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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 94–103.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., the Americans triumph in large part is because of the black models that sashayed the runway, moving like dancers with the instincts of soldiers. That combination mesmerized and blew away the French. Those models included Pat Cleveland, Bethann Hardisan, Billie Blair, Alva Chin, Charlene Dash, Norman Jean Darden...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 80–89.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Americans have always fully participated Fin it. A handful of successful black designers and models often create the illusion that the closed world of high fashion...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 30–37.
Published: 01 May 2010
... relations between Peary and Henson, thetic provides a very different approach, challeng- though in unexpected ways. This comes through ing some foundational assumptions of the sublime in Julien’s focus on a black female fashion model, as overwhelming and humbling, since he offers us Vanessa...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 120.
Published: 01 May 2000
... readings of cultural practices framed with the production of modern cultural extreme, non-liberatory, and oppres• FASHION by dialectical models of Western cate• practices earlier in the century in the sive measure. Another contemporary...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 88–89.
Published: 01 November 2001
...." show is now at the New York State Museum in Albany, through The celebrity beat goes on in March 11.) Gerard H. Gaskin's runway shots of New York City's annual Black...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 48–59.
Published: 01 November 2009
... art seems especially In a nation where an epidemic of visual violence itation on the Old one. ences to which I can attest personally, such as hav - compelling in light of persisting material dispari - is pervasive , from fashion runways to television sit - Walker has...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 128–139.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Docklands, a waterway to the rest of Britain s empire, one less forged on land than by sea. In recent work, Akomfrah continues to ramify the thematic and epistemic models proposed by the fluidic undercur- rents in Twilight City. There are formal continuities as well: for one, composed tableaux feature fre...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 28–37.
Published: 01 November 2015
... innovation allowed a nation or region of the world to position itself as the model of modernity and cultural sophistication. Many newly independent African nations were eager to reposition themselves on the world stage, and fashion became one way to do so. In apartheid-era South Africa, such politics were...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Christian Nagel, Berlin and Cologne. Photo: Aurélien Mole America, and the Near East. Often, the poorest neighbor- 72 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 26 • Spring 2010 hoods are adjacent to the land where airport runways are the feeling that sculpture...