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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 84–107.
Published: 01 November 2017
... history. As Barthosa Nkurumeh once said, in Nour’s works one senses a “timelessness,” which “transcends the cultural space that inspired their evolution.” Copyright © 2017 by Nka Publications 2017 Amir Nour sculpture Sudan Chicago minimalism Brevity is the Soul of Wit AMIR NOUR...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 44–55.
Published: 01 June 2017
... with American minimalism and Angolan contemporary artistic practice, which allow for a more thorough understanding of his photography as spatial, material, quasi-sculptural, and performative. Chagas’s work defies geographical, cultural, art historical, and artistic categorizations. While indeed departing from...
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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 (2018) 2018 (42-43): 298–301.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Themba Tsotsi Copyright © 2018 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2018 Mawande Ka Zenzile Archetypocalypse South African art minimalism postcolonial ...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 142–151.
Published: 01 November 2016
... minimization of black corporeality in affects reception of the images. As Susan Richmond Suburbia further suggests that bodies would not explains, the series “demonstrates that attempts reveal any inherent truths about blackness. She to wrest narratives of identity—racial, familial or visualizes how...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 68.
Published: 01 November 1996
... into the etched with key excerpts from the arena showing the work of four central text and cordened off artists currently living and from the viewer by barbwire, working in South Africa. Though rope, and other minimally...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 54–57.
Published: 01 November 1996
... critique. pathetic. Unsteady camerawork in grainy black and white, a cast of Burnett achieves this effect using a minimal narrative that rein• unknowns, and minimal dialogue give Burnett's first film, Killer of forces the documentary...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 67.
Published: 01 May 1998
... in a way that is of" white people—read, showing tenets of minimalism (the blank "foul." The California artist Betye internationally in major venues. slate and pure...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 67.
Published: 01 May 1999
...• garbage, heart and grief. Pope L.'s ternately chic and minimal, yet still objects also recollect African vodun, integral...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 102.
Published: 01 May 2003
... reflection. can slaves from the American art project. Over a three-year Gomo George's minimal wall South. A long neglected Canadi• period, Dunkley placed over 200 installations are inspired from What others have described...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 6–7.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to the conditions of temporary or permanent residency for sub-Saharan immigrants in Europe, to which minimal coverage has been given by the global media. For the last decade, artists of diverse backgrounds have been working on the topics of migration and disloca- tion from different points of view in various media...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 117.
Published: 01 May 2000
... independence movements and into the starkly minimal studio poses United States. Blacks living in of the Sudanese photographer the 1970s appears to have devel• from the mid-'60s (_A Ye-Ye pos• European cities often mimic the Malick Sidibe...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 37–39.
Published: 01 May 2002
... significance as well as their minimal aesthetic and exhibited them lined up against the wall. While celebrating the commonality of cultures...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 62–73.
Published: 01 November 2019
... to be at such odds with the highly representational, referential, and arguably antifor- malist and anti-Greenbergian approach she seemed to have adopted at that time. For Greenberg, flatness was an essential quality in modernist painting, the valorization of which led to post-painterly abstrac- tion and minimalism...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 108–117.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to climb into his throne. Haile Selassie in Djibouti en route to England. However, the careful placement of the pillow under Courtesy Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa University the throne effectively minimizes the height of the throne by filling the empty space and providing...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 114–129.
Published: 01 May 2011
... quieter, consistent practices of nomadism, the insis- with a comforting, digestible postpractice, which tence of localism in his choices, and the attention Worth identifies as “Post-­minimal form and Pop to detail, stillness, and aesthetic pleasures wrought recycling.”11 In his attempt...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 102–109.
Published: 01 May 2007
... and complete and whole.7 Casting them in bronze sur• developed through both style and the manipula• renders to another intervention over which she tions of medium. had minimal control. The processual symbolism Apart from the central equestrian figure, all the of lost-wax...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 100–102.
Published: 01 May 2000
... and stood for the larger cause. The propensity of the movie Hence Salem Mekuria's poignant and heart-rending documen• is such that considering the existence of minimal documented infor• tary of this period in Ethiopian history was a creation that brought...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 16–29.
Published: 01 May 2009
... for travel lens of abstraction and minimalism, artistic move• award winners in 1966, Philadelphia art dealer ments that were ubiquitous in the art world at the Harry Kulkowitz saw his work and offered him the time. Because of his examination of basic forms opportunity to exhibit...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 254–256.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., jeans, leotards and there are no accessories except for recurring motifs such as a feathered ruff. They are set against minimal backdrops that only hint at a location and are most often occupied in just living having a drink, smoking a cigarette, reading, swimming, or simply lost in thought. Yet...