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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1997) 1997 (6-7): 68.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Juliet Highet Copyright © 2000 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2000 dialogue of the present:1 ARAHI B WOMEi'j Jl i I...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 82–89.
Published: 01 June 2017
... her theme of The Past, the Present, the Possible by looking closely at the exhibits and some of the key issues that framed the conversations during the March Meeting, the ancillary talk shop event that is as important as the various exhibitions. I explore selected works that either mirror the arc of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 124–127.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Steve Pantazis This review covers Beninese artist Meschac Gaba’s twelve-room installation Museum of Contemporary African Art (July 3–September 22, 2013), presented at Tate Modern in London, which acquired the work as part of a two-year program to highlight contemporary African art. The show offered...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2013
... contemporary artists from West African countries were presented to the public. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2013...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2015
... this project was through which to look at the past and present land- not originally intended to be a broader conversa- scape of the black dandy. tion about sexuality and gender performance, over Coinciding with Duke University Press’s publi- the years it has become clear to me that I will soon...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 8–13.
Published: 01 November 2016
...) and Charles d’Avenant (English)—were transforming social gatherings, personal important in its wording. In 1697 d’Avenant argued: presentation, celebrations of births and weddings, “In a trading nation, the bent of all the laws should...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... Her most recent project is a series of public art bridge could not attend because of his new posi- works presented in Washington, DC, as part of the tion; however, he arranged for several high school DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities’s 5 x 5 and college bands to attend the festival, and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 68–81.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., overlapped, and intertwined. The result is a complex structure of stories that exists between past and present, combines shared histories with personal stories, and ranges from the highly visual to the completely invisible. Throughout the exhibition past and present are in constant ebb and flow, as...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 102–109.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Kimberli Gant This essay explores the photographic series Queen Nanny of the Maroons (2004–5) by artist Renée Cox. In the series Cox appropriates the eighteenth-century Jamaican folk hero Queen Nanny, leader of the Windward Maroon community, and brings her into the present. Very little is known...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 134–135.
Published: 01 November 2014
... presents a history of Colobane not through a chronological, historical, or economic lens, but through an aesthetic consideration of the abundant objects themselves as they are offered up at the market. More importantly, Market Imaginary does not present Grabski’s aesthetic interpretation of these market...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 152–154.
Published: 01 November 2012
...NJ Hynes This review examines Contested Terrains , an innovative show that presents the work of four “emerging” artists: Adolphus Opara, Michael MacGarry, Kader Attia, and Sammy Baloji. The exhibition plays with our notions of past and present, fracturing our sense of the contemporary and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 108–111.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Anna Wallace-Thompson As a group show, Trade Roots presented an interesting selection of artists tied together by a common denominator. While at first glance the practices of these diverse artists appeared to have little in common, all three presented works that explored the ways in which our world...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Elizabeth Hamilton Fatimah Tuggar creates computer montages that confront technological disparities by presenting rural Nigerian women and children juxtaposed with useless and fantasy-based technological devices. While several scholars contextualize Tuggar’s digital methods and her work’s relevance...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 92–99.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Pep Subirós The exhibition Jane Alexander: Surveys (from the Cape of Good Hope) was presented by the Museum for African Art in collaboration with the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City from April to July 2013. Through combinations of sculpted figures, tableaux, installations, and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 42–53.
Published: 01 November 2014
... first survey in the United States, the most comprehensive and innovative show yet for this internationally renowned, multidisciplinary artist. Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey presented more than fifty works from the mid-1990s to the present, including collage, drawing, sculpture, installation, and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 46–111.
Published: 01 November 2012
... contemporary African art in the museum, and the age-old question about presenting contemporary African art in art and/or ethnology museums. The panelists also examine questions relating to accessioning and (re) presentation of African artists in the permanent collection, and they cover the place of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 202–209.
Published: 01 November 2016
... translucent stained-glass Madonna and later as the portrait motifs of seven hundred fifty stars arranged as the celestial constellation above the Caribbean capital of Haiti at the instant of January 2010’s devastating earthquake. Even today, his art practice continues to articulate the body, be it present or...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 210–217.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Lewis Watts In January 2013, I came to Paris for the first time in forty years to present work at the first Black Portraiture[s] conference. I had planned to photograph there but had no agenda. My interest was piqued on the train from Charles de Gaulle airport, when five young black men in hoodies...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 52–54.
Published: 01 May 2014
... From “Black Collectivities: A Conference,” held May 3–4, 2013, at Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and the University of Chicago’s Arts Incubator. This conversation followed presentations by George E. Lewis and John Corbett on...