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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 62–69.
Published: 01 November 2010
... purity of painting semantics. In this interview Washington reflects on the discipline of painting, the challenges he faces as he refines his skills, and his aims as he positions himself to claim a place in the present discourse. The interview covers such topics as his heroes and what they represent, what...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 102–109.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Kimberli Gant This essay explores the photographic series Queen Nanny of the Maroons (2004–5) by artist Renée Cox. In the series Cox appropriates the eighteenth-century Jamaican folk hero Queen Nanny, leader of the Windward Maroon community, and brings her into the present. Very little is known...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 92–93.
Published: 01 May 2003
... celebration of the armed wing sibilities that even a hand- reliance on the abstract line. of the African National Congress grenade might have in the Rhode repeatedly ran towards founded on Heroes Day in 1961. context of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 122–129.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the statesmen, magnates, landowners, heroes, and supposed integrity that the logo automatically even antiheroes that are the building blocks of triggers. These are works that put signification Western history. Botha emphasizes their lack of into disarray: interior and exterior contradict each...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 70–73.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... charge of their destiny." Earlier in the interview Ebouaney Riding, Alan. " Lumumba: In a Mirror on Africa, a Hero Unfairly 4 attributes his lack of knowledge about Patrice Lumumba to his Tarnished," New York Times. 24 June 2001. education...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 48–55.
Published: 01 May 2001
... doing History of People cabildos de nation, black mutual aid soci• recalled, "Africa is in the place where I Who Were Not Heroes. I think that the eties, and many practiced the African- grew up and it affects how I perceive derived...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 196–197.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Okigbo as Jesus and his timely meeting of spirits, divine and awaited delicate and inspirational brotherhood comprising of African or earthly, for their cosmos is intertwined homecoming black heroes including Biko, Soyinka, and all...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 96–98.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Trouble because of This Man Lumumba) Oil on cotton, 18x13" PATRICE LUMUMBA IN URBAN ART Elizabeth Harney J ean-Paul Sartre labeled Patrice Lumumba a "revolutionary without revolution, not a hero, but a mar• tyr of Pan-Africanism" (Van Lierde, 1963). His characterization underscores...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 90–93.
Published: 01 November 2015
... source—hairdressers. Riley, Ife Robinson, and Jamilah Williams. The art- Hairdressers are my heroes. The poetry and ists range in experience from a few years to decades. politics of black hair-care specialists are central to I supplied each hairdresser with my full head my...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 33–35.
Published: 01 May 2002
... of Michael's heroes whose reference will live long in his art. Born in New York in 1963, Michael's work is a synthesis of the 1970s Black Arts Movement in which he grew up and the multiculturalism prevalent in his formative...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 74–81.
Published: 01 May 2007
... still and motion-picture Bamako. The characters occupy the center of the cameras to represent themselves? Did they inherit photographs like Hollywood heroes and individu• the stereotypes of Africans forged by Europeans, als who have conquered history. or did they try to find a new language? There...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2006) 2006 (20): 72–85.
Published: 01 May 2006
... body. The photographs of England simultane• image of that other gendered symbol of the war, the ously recall a disturbing history and reveal what was heavily scripted hero, Jessica Lynch. obscured by the discourses of American lynching This essay examines the inverted...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 24–27.
Published: 01 May 2000
... plays, and gives his name to, the doomed hero of the piece, a massive, almost iconic figure who covertly organises against the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 41–47.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Amos began working towards a Masters degree at New York University where she met Hale Woodruff, her childhood hero, famous to her for his Atlanta University murals. Woodruff showed Amos's work to The Spiral (a group of black artists who had established their careers in the 1940s and 50s) which...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 104–106.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Fall/Winter 2002 Nka • 105 RNDD: Martin, 2001, acrylic on canvas, 8' x 8' amplified by the pervading gray palette. It is as though the ges• turing figures, as witnesses to the final biblical Rapture, point to the descending Messiah. But the hero of the civil rights move• ments lies on the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 100–103.
Published: 01 May 2002
... second novel.j• "everyday heroes." Black Girl (1965) was a narrative of a colo• The 35 years that separate the films La noire de and Faat Kine nially generic blackgirl, i.e, of undetermined and insignificant is virtually coincidental with the life of the character Faat Kine, a origin, as marked by...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 118–119.
Published: 01 May 2007
... time celebrates its underdog heroes, made work for the market and the the true hybridity of American cultural like the jazz greats Charlie Parker, Max museum. Furthermore, the iconograph- production, and the modernity of the Roach, and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 162–165.
Published: 01 November 2012
... epic “great the of time the celebrate 1975) (around inViriambundo house a of wall the on painted Brezhnev) Leonid Neto, Agostinho Castro, del (Fi figures Emblematic past. the from heroes depicting murals some reveal photos other landscapes, the side Be land. silenced...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 71.
Published: 01 November 1996
... what kind of super hero does a black mother looks on the painting and intimate images of the oddity and man need to be? And for that matter her son with the overflowing eyes of charm of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1999) 1999 (10): 62–65.
Published: 01 May 1999
..., using icons that tached to the bodies by transparent links, adding a breeze of over-drama to serve as heroes for her scenes. In the series, Acrobats, her heroes appear in each entity. The overall effect was archaeological. The dismemberment and...