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Nka (1997) 1997 (6-7): 66.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 144-150.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Eric Kofi Acree Copyright © 2006 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2006 144* IVIka Journal of Contemporary African Art On Lynching Selected References Eric Kofi Acree Books: rom the end of Civil War until...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 182-185.
Published: 01 November 2016
... was institutionalized in South Africa. award-winning author of  Beneath the Lion’s Gaze, Nineteen thirty-seven was the year of massacres selected by the Guardian as one of the ten best con- and continued bloodshed. Though the war was temporary African books. declared a victory for Italy in...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 68-75.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Select Highlights Compiled by Ademola Olugebefola with Weusi Academy Members Journal of Contemporary African Art • 30 • Spring...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 76-87.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Dina A. Ramadan Thirty-two-year-old multimedia artist Ahmed Basiony was one of the earliest martyrs of the 2011 Egyptian uprisings. Shortly after his death his work was selected for the Egyptian pavilion at the fifty-fourth Venice Biennale. This article questions the choice of Basiony as a...
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Nka (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 (2015) 2015 (37): 90-93.
Published: 01 November 2015
... being racially, culturally, and economically divided. The project went on to gain national attention. It was selected by artists Leonardo Drew, Katherina Grosse, and the late founder of Art 21, Susan Sollins, for the Juror’s Grand Prize at Art Prize in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in fall 2014. The Hair...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 114-125.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., apparel production is returning and preferential trade agreements with the United States have been implemented to encourage US businesses to select Haiti as a sourcing option. The export of newly manufactured clothing from Haiti for consumption in the marketplaces of developed economies (primarily the...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 22-27.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Samba Gadjigo After more than three years of work, Ousmane Sembène put the finishing touches on his feature film Moolaadé . This film was selected for the Cannes Film Festival (Un Certain Regard) and had its press screening on May 14, 2004, then its debut on May 15. Several hours after the final...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 152-155.
Published: 01 May 2010
... one body over another. Everything Matters presents a selection of Poynton’s single- and multiple-figure paintings to address the depicted postures, expressions, and possible iconographic and historical elements in each painting, along with similar details supplied by artist and viewer, all of which...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 46-55.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of Leonard’s photographs, the article argues that this American–African economy works two effects. As a commodity dump, it factors into the ruin of Ugandan textile traditions. Yet as consumers select their wares from the jumbled mass of castoffs, they fashion new styles and invent new meanings...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 4-7.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Huey Copeland; Naomi Beckwith “Black Collectivities” selectively reproduces and expands on the proceedings of a conference held in Chicago in May 2013 that brought together an international roster of artists, art historians, cultural critics, and curators invested in the histories and futures of...
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Nka (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 (2017) 2017 (41): 30-42.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jeffrey C. Stewart This article problematizes the discourse of transnationalism and suggests an alternative conceptual frame, TransAfrican, by looking at the art of two understudied artists, Winold Reiss and Romare Bearden. A close reading of a select number of their artworks reveals interesting...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 44-59.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., twentieth-century American, European, and black diasporic art and culture. It seeks to contextualize as well as critique a select sampling of visual representations and performative operations of this enigmatic African, who conscientiously exploited the interests and conceits of modernism and primitivism...
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Nka (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 (2017) 2017 (41): 192-197.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Brett M. Van Hoesen This article provides a review of the French-Algerian artist Kader Attia’s solo exhibition, Sacrifice and Harmony , a selection of twenty-nine works of installation, video, sculpture, collage, and assemblage, hosted by the Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK) in Frankfurt, Germany...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 196-210.
Published: 01 November 2018
... conscious in their politics and gave voice and vision to it. It accesses the black consciousness of each artist within select works by carefully analyzing and historicizing each one. It also records the lives of all four artists within BC’s parent body, the South African Students’ Organisation (SASO). Each...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 66.
Published: 01 November 1996
... America academics, who for years selection process. It is in the labored in abject obscurity, have nature of competitions that...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 70.
Published: 01 November 1996
... been to exclude all but a few artists who layers of packaging through worst of times some South African "selected" suggest a neo-colonial have...