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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2009) 2009 (25): 106–119.
Published: 01 November 2009
... its title from the verses of the protesters retaliated with placards and banners contributed a carnival procession to the peace Mas , brought up to contemporary relevance seventeenth-century English poet John Milton. 1 bearing threatening messages of peace. To the march...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 58–66.
Published: 01 May 2011
... status of the white male in postapartheid South Africa. Copyright © 2011 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2011 Paul Emmanuel’s Transitions The White South African Male in Process...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 110–115.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Sunanda K. Sanyal Susan Mullin Vogel’s El Anatsui: Art and Life examines the artist’s recent studio practice and the bottle-top tapestries that have won him international acclaim. Vogel’s meticulous investigation of Anatsui’s experiment with medium and process and his commitment to nonfixed forms...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 44–59.
Published: 01 May 2012
... qualities of both yet also has a life of its own. The most interesting aspect of this project was the photographs of couples by the well-known African American photographer and artist Coreen Simpson. Simpson was invited to photograph the couples and the final products of their collaboration. The process of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2014
... second-line parades, military marches and marching bands, funeral processions and civil rights movement demonstrations for historical antecedents and to Lorraine O’Grady and Shani Peters (three decades apart from each other), Cauleen Smith, Daniel Bernard Roumain, Sol Sax, and Rashaad Newsome for...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 60–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., this essay begins to explore the ontology and materiality of a process that saw the aesthetic embodiment and reconstruction of diasporic Caribbeanness in a British context of the dressed black male body—a body that would come to reconfigure the streets of urban Britain with fresh, dynamic masculinities...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Alissandra Cummins; Allison Thompson The late eighteenth-century print The Barbadoes Mulatto Girl , by Agostino Brunias, is a significant starting point for a discussion of the complex processes involved in naming and codifying race, gender, and class within larger established systems of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 30–37.
Published: 01 May 2010
...-called heroic age of polar exploration and its link to geographic science and empire, then examine how its analysis was reprised and extended by Julien’s 2004 film. Julien’s film takes the critical scholarship of the book in new directions and in the process makes us think differently about Arctic...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2010
... process of collapsing. A piece made with oil drums is titled Black and White . There is also a video ( Oil and Sugar ), which shows a structure of sugar cubes disintegrating in a pool of black oil, as well as a series of sculptures made with empty plastic bags. Another work discussed at length in the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 8–21.
Published: 01 November 2011
... textualization of gesture and process . This antitext struggle is brought into close relation with the often unrecognized conceptual art movement at the core of the Black Arts movement. The AfriCOBRA tenet of “mimesis at mid-point” leads the author to a reconsideration of the explicit theorizing, during this...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 114–129.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Elizabeth Harney Recent readings of El Anatsui’s metal wall hangings celebrate their sheer beauty and grandiosity, marveling at their clever quotations of modernist tropes. However, these readings tend to miss the spiritual drama and melancholy informing his transformation processes; they overlook...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 42–53.
Published: 01 November 2014
... video. The exhibition featured many of the artist’s most iconic collages drawn from major international collections; rarely seen early works, and new creations. The exhibition also unveiled the artist’s sketchbooks of intimate drawings that reveal her creative process and inspirations, on public view...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
... African American artists and their relationship to African art history, this article examines the ways that resonance and dissonance in diasporic feedback give context to the controversies around the appropriation of African art in the diaspora. Feedback may help to frame the processes of making and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 166–175.
Published: 01 November 2017
... sought work by artists who challenge the “tyranny of immediacy” imposed by global capitalism. Whereas earlier editions had focused on photography and video, Luntumbue and Géo opened the selection process to a far wider range of media and centered the exhibition in the Musée de Lubumbashi (with satellite...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 126–139.
Published: 01 November 2017
... representation of race, status, and power in the process. Akin to the Pan-African advocates of the twentieth century, the artist employed a realist style and located a shared heritage among the African diaspora. Much like the intellectuals of Négritude who attempted to reimagine notions of “blackness,” Wiley...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2019) 2019 (44): 144–157.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., and the potent imagery keeps him or her there to investigate deeper the sociopolitical content. The subtle layering and vibrancy in Gatson’s use of color and texture not only alters the way we think about sculpture and painting, but also how we process history and the present at the same time...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2016
... genres, Barnor would migrate into creating a singular portfolio of street and studio portraiture depicting societies in transition: images of a burgeoning sub-Saharan African nation moving toward independence and a European capital city becoming a multicultural metropolis. In the process, Barnor would...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 186–195.
Published: 01 November 2016
... experience in Ghana. Through an exploration of my specific process as an artist in conversation with Ghana’s complex history, I begin to examine the complex implications of sexuality in Ghana. Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2016 DIFFERENT, BUT NOT ABNORMAL “OUT” IN AFRICA...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 64–69.
Published: 01 November 2001
..., directly addresses our perception and definition of past and pres• ent, and in the end the relativity of such a process...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 16–27.
Published: 01 June 2017
... provincial, nationalistic tribalism. Painting January 4, 2015, curated by Kathryn Kanjo.1 Among has become global; we live in a complex, and the works selected for the exhibition, an emphasis interconnected world. Our space is multi- on technology, process, and memorialization reflect dimensional...