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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 42–47.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to reflect on juxtapositions of the sacred and profane, the beautiful and ugly, in Ofili’s earlier work and to consider the implications of his strategic shift. Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2010 FROM riot to austerity Chris Ofili’s Retrospective at the Tate...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Eddie Chambers This text explores some of the ways in which press photographs have visualized key episodes of rioting involving Black people in the English cities of London and Birmingham. These range from the Notting Hill riots of 1958 through the riots that took place in Birmingham, Brixton...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 28–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Anne Monahan The year 1967 was a transitional moment for the rehabilitation of activist art and the formation of black identity. It was likewise significant for Faith Ringgold, who was preparing the solo exhibition that would introduce her to the New York art world. That summer, after riots...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Julie L. McGee To situate this inquiry— visualizing the riot —within South Africa is to take on an overload of imagery, a saturated field, and mechanisms of seeing and framing that risk topical exhaustion, clichéd readings, or indiscriminate generalizations. Critical analysis of the dominant tropes...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Nicholas Miller This article examines AfriCOBRA cofounder Jeff Donaldson’s painting Ala Shango (1969) in relation to the 1968 Chicago riots and the militaristic and Pan-Africanist rhetoric of the Black Nationalist movement. Specifically, I discuss the artist’s appropriation and incorporation...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 74–86.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of the “rioting” that took place in Rodney’s home town, Birmingham, in the mid-1980s. Copyright © 2019 by Nka Publications 2019 Donald Rodney self-portraiture black British art history Rasheed Araeen newspaper coverage of 1980s British black rioting Journal of Contemporary African Art 45...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Daniel Widener The visual arts played a critical role in the cultural awakening that began with the Second World War and flourished in the aftermath of the Watts riots. In searching for new means of expression rooted in and relevant to the communities from which they came, black artists based...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 16–27.
Published: 01 May 2015
... lynching and the riot responsible for it. It seeks to understand the sculpture not only as a response to the lynching itself but also as an intervention in ways in which contemporary organizations like the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) communicated acts of racial...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Chika Okeke-Agulu Ferguson riots, are however not simply visual From the Editor meditations on the Ferguson incident; rather they memorialize the radical public testifying...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 62–75.
Published: 01 May 2015
... re- cent being “Arab Spring,” to describe a decidedly di- verse revolutionary wave of violent and nonviolent demonstrations, riots, protests, and, perhaps most...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 82–89.
Published: 01 May 2007
... culture. Burnett's first film, Killer of fictionally through the story of a young black fam• Sheep (1973), is set in Watts not long after the ily caught in the throes of black urban despair. Watts Riots of 1965 but is focused on urban life Bush Mama is subsequently dependant on a rather than urban...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 18–25.
Published: 01 November 2001
..., beginning with the Watts riot in Los Angeles in The discourse initiated by some of these issues bears directly on 1965, to the destruction of large sections of Newark in 1967, a cycle the very form and subject of Douglas's recent film Le Detroit, a new of urban riots in regions with large African...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 6–21.
Published: 01 November 2014
... is dedicated to the memory of Stuart Hall (1932–2014). Walcott and Julien. Isaac Julien, Riot (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2014), 118. The second passage deepens the context by view- 2 Ibid., 168...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 96–98.
Published: 01 May 2000
... at This exhibition came at time when political upheavals in the the famous anti-colonial riots of lanuary 4, 1959. Lumumba took no Congo once again filled the airwaves. As one strolled amongst these part in these riots. paintings, one...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2014
... communities organized after the riots to enhance public programming within LA museums and institutions; these entities were just starting to rec- ognize the black talent...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 60–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
... on “zootbeating” colloquial slang negates the fact that it is expressed sprees. The zoot suit became associated with race as much through the body as part of an oral tradition riots across the United States at a time when racism such as creole languages in the Caribbean. Jive talk was rife and many African...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 65.
Published: 01 November 1996
...• riots/revolution, where apolice not necessarily a means of infor• sion of justice one of forgiveness. ments. The "Notorious Green Car" officer is giving oxygen to a mation or awareness...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 85.
Published: 01 November 2001
... prey gallops through three decades ago. Further, the recent religious riot in the Works in the Trap Series direct- what must...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of a Nation, and the same year as one of the worst inci- the figure, Lovell executes the Conté crayon draw- dents of racial violence in the history of the armed ing across two wide plywood panels rather than the forces: a series of riots at Fort Logan, near Houston, narrow...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 64.
Published: 01 May 1998
...- So the decision by Brian of individual artists to broader per• hostels where during the riots of tualtooland one which was to be very Gilberston, the chairman of Gencor...