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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 52–58.
Published: 01 November 2016
... as suspect. I argue that this sign is not only experienced as everyday anti-blackness but is in fact precisely that: anti-black. Not only does the sign reinforce stigmatizing representations of people racialized as black (thus “b” in lowercase), such visual imagery, guised as public art, also negates...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 264–281.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Lydie Diakhaté This article aims to introduce Melvin Edwards’s career and explore, through his work in public art, his ongoing dialogue between his global black consciousness and conceptual art. Edwards is a pioneer and prominent artist in the history of contemporary African American art and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 100–111.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Contemporary African Art • 33 • Fall 2013 100 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-2352848  © 2014 by Nka Publications Nyaba Leon Ouedraogo, Untitled, from the series The Hell of Copper, 2008 (2013 exhibition print). Chromogenic print. Collection of the artist; courtesy La Galerie Particulière, Paris...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 124–141.
Published: 01 November 2012
... public art — and of inviting local art students ters welded out of metal, a work still in progress as to participate in the planning and construction of this essay went to press. The artist described this as these letterforms — is one way that Wosene envi- a “move out of the canvas and into space...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 6–13.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Gallery, New York, and Thomas Dane Gallery, London Journal of Contemporary African Art • 27 • Fall 2010 6 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-2010-002  © 2010 by Nka Publications A Fairy Tale T. J. Demos visually sumptuous film of thirty...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 60–65.
Published: 01 May 2014
... tradition and a critique of mainstream performance art history, this article starts in Harlem before taking the reader on a sweeping journey that calls at Chicago and Houston and ends in New Orleans. A cursory introduction to African diasporic public ceremonial culture, the article looks to carnival and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 74–79.
Published: 01 May 2014
... collective in relationship to collections. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2014 Journal of Contemporary African Art • 34 • Spring 2014 74 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-2415222  © 2014 by Nka Publications The ARTIST CORPORATION and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 142–151.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Courtesy the artist and Free Agent Media Journal of Contemporary African Art • 38–39 • November 2016 142 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-3641788 © 2016 by Nka Publications ow do you see blackness? What does it look most fetishized black women in European history...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2014
... things. Born in Greenville, North Journal of Contemporary African Art • 35 • Fall 2014 32 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-2827976  © 2014 by Nka Publications John Outterbridge, Rag and Bag Idiom I, 2012. Mixed media, 14.5 x 15.75 x 3.5 in. Courtesy the artist and Tilton Gallery...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 140–144.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of University DOI 10.1215/10757163-2827954DOI   Journal of Contemporary African Art African Contemporary of Journal © 2014 by Nka Publications © 2014 Nka by...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 80–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... DOI 10.1215/10757163-2415231  © 2014 by Nka Publications he sign-­off of an e-­mail I received several years ago from art historian Huey Copeland read “yours in blackness.” Copeland borrows Tthis from Barbara Perkins, who used it in a letter inviting Archibald Motley to serve...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 121.
Published: 01 May 2001
... joke's always on same way they spoke about Robin Rhode's press release for Art-with-a-capital-A. Having said Jean-Michel Basquiat. No doubt Living in Public (oh, ah, yes, ah, that, Rhode is totally committed that co-opting the public lan...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 114–119.
Published: 01 November 2014
... communicated CP: Yes, that is what it is completely. I don’t think my draw- to the immediate public—advertising penis enlargements ings are dissimilar to the school of documentary photogra- and the sex industry. There is a commonplaceness about Journal of Contemporary African Art • 35 • Fall...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 68–75.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Ademola Olugebefola This article is a timeline of highlights from Weusi history, from 1964 to 1990, including notes about its Annual Outdoor Art Festival. Copyright © 2012 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2012 Weusi History...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1996) 1996 (4): 24–29.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Octavio Zaya Copyright © 1996 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1996 ...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 50–53.
Published: 01 November 1996
...Octavio Zaya Copyright © 1996 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1996 ders for and within itself), is an overwhelming sense of dislocation. The dissolution of any sense of belonging is particularly haunting to those immigrants who have spent most of their lives in Europe, or...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Soraya Murray; Derek Conrad Murray Copyright © 2008 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2008 ON ART AND CONTAMINATION Performing Authenticity in Global Art Practices Soraya Murray & Derek Conrad Murray ith the gradual shift of Western art- cal...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
... interpreting art by diasporic communities and, ultimately, expose the complicated nature of expressing and recognizing racial difference in American identity. Copyright © 2017 by Nka Publications 2017 African diaspora African art history Houston Conwill conceptualism identity FEEDBACK Between...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 108–111.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and DOI 10.1215/10757163-3886120DOI Publications ©2017 Nka by Journal of Contemporary African Art African Contemporary of Journal...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 124–127.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the public a unique experience by bringing together the conventional structures of a museum with Gaba’s unconventional and playful structures, which question the nature of the museum and change the Western viewer’s perception of African art. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art...