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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 62–75.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., or compelling, us to look again at the powerful medium of graffiti and how, in cities such as Cairo, the graffiti artist articulates and documents social upheaval. To engage with Gröndahl’s photographs is to begin to engage with the complexities of the Arab Spring and the ways in which Cairo’s graffiti artists...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 168–178.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and social events and climate during the revolution, highlighting key factions at play and taking into account the reactions of protestors online and on the street. Examples of how the revolution was driven online by archival research, music videos, comedians, memes, graffiti, and symbols of martyrdom...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., (through "drag") interrogate canonized American graffiti with traditional in this case hip-hop. Lee, who is original• Western art works. Japanese calligraphy as well as with hip- ly from Korea, "performs culture" by Lee's "drag infused" stylings are con...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 66–71.
Published: 01 May 2003
... episodes {Park Bench, 2000; Getaway, 2000) as well as points out to the challenges of a young democratic state facing the pitfalls of global consumerism and cultural assimilation {He Got Game, 2000; Street Gym, 2000). Rhode's practice has often been linked to graffiti, a "hip-pop" influence...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 54–57.
Published: 01 May 1998
..., 1993. But where the latter quotes from several art traditions from the Igbo and Akan cul• tures, the former is a postmodern conflation of Mbari design and a hybridized sensitivity to a modernist aesthetic. The graffiti on Painter, in• cluding a section of the poem "The Wandering...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 124–141.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and remained fresh the focus of the curriculum. By his fourth year of over close to forty years of art making, as selected study, however, the young artist began to assert his highlights from Wosene’s career illustrate. own vision by embracing abstraction, adopting a Graffiti Magic, Wosene’s important...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 92–93.
Published: 01 May 2003
... the criticism of current leaders. However, in Sue Williamson's digital print From the Inside: Benjamin Bor- rageiro, 2000, graffiti directly confronts President Thabo Mbeki with the words of Borrageiro, "I'm sick of Mbeki saying that HIV doesn't cause AIDS." Beside the graffiti...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 60–73.
Published: 01 November 2017
... graffiti.31 order proposed by the Catalogue Raisonné, identifying for practical On a small scale this imprint of an imprint indicates reasons number 20 as the last of the sketchbooks. 6 Varnedoe, “Inscriptions,” 17. how marks and material...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 70–73.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., Mouridism, a Sufi Muslim movement practiced by more and political graffiti. These traditions relate to Ibra Fall's work than four million people in Senegal and thousands more in the ethic, the popularity of the Bamba photo, and Bamba's gentle Diaspora, is founded...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 8–21.
Published: 01 November 2011
... is painted between the faces. The aspects of hip-­hop also explains the graffiti of this earlier of realism in the faces are not only under siege by movement — the Black Arts outdoor murals and the the nonblack “Kool-­Aid colors”; the realism is also symbolic “writing on the walls and in the streets...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 18–23.
Published: 01 May 1998
...- ft@LD0^ miMsW there was a lot of attention in the art mons does and Howardena Pindell world towards graffiti art and a fair does, but she's a painter. For very bad Lo)©0©i;© ©^Llft©...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 122.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., are about who changed trains there on the A scuffle ensued, the table col• enough, the exhibition (which different sorts of borderline mobil• way to Ljublijana, a graffiti taunt lapsed and two rebels spent the continues through September 24...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 46–51.
Published: 01 November 1998
... and Truth, is intriguing and complex. In the first instance it was his re• interact, the wall of the private space is as colorless as it is filled with sponse to the theme of a conference "Truth, Healing and Social graffiti that are indicative of the wanderings, the peregrinations of the lustice...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 68.
Published: 01 May 1999
... and graffiti dedicated to loved ones who had died of AIDS. This hall was a thoroughfare to an auditori• um where a Chicano performance artist deployed several media-legends on dig• ital screen, music, mime-to dramatize aspects of Mexican-American relation• ship like border patrol, immigrant la• bor...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 121.
Published: 01 May 2001
...• that's available too reads like in the pursuit of a working guage and ethos of graffiti is a rap track without the obsceni• process and method that common to both. But Rhode ties. And he's slightly better read engages with both...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 192–193.
Published: 01 May 2008
... panels). figurine inscribing the contents of his reduced to the status of the cartoon, when he is at his most angst-filled, consciousness in crude graffiti as the and as cartoon figure the proto-heroic Conrad Botes is never self-pitying...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 28–33.
Published: 01 May 2003
... squatters/interviewees tended to be distracting. The occupants' walls, where they can be read by passersby. (Inside the museum, often hair-raising autobiographical statements, screened onto the home-based portraits alternated with slides of graffiti on the flattened cardboard boxes...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 90.
Published: 01 May 2004
...• other poignant works, such as less become a cult figure to mar• under the widening influence of ing in the contemporary art Olu Oguibe's National Graffiti ijuana-doped drifters in London, Fela. It argues for, says Schoon...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 67–68.
Published: 01 May 1995
... have had to strive mightily to make a boring mark. Basquiat certainly made paintings have of inhaling their viewers, oblit• BRIGHT BIMPONG AND a dull mark or two; between the lively graffiti erating in the process any notion of distance TOM OTTERNESS...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 64.
Published: 01 May 1998
... and graffiti-like inscriptions as well vide, in the form of rich historical- such a success. Two things stand out: Africa. Ample proof...