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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Ike Ude Copyright © 1994 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1994 ...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the need to make this installation as an accumulation of sculptures. 74 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 26 • Spring 2010 Contrary to the initial sketch made with my mother, weight. This lightness, this fragile existence, is the void...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 155–157.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Dalila Scruggs This review is an interpretive description of Nari Ward’s Mirage Sub Lignum, a large-scale installation on view at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. Copyright © 2012 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2012 tenants...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 90–99.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Nicole J. Caruth In April 2009 Kira Lynn Harris debuted a new body of work in a solo presentation at CUE Art Foundation in New York. This article examines two site-specific installations in that exhibition: 2001, Mirror , which references Stanley Kubrick’s film 2001: A Space Odyssey , and Prism...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 116–117.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Installation, 2000, photo Tonie Okpe Omoighe, Dilomprizulike and non-saleable art tradition is Kazeem Adeleke. Some others completely unfashionable in the pieces...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 24–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
... but also redefined the exhibition, before its opening in Kassel, by conceiving it as a final installment of several “platforms” staged worldwide. His were strategic, paradigmatic interventions engineered to globalize the art world, and they effectively amounted to acts of art-historical decolonization...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 192–197.
Published: 01 November 2017
...- the exhibition: a corridor of gray met- during commitment to the role of art as dernity—Capitalism—Schizophrenia,” alwork with fencing overhead, sym- a conduit of contemporary politics. Los “Real Virtual,” and “Reason and Poli- bolic ingredients of Attia’s installation de Arriba y Los de Abajo is not about...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 146–148.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Susan Vogel This thoughtful one-person exhibition by the art historian Yukiya Kawaguchi, in the ethnographic museum in Osaka, lands at the intersection of art and ethnology, Africa and internationalism. The exhibition is masterfully curated and beautifully installed, but the premise stated...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 42–53.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... Photo: David Allison 46 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 35 • Fall 2014 quirky, sacred objects, but also through installa- ger and thirst (of emptiness) as she critiques soci- tion and video. In one installation an inverted wine ety’s decadence and overindulgence, signaling a loss...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 124–127.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Steve Pantazis This review covers Beninese artist Meschac Gaba’s twelve-room installation Museum of Contemporary African Art (July 3–September 22, 2013), presented at Tate Modern in London, which acquired the work as part of a two-year program to highlight contemporary African art. The show offered...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 120–131.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Kevin Tervala Trauma abounds in Barthélémy Toguo’s Heart Beat . From the torture of captives at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq to the massacre of students at Virginia Tech in the United States, the Cameroonian artist’s 2008 installation powerfully visualizes contemporary scenes of human suffering from...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 122–125.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and postcolonial history, art history as archive, European decadence—alongside works that emphasize his more recent focus on cinematic strategies and contemporary global politics. By juxtaposing works in different mediums executed over the past fifteen years, this carefully curated and creatively installed show...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 92–99.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Pep Subirós The exhibition Jane Alexander: Surveys (from the Cape of Good Hope) was presented by the Museum for African Art in collaboration with the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City from April to July 2013. Through combinations of sculpted figures, tableaux, installations...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 95–98.
Published: 01 May 2002
... and grotesque by revealing how it can reconstruct the politics of the body and race. Pope.L has been expanding the bo un d• aries of performance and installation art for twenty-five years through the manipulation of mayonnaise, digesti ng and regurgitating the Wall Street Journal and by crawling in gutters...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 22–33.
Published: 01 November 2022
... black-and-white drawings and paintings, sculp­ture, and installation. Waswad is among a number of artists working around the globe to consider a future where hu­ mans are transformed through technology and/or evolu­tion into transhumans. 2 While the idea of ­chimera has a long history in human art...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 94–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Ana Nolasco The author proposes an analysis of the ways in which the memory and heritage of colonialism are broken down and critically appraised through artistic speech and the device of a poetic journey in the audiovisual installations of the Cape Verdean artist César Schofield Cardoso. Her...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 70–75.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and Third Worlds, looking at vehicular transport as a metonymic element within consciousness. His Colours of Cotonou installation uses the device of the frame as a relatively traditional meditation on art and value, but Gaba goes beyond this in two ways: in his conscious play on the French word cadre...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 84–91.
Published: 01 November 2014
... content. For example, in one scene a pow- Collection and was supported by the Arts Coun- erful beam emanates from the Moor’s eyes. This ref- cil. I suggested to Evelyn that working with elite 88 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 35 • Fall 2014 Reconciliation Reredos, installed at St...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 124–125.
Published: 01 May 2007
... exhibit conceptual as if she were at a funeral. While funer• of the gallery, the beautifully textured and installation art, as these works are als are an unavoidable...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 142–151.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of Contemporary African Art 2016 black body race in art installation art photography NO BODY’S PERFECT Kanitra Fletcher Renée Green, Seen, 1990. Wooden platform, rubber, stamped ink, screen, motorized winking glasses, magnifying glass, spotlight, sound, 81.5 x 81.5 x 53.5 in. Courtesy...