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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 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 and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Soraya Murray; Derek Conrad Murray Copyright © 2008 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2008 ON ART AND CONTAMINATION Performing Authenticity in Global Art Practices Soraya Murray & Derek Conrad Murray ith the gradual shift of Western art- cal...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2019) 2019 (44): 64–76.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... Murillo’s response sheds new light on the rich yet little explored local black Brazilian art production. Copyright © 2019 by Nka Publications 2019 Oscar Murillo black Brazilian art performance art Black performance Brazil ...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 124–141.
Published: 01 November 2012
... collaboration with local Ethiopian welders. The authors also bring Wosene’s work into conversation with some of the broader artistic movements that have used script “against itself.” Copyright © 2012 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2012 Visual Poetry/ Performing Script The Art of Wosene...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Cummins and Thompson Nka • 117 Sheena Rose, Sweet Gossip: She Feels She’s All That, 2012. Digital photograph documenting performance. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Adrian Richards 118 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 38–39 • November 2016 both colonial and contemporary...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 74–79.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Theaster Gates From “Black Collectivities: A Conference,” held May 3–4, 2013, at Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and the University of Chicago’s Arts Incubator. After examining the vast structural responses to the need for...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 66–71.
Published: 01 May 2003
... performances, Rhode tle it can also be a ready made sculpture (little strokes all gesticulated around each sport's most recognizable feature, the around the bottle suggest the aura of the art object), its neck bars for gymnastics and the basket pole for basketball always...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 202–209.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Projects, in which the image of Josephine art classes to the public with an unnamed (black) Baker, the American/French activist and performer, Journal of Contemporary African Art • 38–39 • November 2016 202 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-3641876 © 2016 by Nka Publications Jean...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Houston Conwill’s conceptual performance and temporary, studio-trained African American artists installation pieces or David Hammons’s similarly comes about. It seeks to understand how African art abstract bottle pieces, are tied to African tradi- forms and practices come to be incorporated in the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 108–111.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Rowland Abiodun. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014 Copyright © 2017 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2017...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 28–33.
Published: 01 November 1996
...Coco Fusco Copyright © 1996 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1996 THE THAT WERE NOTOURS BLACK PERFORMERS, BLACK PE RFORMANGE...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 100–109.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., production, and performance that can be Clement Greenberg; his involvement in Harlem understood as characteristic of African and African and Greenwich Village as a jazz performer; and his American art.6 assistance in shaping Spiral, his work has received Mayhew’s legacy is complicated by his allusion...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 14–29.
Published: 01 November 2017
... ironic picture of black people “performing African” for the colonialist gaze, a Bagneris Nka • 23 De Andreis, original advertisement for Banania with Senegalese infantryman, 1915. Photo: Snark / Art Resource, New York...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2017
... barrier, that visual Billie Holiday by visual artists include Lyle Ashton Harris perform- ing as Holiday and Sanford Biggers’s juxtaposition of music and art is an entirely separate realm uncontaminated trees. See Lyle Ashton Harris...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 196–210.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Mashiangwako, Thami Mnyele, and Lefifi Tladi—personified black consciousness (BC) and cited its importance to their art making, historians still largely translate their work through the comfort of surrealism’s familiar frame. This article focuses on the professional lives of four men who were pointedly...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 4–7.
Published: 01 May 2014
... occupied the center of Washington Boulevard art’s objects, makers, and audiences. Like the earlier for an impromptu musical performance. Police con- political and artistic collectives that inspired them, ducted traffic, onlookers swayed to the rhythm, and from the surrealists to the Black Panthers...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... Lovell, e-mail communication with the author, September 2009. 25. Linda Kim, “Distant Relations: Identity and Estrangement in Whitfield Lovell’s Kin Series,” in Whitfield Lovell: Distant Rela- tions (exhibition catalog, Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts, Ramapo College of New...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2015
... riot in a landscape of complexity and contradiction, where one person’s protest is another’s art, is a delicate affair. The primary subject may be history, the riot, that which “incited” the riot, its visual aesthetic, or all these and more simultaneously. Does focus on the iconography of the riot...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 100–113.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Selene Wendt Having worked with media art for over thirty years, Theo Eshetu is internationally recognized as a veteran in his field. His ongoing investigation of the manipulation of the language of television is inspired by anthropology, art history, scientific research, religious iconography...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 80–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., and performative. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2014 YOURS in BLACKNESS Blocks, Corners, and Other Desire Settings Romi Crawford Dorchester Projects. © Sara Pooley Journal of Contemporary African Art • 34 • Spring 2014 80 • Nka...