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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 19–23.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 80–91.
Published: 01 November 2013
... men, gods and beasts are torn apart, and where the rules and conventions that ordinarily seek to impose order over our world take a tumble. Alexander’s poetic monsters eat away at the rigid polarity of “self” and “other” in colonial discourse by revisiting the ontological boundary between human and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 41.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 29–33.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 264–281.
Published: 01 November 2018
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2019) 2019 (44): 108–119.
Published: 01 May 2019
... notions of self, external perception, and existence. This article examines the political and poetic implications of Mwangi Hutter’s one artist/two body construct as well as the recent solo exhibition Mwangi Hutter: Time Zone and Equinox, which the author guest-curated for the Sheppard Contemporary Gallery...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
... interrelationship between multiple histories (colonial, national, and personal) as they collide with social, political, and economic imperatives. Starting with Édouard Glissant’s concept of relational poetics, this article explores reterritorialization and deterritorialization in Idrissou Mora-Kpai’s Arlit...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 129–131.
Published: 01 November 2010
... poetic and theoretical basis for thinking through these tangled images. Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2010 Roger Ballen Boarding House Berlin: Phaidon, 2009 Let me begin by describing a picture. It is gray-­toned. A girl in a white...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 6–21.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Peter Erickson Focusing primarily on Isaac Julien’s two Paradise Omeros films (2002–3), but also with further reference to Looking for Langston (1989) and Ten Thousand Waves (2010), I explore the figure of the poet and the concept of the poetic in Julien’s visual work. Just as Paradise Omeros...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2014
... probe the “consequences of such acts on the poetic and political dimensions of representation, difference, and visibility.” This essay examines the role that social activism plays in the work of all nine contributing artists and the underlying critique of the archive as a politicized framework...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Peter Erickson This article traces the poetic and artistic evocations of Billie Holiday’s performance of “Strange Fruit” through cross-media strands linking Michael S. Harper, Rita Dove, and Glenn Ligon. Taken together, the work of these three black artists forms a network of memorials that act to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2019) 2019 (44): 94–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Ana Nolasco The author proposes an analysis of the ways in which the memory and heritage of colonialism are broken down and critically appraised through artistic speech and the device of a poetic journey in the audiovisual installations of the Cape Verdean artist César Schofield Cardoso. Her...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 98–101.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Century, 2006. Courtesy California Newsreel. Mka-99 weaves a tragic and in no way complacent poetics progressiste martiniquais, which he founded after of the geography and history of this country...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1998) 1998 (8): 68.
Published: 01 May 1998
...• cal and poetic traces from others marbled bull shards of Ay! Mi torn! graphic art practice per se. Rather, ing is enabled by a quite idiosyn• who have made similarly-oriented...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 196–197.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., Obiageli. The exhibition would be a homage to ifest—early mappings of the journey He left poetic masterpieces, includ• Okigbo, a contextual kaleidoscope of she was to take, then vibrant collages, ing Heavensgate (1962) and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1998) 1998 (8): 54–57.
Published: 01 May 1998
... significant impact, also, on the Poetics of the Line: Seven Artists of the periment with the Uli art form at the turn of the art produced in other centers in Nigeria. The rise T 1960s, drew the attention of a number...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 8–21.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Abernathy returned to Chicago and he broadsides created during this movement and, like and Baraka had already completed the manuscript these Black Arts poetic and visual texts, includes for In Our Terribleness, he sent Baraka the following a play with the atypical arrangement of words on letter...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 86–87.
Published: 01 May 2004
.... of the women. A single poetic Chapter Two is missing. text, written by Essaydi, is Chapter Three builds a reference to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 121.
Published: 01 May 2001
... above was trig• or pockets of vandals or those gered, throwing oneself needing shoes. Delicious irony or unwittingly under scrutiny. poetic justice, this kind of real...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 33–35.
Published: 01 May 2002
..., Michael found sustenance in the poetic ambiguity of all human experience. Jorge Daniel Veneciano, one of the many curators who was affected by Michael's work, once framed a dis• cussion about Michael's work around Ralph Ellison, one...