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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 90.
Published: 01 May 2004
...: together contemporary artists the curator had no choice in second question, that is how to THE ART AND LEGACY (and writers who wrote in the what some of the artists submit• present Fela's art in the museum OF FELA...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 54–63.
Published: 01 November 2014
... reveal the ways in which racism, the history of slavery, and the legacy of the British Empire are embedded in such practices. For over twenty years, Evans has been exploring recurring motifs that resonate not only with her personal biography as a Lagos-born, London-based artist, but also with...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 140–144.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Ian Bourland This essay reviews and critically contextualizes a recent group exhibition at University of Massachusetts Amherst. The show was part of a larger program considering the legacy of W. E. B. Du Bois. It featured artists such as Carrie Mae Weems, Julie Mehretu, LaToya Ruby Frazier, and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 28–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the work purged white pigment from the artist’s pal- book she is developing, Radical Chic: Race, Politics, ette and white figures from her composition, to fo- and the Legacy of Social Realism in Art of the 1960s. cus exclusively on representing blackness as faces, figures, and words. In...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 78–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
... between Africa and Europe, an interconnected history that remains an integral component of modern-day globalization. This essay considers the historical significance and legacy of this exhibition as well as the extensive accompanying catalogue and concludes that the challenging questions posed by Who...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2014
... completing a book manuscript on the legacy of Germany’s colonial history in the arts and visual culture of the Weimar Republic. Notes 1 For further discussion of the Art Genome Project, see Melena Ryzik’s essay “Online, a Genome Project for the World of Art,” New York Times, October 8, 2012...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2006) 2006 (20): 44–59.
Published: 01 May 2006
...: Without Sanctuary, Exhibition, Installation shot, Martin Luther King Center, Atlanta, GA, 2000 Journal of Contempora ry African Art Lynching Photographs and Legacies of Lynching after 9/M Dora Apel oday when we look at lynching photo• In a series of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 52–54.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the second day of the conference. Corbett and Lewis address the structures of improvisational jazz as well as forms of musical pedagogy and organization, in discussing the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, Afrofuturist discourse, and the legacy of Sun Ra. Copyright © 2014 Nka...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 119–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
... tension palpable. Marshall has brought the nation’s difficult historical legacy inside the nation’s museum. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2014 IN THE TOWER KERRY JAMES MARSHALL National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC June 28...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 80–89.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Benjamin Tiven This article engages the German architect Ernst May and the complex legacies of his work in colonial Kenya from 1933 to 1953. Tiven examines three structures and parses their political, aesthetic, and biographical dimensions: one proposed, but never built (the Native House for...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 90–95.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Benjamin Tiven This article engages the German architect Ernst May and the complex legacies of his work in colonial Kenya from 1933 to 1953. Tiven examines three structures and parses their political, aesthetic, and biographical dimensions: one proposed, but never built (the Native House for...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 102–109.
Published: 01 November 2016
... legacy of black women as soldiers and partners alongside men in the fight for racial freedom in centuries past and present. ICONS BROUGHT FORWARD RENÉE COX’S QUEEN NANNY OF THE MAROONS Kimberli Gant Journal of Contemporary African Art • 38–39 • November 2016 102 • Nka...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 30–37.
Published: 01 May 2010
... power articulated by our nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century counterparts. Given the complex politics of the Arctic, this seems an opportune moment to examine the relationship between a book that helped initiate the study of the powerful and continuing cultural investment in the legacy of the so...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 34–47.
Published: 01 May 2011
... requires a long-term excavation of the white psyche. The quest for whites’ full understanding of their apartheid legacy is tricky because of the fine line between self-examination and self-absorption. The later films beautifully dramatize the vulnerability of white characters as they cross the line and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 56–69.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Chika Okeke-Agulu The three artists discussed in this essay represent three generations of artists whose work exemplifies the accomplishments of African modernism and its enduring legacies as well as the complex conceptual, cultural, political, and ideological resources that constituted and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 36–45.
Published: 01 November 2012
... artist’s work leverages the expressionist possibilities of identity, figuration, and history on the abstract legacies of linguistic conceptualism. A continuous examination of representation grounded in the implacably figural substrate of race, gender, sexuality, and history, Ligon’s art highlights...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 44–59.
Published: 01 November 2017
...James Smalls This article constitutes part of my continuously evolving fascination and research into the life, legacy, and visual significance of Féral Benga (1906–57). It foregrounds, in particular, the critical discourses surrounding (Afro)modernism generated by his presence in, and influence on...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 28–43.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Salah M. Hassan In spite of his visionary work and enduring legacy, Karl Marx was a product of his time and of Europe as a rising colonial empire with ambitions of conquest and domination, and the larger framework of his analysis was bound by the evolutionary thinking of that time. Most western...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2019) 2019 (44): 108–119.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Mwangi’s earlier solo work, which often explicitly addressed topics of entrenched racism and the lingering legacy of colonialist discourses in Germany and modern Europe. The earlier work, now labeled as Mwangi Hutter, is redefined and provides a multidimensional social platform from which to investigate...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 17.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., DAK'ART is hardly an anomaLy on a continent that remains plagued by political and economic crises, but a natural product of a rich legacy of interest in and promotion of the arts and culture in Senegal. Senegal has continued to play a major role in shaping the cultur• al production and artistic life of...