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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 76–87.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Dina A. Ramadan Thirty-two-year-old multimedia artist Ahmed Basiony was one of the earliest martyrs of the 2011 Egyptian uprisings. Shortly after his death his work was selected for the Egyptian pavilion at the fifty-fourth Venice Biennale. This article questions the choice of Basiony...
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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 (2023) 2023 (53): 74–87.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., presented Feeling Her Way in the British National Pavilion, for which she won the Golden Lion, the biennale’s highest honor. Zineb Sedira, a Franco-Algerian artist who lives and works in Britain, exhibited Les rêves n’ont pas de titre ( Dreams Have No Titles ) in the French National pavilion. The Moroccan...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 118–119.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Vanessa Rocco Steve McQueen’s Giardini , a ravishing half-hour dual projection, comprises vignettes recorded around the national pavilions that are the principal organizing spaces of the Venice Biennale. Fluctuating among images of serene nature and images of trash, piles of building materials...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 8–9.
Published: 01 May 2008
... or sustainable repre• economies; indeed we are reminded of the symbiot• sentation in Venice and other biennials with nation• ic, if uncomfortable, relationship between art and al pavilions, short of an improbable decision on the money, between the big shows and massive capital part...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 60–63.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Claire Tancons Copyright © 2004 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2004 CHRIS OFIU'S WITHIN REACH 'Afro Kaleidoscope' 2002 (detail), 2003. Glass and steel. Installation at British Pavilion, 50 Venice Biennale, 2003. Courtesy...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 28–43.
Published: 01 June 2017
... project Rapture for the and Antonio Cataldo Nordic Pavilion at the 2015 Venice Biennale, it would be good to talk more generally about the ideas and themes in your work, with reference...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (52): 120–135.
Published: 01 May 2023
... by the national pavilions were directly inspired by Alemani s vision, there is poetic justice in the fact that three outstanding Black women, Sonia Boyce, Simone Leigh, and Zineb Sedira, were chosen to represent the British, American, and French pavilions, respectively. Yet, one can t help but think of Enwezor...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 68–81.
Published: 01 June 2017
... quartet by Sean Griffin. for artistic expression. For instance, a large-scale In the main pavilion Gaines’s Sound Text fills an wall installation composed of books functions as a entire room with a symphonic narrative. Gaines has physical record of Hadjithomas’s and Joreige’s live a gift...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 18–33.
Published: 01 November 2019
... installations in This Is Tomorrow: one is Patio and Pavilion, by Peter and Allison Smithson, Eduardo Paolozzi, and Nigel Henderson, members of the Independent Group; the other is a homage to the architectonic, geometric abstraction of Piet Mondrian and the De Stijl movement by Williams, John Ernest, Anthony...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 94–113.
Published: 01 November 2020
... by Interference, a Tunisian collective, for the im- age they projected. Clearly, continuity and coher- ence were present. The same red brick building was used to host the International Pavilion, composed of young artists from twelve African countries. The Malian Pavilion was in an adjacent space, recently added...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 6–13.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... As its title indicates, the film is set in the famous exhibition grounds, the loca- tion of the aging national pavilions—­the American, Italian, Swiss, and Israeli are among those shown. These otherwise well-­known monuments are por- trayed here in an unexpected light, during...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 90–100.
Published: 01 June 2017
...: African Independence and Nordic Models at the Nordic Pavilion and with the Young Architects in Africa competition and exhibition. Africa—Big Change / Big Chance debuted...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 12–19.
Published: 01 May 2004
... It is this conceptual framework that is at play in Wilson's installation for the U.S. Pavilion, which focuses on the historical Venice of the Renaissance period...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 80–87.
Published: 01 May 2008
... their resources on "Body and Soul"—lack the innovation and preci• continental rather than national exhibitions and sion to manifest this revoke; their elaboration into pavilions for Africa. But an African pavilion only extended wall texts is far too vague to offer any• makes sense in the sole company...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 58–61.
Published: 01 May 1999
.... Ibirapuera Pavilion, which is home to the on the other hand, appropriates that critique Cannibalism read from such a point of view Biennial, was dedicated to this aspect, and of instrumental rationality, with the goal of metamorphosed into a sort...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 141.
Published: 01 May 2021
... to the works from the Within Reach series, first exhibited in the British Pavilion at the 2003 Venice Biennale, designed in collaboration with architect David Adjaye. Okwui wrote extensively on these works in my 2009 monograph: The concept of totality, the fusion of painting and archi- tecture, narrative...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 132–137.
Published: 01 November 2022
... Himid, detail of installation Jelly Mould Pavilions for Liverpool, 2010. Acrylic on jelly molds, dimensions variable. © Lubaina Himid 132 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 51 November 2022 DOI 10.1215/10757163-10127251 © 2022 by Nka Publications the exhibition, but like talismans they also...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 152–153.
Published: 01 May 2021
... juice that was being passed around in a shared vessel. Delicious. I danced with him during that Love, gratitude, solidarity opening, and oh, Lord was he a good ­dancer! Magda In Venice 2001, while the African Pavilion Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons is a professor of launched with the exhibition Authentic...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 11.
Published: 01 May 2000
..., and ultimately to erect a pavilion in Venice for African artists. Other projects and activities have been outlined. Of course, some will wonder why the concern for international exposure, and the debate over this is already on and will continue. We believe, however, that whenever African artists...