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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 80–91.
Published: 01 November 2013
... the more unique in the optimism it invests in the monstrous and grotesque as “imaginative universals” of the fragile human soul. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2013 Postcolonial Grotesque Jane Alexander’s Poetic Monsters...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 106–119.
Published: 01 November 2009
... spectacular power, of accomplished with Madame Hiroshima , by trans - of war grotesques where torture became entertain - piece , Madame Hiroshima , was a grotesque which the atomic bombing of Hiroshima was one forming the costume into carnivalesque, in itself ment— The Disasters of War...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 22–30.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the eighteenth century.”7 As a master signi- anatomists, the body was also a grotesque surface of fier, the face is seen to express one’s subjectivity. In “execrescences and orifices,” where what was inside this dressing of the self (portraiture), the subject could become outside: “Protruding body parts...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 130–131.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., dreamlike describing it as leaning "toward the portrayals of the antebellum planta• grotesque, the carnivalesque, the tion. Often violently sexual, the artist's...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 95–98.
Published: 01 May 2002
... and grotesque by revealing how it can reconstruct the politics of the body and race. Pope.L has been expanding the bo un d• aries of performance and installation art for twenty-five years through the manipulation of mayonnaise, digesti ng and regurgitating the Wall Street Journal and by crawling in gutters...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 42–53.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Mutu treated the Her composite women, pieced together from parts museum as a space where the fantastical worlds of human, animal, plant, machine, and monster, are her collages were brought to three-dimensional life, beautifully grotesque and unnervingly alluring. morphing architectural elements...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 64–73.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... In be used to reconstruct society to allow for a more accordance with Mary Russo’s argument in Female inclusive and fair assembly of knowledge.46 Grotesques, Europa also exploits the taboos that are The Neo-Baroque has become a source of cul- used to construct the female body as grotesque.42 tural...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 120–121.
Published: 01 May 2007
... to the consequences of its the process of memorializing. of the early moments turning ugly and mad insistence on acquisition and From Hans Bellmer's grotesquely in on themselves. The dolls—the dominance by any means necessary. assembled...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 74–86.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... The constructed nature of the black face, in addition to its pixilation due to Rodney s enlargement of his newspaper source material, creates a grotesque im- age that presents the male as subhuman. Physical malformation becomes, here, evidence of moral tur- pitude. However, it is also noteworthy that this ren...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 192–197.
Published: 01 November 2017
... installations that overtly return of the dead and the grotesque tensity and desire to be informed and addressed war and significant human screams of anguish and horror of filmic inspired by thinkers and practitioners conflict. Perhaps the most moving ex- characters from the late 1930s. Gance across...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 48–59.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., California. Her family moved marchers camped in 1965; who attended the his - with him in South America. He proposed to marry with the sometimes graphic and even grotesque to Atlanta, Georgia when she was thirteen, after her torically black women’s Spelman College; who had me and pay all expenses...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 180–183.
Published: 01 May 2020
... violence. Man s physical aggressive- ness is also echoed in the grotesque practices of whale hunting. Footage of harpooned whales, spurting blood, and surreal butcher procedures create what T. J. Demos identifies as Akomfrah s filmic construction of man s brutal domination of nature.8 The correlation...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 156–159.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of coiffure. afro form interpolated the to pink hot and fishnets from genres, both to grotesque masks. become com they their that in plexity together held tively...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2010
... corrupt elites and trivial deaths. But it does so in Chouchou walks down the street and grabs a taxi a filmic language reminiscent of Quentin Taran- to meet Majolie, who has just called to ask for help tino’s best moments—­in which grotesque humor with disposing of the body. Chouchou...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 18–23.
Published: 01 May 1995
..., profane catalogue Morris or Bill T. Jones engages choreography, or Paul of provincial ribaldry and grotesques (what pop culture is Beatty and John Ashbery poetry—as the inescapable really all about), Koorland has dug deeper, finding her sub• reminder of how memory...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 34–37.
Published: 01 November 1996
... of ducing rather than re-presenting this signify the idea of an African rather than grotesque absurdity." It was this that led history. The Griqua National Conference European heritage, South Africa's fledgling Alexander to study the concept of cultures of South...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 12–19.
Published: 01 May 2004
... But are there lessons to be learned from all this? Fred Wilson stereotypical and grotesque. Wilson's project, far from merely unearthing a suppressed Speak of Me as I Am (installation detail), 2003, 50th Venice Biennale...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 100–111.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of both earth working “with the artistic logic of the grotesque”; and landscape. her work ignores “the closed, smooth, impenetrable surface of the body and retains...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 78–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Friedrich, Philipp Otto Runge, and Max Lie- the Alte Nationalgalerie this sculpture could also be bermann, as well as some prime examples of French read as a pile of gold coins, a grotesque symbol of impressionism, the building was originally intended imperial greed. Furthermore, there is a strong...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 44–49.
Published: 01 November 1996
..., the village chief summoned the Muslim elders M A M A D N I A N G potent educational tool. (Kilife) to discuss the grotesque profanity caused by the burial of In all his tales, but his first film, L'Empire Sonhrai, a story about Pierre-Henri Thioune...