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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 28–35.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Deborah Willis; Carla Williams This essay surveys art, critical writings, and poetry on and around the subject of Sarah, or Saartjie, Baartman, a South African Khoi or San woman exhibited as the “Hottentot Venus” from 1810 to 1815 in Europe. The essay shares the authors’ research methods and ideas...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2002
... nineteenth century was paraded by her owner as an oddity, for profit. The women of her people called the Khoisan or "Hottentots," were considered...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 28–33.
Published: 01 November 1996
.... and Surrealists, for example, the celebra• presentation to create its impact during the A prime example of this forced exhibi• tion of such qualities was part of their Black Power era. The performative persona tionism is the Hottentot Venus who, while...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 90–95.
Published: 01 November 2016
... iconography of the Hottentot Venus and early nine- Wteenth-century racial scientific inquiry into black female sexuality, he was accused of going too far...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... We can see this were painted white, with a dark color Here again we see a reference to the work as an allusion to Saartje Baart- evocative of mold seeping through political violence visited on (black) man, the so-­called Hottentot Venus, a at the bottoms. Another work, The...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 168–173.
Published: 01 November 2016
... in Europe and cally stark portrait of Benga as he faced the daily bringing to mind Saartjie Baartman, the barely indignity of exploitation. clad South African woman exhibited as “Hottentot The New York Times broke the story on Venus” until her death in 1815.8 Hornaday...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 38–49.
Published: 01 May 2008
... reconstruction of the images that Japon (carte) (Venus hottentote) (2002) presents create cultural identities. the figure and sexual organs of Saartjie Baartman A series of paintings on preprinted textiles and (1789-1816) on a Japanese map. Baartman, the maps by...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 142–151.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... like? Can it be shown? In seeming response As Lisa Gail Collins also observes, “Contemporary to such uncertainties, artists Renée Green, artists frequently point to the saga of ‘the Hottentot HSatch Hoyt, and Sheila Pree Bright forwent repre- Venus’ as a defining moment in the representation...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2014
... politically generating a young Khoikhoi (“Hottentot”) girl, Krotoa, into his own kind of photographic archive. their home for a number of years. Even as a child On the mezzanine level of the Nichols Gal- and young woman, Krotoa, who learned Dutch, lery Lyle Ashton Harris’s 2002 series of large...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 130–135.
Published: 01 May 2008
... (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1999), pp. 377-399. 1 Elizabeth Alexander, "A Poem for Nelson Mandela," in The Venus Hottentot (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 10 Arjun Appadurai, Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions 1990), p. 52...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 22–30.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., 1996), 251. cous, sensuous body of the Venus Hottentot, whom 7 Jennifer Law, “Knowledge Is Made for Printing: Joscelyn Gardner’s audiences fetishized and Georges Cuvier dissected Creole Portraits Series,” in Bleeding and Breeding: Joscelyn Gardner (exhi- and anatomized in the early nineteenth...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 176–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
...? The diversity of references in Mwilambwe projected a film of a swimming pool Mingiedi’s installation was overwhelming, including onto a large, painted, multicolored wooden screen, Mobutu, Sarah Baartman (the “Hottentot Venus which he crafted on site, in order to push the slave ships, money...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., clothing accessories, and body Comment, 1993, the ghost of the famed Hottentot adornments. Indeed it was this overstated opu• Venus breaks into the Musee de l'Homme to take lence that attracted early European explorers, such back her labia, and leaves behind her shoes in their...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 26–31.
Published: 01 May 2004
... while Marie Antoinette serves chocolate cake; probing eye—is power. In Tracey Rose's postapartheid play• Saartjie Baartman (aka the Hottentot Venus), who is hanged ground, the sense of personal freedom and authority that is now with a tie, rises to heaven, becomes a...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 136–145.
Published: 01 May 2008
... explore the beginnings of Hottentot: The Art, Science and Fiction of Sarah Baartman, ed. an intervisual vocabulary in which South Africans Deborah Willis and Carla Williams (Philadelphia: Temple and artists from elsewhere on the continent begin...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 152–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 6–29.
Published: 01 May 2010
... government that the “pragmatic segre- distance. A quiet grandeur permeates a scene such as gationism” of the first half of the twentieth century, Bushmen Hottentots Armed for an Expedition (1804), piecemeal and partial in its manifestations, was in which human inhabitants and natural setting...