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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 152–153.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Amanda Gilvin Scholars of African visual culture will be well served by Akin Adesokan’s recent book Postcolonial Artists and Global Aesthetics , which offers a model for interpreting artworks within the many cultural and economic contexts in which they function. The book is structured as a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 140–141.
Published: 01 May 2011
... world, postcolonial the throughout museums with sation conver- in space this reads museum. Pieprzak national the of structures foreign the with argues, Belghazi as encourage- in comparison, arts Moroccan of ment the for pri- institution a vate as authenticity claims...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 80–91.
Published: 01 November 2013
... the more unique in the optimism it invests in the monstrous and grotesque as “imaginative universals” of the fragile human soul. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2013 Postcolonial Grotesque Jane Alexander’s Poetic Monsters...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 142–147.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... articles have appeared in many journals, including 11. Gorelik, “How the World Was Won,” 126. Postcolonial Studies and Critical Interventions. 12. Ibid., 135. 13. Ibid., 144...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 8–17.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Frantz Fanon,” in Fanon,” Sens public: Revue internationale, 2009/01, www.sens Fanon, Oeuvres. - public.org/article.php3?id_article=618. 13. See “Vers une pensée politique postcoloniale: À partir de 30. Fanon, Oeuvres, 151. Frantz Fanon,” special issue...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2015
... included a photocopy of Le Corbusier’s use of the “Producing the Common” to really be animated, we needed brise-soleil for the spectator to take away) as well as its to have the participating artists to collectively produce colonialist ambitions in juxtaposition with postcolonial...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 8–13.
Published: 01 November 2016
... relationships between gender and consumption— postcolonial thinker Michel-Rolph Trouillot.2 “The sweet sugar with femininity; tobacco with mascu- Slave at the Louvre” was about this ghost. linity, prostitution, and revolution. Then a poet, an The program’s attention to history illuminated artist, and/or a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 102–107.
Published: 01 May 2009
... authenticity. What is and against the repercussions of his political lead• striking about the two frontispieces taken togeth• ership, particularly the problematic postcolonial er is the contrast between Picasso's realism and status of the islands as Overseas Departments— Lam's...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2010
...—­Guelwaar’s death—­renders trajectories of their movement from past to pres- the dissident’s body not only a floating signifier of ent). The paradigm of plural modernities departs key elements of Senegal’s postcolonial history but from binary models that see Africa as “traditional...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 100–109.
Published: 01 November 2011
... in Harlem, 1978), n.p. Architecture in Postcolonial Africa (2006) and of 29. LeFalle-­Collins, “Spiritual Realm,” American Visions, 19. the forthcoming Shadows in the Trees: The Art of 30. Maloney, “Improvising Nature,” 32. Richard Mayhew...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., overlapping and suturing questions of the postcolonial in relation to diasporic perspectives in twentieth-century photography. Barnor’s remarkable portraits represent significant moments in African diasporic subject formation and the cosmopolitan self-fashioning that emerged in tandem with transcultural...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 44–55.
Published: 01 June 2017
... pointing toward the possibility of reinventing alternative relations with(in) the city. Drawing upon a theoretical framework indebted to postcolonial, diaspora, globalization, area, and urban studies, this essay also explores more or less acknowledged art historical affiliations of Chagas’s work with...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2015
... industry signals a newfound creative energy and prosperity, yet it also raises debate around such issues as Westernization, postcolonialism, race, gender equality and religion. Haute Africa focused on the work of photographers who are not interested in African fashion per se but who choose instead to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 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, this...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Manuela Ribeiro Sanches Representations of Africa tend to reproduce old stereotypes, adapted to recent trends but ultimately reproducing, even in postcolonial times, a largely negative and monolithic image of a diverse continent. The same can be said of cinema. A more or less consensual approach to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 122–125.
Published: 01 November 2010
... postcolonial history, art history as archive, European decadence—alongside works that emphasize his more recent focus on cinematic strategies and contemporary global politics. By juxtaposing works in different mediums executed over the past fifteen years, this carefully curated and creatively installed show...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 78–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., António Ole, Yinka Shonibare, MBE, and Pascale Marthine Tayou. The artists’ work engaged visitors with a range of difficult issues, including the role that Germany and the city of Berlin played in the colonization of Africa. The exhibit also acknowledged and explored the complex postcolonial relationship...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 62–71.
Published: 01 November 2011
... always recognize personal, geographic, or gender variations of its shared revolts. In this century the fixed branding of this renovative movement has to be opened to creative streams it never envisioned, some of which it provoked and others it only shared in exciting, revolutionary, postcolonial times...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 56–69.
Published: 01 November 2013
... continue to frame the twentieth-and twenty-first-century Pan-African artistic imaginary. Their work provides us the opportunity to measure and appreciate the various strategies developed by postcolonial African artists to define themselves as artistic subjects in an age of intense globalization, migration...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 126–139.
Published: 01 November 2017
... postcolonial monuments while incorporating colors and patterns from textiles into elaborate backgrounds. However, Wiley’s response to Africa extends beyond formal considerations. In the spirit of Négritude he mined a collective African identity to contest former colonial hegemonies, critiquing the...