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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of contestation and transgression. Alissandra Cummins is director of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society and part-time lec- turer in heritage and museum studies at University of the West Indies, Cave Hill. Allison Thompson lectures in art history at the Centre for Visual and Performing Arts...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 106–112.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... (Osaka: Yomiuri National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, special- Shimbun, Japan Association of Art Museums, 2010), 200. izing in African contemporary art and museum 4. El Anatsui once told me that he did not like to call his textile- study, particularly in terms of cultural...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 114–127.
Published: 01 May 2013
... is interested in, who aren’t generally has assisted with exhibitions at the Museum for African the kind of artists Okwui would show. And they are work- Art and Autograph ABP, and he is a contributor to The ing artists. Future Is Now: A New Look at African Diaspora Studies...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Julia Elizabeth Neal Susan E. Cahan’s Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power is a meticulous case study into an embattled New York art establishment, which black artists critiqued as perpetuating racist, exclusionist collecting and exhibition practices during the 1960s...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 80–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., a contributor to this the Studio Museum in Harlem and is currently associ- issue. It implies appreciable music (as compared to less apprecia- ate professor in visual and critical studies and liberal ble music) produced by musicians and artists of African descent. arts at the School of the Art Institute...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 86–87.
Published: 01 May 2004
...," and forever Studies at The School of the class, and race. These women are disrupting the horizontal lineari• engaged in the struggle to keep Museum of Fine Arts, Boston / first and foremost engaged in a ty of the textual space. In Con...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 171–172.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., thermoform glass, photographs. Exposition Voyages d'Artrstes Algerie 03. Espace EDF Electra, Paris, Courtesy the artist and Martine et Thibault de la Chatre gallery. formed by Hourla ATchi, oral traditions fountains, enriched by luxurious mosa• in 1957, she studied fine arts...
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 19–23.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 80–89.
Published: 01 May 2013
...) Benjamin Tiven is an artist and writer in New York. In 2012, he completed the Whitney Museum’s Independent Study Program in studio art and has recently contributed...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 90–95.
Published: 01 May 2013
...) Benjamin Tiven is an artist and writer in New York. In 2012, he completed the Whitney Museum’s Independent Study Program in studio art and has recently contributed...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., and vi- olence. Steven Friedman, director of South Africa’s Centre for the Study of Democracy, claims, “Protest is almost a daily event. And, while it is common to claim that it began a few years ago, a more accurate view is that there has been almost continual protest since the mid-1970s...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 24–33.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Elvira Dyangani Ose From “Black Collectivities: A Conference,” held May 3–4, 2013, at Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and the University of Chicago’s Arts Incubator. This article begins with part of Elvira Dyangani Ose’s ongoing...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 60–73.
Published: 01 November 2017
... through the lens of the Western ethnographic museum. Focusing on the aesthetic and material effects of the sketchbooks, Twombly’s drawings will be discussed in regard to the objects he saw while traveling. How was the range of artifacts incorporated, transformed, and possibly even obliterated within his...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Richard J. Powell The most iconic image that accompanied the 1996 publication of 20th Century Photography: Museum Ludwig, Cologne —and one that continues to intrigue scholars of black diasporic visual culture—was the German photographer Charlotte March’s black-and-white photograph Donyale Luna...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 158–167.
Published: 01 May 2009
...): pp. 64-96. the Framing of Modernity," in Museum Studies (2007): p. 82. 27 See Elisabeth Harney, In Sengor's Shadow : Arts, Politics, 8 It is an idiomatic Wolof expression that translates...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 44–59.
Published: 01 November 2017
... is a professor of art history and African but could no longer be envisioned as museum studies at the University of Maryland, completely French either. As a liminal creature the Baltimore County. tirailleur occupies the interface between the murky world of the colonized and the colonizer. Hence, a Notes...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 46–111.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Platform that was spearhead- to get a degree in art and “African studies” rather ing this exhibition was that there were insufficient than anthropology. funds to pull it off. In terms of museum exhibition projects, there We had invited a number of artists based...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 162–167.
Published: 01 November 2016
... important than inspir- make (and also break) an experience. ing or are making space and museums that see their You don’t need much space for conversation. In only form as presenting knowledge. order to allow four people to talk in a group in a The Denver Art Museum did a study of how...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 140–141.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Holiday Powers This article reviews Katarzyna Pieprzak’s book Imagined Museums: Art and Modernity in Post-colonial Morocco (University of Minnesota Press, 2010). The book covers the discursive usage of claims of modernity in Morocco from 1912, the beginning of the French Protectorate, up...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 124–127.
Published: 01 May 2014
... other artists the a typical museum visit: here the pub- and mostly white with geometric opportunity to present their work; lic can study, view art, play, eat, and forms, like Mondrian’s paintings, while the “Salon” in the Tate show included shop. With this massive and immer- the dresses were...