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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1995) 1995 (2): 42–43.
Published: 01 May 1995
... Copyright © 1995 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1995 RART ONE J if WOODSTACK §§ III PROJECT 4,2) RART ONE'S latest installation is a 50 m length of wall built of over 107000 individual and symbolic significance. The solid reality of "Woodstack" possesses...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 56–61.
Published: 01 May 2001
... transformation into a multiracial democracy was indeed a change to be celebrated in all corners of the world. It is human nature to rejoice in good times and mourn in tragic times. Like many events of its kind the Cape Town One City Festival came and now it is gone. Now as we proceed with our...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Derek Murray Copyright © 2002 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2002 ONE PLANET 11J } \ |1 J jJMi V H ji | hip hop' AND CONTEMPORARY Journal of Contemporary African Art Nikki S. Lee, The Hip Hop...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 124.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Elsabeth W. Giorgis Copyright © 2001 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2001 artist whose composition was said splendor of love and the ache of The modern jazz renaissance On Monk...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 70–75.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Ivor Powell Meschac Gaba’s Tresses cycles draw on West African masking traditions invested with psychosocial power and magic. At the same time, they are rooted in secular fashions, specifically the styling of hair extensions. Gaba’s new Car Tresses cycle inverts the relationship between First and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 4–19.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Manthia Diawara In 2009, equipped with a camera, Manthia Diawara followed Édouard Glissant on the Queen Mary II in a transatlantic journey from South Hampton, United Kingdom, to Brooklyn, New York. This extraordinary voyage, six days and five nights, resulted in an intellectual biography in which...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 22–23.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Contemporary African Art 2014 QUESTION & ANSWER • 1 Participants Naomi Beckwith, Kodwo Eshun, Chester Hanks, Aisha Motlani, and Anjali Sagar This question-and-answer session represents part Anjali Sagar: It’s also a punk hermeticism; it’s just one of three sessions that took place at the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 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 Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 65.
Published: 01 November 1996
...Catherine Bernard Copyright © 1996 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1996 SIMUNYE: WE ARE ONE and dismembered figures. In this ADELSON GALLERIES particular piece, the bodily trans• NEW...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
... installations and tableaux, combinations of superb charcoal and Conté crayon drawings, on weathered wooden planks or cream paper, and found objects. As an artist who draws inspiration from history and the material culture of a bygone era, Lovell doesn’t set out to teach us history, but the subjects and objects...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 41.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Julie L. McGee To situate this inquiry— visualizing the riot —within South Africa is to take on an overload of imagery, a saturated field, and mechanisms of seeing and framing that risk topical exhaustion, clichéd readings, or indiscriminate generalizations. Critical analysis of the dominant tropes...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 18–25.
Published: 01 May 2001
... behind which a waterfall tumbles, a weather-stained wooden pagoda, a white gable-roofed bird house perched on a stand, a stream of dry pebbles, a small stone "fire" fountain, and a stone bench. It is there that I read about the history of slavery in New Jersey. Earlier this morning I spent...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 171–172.
Published: 01 May 2009
...—lit• erally, "The Polygon and the Laby• rinth"—on the Fatima rosette, an intense turquoise-blue motif common• ly found in Andalusian-Arabic pottery and architecture. More than a mere ornament or stylistic device, this rosette, pared down and purified, is a common feature of her work: set...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2009) 2009 (25): 106–119.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Indeed, it should come as no surprise that a carni - the opposing yet concomitant currents of accrued Power? Trinidad Carnival. As a proponent of Mas’ , the val designer whose first carnival band was individual freedom on one hand and increased...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 6–13.
Published: 01 November 2010
... minutes, Giardini comprises two side-­by-­side projec- A tions that steadily present a series of evoca- tive vignettes. Rainwater splashes out a quicken- ing rhythm on the hard surfaces of gray and black stones; the blurred shapes of dogs move about rest- lessly, as if searching for...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 100–107.
Published: 01 November 2010
... discourses, Fred Holland’s sculptures are reflections on life’s impermanence, on human frailty, and on the struggle for survival. He walks the line between the categories that have defined black art in a constant search for reinvention and renewal. Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 38–45.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Rachel Nelson Since 2007 Kiluanji Kia Henda’s artworks have been shown extensively on the international art circuit and included in exhibitions from Guangzhou to São Paulo, from Luanda to Venice. By considering some notable art projects and exhibition experiences that have occurred in this...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 92–99.
Published: 01 November 2013
... photographic work, this exhibition offered viewers a rare opportunity to explore the scope of Alexander’s artistic universe. Against the backdrop of apartheid and its aftermath, Alexander’s artistic practice draws on her sensitivity to sociopolitical issues to examine the hybridity and mutability of human...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 36–45.
Published: 01 November 2012
... artist’s work leverages the expressionist possibilities of identity, figuration, and history on the abstract legacies of linguistic conceptualism. A continuous examination of representation grounded in the implacably figural substrate of race, gender, sexuality, and history, Ligon’s art highlights...