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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 92–99.
Published: 01 November 2013
... curated numerous exhibitions and edited the ham Cathedral in the solo exhibition On Being Human in 2009. corresponding catalogues, including Africas: The Artist and the City (2001), Apartheid: The South African Mirror (2007), and Jane Alexander: On Being Human (2009...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 8–19.
Published: 01 November 2013
... next step, Iago’s Mirror (2009), shifts attention to Othello’s nemesis. The mirror’s silence corresponds to Iago’s refusal to talk announced in his final statement: “From this time forth I never will speak word.” How does Wilson’s mirror speak, and what critical perspective does it imply toward...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 90–99.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Nicole J. Caruth In April 2009 Kira Lynn Harris debuted a new body of work in a solo presentation at CUE Art Foundation in New York. This article examines two site-specific installations in that exhibition: 2001, Mirror , which references Stanley Kubrick’s film 2001: A Space Odyssey , and Prism...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 82–89.
Published: 01 June 2017
... her theme of The Past, the Present, the Possible by looking closely at the exhibits and some of the key issues that framed the conversations during the March Meeting, the ancillary talk shop event that is as important as the various exhibitions. I explore selected works that either mirror the arc...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 18–29.
Published: 01 May 2013
... zeitgeist in the Egyptian artistic milieu and mirroring the individual and genuine artistic response of al-Gazzar to the utopian, almost mythical status given to surrealism in Egypt in the first half of the last century. This work of art is dealt with here as a reflection of the changing social...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 80–89.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., it mirrored the traveling show’s objective to bring the best in international fashion to its audiences. The exhibition, however, explored more than stellar fashion—it attempted to reveal the fashion show’s power to deeply resonate with the African American women who comprised the majority of its audience...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 76–81.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Joost Bosland Despite his stated lack of interest in beauty, the lines and surfaces of Simon Gush’s works reveal a deep concern with aesthetics and its conceptual potential. How light reflects and refracts in Sidestep, Gush’s latest solo exhibition, mirrors the way that his work refracts...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 148–151.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Yinka Shonibare, CBE © 2021 by Nka Publications 2021 Dandies in Solidarity Yinka Shonibare CBE Yinka Shonibare CBE, Diary of a Victorian Dandy: 11.00 hours, 1998. Diary of a Victorian Dandy: 14.00 hours, 1998. Included in the exhibition Included in the exhibition Mirror s Edge, Bildmuseet...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 192–197.
Published: 01 November 2017
... side of the mirror.” proposal, adialogue withthe other show wasanopportunity tomake a world would bechaos. .The solo ists insociety. Without art,the whole ways been a crucial position for art- Marcel Duchamp Prize, “there has al- to the 2016 recipient of the prestigious the artistintoday’s society...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 60–69.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the hollow towers of the discarded frigos with a shimmering skein of mirrored tiles, each of which refl ected off the next to produce a mise en abyme of spectacular plenitude, a mirage of space and light. The scant volume...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 6–29.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... It is inter- tography, Mofokeng’s night series refuses its terms esting in this context to note that Goldblatt, in some by mobilizing the windscreen and reflective sur- of his recent work, has felt it necessary to return to faces of mirror, car bonnet, or wet road to inscribe the sobriety...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 30–47.
Published: 01 November 2009
... in the mirror looking back at him or avenues for projection, fantasy, anxiety, and misrep - sion, I was more than ever aware of it.” 5 Yet imme - through the haunting absence of Martin Luther watching himself being scrutinized in public and resentation—possibilities that remain conspicu - diately upon...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 8–21.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Randall founded by Amiri Baraka and the Chicago photographer Broadside Press in 1965, when he created a broad- Fundi Abernathy. The book begins with a full-­page side of his poem “Ballad of Birmingham,” which mirror image that demands that readers see their responded to the 1963 church bombing...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 155–157.
Published: 01 November 2012
... , 2011. Audio, wood, lightbulb, paper, cloth, laser prints of former Arnold Print Works fabric patterns, mirrored Plexiglas. Plexiglas. mirrored patterns, fabric Works Print Arnold former of prints laser cloth, paper, lightbulb, ,2011. wood, Audio...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 62–71.
Published: 01 November 2022
..., in a loosely fitted blue dress, looks out at the viewer, while her mirror image in the same style garment, but in red, focuses her gaze on her companion. These garments are inspired by traditional Namibian dresswear.11 The figures and their connection call to mind the 1939 Kahlo painting The Two Fridas...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 92–99.
Published: 01 November 2014
... in the thirties. I learned this gothic writing a long Her Mirror, observing her “other” in the mirror. I’ve reprised time ago in order to give a certain consistency to my texts. that work in this sense. In Confusion de part, I take this term in its juridical JHM: That gives it an element...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 122–129.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... In a wooden replica of what hyena is an ambivalent figure in our popular seems like a generic coat of arms, Botha has imagination. As lonely scavenger he is always an sculpted a pair of upright lions taken from a underdog, a victim that invites our pity, yet he is Dutch coat of arms mirroring...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 149–151.
Published: 01 May 2011
... , 1992–2001. Wood, mirror, TV, DVD, sandbags, 117 in. ×30 ×30 sandbags, DVD, TV, mirror, ,1992–2001. Wood, Journal of Contemporary African Art African Contemporary of Journal...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 46–51.
Published: 01 November 1998
..., with a generous bow as a result of the low door with its shredded white curtain. Both the door and the white chalk draw upon the architecture of traditional Igbo shrines and ritual practices associated with them. Inside the house and directly facing the visitor is a huge wall- bound mirror set against...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 33–35.
Published: 01 May 2002
... in works such as symbols such as hair, tar, feathers, rubber and mirrors, his Escape Plan 76 (Brer Plane in the Brier Patch) and primary medium was bronze. Often employing molds of The Great Black Airmen where cultural constructs his own body the sculptures provoke questions...