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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 72–75.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Shelly Eversley Copyright © 2003 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2003 Olympia's Boyz, 2000, archival digital C-print mounted on aluminum Courtesy Robert Miller Gallery, New York RENEE COX iw BIG PICTURE...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 60–69.
Published: 01 May 2010
... custom, and the aftermath of human migration combine across the arc of his production to present a dystopic picture of globalization that critiques both postcolonial theories of hybridity and the cultural and architectural homogenization against which they were originally formulated. Crucially...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 96–100.
Published: 01 November 2016
... authorship of the image, or the action of gazing, make you a subject? Who is the gazer in the context of the Internet? What does it feel like to be an object looking at an object? Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2016 selfie gay pornography agency erotic A PICTURE’S...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 78–83.
Published: 01 May 2002
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 86–87.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Maria Zimmermann Brendel Copyright © 2001 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2001 Picturing the wrote which result in opening (1989, Mary Ellen Mark). Other ning finale. In this work, Taylor...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 109.
Published: 01 May 2002
... tion as a black man of Caribbean FRANK BOWLING: origin. What this means in prac• New Pictures...
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Nka (1997) 1997 (6-7): 66–67.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 146–148.
Published: 01 May 2011
... —  —  - E Collection of the artist. All photos: Susan Vogel, Prince Street Pictures Street Prince Vogel, Susan photos: All artist. the of Collection...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 128–139.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Michael D. Harris This essay is a personal meditation on Kara Walker’s work seven years after the author’s critical assessment of her work in the book Colored Pictures . Walker’s work is linked to African American cultural practices like signifyin’ and speaking in tongues and is found to have...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 44–55.
Published: 01 November 2020
... investigates how the Trinidad-born director Horace Ové pictures activists and Caribbean migrants of the Windrush generation throughout the film. Close analyses reveal that Ové relied on his training as a documentarian to capture what he perceived to be an authentic, rather than celebratory, version of London’s...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 96–109.
Published: 01 November 2018
... in 1989 and the proliferation of art biennales in the incoming decade. Dak’Art was an important player in this new, global configuration. Yet, the new “art world order” does not fully explain what precipitated Dak’Art. A full picture must include a rigorous engagement with twentieth-century history...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 152–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
... with negative emotions: sorrow, pain, and humiliation. Illustrative of the turn is the 2009 exhibition Beauty and Pleasure in South African Contemporary Art , which considered pain and suffering as overrated and sought to provide a more accurate picture of life on the continent as a mix of pleasure and pain...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 4–15.
Published: 01 May 2012
... widely acclaimed, including Betye Saar, David Hammons, and John Outterbridge. As the text continues to unfold, a picture also emerges of the Leimert Park Village and the neighboring “Hills” communities of black wealth, the patrons of art whom the gallery hoped to serve. Copyright © 2012 Nka: Journal...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 36–49.
Published: 01 May 2013
... his artwork, he remains in many ways an enigma. Out of the little that is known, LeFalle-Collins puts together a picture of an artist who, throughout his career, often sought to understand himself. Early on, Johnson believed that art could not be separated from its social context and followed the lead...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., as a pivotal image from a sequence of contiguous photographic statements and counterstatements by several of the leading fashion photographers from the Swinging Sixties. What this account points to is the often undertheorized role of race and gender in modern visual studies and, in particular, this picture’s...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 92–95.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Chika Okeke Copyright © 2001 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2001 of fantastic forms, a world of humanoids, birds, reptiles. She decorative quality of the paintings. Predictably each com• seemed to have tried and indeed succeeded in freezing, even posite picture has...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 204–205.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and desires that these landscapes on opposite actual physical space on the for a society like the one pictured sides of the Atlantic were framed...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 28–41.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of economic purposes. However, in Gas Flare In the past, photography was seen as capturing at Night the picture’s unusually mediated color the instantaneous distinctiveness of an object by scheme locates the scene at some distance from the reproducing it on paper. This conception...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 104–106.
Published: 01 May 2002
... for the sitter and the other for the artist - in front of the backdrops. And because some of the paintings are after Courbet and Michelangelo, the museum meets the neigh• borhood photo studio in Nelson's subversive happenings. The pictures have such titles as Keep It Real, Y'all Niggas Ain't Ready...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 20–37.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of the hall pre- several forays into Africa and had so impressed cluded their use for display, so the pictures were President Kruger with their work in Natal that he hung on freestanding screens. A skillful arrange- invited them to expand northward into the virtu- ment of lighting created the effect...