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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 90–99.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., her work is studied here, for the first time, through the lens of Afrofuturism. Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2010 Kira Lynn Harris Just Beyond Kira Lynn Harris, 2001, Mirror, 2009. White chalk on wall, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 85.
Published: 01 November 2001
...- cus attention on the creative Not Just a Cloth Kure interrogates the role cloth the background support with played in the scenario where near flat...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 158–161.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the versus Africa South apartheid of cated to prints, drawings, and other other and drawings, prints, to cated dedi ashow for choice opening ironic perhaps odd, an is it proper, hibition ex the to entrance the outside just wall...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 138–141.
Published: 01 May 2013
... has whimsy extreme of artist this long how just realize to is company in this music. for using been have could Yeats), from aline borrow (to thought” outdanced “had who dancers, these what just Iwondered as reverie, a momentary least, at viewer inthis invoked...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 164–182.
Published: 01 November 2021
... surrealist phase, which lasted about a decade that coincided with the beginning of his career in the 1940s. Other than the surrealist self-portraits, his photographic archive also contains a few hundred more works that are just as eccentric, although they rely more on disguise skills, shadows, and contrasts...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 20–27.
Published: 01 November 2018
... a “worldmentality,” wherein one must take for granted that every “truth” and every “reality” does not just come to us as the regimes of scientific deduction and transparency would like us to believe, but that some of these manifestations come to us intuitively , like a sparkle of light in the dark. By asking us...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 52–63.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Theresa Sims Samuel Fosso’s self-portrait as The Chief: He Who Sold Africa to the Colonists is one of the artist’s most iconic works. Shot in 1997, Fosso created this photograph just a few years after his rise to international fame, at a time when the larger discursive category of “contemporary...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 24–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
... on their own terms did just that. It is through his curatorial practice of art-world decolonization that Enwezor has issued a rallying cry. He has shown us the way forward. © 2021 by Nka Publications 2021 Documenta11 In/Sight: African Photographers 1940-Present The Short Century: Independence...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 88–95.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the seriousness and significance of the art he produced.” The artist’s place is even now much more secure in pop culture than in academe, so the Basquiat retrospective that opened at the Fondation Beyeler in 2010 and subsequently traveled to the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris was not just a museum show...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 76–83.
Published: 01 May 2012
... cut . . . Symmetry that is free , repetition with change, based on African music and African movement . . . We want the work to look like the creator made it through us . . . We want the things to shine, to have the rich luster of a just-washed ’Fro, of spit-shined shoes . . . Color that shines...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 6–21.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Peter Erickson Focusing primarily on Isaac Julien’s two Paradise Omeros films (2002–3), but also with further reference to Looking for Langston (1989) and Ten Thousand Waves (2010), I explore the figure of the poet and the concept of the poetic in Julien’s visual work. Just as Paradise Omeros...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 44–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... International investment is flooding into the continent, and the manufacturing, financial, corporate, technology, and telecommunications sectors are booming. This has a trickle-down effect not just upon fashion but all of the creative industries. Music, literature, film, and art are all gaining traction. Added...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 40–51.
Published: 01 November 2016
... (2007)—and then turns to fictional artists (2008–10). Just when the series appears to have reached an end point, Marshall surprises with his most expansive studio scene to date— Untitled (Studio) —in 2014. In no instance does Marshall portray himself as the artist inside the painting, yet we can never...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 90–92.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., and the market didn’t continue your conversation and perhaps to open it by asking know me; I could sell a bowl for twenty-­five dollars. So I had you both to expand on the complex interrelations you dis- this period of ten years where the practice was really just cussed between people, spaces, and things...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 56–58.
Published: 01 May 2014
... — the Bessengue this kind of experimental structure, you can actu- radio station would be an example or Rirkrit Tira- ally enter a more established system. vanija or any example of social practice art that’s happening now, and Theaster’s work, too. I think it Blake Stimson: I have just one thing to add...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 94–96.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to figure out the rela- just because the author is black, but because of the tionship between public and private: the first floor kind of utopic strivings that can be entertained in of my personal space is public and my second floor that space. Two, I’d like to ask you guys — Claire, is somewhat...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 160–161.
Published: 01 May 2021
... reason why There you were, African and contemporary, I d accepted the invitation just to see you speak. choosing as your calling to champion the work The day of, you d just given an inspired talk on of contemporary African artists. You even Wangechi Mutu s montage aesthetic, and I had focused...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 18–23.
Published: 01 May 1998
... then and it does now—work that knocks you off your feet with a slap to the head, and then caresses you softly, intimately. Last fall, just before the opening of Adrian Piper's show at the Emi Fontana Gallery in Milan, l had the opportunity to sit and down and talk with the artist. Franklin...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 104–113.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Courtney J. Martin: In 1968 Romare Bearden was interviewed by the Archives of American Art, and when asked about what he was doing just a few years earlier, he remarked, “After 1945, a group of artists formed the Spiral...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 138–144.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of art- during that time period. ists. And so . . . he called artists together, and we met at Wadsworth Jarrell’s studio—that used to be on 61st [Street] Barbara Jones Hogu: Well, in 1968 I was a student at IIT, just off Stony Island...