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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Sally Frater Wangechi Mutu’s first solo exhibition in North America, This You Call Civilization? provides an overview of the artist’s oeuvre, focusing on several of her well-known collaged works, such as The Ark Collection and Histology of Fibroid Tumors of the Uterus , as well as more recent video...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 156–159.
Published: 01 May 2011
...W. Ian Bourland This article briefly reviews Wangechi Mutu’s recent show Hunt Bury Flee , held at the end of 2010 at Gladstone Gallery in New York. The author locates the strength of the work and analyzes it through the lens of surrealist practices and recent work by other contemporary African...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 42–53.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Trevor Schoonmaker This essay is a slightly modified excerpt of the introduction to Trevor Schoonmaker, Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey (Durham, NC: Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, 2013), a catalogue published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same name . The exhibition is Mutu’s...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 132–133.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Naima J. Keith Copyright © 2007 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2007 Show" by New York magazine in 2005, tions and forms of mass culture. Mutu's works have been...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Fall/Winter 2002 Nka -91 Wangechi Mutu, Pin Up Series (detail), 2001, Wangechi Mutu, Pin Up Series (detail), 2001, watercolor and collage on paper, 10 x 13" watercolor and collage on paper, 10x13" some of the more disrupting...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 146–147.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Wangechi Mutu © 2021 by Nka Publications 2021 Voice and Visibility Wangechi Mutu It was Audre Lorde who said, My silences had not Wangechi Mutu, Outstretched, 2019. Paper pulp, wood glue, soil, charcoal, protected me. Your silence will not protect you. 1 pigment, and feathers, 35 7/8 x 63 3...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 100–111.
Published: 01 November 2013
... the international slave trade was made illegal—to the present day, the exhibition features more than forty artists, including Berni Searle, Wangechi Mutu, Tchif, Christine Dixie, Hassan Echair, Batoul S’Himi, Sammy Baloji, Nyaba Leon Ouedraogo, El Anatsui, and Ghada Amer. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 136–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., or large-scale installation. It also featured work that ultimately questions the me- dia of painting and challenges us to consider which factors contribute to making a painting truly con- temporary.4 Wangechi Mutu, one of the artists featured in the book, expresses social critique from a distinctly femi...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 26–31.
Published: 01 May 2004
... as the 22 artist Wangechi Mutu. Mutu's recent mixed-media collages priv• "interzone" in Octavio Zaya's parlance, a place of discovery and ilege a sexual female body that morphs with animals and mon• translocation, a space where we explore who we are and consid• sters in ways...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 38–49.
Published: 01 May 2008
... previous result is an array of styles and media, ranging from expectations placed on them to bear the burden of video through painting, photography, sculpture, Installation view of works by artist Wangechi Mutu at the Museum for African Art, NY. Image courtesy of the Museum...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Doig, Denzil Forrester, Theaster Gates, Glenn Ligon, 144 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 48 May 2021 Installation view of Summer Exhibition 2020 (October 6, 2020 January 3, 2021) at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. Center left: Wangechi Mutu, Sentinel IV, 2020. Paper pulp, wood glue...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 160–161.
Published: 01 May 2021
... reason why There you were, African and contemporary, I d accepted the invitation just to see you speak. choosing as your calling to champion the work The day of, you d just given an inspired talk on of contemporary African artists. You even Wangechi Mutu s montage aesthetic, and I had focused...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Wangechi Mutu, Backlash Blues, 2004. Ink, acrylic, photocollage, contact paper, on mylar, 198 x 119.4 cm. to the spectralization of Otherness through the highlighting of difference, he points to the ways in understanding that they are living organisms...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 90–100.
Published: 01 June 2017
... prompts Size of Africa. A political map of the continent hangs immediate comparison to 2010’s Afropolis: City, Windmuller-Luna Nka • 91 Wangechi Mutu, Sleeping Serpent, 2014. Mixed media. Installation view, AFRICA, 2015. Courtesy...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... feel the affective quality of Wangechi Mutu’s The End of Perhaps our mondialité ambition got the better of us. But Eating Everything as the monstrous contraption continues I do think there is really an insidious problem with such to consume everything in its path, nonstop. Indeed, you can themes...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... Others, such as Marlene Dumas, António Ole, Nari Ward, Fred Okwui Enwezor, Wilson, Yto Barrada, Wangechi Mutu, Meschac Salah M. Hassan, Gaba, Theaster Gates, Rashid Johnson, Kara Walker, Chika Okeke-Agulu Whitfield Lovell, Julie Mehretu, Kehinde Wiley, and Lalla Essaydi, are now frequently cited...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 90.
Published: 01 May 2004
...• President curator was anything erent yabis, and Alfredo Jaar's but easy. This is even more rea• Wangechi Mutu, Yo'mama. Drawing Moral...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Shonibare’s elaborate tableaus tellingly incorporate Dutch-wax fabric, which is commonly accepted as African despite originally coming about as a result of colonial trade routes between Europe and Asia. And Wangechi Mutu’s Daniele Tamagni, Playboys of Bacongo, 2012. Lambda C...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 22–35.
Published: 01 November 2012
... to solo shows at blue-­chip New York gal- a hypereducated South Asian denizen of the early leries for Wangechi Mutu, Julie Mehretu, Claudette twenty-­first-­century downtown scene. But he’s also Schreuders, Odili Odita, and Pieter Hugo.1 Simi- an African. larly...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., Wangechi Mutu, and Julie Mehretu that have been accompanied by major scholarly catalogues.9 With varying degrees of success, these exhibi- tions have provided critical frameworks for interro- gating African modernism and postmodernism by engaging diverse media, including art, photography, architecture...