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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 112–123.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Zimbabwe’s recent history. Chikukwa and the Seeing Ourselves theme shows Calvin Dondo directly depicts future generations his confident position as an artist at large, able to in his photographs of German couples with their engage us all in questioning our most intimate adopted African...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 44–55.
Published: 01 June 2017
... curatorial of encounters with thrown-away, lonely objects, the narratives, including that of the biennial itself, have photographer, in the process of making the work, either omitted or distortedly appropriated so-called returns these objects to some sort of relation with peripheral histories of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 72–81.
Published: 01 May 2009
... important element and twentieth-century South African art, particu• in the vocabulary of all three projects, Shack Chic, larly the history of photography in that country. Mthethwa's Mbkweni portraits, and Cape Flats Details. But while each artist...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 64–69.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., and with this text. Terry Smith is Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Contemporary Art History and Theory in the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 118–119.
Published: 01 November 2010
... continued existence.”3 course we never actually see it from a fessor in the history of art and design at The images conjuring a haunted stable vantage point — ­we are always the Pratt Institute, where she teaches ruin create a tension with others in moving toward it or away...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 48–57.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., scattering its implied sounds, like an unhinged Terry Smith is Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Con­ Linotype machine. temporary Art History and Theory in the Depart­ Appropriately, Kentridge did not introduce his ment of the History of Art and Architecture at the South...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2011
... essay, Kwame An- ing, experience of colonization. thony Appiah draws attention to the Nothing in the Toronto show Terry Smith is Andrew W. Mellon Pro- variety of kente types favored in dif- reaches this level of significance.Area fessor of Contemporary Art History and ferent parts of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Putter, Mickalene Thomas, and Carrie Mae Weems. As the title of the exhibition implies, the goal was to interrogate how “identities are constituted through acts of inscription—real or imagined—into the visual archives that constitute history, popular iconographies, and artistic canons,” and to further...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2006) 2006 (20): 12–21.
Published: 01 May 2006
...~ Terrorism: Bridget Cooks ealizing th at most of th e stude nts in my eth• nic studies and art history co urses did not Rknow abo ut lynching was at first sho cking, then infuriating, an d th en cha lleng ing. I don't reme mber when I first found out abo ut...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2006) 2006 (20): 130–131.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Robert L. Harris, Jr. Copyright © 2006 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2006 1 Lynching and « US History 5 Robert L. Harris, Jr. T his is a very important conference and topic Race is a subject that is on many people's minds...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 128–137.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Falko Schmieder Inquiries of socially constructed realities or spooky handshakes with “invisible hands” of history are not exclusive to historians and philosophers but also part of artistic research and practice. This essay explores artworks of Tunisian-born artist Nadia Kaabi-Linke and deliberates...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 44–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
... within Africa, today’s designers are making desirable, well-made, well-marketed collections that hang from rails all over the world. Copyright © 2015 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2015 Africa fashion textiles photography models global style A BRIEF HISTORY OF AFRICAN...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 62–65.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Kerstin Zurbrigg Copyright © 2001 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2001 History Ami n9 Mciiisoiir A Work in Progress Kerstin...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 70–73.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., reconstruct or articulate the stories that lie outside the parame• ters of the official histories. Lumumba is the latest participant in diasporic attempts to reckon with the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 50–54.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Cheryl Finley Copyright © 2004 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2004 IMAGINED HISTORY: THE WORK OF TERRY ADKINS Cheryl Finley...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2010
... concentric layers of subordination, pointing to the instability of social identities and the possibility of subversion. Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2010 History in Ousmane Sembène’s Guelwaar and Ceddo Awam Amkpa and Gunja SenGupta...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 80–151.
Published: 01 May 2010
... place of contemporary African art in art history programs and its relationship with contemporary Western art as a subfield within art history, as well as the challenges involved in training graduate students. The panel also walks on such gritty grounds as the relationship between contemporary and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 68–75.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Ademola Olugebefola This article is a timeline of highlights from Weusi history, from 1964 to 1990, including notes about its Annual Outdoor Art Festival. Copyright © 2012 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2012 Weusi History...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 90–97.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Journal of Contemporary African Art • 30 • Spring 2012 90 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-1496507  © 2008 Area Chicago 7 Inaugurating AfriCOBRA History, Philosophy, and Aesthetics Barbara Jones Hogu n 1968 a group...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
... continent. This article explores the meeting of African American art and the knowledge about Africa that is spread through African art history. African American artists such as Houston Conwill, David Hammons, Alison Saar, and Renee Stout have drawn on art historical writings about African art in order to...