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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 80–89.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Romanian refugee and May’s architectural colleague in Nairobi; and Albert Speer, Hitler’s architect and armaments minister. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2013 The DELIGHT of the YEARNER ERNST MAY and ERICA MANN in NAIROBI 1933–1953 Ernst May’s...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 90–95.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Romanian refugee and May’s architectural colleague in Nairobi; and Albert Speer, Hitler’s architect and armaments minister. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2013 The DELIGHT of the YEARNER ERNST MAY and ERICA MANN in NAIROBI 1933–1953 Ernst May’s...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 108–119.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Brett M. Van Hoesen Over a decade ago, the contemporary artist Mwangi Hutter, comprising Ingrid Mwangi and Robert Hutter, merged names and biographies to become one artist, despite differences of gender, race, age, and cultural backgrounds. Based in Berlin and Ludwigshafen, Germany, and Nairobi...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 90–100.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the Maghreb from nent into the northern “Arab” and the sub-Saharan the rest of Africa, it looked at Cairo alongside Lagos, “black.” To extend Jan Vansina’s argument about the Nairobi, Johannesburg, and Kinshasa. artificial division that characterized the art history Equally, recent academic...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 188–191.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 2 Phoebe Boswell was born in 1982 in cal practices.” graphical and temporal sites. Nairobi, Kenya, and raised as an expatriate For Every Real Word Spoken is an Boswell’s work constitutes— in the Middle East. Boswell, who is now exhibition...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of systemic racism. Messages of solidarity with BLM and media declarations that Black Lives Matter are not and will never be enough. * * * Last December 29, 2019, the eminent art histo- rian Sidney Littlefield Kasfir died after a brief ill- ness in Nairobi, Kenya. She was 80. Sidney was my friend, teacher...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 44–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
... studying beads, stones, and crochet in a series of draped and at university in Nairobi. His scheme worked: her tailored silhouettes. first modeling assignment was for Vogue, she Only a precious few African designers have became one of Yves Saint Laurent’s muses, and she shared in the global fashion...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 46–55.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... She takes part in the big conversation wear (Nairobi: University of Nairobi Press, 2009). 25 11. Fredrick Ndiwalana, “Second-­Hand Clothes Keep Us in Pov- that animates cosmopolitan life. erty,” New Vision, June 26...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 38–47.
Published: 01 May 2010
... from engagement with Goethe Institute, Nairobi, in 2009, he made a short Luanda’s urban space. His work on stressful border stop on the island to launch this project. In the focus areas and the painful history of his country has left of the artistic exploration are the history of diverse its...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 8–9.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of niscent of the now legendary Mbari Artists and critical practice equals art exhibitions and curatori• Writers Club in Ibadan, Enugu and Oshogbo, and al practices in reifying and insinuating an emergent the Chemchemi Cultural Centre in Nairobi of the field into the consciousness of the art world...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2009
... site for the expression of African concerns. At the begun. As a matter of fact, the Afropolitans are indebted to Afropolitans,” The Nation (Nairobi) cific installation. same time, Afropolitan has taken on a life of its own and other black...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 56–61.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the second half of the twen- tieth century. The Senegalese capital represented the cultural counterpart of Abidjan, the business center of the subregion. Today, Abidjan is unfor- tunately undermined by the cancer of nativism. In East Africa, the position was once held by Nairobi, business center...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 76–79.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of outsiders home to his students. left for the Department of Design at the University of Nairobi. For a study of the Working through the oscillating scenarios of the postcolonial history of Makerere's Art School, see Sunanda K. Sanyal, Imaging Art, Making decades, Nnaggenda...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 102–105.
Published: 01 June 2017
... to the Nairobi, and Toyin Odutola, born in Nigeria, technology, relevant for a number project, as per an interview, stemmed are those I know of currently based primarily of the artists, inspired another look. from her integrated conception of art in Brooklyn. Dwight discusses affinities with ritual...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., Mwangi Hutter, and Lyle Ashton Harris. Courtesy Pitzer College Art Galleries, Claremont many, as well as Nairobi, Kenya, explores notions Hutter, an innovative collaborative, who works in of self-knowledge, social conventions, and issues of video, performance, installation, and photography...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 58–63.
Published: 01 November 2001
... he described his second trip to Africa: "I stayed in Nairobi five days and own Self Portrait (1951) was modeled after Fred Flemister's Man with then took the bus through the Masai country all the way down through Brush (1940...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 152–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., 2018, thisisafrica.me/lifestyle/flame-fever-fan- tasy-collection-african. Online digital platforms: Adventures from the Bedrooms of African Women, adventuresfrom.com/about (ac- cessed August 28, 2018); HOLAAfrica, holaafrica.org (accessed August 28, 2018); Kilimani Mums and Dads Uncensored Nairobi...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 38–49.
Published: 01 May 2008
...• the artist and Hitler's face has been blended into skirts of Nairobi, Kenya. Varying in size, the c- that of her partner and collaborator, Robert prints are installed in a manner that maintains a Hutter. Mwangi's second piece Static Drift (2001) continuous landscape horizon line...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 42–53.
Published: 01 November 2014
... collections Mutu was born in 1972 in Nairobi, Kenya, in the United States and Europe, include her most attended high school in Wales, and moved to New recent work, Family Tree, which was made specifi- York in 1992. There she earned her BFA at Cooper cally for this exhibition. Also on view...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 152–188.
Published: 01 May 2008
... eco• artists to be recognized in their own countries. nomic viability of citizens and state can allow for Artists like Amal Kenawy in Cairo, Goddy Leye in the kind of socialeconomic stability that in turn Cameroon, Jimmy Ongongo in Nairobi are symp• sustains ambitious art...