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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2015
... in the Lozells, Birmingham, riots of 1985, I wearing school uniforms) determined, quite liter- further examine the media-generated pathology of ally, to overturn what they regard as an oppressive, the Black bomber, forced to take his place alongside tormenting presence in their lives, in their commu...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 114–125.
Published: 01 November 2020
... significant for an artist who, in the 1980s at the height of the antiapartheid movement, made ardently realistic figurative oil and mixed-media paintings that signified the psychic detritus of apartheid’s pathologies. The weighty sparseness of Siopis’s Cake paintings (1981–81) and the airless excess...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 48–59.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in the media deny ground, coupled with her projects such as Why I wide student organization to which I belonged. He Louisiana, for allegedly beating a white classmate or minimize black pain, Walker’s art emphasizes it. Like White Boys, an Illustrated Novel ; work in her also told me...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 102.
Published: 01 May 2003
...• cally schooled artists have creat• from traumas of the pathological ories and stories of her paternal ed are a microcosm of the nature of racism. This is juxta• grandmother and great grand...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 124–127.
Published: 01 May 2014
... - - - - - - - - - - - Museum of Contemporary African Art African Contemporary of Meschac Gaba,Museum Mixed Media, dimensions variable. © The artist © The variable. dimensions Media, Mixed...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 6–21.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Matthew Omelsky This article elucidates how Jean-Pierre Bekolo’s 2006 film Les saignantes rearticulates cyborgian thought in an effort to remap dominant modes of social consciousness among African youth. Bekolo uproots hegemonic tropes of African pathology; recasts narratives of African tradition...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 112–127.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Eddie Chambers This article concerns itself with a new body of work by Jamaican artist T’waunii Sinclair. The work utilizes the machete, in some respects a common, everyday implement but one which is imbued with all manner of associations, some challenging (for example, the British media’s...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2002
... into the image. Fatimah Tuggar utilizes imagery both personal and gleaned The Cake People (2001) is Tuggar's most visually arresting from mass media to explore the inner workings of access to tech• work, because of its uneasy interrelationship of placement, fig• nology...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 28–37.
Published: 01 May 2008
... genres as landscape, documentary, or the modern period. Second, it foregrounded the fashion photography. As the show's curator, pathological relationship between Africa and the Okwui Enwezor, suggests, the works of this mythmaking capabilities of photography. Third, it younger...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 126–135.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in the formation of a new type of entity: trace, inherently associated with physical proper• one . . . in which signs assume the status of things ties of media. While it is not the aim of this article to entirely unpack the problematics of memory...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 50–61.
Published: 01 May 2013
... that old business, which nevertheless still persists, is at home, discussing the day’s events. Dis- of serving up African culture as spectacle and source I traught because her proposal for a television of reassuring, harmless entertainment.” documentary was rudely rejected by a media mag...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 22–30.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of white psycho- Unconsciously, the subject experiences this origi- pathology in which the (white) subject, separating nal “rending of the subject from himself” as an from and leaving behind his fleshy, bodily self, interior gap. This is a place of not knowing within suddenly sees in the image...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 48–55.
Published: 01 May 2000
... to be done. The hard work political advantages. The media narration of is in the past. From this angle, the belated offi• the Lawrences' tragedy demonstrated a reversal cial response to the murder...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 100–113.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and important role in challenging the formidable and enduring constructs generated by various strains of photography, from pseudoscientific and documentary to media con- structs and the mugshot. Stuart Hall described this work (spanning social documentary, collage, photo- text, computer-generated...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 8–17.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of the country not traditionally associated, or not associated at all, with communities of color. (There are well established cu- ratorial pathologies that have often justified black artists exhibitions in certain galleries by said gal- leries proximities to visible or notable communities of color. Needless...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 24–31.
Published: 01 May 2002
...• to Igbo aesthetics, a singular notion of creativity constructed tion of Enwonwu reflects colonial interpretations of African upon indigenous concepts was already taking shape early in modernity as pathology and is antithetical to Igbo understand• Enwonwu's art. In Igbo...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 40–54.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to give Gombrowicz his opinion: Actually, I don t believe in the sacred codex of arenas and fo- rums at all; I despise it. . . . You have the makings of a great humanist; for what else is your pathological sensitivity to antinomies if not a yearning for the universal, a yearning for the humanisation...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 34–47.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the rhetoric and practice of apartheid was built. By revealing hid- in the rear view mirror are Felix’s” (Christov-­Bakargiev, William den pathologies and psychic dross that constitutes the increas- Kentridge, 111). ingly fragmented, insecure self, his work unsettles...