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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 68.
Published: 01 May 1998
... the rest of us, but reinter• BLACK LIGHT prets his...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 50–61.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Michele Wallace In an article written by her daughter Michele Wallace, Faith Ringgold’s Black Light series is presented as part of an experiment in the 1960s quest for the creation of a “black aesthetics” best understood in relation to Ringgold’s life and the evolution of her oeuvre. Black...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 90–99.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., Mirror, Lens , inspired by Samuel R. Delany’s landmark science fiction novel Dhalgren . While Harris’s large-scale Mylar-and-light installations often refer to the Light and Space artists of her native California, to Robert Smithson, to Land Art, and to minimalism and various other areas of art history...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 94–113.
Published: 01 November 2020
... intense political difficulties, fully illustrating this year’s theme of Ségou Yelen (Light). The project demonstrates that culture is the best way to bring about hope, unite people beyond their differences, dissuade youth from migrating, elevate the public’s spirit, and promote the Malian concept of Maaya...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 64–76.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... Murillo’s response sheds new light on the rich yet little explored local black Brazilian art production. Oscar Murillo black Brazilian art performance art Black performance Brazil Copyright © 2019 by Nka Publications 2019 ...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 144–157.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Silvi Naçi Rico Gatson is a cultural producer. Long before other artists, his work embodied the pursuit of light and pushed the boundaries of modernity by building new structures for understanding and representing black bodies in contemporary dialogue and the art market. Each piece commands...
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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 (2015) 2015 (36): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2015
... “the wire” (telegraph, phone, satellite networks), and printed at the receiving location. Opening here with a press photograph of a group of Black youth overturning a large police van during the course of the Brixton riots of 1981, I argue that all of the photographs discussed shed light on the multiple...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 129–131.
Published: 01 November 2010
... in Ballen’s photographs remain semiotically unclear, as do the arranged part-objects, people, and animals in the photographs. The French psychoanalyst Julia Kristeva’s (and French Romantic poet Gérard de Nerval’s) description of the Thing of melancholia as “a light without representation” provides a poetic...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 20–37.
Published: 01 November 2013
... died brokenhearted in 1959, and his reputation sank into oblivion. Only since the 1990s and the arrival of South Africa’s new democracy has the work of this superbly gifted artist come to light. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2013 Moses Tladi, Landscape Painter South...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 100–113.
Published: 01 November 2014
... , Travelling Light , Body and Soul , Brave New World, Africanized , Trip to Mount Zuqualla , Roma , and The Return of the Axum Obelisque . Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2014 Theo Eshetu Selene Wendt interview multimedia video Blood is Not Fresh Water Ethiopia THEO...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 116–118.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to inform viewers’ own contemporary experience. While shedding light on societal terms of enslavement and freedom, Bound to Appear offers a wide range of interdisciplinary perspectives and timely, if demanding, theoretical applications. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2014...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 76–81.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Joost Bosland Despite his stated lack of interest in beauty, the lines and surfaces of Simon Gush’s works reveal a deep concern with aesthetics and its conceptual potential. How light reflects and refracts in Sidestep, Gush’s latest solo exhibition, mirrors the way that his work refracts...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 120–121.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to elicit comparisons to woven cloth, chain mail, mosaics, and so on. Anatsui’s own invitation of such semiotic fluidity is considered in light of his work’s titles. The “meaning” of these recent pieces is to be found in two dimensions: the comparative resonances they set up in the viewer’s mind...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 94–95.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of the in Black and Blue the gallery empty, and in the light and color to foreground black male, while the latter dark, he reconstituted the issues of visibility and invisibili• regretted...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 8–19.
Published: 01 November 2013
...: Othello’s Light, 2005. Murano glass and light bulbs, installation dimensions variable, approximately 37” × 28” × 28” (94 × 71.1 × 71.1 cm). Edition of 5. All artwork © Fred Wilson, courtesy Pace Gallery. Photography courtesy Pace Gallery Journal of Contemporary African Art • 33...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 19–23.
Published: 01 May 2000
... of the works engage painting as idea, discipline, language or history. "Untitled (Paradise 1999, features a small vertical rectangular dark mixed-media painting set against a light floral...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 21–23.
Published: 01 November 1996
...Geoffrey Jacques Copyright © 1996 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1996 ROY DECARAVA GEOFFREY JACQUES The photogra* li s central image is an open space ween two seated fig ores, oppo• site ends of the room. Overhead, nine studio lights...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 10–23.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Okwui Enwezor Copyright © 2007 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2007 Okwui Enwezor: I thought we should start our con• black around the image, putting light just where it is versation by going back to your early beginning, to needed and not somewhere else, all this I owe to my...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 38–43.
Published: 01 November 1998
... re- This characterization ol the genocide as "centuries-old. . . tribal war- sponsefromoutsidewouldhavesavedthousandsoflives.Twoweeksintothe fare" or "an atavistic replaying of ancient hatreds"" would be repeated Above: The Silence of Nduwayezu, 1997, light table, slides, slide magnifiers, light...