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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 114–127.
Published: 01 May 2013
... maker. Stills from videos, Ndiritu conjures both Matisse’s “fabric of dreams” several of her videos hold up on their own, possessing the and Seydou Keïta’s reclining odalisque. The artist covers skillful composition and intriguing content of finely crafted herself with various textiles (printed...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2013
... - - - - - - - - space and text is written expressing the rights and freedoms that guide life and which every person should hold, regardless of race and color. The works in Lucy Azubuike’s Wear and Tear series (2011) were displayed on the second floor, and, in spite of appearing to be large abstract...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 124–127.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of Manchester and holds an MA room was filled with tables, chairs, so- joyful, relaxing market environment, in museum professions from Seton Hall fas, comic books, newspapers, board the public was exposed to concerns University. games, and domestic objects, some of and ideas relevant to the nature...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 82–93.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., as in their unique ex- istence and presence in time and space: Every day the urge grows stronger to get hold of an object at very close range by way of its likeness, its repro- duction. 38 Uniqueness and genius are shed by the reproducibility of photographs, which perhaps af- fected the employment of the signature...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 96–105.
Published: 01 May 2011
... This discussion covers an overview of El Anatsui’s career, his methods of working and inspirations, and his commentary on his work. Enwezor frames the discussion with his opening remarks about what he calls the off-centered condition of contemporary art, arguing that it is important to hold...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 112–115.
Published: 01 May 2015
... exhibition at the October Gallery in London, he has narrowed in on one self-invented sign, the “microcron”—a circlet of dots or globes—as the focal point of his symbolic system. But is the microcron visually interesting enough to hold this dominant position? In his strongest pieces, which have historically...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 188–191.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... Each sitter, who is unclothed and meets the viewer’s gaze in a feminist gesture, holds a mobile phone inscribed with a barcode. Viewers can scan the barcodes from their smartphones via a QR scanner in order to access a digital space. The reviewer stages a subjective and experiential encounter...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 173.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Lynette Yiadom-Boakye © 2021 by Nka Publications 2021 A Vision and a Conjuring Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Should the daft endeavor to doubt you Should they claim crimson green and emerald white Should they tie your tongue lest words take flight Soft, hold your peace as a Visionary ought As empty...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2015
....” 5 ARMED WITH AXE DURING LONDON RACIAL In another publication McSmith takes up the RIOT—A colored woman holds an axe as she stands story, describing such incidences as culminating in talking to a newsman, right, in door of her home “a running battle [that] had...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 146–151.
Published: 01 May 2008
... exhibition: Give the People What They Wallt depicts pri son ers fro m Palestine, the victi ms of (1992), Liberty ( 1993), and Justice ( 1993) . Versio ns Ameri can imperialism , or th e wo me n wh o popu• of eac h other, th e girls hold the same, so mewha t late th e red -light district in Ams terdam, th...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 67.
Published: 01 May 1998
.... Ellsworth Kelly hold their own. Anselm Kiefer's highly regarded Soma...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 6–13.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Smith Nka • 7 self-governance in which African Americans could Portraits of a New Nation demonstrate their equality with Euro-Americans One of Washington’s early Liberian images stages and hold all positions in society, government, and a first sighting of Monrovia. View of Monrovia commerce...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., the possibility of reckoning with a frastructure driven by social conditions and re- context was the radical unmaking and destructive- pressed contexts. These were the voices beneath the constructive power of art to hold an unremitting surface that constitute our current reality through potential, informed...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 119–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
... sentence bended- folded atop her head hold back from from back hold head her atop folded arms Yet the skills. her demonstrate to use her,will she before forms cane candy- white airborne the by lustrated il dives, three...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 114.
Published: 01 May 2000
... work spoke a bit empty cavities are meant to under• These Ethnic Marks serve as a quieter: Although often drenched mine the national mythology that kind of transition, a go-between in blood red, his smallish, painted holds that certain...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 22–27.
Published: 01 November 2010
... which the masses do not hold back. The people do not hold back. Some want to convince us that we are “vegetating.” Yet this Ousmane Sembène, Mooladé, 2004. Duration 2:04. Purified girls following the purification ritual. Courtesy New Yorker Films...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
... it more broadly So, too, strident critiques of the residual effects of with the ascendance of neoliberal economic theory. the state form that live on, such as the blistering These changes began our current period of erosion insights of Frank Wilderson, hold as true today as of the state’s role...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 92–99.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., but is far from his initial philosophical concern. In Sudan the his approach was naive. I immediately went the route of authoritarian middle class took hold of identity and codifi ed political refl ection. The artist cannot escape the question of Journal of Contemporary African Art • 35...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2001
... that it is beyond comparison. Enigmatic, it takes hold of the viewer right from the first glimpse even though its depth may take longer to sink in. His narcissistic involvement...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 37–39.
Published: 01 May 2002
... of being removed from India, er or from a previous life to the next. While we all carry baggage, feel a need to hold on so tightly to their culture. And in that it is how we conduct the journey that distinguishes us one from process they are almost losing it. The wax bowls...