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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 114–125.
Published: 01 November 2015
... United States) stands in contrast to the secondhand clothing imports that are sold in Haiti’s various marketplaces for local consumption. Used clothing is often imported to Haiti from the same markets that receive its new clothing exports. Secondhand clothing is frequently redesigned to suit local taste...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 76–79.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Sunanda K. Sanyal Copyright © 2003 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2003 The Local and Beyond: Francis Nnaggenda's Sculptural Innovations...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 62–69.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... Cullen Washington: I’ll answer this question in terms of Our conversation gave me an opportunity to let a young what is local and what is universal, but first let me give and promising painter speak out about his reflections on the working definitions.Local refers to my personal history and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 176–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
... multiple outreach strategies. Most important, they invited a significant percentage of Congolese artists, who were able to bring the local and the global into fruitful dialogue through their historical consciousness of geopolitics. Various strategies for working on site are compared. Without a well...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 154–163.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., local articulation of black consciousness on Chicago’s South Side in 1967 in order to illustrate how local dimensions of black consciousness relate to the making of a global black consciousness. Crawford’s starting point is a photo archive of Bob Crawford, her father, a photographer who worked in the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 124–141.
Published: 01 November 2012
... collaboration with local Ethiopian welders. The authors also bring Wosene’s work into conversation with some of the broader artistic movements that have used script “against itself.” Copyright © 2012 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2012 Visual Poetry/ Performing Script The Art of Wosene...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., regardless of geographic locale. Copyright © 2015 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2015 AfriCOBRA Black Arts movement Black Nationalism Chicago riot African diaspora VULNERABLE TO VIOLENCE JEFF DONALDSON’S ALA SHANGO and the Erasure of Diasporic Difference Nicholas Miller...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 134–141.
Published: 01 November 2016
... look at the history of the gesture in apartheid-era visual culture, however, quickly reveals the importance of local context, and the mutable associations of the raised fist. Moreover, as several theorists and historians of South African photography have suggested, a static, humanizing view of gesture...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 82–89.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Elleni (Centime) Zeleke This article examines how the Ethiopian Swedish artist Loulou Cherinet portrays the construction of gender and nation as a balancing act between men and women, local and international forces. In particular, the essay focuses on how she forces her audience to confront the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 114–129.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the links between quieter, consistent practices of nomadism, the insistence of localism in his choices, and the attention to detail and aesthetic pleasure wrought from human labor and the passing of time. This article examines the propitious union of conceptual and aesthetic choices in Anatsui’s...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 90–100.
Published: 01 June 2017
... labels rely on the tired tropes of the tribal and traditional to create fantastical pan-African architectural typologies, undermining genuine explorations of the local. Copyright © 2017 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2017 African architecture urban cities tradition contemporary...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
...” shows, a race-based exhibition format that Cahan asserts maintains hierarchical divisions in museums. Chapter 1 traces the history of the Studio Museum in Harlem and the competing ideologies that led from its transition as an interracial site of collaboration to a space of local and black leadership...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 110–123.
Published: 01 November 2018
...’ progress, suggesting that the magazine’s local print transnationalism in this key period adds texture to our understanding of global black consciousness. Copyright © 2018 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2018 popular culture Bingo magazine female mobility Francophone audience print ...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 74–94.
Published: 01 November 2018
... National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Harare, Zimbabwe), initiated by the institution’s director, Frank McEwen. This essay provides background information, analysis of the context, summaries of some of the important papers presented, and looks at the local and international impact. Copyright © 2018 Nka...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 136–153.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Holiday Powers The artists of the Casablanca Ecole des Beaux-Art under the directorship of Farid Belkahia, through their own personal practice as well as their pedagogy, tried to root the aesthetics of international modernism in a distinctly Moroccan idiom by using local referents. Following...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 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. Copyright © 2019 by Nka Publications 2019 Oscar Murillo black Brazilian art performance art Black performance Brazil ...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 190–191.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... for the exhibition, and the focus was The use of alternative and informal on a process of interaction with the venues (including local drinking spots...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2003
... and responsibilities artists have in relationship to local concep• 1974, have inaugurated the nation's attempt to become a key tions of culture and identity. State sponsored art programs, sup• player on an international level. Coupled with policies of eco• port and venues...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1998) 1998 (8): 9.
Published: 01 May 1998
... cities and countries that only a short while ago would not have earned a mention even in the mostinconsequentialart magazines, now seem to be teaching the world what great possiblities lie ahead in a truly, inclusive, international cultural community. From within the locales of the new...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Chika Okeke-Agulu Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2010 Modern Art (NGMA). Apparently, a local collector From the Editor had brought the painting—­recently offered to him...