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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 92–99.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Contemporary African Art 2014 Hassan Musa Jean-Hubert Martin Sudan identity politics contemporary art colonization EYE FOR AN EYE, IMAGE FOR AN IMAGE HASSAN MUSA in Conversation with JEAN HUBERT MARTIN Jean-Hubert Martin: Recently you sent me a text that it. Imprisonment...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 129–131.
Published: 01 November 2010
... poetic and theoretical basis for thinking through these tangled images. Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2010 Roger Ballen Boarding House Berlin: Phaidon, 2009 Let me begin by describing a picture. It is gray-­toned. A girl in a white...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
... representations of the black figure and examines the continuation of, as well as the challenges to, certain tropes that have been used to frame blackness, femaleness, and tropicality. THE UNNAMED BODY ENCOUNTERING, COMMODIFYING, AND CODIFYING THE IMAGE OF THE BLACK FEMALE Alissandra Cummins and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 88–89.
Published: 01 November 2001
..., curator. Committed to the Image ings. Smith extracts a different Image: Contemporary which has been organized by an includes a few newcomers (Sune content from...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 130–135.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Dagmawi Woubshet Copyright © 2008 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2008 IMAGE AND IMAGINATION Notes on Postmodernism Dagmawi Woubshet / believe in symbols; symbols bear power; symbols These past thirteen years also compel us to demand power...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 82–89.
Published: 01 November 2010
... what we face on the inside. Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2010 Uncovering the Frozen Image Elleni (Centime) Zeleke mages of Ethiopian women dominate secular and as such presents them as somewhat...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1996) 1996 (4): 40–45.
Published: 01 May 1996
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 30–37.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Eriberto Eulisse Copyright © 2001 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2001 IMAGES OF WRITING, Abu Zeid El Hilali Salama, 1984, acrylic on...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2016
... special issue of Nka ow the black body has been imaged in the were gathered from that historic meeting in Paris West has always been a rich site for global from January 17 to 20, 2013, and offer the most examination and contestation. The represen- cutting-edge perspectives on the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 16–19.
Published: 01 May 2008
... affected the lives countless admirers. In his last works A Hungry Heart and Eyes with Winged Thoughts: Poetry and Images, Parks...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 90–97.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Barbara Jones Hogu This essay explains the founding of AfriCOBRA as a cohesive, collaborative artists’ coalition that worked with an accepted philosophy and aesthetics to create positive images regarding their ethnic group’s social, economic, and political conditions, regardless of the media or...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 122–133.
Published: 01 November 2016
... subjects. Creating multilayered and multireferential bodies of work in which she not only questions problematic representations of “Africa and its peoples” but also rejects the centuries-long stranglehold of “poisonous, disrespectful, and skewed images of black people,” Walker fuses personal autobiography...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 42–49.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Amy Ongiri In Death 24x a Second Laura Mulvey argues that cinematic images belie the deathlike qualities of still photography because of their ability to invoke the appearance of life through motion. This essay examines film and video projects that use found footage and still images from the Black...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 118–119.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Vanessa Rocco Steve McQueen’s Giardini , a ravishing half-hour dual projection, comprises vignettes recorded around the national pavilions that are the principal organizing spaces of the Venice Biennale. Fluctuating among images of serene nature and images of trash, piles of building materials, and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 98–103.
Published: 01 May 2012
... purpose, a new reason for making “art” “IMAGES”: positive images of Black pride, Black self-determination, weapon images in and for the struggle to heal the minds and the souls of Black folk throughout the African Diaspora. Copyright © 2012 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2012 Remembering...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 202–209.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Jean-Ulrick Désert The work of Jean-Ulrick Désert, a Haitian-born artist currently based in Berlin, Germany, has often used the image of the body, most notably in his earlier performative works such as Negerhosen2000, where members of the public were allowed to submit portraits of the artist...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Tottenham in 1985. This text considers four wire photographs from the Baltimore Sun ’s historical photo archive. Wire photos differed from traditional photographic prints insofar as the wire print resulted from breakthrough technology that allowed a photographic image to be scanned, transmitted over “the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Richard J. Powell The most iconic image that accompanied the 1996 publication of 20th Century Photography: Museum Ludwig, Cologne —and one that continues to intrigue scholars of black diasporic visual culture—was the German photographer Charlotte March’s black-and-white photograph Donyale Luna with...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 96–100.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Jafari Sinclaire Allen Drawn from an archive of online pornographic selfies, this meditation reconsiders black gay art historical critique of the visual fetish of the black male body in the context of the undisciplined and contradictory circulation of images on the Internet. It asks: Does...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 152–155.
Published: 01 May 2011
... black subjects in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and New Orleans. With Mthethwa’s customary saturated color, subtle composition, and exacting attention to ephemeral detail, the images depicted the reach of politics in the aesthetics of everyday life. They also revealed the artist’s interest in the longer...