-­based research project “Zones of Con- tables of contents flict: Rethinking Contemporary Art during Global Crisis” (2008–9), he is currently a research fellow at straight to your inbox, the Flemish Academic Centre for Science and the Arts in Brussels, where he is working on...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 22–35.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., vein. ‘Singularity’ is gave us both the groundbreaking, platform-­driven being that is not inscribed with identity, is not in Documenta XI and a televised “global war on ter- a relation of legible identification with other beings ror,” yet “in the process a concept of ‘location’ — of but...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 112–115.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Iscotch use of color and the collective pro- century Ethiopia. Her research interests uniform is so fascinating, fashion-­ cess involved in creating a circa 1996 include cross-­cultural exchange, early forward, or even shocking because it series of shantytown interiors: “By globalization, and...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 68–81.
Published: 01 June 2017
...- vidual Stories and Shared Histories of a Global Narrative,” I discuss the predominance of nar- Irative forms in contemporary film and video. This particular topic...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 100–113.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... What is context of globalization. Could you elaborate in more detail the significance of this? on the strategies you rely on to get this message across? TE: I’m not necessarily interested in just the image or the TE: A lot of the videos come about as the result of trying sound...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 136–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
... use their success and privilege to address sharp social criticism that questions the global, social, and cultural inequities that exclude most from the cosmopolitan party, something magical happens that gives cosmopolitanism a necessary dimension of hope and possibility that is truly worth celebrating...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 98–101.
Published: 01 May 2009
... situation of Paris, Glissant's expansive theories of creolization Blacks in the United States, another aspect of col• have much to say about an evolving global culture, onization, about its enormous diversity and its as well as his native Caribbean. incalculable consequences. If...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 114–125.
Published: 01 November 2015
... also make use of the abundant secondhand clothing found it its local markets. This model presents a potential sustainable solution to the volumes of used clothing filling the global marketplaces of developing economies, often at the expense of economic growth that would be strengthened by local...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 8–13.
Published: 01 November 2016
...; aristocratic women wearing cotton; and tables covered with china teapots, sugar bowls, coffeepots, or cowries was like pulling a series of threads to reveal the global network established by the mercantile economy of slavery and the ways its conditions of production were hidden. The paintings also exposed the...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 6–13.
Published: 01 May 2021
... theorist, crit- Alpesh Kantilal Patel ic, and curator who transformed the defini- tion of the global exposition, and with great respect, this special Nka journal issue commemo- rates the philosopher-historian whose passing on March 15, 2019, was a tremendous blow to the art world. He was one of Nka s...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2021
... past quarter-century, a ti- histories and inheritances of the global art world; tle I see as wholly Okwui s. It was a groundbreaking questioning that very term global; surfacing the moment, one that was humorously seen by certain voices of the invisible within the African, Asian, or critics as Venice...