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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 8–15.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Grant Farred “When I was nineteen, Miles Davis put his finger on my soul, and it never went away,” Stuart Hall reflects in John Akomfrah’s documentary, The Stuart Hall Project . Miles Davis not only “touched” Hall’s soul, but the music and its many moods, its vagaries, its experimentations provided...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 44–59.
Published: 01 November 2017
... and experience from the mid-1920s to the mid-1950s. Copyright © 2017 by Nka Publications 2017 Feral Benga primitivism (afro)modernism African dance music-hall homoeroticism FÉRAL BENGA African Muse of Modernism James Smalls n 1923, at the age of seventeen, François Benga a central...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 22–31.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., the black-and-white footage of Hall’s performance. are derived from a lover’s rock song from 1970, orig- Having rejected a reverential attitude toward the inally written and performed by Susan Cadogan. A past, Boyce empowers herself to manipulate the variation of reggae music, lover’s rock emerged...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 60–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Hall describes the symbolic journey of the new homeland after a three-week transatlantic jour- diasporic subject as circuitous rather than teleologi- ney by sea. With dignity and respectability packed cal. He characterizes diasporic subjectivity as a pro- deep in their suitcases, they were formally...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 24–33.
Published: 01 May 2014
... from Chimurenga magazine, Chimurenga Library project. “Wall-­Writing,” Old Drill Hall, Cape Town Central Library, Cape Town, South Africa, May 2 – June 21, 2009. Courtesy Chimurenga magazine 26 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 34 • Spring 2014 Jesús Palomino, Dikalo La...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 36–49.
Published: 01 May 2013
... for the city of Richmond. Negro” in a modern world had further broadened Johnson again incorporates the theme of music in for Johnson, due to contact with customs and art- these along with the Africanized mask in one of the work from countries that bordered the Paci c Dance Hall compositions...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 136–137.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Press Ferguson Nka 137 evocations. In the history and her- meneutic that Bourland produces, the reader is presented with not only the visual genealogies of Fani-Kayode s work, but also the musical, dance, and social cultures that shaped his art as well. As a result, Bourland il- lustrates how Fani...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 218–219.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Art • 38–39 • November 2016 218 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-3641898 © 2016 by Nka Publications lampooning them. Perhaps most effec- musical, literary, or visual artists as a Texas at Austin, where she directs the tive is Saggese’s eshing out of sty- way to re ect on genius...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 68.
Published: 01 May 1999
..., a Dutch artist mounted his own works amidst murals and graffiti dedicated to loved ones who had died of AIDS. This hall was a thoroughfare to an auditori• um where a Chicano performance artist deployed several media-legends on dig• ital screen, music, mime-to dramatize aspects of Mexican...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 38–45.
Published: 01 May 2004
...• scape that complicates the distinction between the amnesiac present and the postcolonial aftermath. Stuart Hall once asked "When was the post...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 112–123.
Published: 01 November 2012
... drawings scene of their crimes, not only a detailed description from the 1980s by Gedewon (1939 – 95). This gallery, of the specific place but also a personal narrative is adjacent to the hall of Tintorettos borrowed from given. In an important twist, direct quotations by Venetian museums, buttressed...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 58–61.
Published: 01 November 1996
... the corridor leading to the first hall, you are From "Three Generations of Wyeth Art" (1989) through confronted by two assemblages — Object de Quite and Crucifix, "Chagall" (1989) to "The Treasures of the British Museum (1990) both 1995, by the Ivoirean, Kra...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 14–29.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Journal of Contemporary African Art • 41 • November 2017 14 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-4271619 © 2017 by Nka Publications Paul Colin, poster for La Revue Negre au Music-hall des Champs-Élysées, 1925. © Artists Rights Society, New York / ADAGP, Paris. Photo: DeA Picture Library / Art...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 58–61.
Published: 01 May 1998
... on a crucial mo• artists, and film makers like Stuart Hall, Paul element: a cautious racialism preferred by the ment of 20th century modernity. Three years Gilroy, Kobena Mercer, Isaac Julien, John likes of Booker T. Washington against...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2014
... military marches, diately obvious and might no longer seem neces- funeral processions, and carnival parades to enter- sary given the context that I previously highlighted: tain, educate, protest, pray, mourn, and celebrate, the increasing recognition, mainstreaming, and in silence and in music...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 60–63.
Published: 01 May 2004
... musical pairs such as Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, Ike and Tina Turner, Beyonce and Jay Z, the glow of whom one can catch in Afro Sunrise.^ Indeed, despite numerous formal and conceptual references to Christian iconography and history, Ofili's sheer irreverence towards any...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 144–149.
Published: 01 November 2009
... - Greaves (the “dean of black documentarians”) at sters.” Tall and striking, Saint loved music, espe - WNET’s Black Journal in the late 1960s . As an cially black music, and he spoke...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 124–127.
Published: 01 May 2014
... message the sends Gaba in Africa, art contemporary to dedicated seum mu no is there As it. to relationship our and museum the of function and nature the confront which ronment, envi in amuseum found usually not Room,” “Music the Room,” and “Game Room,”the “Marriage...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2016
... paraphrase the late Stuart Hall.4 After completing his apprenticeship and running One of the elective affinities that brought an open-air mobile studio for several years, Barnor people together in this period was music. The opened Ever Young in 1953, transforming an ordi- 1950s was the heyday...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 66.
Published: 01 May 1999
... and graffiti dedicated to loved ones who had died of AIDS. This hall was a thoroughfare to an auditori• um where a Chicano performance artist deployed several media-legends on dig• ital screen, music, mime-to dramatize aspects of Mexican-American relation• ship like border patrol, immigrant la• bor...