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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 150–153.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Jody B. Cutler-Bittner Copyright © 2019 by Nka Publications 2019 RE V IE W S Journal of Contemporary African Art 45 November 2019150 Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-7917204 © 2019 by Nka Publications SOUL OF A NATION: ART IN THE AGE OF BLACK POWER BROOKLYN MUSEUM SEPTEMBER 14, 2018 FEBRUARY 3...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 76–83.
Published: 01 May 2012
... . . . Color that defines, identifies and directs . . . Coolade colors for coolade images for superreal people.” Copyright © 2012 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2012 AFRICOBRA MANIFESTO? “Ten in Search of a Nation” Jeff R. Donaldson...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 136–153.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Moroccan independence in 1956, these artistic practices were interwoven with a deep commitment to postcolonial national culture and a clear anticolonial stance. These same ideas can be read in the exhibition history of this group of artists. Together, the exhibitions suggest an alternative cartography...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 62–71.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Manuela Ribeiro Sanches Cosmopolitanism has been invoked to stress the potential advantages of thinking beyond the nation with regard to human rights, diasporic or intellectual affinities, as well as other forms of affiliation. However, nationalism does not have to amount to a mere manifestation...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 112–123.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Rebekah Flake This review considers the curatorial strategies employed by each pavilion at the Fifty-Fourth Venice Biennale in 2011 and the ways that they represent national perspectives through themed group exhibitions. The works of individual artists are discussed in terms of their contribution...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 72–79.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Michael Godby n 1988, that is shortly before all political prisoners were released munity led to competing claims to its use. In the event, no less than in South Africa, and the African National Congress [ANC] and three re-enactments of The Great Trek were staged...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 122–123.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., Kelly Jones's ing that pixilation simultaneously pro• essay "Tracey Rose: Post-apartheid tects and silences eyewitnesses. In his South African National Gallery Playground" relies...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2021
... by a league of Black Indigenous context; interrogating the hegemony of artists, and yet, Okwui held a vision of creating a 136 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 48 May 2021 DOI 10.1215/10757163-8971356 © 2021 by Nka Publications The tiered exterior detail of the facade of the Smithsonian National...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 124–141.
Published: 01 November 2012
... between local and global practices. the work.”14 Indeed, the very idea of the global contemporary Though his works are of the moment, Wosene emerges from the increased travel of ideas and dis- folds traces of memory into each of them, so they courses across national, cultural, gender, and class...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 14–17.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Biennial. New Mexico: SITE Santa Fe, p. 28. Papisthione, De la vie des enfants an2l°S (still), 2000, Video. Emma Bedford is a curator at the South African National Gallery, Cape Town Atelier Graphoui hosted a successful film...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 20–33.
Published: 01 May 2011
... commissioned me to organize the artist’s iziqhaza [decorated Zulu earplugs] with wonderful retrospective, scheduled to open on August 3, 2010, geometrical designs and colours, hanging on their ear for showings at the Iziko South African National lobes. This was a world of art for little boys like...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 106–112.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Yukiya Kawaguchi The exhibition A Fateful Journey: Africa in the Works of El Anatsui began at the National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, in September 2010. My two main goals as curator were to dedicate a large-scale show to one living black African artist and to represent Anatsui’s artworks through...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 100–111.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Karen E. Milbourne The exhibition Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa opened at the National Museum of African Art and Enid A. Haupt Garden, Smithsonian Institution, on Earth Day (April 22) 2013 and has been extended through February 23, 2014. Curator Karen E...
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 42.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 43–46.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 36–49.
Published: 01 May 2013
...- was important in providing national exposure and ing and travel awards to study art forms in other developing a group identity for black artists through countries, as well as by availing themselves of exhi- its exhibitions and award programs. Johnson inhab- bitions at local museums. Johnson, Streat, and Jack...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the interrelationship between multiple histories (colonial, national, and personal) as they collide with social, political, and economic imperatives. Starting with Édouard Glissant’s concept of relational poetics, this article explores reterritorialization and deterritorialization in Idrissou Mora-Kpai’s Arlit...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., is that I have included nonblack photographers. yet they are as diverse in ethnicity and culture as Initially I was concerned about the “othering” the project’s photographers. e nationality of e mentioned earlier. I also wanted to provide a space Dandy Lion Project’s subjects ranges from British...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 104–113.
Published: 01 November 2015
... culturists gathered in New York in August 1924 for the eighth annual national Walker convention. After a pilgrimage to Walker’s grave at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, they assembled on the terrace of Villa Lewaro for an afternoon photograph. 110 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 37...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 37–39.
Published: 01 May 2002
... and conceptual ingenuity Amsterdam, the project allows each artist to spend time working come together in a beguiling assertion of fashion, contemporary at the South African National Gallery, making new work and art and cultural tradition. While this shop window illustrates...