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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 8–29.
Published: 01 November 2009
... artists, Through Sirry’s work it is possible to read, for Gazbia Sirry and Ghada Amer, who belong the most part indirectly, the post-Nasserite political...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 30–37.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Lisa E. Bloom Reconsidering Isaac Julien’s film True North (2004) in relation to my book Gender on Ice (1993) at this moment is a political and intellectual challenge, especially given that the recent resurgence of interest in the Arctic is not only about concern over global warming and the desire...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Analog Girls in a Digital World Fatimah Tuggar’s Afrofuturist Intervention in the Politics of “Traditional” African Art Journal of Contemporary African Art • 33 • Fall 2013 70 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-2352821  © 2014 by Nka Publications...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 24–33.
Published: 01 May 2014
... on the eponymous novel by Dany Laferrière. Courtesy Chimurenga magazine Collectiveness, Politics, and Aesthetics Elvira Dyangani Ose Journal of Contemporary African Art • 34 • Spring 2014...
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Nka (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 (1996) 1996 (5): 34–37.
Published: 01 November 1996
...Sandra Klopper Copyright © 1996 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1996 THE POLITICS OF CULTURAL OWNERSHIP IN CONTEMPORARY SOUTH AFRICA riting in the early 1990s, Stuart Hall noted that subjects, their curators, have thrown into sharp focus the country's...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 48–55.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Paul Gilroy Copyright © 2000 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2000 JOINED UF POLITICS AND POST-COLONIAL MELANCHOLIA Paul Gilroy...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 70.
Published: 01 May 1999
...• er, is the discussion about censor• As a political scientist, Tracy Snipe is ship, artistic freedom, and notions of most concerned with utilizing...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 154–157.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Kendell Geers © 2021 by Nka Publications 2021 Adding Poetry to Politics Kendell Geers, Self-Portrait, 1995. Courtesy and © Kendell Geers Kendell Geers Africa95 opened on October 4, 1995, at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, seven months and a few days after the First Johannesburg Biennale...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 70–95.
Published: 01 May 2021
...-institutional contexts. Resourceful curators across the world have successfully translated his models into critical formats and inventive ways of producing social and political knowledge, carefully adjusted to local contexts and needs. The aim of this article is to trace the influential postcolonial “platforms...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 154–156.
Published: 01 May 2013
... REVIEWS sessed with the debilitating compart debilitating the with sessed ob seemingly asociety In produced. was work their inwhich moments the of particularities political and cial, so artistic, cultural, the also but consideration under artists four...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... PLEASURE. POLITICS. article of clothing and a menacing, violent, urban, male identity, became justification for his murder at the hands of George Zimmerman. For these rea...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... Based on my previous research on black women and the politics of beauty culture in the twentieth century, I examine the ways that online natural-hair communities provide a rich archive for those who wish to take seriously the concerns of black women. Specifically, this essay discusses the ways in which...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 108–119.
Published: 01 May 2019
... it means to be a two-bodied artist in today’s culture. Mwangi Hutter’s persona also innately interrogates prefixed notions of Africanness and Europeanness, as well as the construct of the insider versus outsider. From a historical and political standpoint, their fused identity confers new status on Ingrid...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 96–109.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of global black cultural politics as Dak’Art’s wellspring. In mapping this history, this article explores the significance of the comprehension of Dak’Art’s geopolitical vision, understood as Pan-African internationalism. Pan-African internationalism Dak’Art biennale black modernism contemporary art...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 42–49.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the Symbionese Liberation Army are most often remembered through their spectacular representation in visual media culture rather than through their political actions or agendas. Video and film projects such as Raymond Pettibon and David Markey’s Citizen Tania (1989), Isaac Julien’s Baltimore (2003), Sharon...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 48–55.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in these two pieces acid. Decisions made by the authorities in bore a direct relationship to escalating economic response to families' demands for the repatriation and political violence in the city: they may have of bodies made the atmosphere more charged still. been surprising...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 94–113.
Published: 01 November 2020
... intense political difficulties, fully illustrating this year’s theme of Ségou Yelen (Light). The project demonstrates that culture is the best way to bring about hope, unite people beyond their differences, dissuade youth from migrating, elevate the public’s spirit, and promote the Malian concept of Maaya...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 212–221.
Published: 01 November 2018
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 92–97.
Published: 01 May 2009
... also worthwhile to situate Cesaire's life in a (1635-2008), a very long time. This longevity was broader global context of critical transitions. He not only structured by French political and eco• was born in 1913, one year before the outbreak of nomic power but also underpinned...