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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 94–113.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Hélène Tissières In 2019, the second edition of Segou’Art, a contemporary art event taking place in Mali, was combined with the country’s popular Festival on the Niger, launched in 2005 by cultural entrepreneur Mamou Daffé. The combined festival, held February 1–9, included concerts, workshops...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 28–41.
Published: 01 November 2010
... photography is George Osodi’s strong suit. His images of the not so pleasant and the contestatory in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria and the apparent ease with which he confronts the documentary photography genre are the topics of this essay. His photographs embody narratives of diverse contexts...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 250–262.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Amanda Gilvin In the early 1970s, author and president of the National Assembly of Niger Boubou Hama argued that it was Africa’s duty to save humanity. He maintained that only Africa’s spiritual humanism was capable to countering Western industrial dehumanization and environmental destruction. Hama...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
...: Deuxième Paris (2004, Niger/France) and Jean-Marie Teno’s Sacred Places (2009, Cameroon/France). In particular, the article considers how the films reterritorialize documentary aesthetics through the use of landscape and testimony as metaphors for Africa’s post-colonial struggles. In doing so...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 20–27.
Published: 01 May 2008
... opened it at a page on which Le Corbusier made (Niger), and Brazzaville (Republic of Congo), to the following statement about Prouve: "Everything see the places where Jean Prouve's aluminum he touches and designs immediately acquires an houses were located, before they were...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 4–5.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Studios at Ibadan to include a drama theater as well as artists’ studios and resi- dency apartments. In the late 1990s, Onobrakpeya established the Bruce Onobrakpeya Foundation in his hometown of Agbarha-Otor in the Niger Delta, with its signal program being the annual Harmattan Workshops...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 126.
Published: 01 May 2001
... Architecture experiences, networking and stim• best suited them as possible da, though working far away from (MOTNA), a property of the Niger• ulation of friendships. The over• sources of inspiration. The free• Nsikak, also...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 44–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of Ghanaian fashion. His designer Chris Seydou. Born Seydou Nourou Art Dress line transforms kente and adinkra into Doumbia in 1949, he opened his first tailoring elegant couture. Niger designer Alphadi cofounded store in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, in 1967. the Fédération Africaine des Créateurs...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2010
... a warlike theocratic kingdom in the Niger posits that it spread peacefully through its prom- Valley. Umarian policies drove slave-­owning mer- ises of salvation.11 Sembène’s effort to debunk this chants into the fringes of the desert, where they history may be read as a general critique...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 120.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., Niamey, Niger — a mono• system from perspective of Africa crit• tices and signs once more clearly fully particularizes a reading of the chromatic zebra pattern dress with ically. While visually featuring designs bound to concretized national identifi...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 196–197.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... Christopher Okigbo Foundation, to Obi, who was brought up in the Niger• Okigbo's friend, the fellow wordsmith mark and honor his legacy in 2007, ian context "were people who and Nobel Prize winner, Wole Soyinka, and I was honored to be part...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 34–37.
Published: 01 May 1998
... Fous). When, in In Search of independence that is long overdue. And yet looks at a group of men in Niger who travel Africa (1997), Diawara takes his camera to this move beyond colonial identities also from the city to the countryside to become Africa in search...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 126–135.
Published: 01 May 2009
... and svelte Broken Chambers of Memory (1979), reference to course and thick. For the artist, working with terra-cotta head sculptures from the Nok, a ninth- cowhide is both punishment and reward. In a gru• century Niger Basin civilization. In his fracturing elling process the artist...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 158–167.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in the west• ern Niger Delta region of Nigeria. "Kalahari ethnic identity is under enormous pressure as a result of modernization and Western influences. One Kalahari response to their exposure to foreign values, styles, cultural artifacts and ways of life has been to select, incorporate...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 44–49.
Published: 01 November 1996
... railroad overlords of rounds of remote villages on a bicycle showing the film at nightfall to enthusiastic the Dakar-Niger line; it is also reminiscent of the scene in Guelwaar, crowds. These personal encounters convinced him that film is a where Baye Ali...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 14–29.
Published: 01 November 2017
... performances Africa, transported from the banks of the Niger meant for entertainment as much as education. River to those of the Seine, with a note of respectable Visitors could amuse themselves with performances exoticism that drew and retained the crowd.” 19 of “Exotic Dances, Songs, and Customs...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 76–89.
Published: 01 May 2022
... handed her clay, and Owens-Hart demonstrated. Nance made photographs of the moment. In the background, Folarin is laughing as he introduces Owens-Hart as a potter from across the water. At the time, the women thought he meant the Niger River. OwensHart returned that summer on a National Endowment...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 114–129.
Published: 01 May 2012
... had lived that long, of the first trip, which included Ghana, Togo, Dahomey, and and we were there. In that week, we went to the stadium. Niger. It was ETA, Educators to Africa, formally sponsored It took half a day for the units of people to come into the by the University of Connecticut...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
... in the context of the so-called war on terror we continue to witness in Iraq, Palestine, and Afghanistan. In the context of Africa, the war on terror can be seen in recent events in Mali, Niger, and Algeria cases in point that further endanger the route of migration of Africans with the complicity of many West...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 46–111.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and the “a crisis of cultural authority” because of unremit- United States [since 2009], or Valleys of the Niger, ting questioning of their ‘foundational purpose,’ co-­organized by ethnological museums from five which she isolates as “the pursuit and dissemination West African countries in collaboration...