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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 114–126.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... DeSouza’s World Series (2011), inspired by Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series (1941), suggests bodily movement within a matrix of geopolitical, state-controlled, and natural environments, while referencing historical precedents such as Columbus. Evans’s series Please Do Not Bend (2015–16) is a touching...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 84–99.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., migration, displacement, loss, and vulnerability provide a stark contrast to the hopeful possibility of cosmopolitanism. © 2020 by Nka Publications 2020 Cosmopolitanism migration displacement immigration xenophobia 84 Nka An Artist s Journey On Cosmopolitanism, Xenophobia, and Migration...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 70–95.
Published: 01 May 2021
... model” that Enwezor conceptualized for Documenta11 to a small but internationally acclaimed gallery in Copenhagen: the Center for Art on Migration Politics (CAMP). The article falls into three parts. The first part introduces CAMP and the Danish context for migration, before the authors discuss core...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 60–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2016 saga bwoy rude bwoy style-fashion-dress black masculinities creolization SAGA BWOYS AND RUDE BWOYS MIGRATION, GROOMING, AND DANDYISM Michael McMillan andyism was initially imposed on black...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 136–137.
Published: 01 November 2020
...-Kayode. It should be engaged as a model for a deeply interdisclipinary and histori- cally attuned art history and criticism. Roderick A. Ferguson is a professor of women s, gender, and sexuality studies; American studies; African American studies; and ethnicity, race, and migration at Yale University...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 100–107.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and in general to those cast as outsiders: “I am exhibition featuring video artists who work on the bored with the same demographics, when you go to themes of migrations, displacements, and pluricul- galleries or museums we’re all the same age, we all tural identities. look a certain way, wear the same type...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 18–29.
Published: 01 May 2013
... main eld of interest concerns Liberté, which played an important role in the for- artistic interactions, migration of objects, and medi- mation of al- Gazzar as a young artist. The borrow- eval aesthetics in the Mediterranean basin, and the ing of the surrealists’ aesthetic tints the whole pic...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2015
...- bly struggling financially, many African Americans ing about race, gender, politics, power, and class. who migrated from the rural South to the urban Toward that end, some essays probe fashion’s North in the United States during the 1920s took various roles at the intersections of ethnicity...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 56–61.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of colliding cultures and can hardly be understood outside the paradigm of itinerancy, mobility, and displacement. In addition to the forced migrations of the previous centuries, there have also been migrations driven by colonization. Today, millions of people of African origin are citizens of various...
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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 (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 (2016) 2016 (38-39): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2016
... genres, Barnor would migrate into creating a singular portfolio of street and studio portraiture depicting societies in transition: images of a burgeoning sub-Saharan African nation moving toward independence and a European capital city becoming a multicultural metropolis. In the process, Barnor would...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2011
... engagement, and familiar cultural tropes of migration, musical, spirituality, and family. Augmented by a cross-generic engagement with sound and text, this bricolage avoided the formal limits of realist representation while producing a culturally specific aesthetics that artists could take as emblematic...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 56–69.
Published: 01 November 2013
... and continue to frame the twentieth-and twenty-first-century Pan-African artistic imaginary. Their work provides us the opportunity to measure and appreciate the various strategies developed by postcolonial African artists to define themselves as artistic subjects in an age of intense globalization, migration...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 60–69.
Published: 01 May 2010
... custom, and the aftermath of human migration combine across the arc of his production to present a dystopic picture of globalization that critiques both postcolonial theories of hybridity and the cultural and architectural homogenization against which they were originally formulated. Crucially...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 128–143.
Published: 01 November 2009
... wave of migrations lie in the manifold crises of the postcolonial nation-states in Africa. Compounding...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 174–176.
Published: 01 May 2021
... been drafted into a Migration Series (1940 41). Sold short- part of his art practice by then. In this segregated army but ultimately served ly after its creation in a split between vein, a headquarters and inspirational in its first integrated navy unit as an the Phillips Collection and the Museum...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 30–42.
Published: 01 November 2017
... for those who migrate internationally, leave their homeland for another place, and repre- sent, reputedly, a kind of global cosmopolitanism. Instead of becoming free...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2009
... art tion of African diasporas through migration is a key factor by Salah M. Hassan of this new generation of artists within this historical contin - is being made by those who live simultaneously in the centre which the dispersed have remained...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 6–7.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., her position was that we cannot fully understand or appreciate the practice of Caribbean artists without due con- sideration of broader factors such as migration...