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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 98–110.
Published: 01 November 2022
... to COVID-19 restrictions, and featured the multimedia artist’s 2014 film H-E-L-L-O , commissioned for the multi-year curatorial project En Mas’: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean . H-E-L-L-O . Set in post-Katrina New Orleans, Smith performs a deconstructed ceremonial procession through the city...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 106–119.
Published: 01 November 2009
... on the black man (a barrier to the bulimia of the gaze)— Carnival in New-World Creole societies—from this freedom world tour, cool was greater than anniversary day of the students ’ killings following a rhetorical figure and conceptual tool in keeping New Orleans to Martinique, Brazil to Trinidad...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2014
... tradition and a critique of mainstream performance art history, this article starts in Harlem before taking the reader on a sweeping journey that calls at Chicago and Houston and ends in New Orleans. A cursory introduction to African diasporic public ceremonial culture, the article looks to carnival...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 152–155.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of black subjects in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and New Orleans. With Mthethwa’s customary saturated color, subtle composition, and exacting attention to ephemeral detail, the images depicted the reach of politics in the aesthetics of everyday life. They also revealed the artist’s interest in the longer...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 106–107.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Claire Tancons and Krista Thompson, EDS. New York: Independent Curators International; New Orleans: Contemporary Arts Center, 2015 Copyright © 2017 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2017...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 66–73.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., the tendency That’s a good place to start. I think I’m to turn a district into a consumable experience has standing here in response to Claire Tan- been so successful in some sections of New Orleans Hcons’s work because we’ve been talking for five (like...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 82–91.
Published: 01 May 2009
...• rily in Bloomington, the artist also divided his time between New Orleans and Dakar, where he died in 2005. Sy spoke...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 144–150.
Published: 01 May 2006
... in the United States, Giddings, P. J. (2005). Ida: A Sword Among Lions: Ida 1889-1918. New York: Negro Universities Press. B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching. New Orleans, La.: Amistad. Nelson, M., and Lardy, P. (2005). A Wreath...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 10–11.
Published: 01 May 2006
... be understood within the broader context of in New Orleans (1969), have pointed to the centrality the dehumanizing and oppressive practices perpetuat• of lynching to the making of whiteness...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 100–109.
Published: 01 November 2011
... in Eloise Johnson, Richard Mayhew: Defining Moments versity Press, 1998), 79. (exhibition pamphlet), Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans, LA, Octo- 13. Collins, “Mayhew at Midtown,” quoted in Bearden and Hen- ber–November 2006, n.p. derson, History of African-­American...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 94–96.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Orleans is also the city of is happening right now, particularly, is that since bounce music, and of course that’s a space for non- the late ’90s, we’ve just really solidified the fact that heteronormative identities. However, I also want to everything is market-­driven. It is capitalism all...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 48–59.
Published: 01 November 2009
... sentation in the media as the embodiment of such as New Orleans, Savannah, and Charleston, slave masters, the soldier, and children, frequently Barack Obama, it visually depicted his wife beauty and grace in the political arena in a contin - women who were often virtually indistinguishable...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 56–61.
Published: 01 May 2020
... way as Harlem or New Orleans once did in the United States. Achille Mbembe is a professor at the European Graduate School, Switzerland. Note This article was first published in Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent (Johannesburg: Johannesburg Art Gallery, 2007), 26 29, and it is reprinted here...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 108–111.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., nineteenth century. Wood, beads, cowries, cloth, leather, and iron. have a more versatile tool for Yorùbá Height: 18 1/4 in. Courtesy William Watson, New Orleans, and Museum for African Art, New York. Photo: Richard Todd art and its criticism...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 112–127.
Published: 01 November 2022
... the African diaspora and reborn as the syncretic variations of vodou/ voodoo such as Santería or Candomblé, Cuban vodú, Dominican vudú, Louisiana voodoo, New Orleans voodoo, West African vodun, and Haitian vodou. Here, though, in Sinclair s machete we see the righteous consequences of everything for which...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 22–31.
Published: 01 November 2011
... system of racism and Arts South emerged in New Orleans with Val Fer- national oppression. dinand (Kalamu ya Salaam). The Black Arts Repertory Theater/School lasted At one point Black Arts theaters and poetry formally a little more than a year, but by the end of organizations...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 14–29.
Published: 01 November 2017
... University, New Orleans, red cylindrical cap echoing those of his naked foils Louisiana. in the foreground. The dressed soldier, the “naked savages”—all play their part for the colonialist gaze. Notes 1 or moreF on Féral Benga’s career as a modern African...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 114–127.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and for flooded streets of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina; a polar bear enthusiasts; locals drive to traditional whaling stock market commodities report. The sound track here is expeditions in new SUVs. Ndiritu designed the first section, performed by the gorgeously moody Kronos Quartet. Like Journey’s...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 60–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
....42 Relevant here is the term bling, in the context expressed a sense of sartorial freedom, liberation, of the 1998 hit “Bling-Bling” by rapper B.G. (Baby and rebellion. Through diasporic migration and Gangsta) of the New Orleans–based group Cash settlement, the diffusion...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 128–139.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of British identity, as well as the degree Bourland Nka 139 -vertigo-sea-bristol-arnolfini-london-lisson-gallery-auto-de-fe -the-airport-tropikos. 21 Searle, John Akomfrah s Vertigo Sea. 22 Akomfrah s film Precarity, which played at the Prospect Triennial in New Orleans in 2018, amplifies such visual...