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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 94–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Ana Nolasco The author proposes an analysis of the ways in which the memory and heritage of colonialism are broken down and critically appraised through artistic speech and the device of a poetic journey in the audiovisual installations of the Cape Verdean artist César Schofield Cardoso. Her...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 42–49.
Published: 01 November 2011
... that the historical past is effectively “dead” because of its seemingly fixed status as a static object in structures of nostalgia and memory. Film, video, and installation work by Fusco, Julien, Pettibon, Bill Jones, Lyle Ashton Harris, and Carrie Mae Weems position still photography and graphic images in ways...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 123.
Published: 01 May 2001
... nificantly, the shifting meaning and Memory draws the spectator in for a clos• to which he subjects them. er view, as the smaller images Born on the island of Nevis...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 126–135.
Published: 01 May 2009
... becomes telling be located in one particular identity. Her "figures" when the art of memory is likened to an "inner are the result of a process of casting the hide over writing," where the places of memory "are like wax molds of her own body and her mother's body. tablets which...
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 19–23.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 47–49.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 16–27.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Caitlin Beach In 1919 the sculptor Meta Warrick Fuller modeled the statuette Mary Turner: A Silent Protest against Mob Violence . One of the earliest three-dimensional works of art to address the subject of lynching, the sculpture was dedicated to the memory of Turner, a nineteen-year-old pregnant...
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Nka (1997) 1997 (6-7): 28–31.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Nka (1997) 1997 (6-7): 38–43.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 68–81.
Published: 01 November 2020
... concern is with memory and amnesia, the overlapping of both through the transition from anticolonial expectations to postcolonial and neocolonial policies in contem- porary Uganda, and the flow and relocation of dis- placed experiences and bodies associated with that transition. My intention is to relate...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2010
...- memory, identity, explor- in interested is She writer. and curator independent an is Frater Sally option. an as a that likely to that Mutu intended offer un- is not it but is escapism, pure of It place fictions. truths beautiful ugly and between them locating works, her...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 41–47.
Published: 01 May 2002
... made lating memory." Recollection becomes history. It affects our specifically for the African markets. When combined with ges• contemporary lives, emerging in the public discourses about tural strokes or drips of paint, they create dense crisscross fields power...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 136–143.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Cowans has approached water, whether in Deep is a metaphor for many things. Our sight, black and white or in his recent color digital works like the waters, blooms as frozen orchid petals as a Neo-Impressionist might, seeking his subject on the graveled embankment of memory's moun• at various...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
... running the hospital cover up She is author of Contact Zones: Memory, Origin, and the extent of contamination and radiation- based Discourses in Black Diasporic Cinema (2008). She is illnesses. Another interviewee points out that the coeditor of the forthcoming World Directory of Cin- companies hide...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 96–113.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and Sun Ra) appears in Miles’s apartment, Barboza recalls the youthful- in Diaspora Memory Place: David Hammons/Maria seeming forty- ve- year- old Miles Magdalena Campos- Pons/Pamela Z, edited by Cheryl Finley and Salah M. Hassan (2008). put...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 72–82.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Fatima El-Tayeb This article addresses the long-term impact of colonialism on Europe’s internal structures and on its self-positioning in a global context. Using the 2015 refugee crisis as a focal point and centering the German example, the author explores the complex relationship between memory...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 16–27.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and innovative techniques of painting that demonstrate the depths of his commitment to gestural abstraction as his primary mode of creative expression. Attentive to shifting terrain in technology, culture, and African American history during his lifetime, Whitten’s work participates in a memorial project...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 44–55.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the experience and memory of the urban space of Luanda through a photographic and performative interaction with its objects, it speaks of the complexities and contradictions inherent to the contemporary condition of dwelling in the global city. Copyright © 2017 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2017...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 68–81.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., as contemporaneity is influenced by history, memory, loss, absence, and displacement. The stories throughout relate to distinctions of power and class hierarchy, social injustice, mass migration, absence, and loss. In the spirit of Edward Said, topics of displacement and exile abound in works that are woven together...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 188–191.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of Boswell’s practice, which brings histories and experiences across temporal and geographical sites into a relation. The reviewer draws from Sara Ahmed’s Living a Feminist Life (2017) as she engages the work as a site of feminist memory. She positions Ahmed’s performative, autobiographical, political...