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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1998) 1998 (9): 52–57.
Published: 01 November 1998
...Gordon Bleach Copyright © 1998 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1998 Cafe-de-Move-On, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, Transvaal, 1964, photograph. Between the Fine Print and a Hard Place 52«Nka...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 44–46.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Hudita Nura Mustafa Copyright © 2001 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2001 1UM0U SY The African Place, Dakar, Senegal Hudita Nura Mustafa...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 56–59.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., Courtesy the artist 56. Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art last exhibition of place intense emotional kicks, although there were many of those as work of art, liberate it from intra-art world obsessions and well, but mind shifters in the sense that new ways of knowing...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 96–113.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Sun Ra) appears in Miles’s apartment, Barboza recalls the youthful- in Diaspora Memory Place: David Hammons/Maria seeming forty- ve- year- old Miles Magdalena Campos- Pons/Pamela Z, edited by Cheryl Finley and Salah M. Hassan (2008). put...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 68–75.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the Corcoran Gallery, among other places, and his Five Musical Years in Ghana work is in a variety of private and public collections. steven feld 328 pages, 77 illustrations, paper, $23.95 Note Originally published in the exhibition catalogue...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
...: Deuxième Paris (2004, Niger/France) and Jean-Marie Teno’s Sacred Places (2009, Cameroon/France). In particular, the article considers how the films reterritorialize documentary aesthetics through the use of landscape and testimony as metaphors for Africa’s post-colonial struggles. In doing so, the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 146–148.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the French Empire in which the film takes place: West Africa and Southeast Asia, Benin, and Vietnam; the 1950s and today. Far from a politicohistorical documentary, however, Indochina explores the human possibilities of racial mixing and the psychological traumas of the Afro-Asian children most often...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Eddie Chambers This text explores some of the ways in which press photographs have visualized key episodes of rioting involving Black people in the English cities of London and Birmingham. These range from the Notting Hill riots of 1958 through the riots that took place in Birmingham, Brixton, and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 6–29.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Tamar Garb This essay looks at the way in which the history of South Africa is imprinted in representations of place. It examines images of the land as sites of inscription, exploring the residue of deep colonial history as well as the more immediate past of apartheid on the signs and signifiers...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 88–95.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the seriousness and significance of the art he produced.” The artist’s place is even now much more secure in pop culture than in academe, so the Basquiat retrospective that opened at the Fondation Beyeler in 2010 and subsequently traveled to the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris was not just a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 22–31.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Gilane Tawadros Three works made up the exhibition Scat—Sonia Boyce: Sound and Collaboration , presented by Sonia Boyce and the Institute of International Visual Arts (Iniva) at Rivington Place in London from June through July 2013. The three works use image and sound in strikingly different but...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 170–183.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Ahmed Bedjaoui A few years after achieving its independence in 1962, Algeria, under the umbrella of the Organization of the African Union, organized the first Pan African Cultural Festival, referred to as PANAF. The festival it took place in Algiers in July 1969 during a time when a few African...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 124–141.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Christine Mullen Kreamer; Allyson Purpura Drawing on numerous interviews with the artist, the authors use a loosely biographical approach to explore the conditions and inspirations of Wosene Worke Kosrof’s artistic production over his career of nearly forty years. Emphasis is placed on Wosene’s...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 74–79.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., including corporations. While examining the role of legal entities, Gates also posits the necessity for temporary and informal collectives, the gatherings that convene and dissolve around caring for places, things, and people. Referencing the archives housed at his Dorchester Projects, Gates discusses the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 80–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... collectivity. Often the instances of black collectivity it maps are physically grounded in a prime setting, such as “the corner” and “the block,” pointing to the possibility of new forms and formations that allow for conscious placing, burrowing, and settling. The work of Theaster Gates serves as a point of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 8–15.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of the day, deft and subtle in its ability to address the difficulties of dislocation, deracination, and out-of-placeness that is the everyday lived reality of the diaspora. Akomfrah draws us into Hall’s life through Davis’s discography. We are invited to access Hall, not only through his work, his...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 16–27.
Published: 01 June 2017
... defines his oeuvre as one that establishes his life experience as social history through the art of painting. His lifelong practice of abstraction, and the resulting bodies of work exhibited in the retrospective, confirm a prominent place for Whitten’s among the outstanding practitioners of American...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 28–43.
Published: 01 June 2017
... societies and periods. Placing the sensory experience at the forefront of cultural analysis and activity has been one of the driving forces behind Camille Norment’s practice as a whole, and her project Rapture , in particular. Her practice has been inspired by the contextual relationships between sound and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 44–55.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Ana Balona de Oliveira This essay examines Edson Chagas’s Found not Taken series (2008–), taking into account some of its main contexts of production and reception (from London and Newport to Luanda; from Luanda to Venice and London) while placing it in the broader framework of the artist’s...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 8–17.
Published: 01 May 2013
... contemporary conditions. Mbembe also assesses the place contemporary struggles for emancipation assign to the key Fanonian concepts of time, creation, and reconstitution, and the extent to which they truly transcend the “law of repetition,” which Fanon foresaw as the biggest threat to newness. Copyright...