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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 140–152.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Peju Layiwola The vibrancy of contemporary art in Nigeria is determined by the great output from both indigenous Nigerian-based artists and others, from the diaspora. However, scholarly emphasis has been paid to the artistic trajectory of home-based artists. An increasing influx of artists...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 24–31.
Published: 01 May 2002
... NIGERIAN ART Sylvester 0. Ogbechie he career of Ben Enwonwu (1918-1994) enables analysis of the T constitution of artistic identity by contemporary African artists...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 92–95.
Published: 01 May 2001
... is a Nigerian artist and art historian cur• perhaps, are those that have few abstract though suggestive rentLy based in AtLanta, Georgia. forms spread out in large expanses of flat colorful spaces bordered by organic, flowing lines. These in an indirect way I Conversation with Georgina Beier, Sydney...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 148–151.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... I my generation, were determined to inscribe our- gravitated toward confident, Black men, and Okwui selves into the mainstream visual arts discourse. My had confidence. I immediately loved his style and Nigerian upbringing had created a refusal in me to defiance. I subsequently learned about Nka...
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 8–15.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 104–106.
Published: 01 May 2002
... of the paintings as pictures or coded texts is manifest. Above all, both the paintings, and the drama enacted in front of them point to the need for a constant reexamination of reality in its sociological sense, and a critique of the Real in contemporary nigga culture. Chika Okeke is a Nigerian...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 64–75.
Published: 01 May 2022
... work Street to Mbari, seems to offer a moment of optimism and inspiration, a moment of shared community for both the artist and for a generation of young Nigerian artists struggling to develop forms of modernist making that developed from and within a newly independent nation. On the surface...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 66–73.
Published: 01 May 2001
...• presentation of African art and artists in Europe and adamant about the need to present Nigerian work and creativity on its own terms. Most importantly, though, it grew out of the man...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 48–61.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in the early 1980s. Making Waves draws attention to a work by Araeen, For Oluwale , which commemorated the racist killing by police officers of David Oluwale, a Nigerian vagrant persecuted in Leeds, England, during the mid-1960s, leading to his death in 1969. While proposing a radical new timeline, the article...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 126–139.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Daniel Haxall In 1997 Kehinde Wiley made his first trip to Africa to meet his father, a Nigerian man he had never known. This journey resonated deeply with the artist, who returned several times and established a studio practice there. Wiley documented each visit through portraiture, creating...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Elizabeth Hamilton Fatimah Tuggar creates computer montages that confront technological disparities by presenting rural Nigerian women and children juxtaposed with useless and fantasy-based technological devices. While several scholars contextualize Tuggar’s digital methods and her work’s relevance...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 28–41.
Published: 01 November 2010
... that inflect the identity and history of the Nigerian nation in general. In addition, the photographs hint at years of neglect to which the Niger Delta region has been subjected even as it continues to fund government and governance in Nigeria. Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2010...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 4–5.
Published: 01 June 2017
... African art. Also in 1958, Okeke—then a first-year MATTERS ARISING art student at the Nigerian College of Art, Science, and Technology, Zaria—established his Cultural In Memory of Uche Okeke Centre in a room...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 60–67.
Published: 01 May 2007
... rather spend an idle hour or two sense, a sense that complicates Theodor Adorno's watching the most atrocious Nigerian home notion of the "culture industry," they are products videos than spend a minute watching the moral of industry in places where there has been...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 126.
Published: 01 May 2001
...• workshops around the world. The course to make comparisons, ral form. A metal and earth sculp• Nigerian edition was a success explore differences and similarities ture, an interactive installation...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 66.
Published: 01 May 1998
... bird symbolizes Okigbo who in his poetry also refers to him• Nigerian National Gallery, Lagos...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 56–69.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., University of Maryland University College continental and diasporic Africans in the vision of modernity or to comprehend the cultural legacies political Pan-­Africanism after 1945. and artistic traditions of so-­called Western civiliza- From the very beginning of modernism in tion. Nigerian...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 76–89.
Published: 01 May 2022
... founder and US FESTAC Executive Director Jeff Donaldson, would be the Great Congress of the Black Spirit. 9 The North American Zone (NAZ) organizers did not achieve their audacious goal of 2,500 US participants due to numerous challenges, foremost fundraising and disruptions in Nigeria.10 The Nigerian 78...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 46–51.
Published: 01 November 1998
... experience as artist, poet and philosopher. 46»Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art he Nigerian artist and poet Obiora Udechukwu is perhaps While in the past he concentrated on the rhetoric of line and best known as one the who redefined...