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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2015
... nineteenth centuries, but who simultaneously has French roots. He was classified as an individual whose self-importance, impeccable dress, and manners attract attention and afford status. A black dandy can be defined as a self-fashioned gentleman who intentionally appropriates classical European fashion with...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 60–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
... attitude and creole chat of the best-dressed chicken on the street. Saga bwoys and rude bwoys are constituents of the contemporary ragamuffin geneology of subcultural black masculine practices that have been self-fashioned in the rhizoid network of racial, transcultural, and diaspora exchange and transfer...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 152–161.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., overlapping and suturing questions of the postcolonial in relation to diasporic perspectives in twentieth-century photography. Barnor’s remarkable portraits represent significant moments in African diasporic subject formation and the cosmopolitan self-fashioning that emerged in tandem with transcultural...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
... reveal where they were all along. Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2016 portraiture self-fashioning black body art history gender PORTRAITS IN BLACK STYLING, SPACE, AND SELF IN THE WORK OF BARKLEY L. HENDRICKS AND ELIZABETH COLOMBA Anna Arabindan...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2016
... cutting-edge perspectives on the production and skill of black self-representation, desire, and the exchange of the gaze from the nineteenth century to the present day in fashion, film, art, and the archive. Drawing on the ideas and works of leading and emerging writers of our time while including the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 120.
Published: 01 May 2000
... gorization based on imperialist notions wake of independence during a critical reinvention of the veil is exemplified of authenticity and appropriation. period of self-fashioning and self- in the designs of Katoucha of London...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2009
... investigation of the inner self but a naive admi• Fashion in 1994 for the French label Comtne des ration of one's own body. Fosso is looking only at Garcons) since usually photographer and model the corporeal surface accessible to photography are not one and the same person and neither and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2015
... are sumers at the same time that it is impacted by self- nowhere more visible than in how it manifests and narratives about personal relationships with cultural functions at the site of the collision between identity standards of beauty, whether vexed or not. In short, and race in the African...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 110–111.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Victorian and forth from a makeshift tree self-fashioning and identity con• print fabrics. Shonibare playfully Dandy...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 28–37.
Published: 01 November 2015
...- Kente—whom Drum always photographed wearing tance and innovative self-styling. Therefore, chroni- an Afro hairstyle—became the face of the Afro look cling Kente’s and other African fashion models’ and a symbol of new adornment politics around the rise to international fame allows us to more fully...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 94–103.
Published: 01 November 2015
... men to share their story, I would need to fund it on to France. In order to be cast as a model for the my own. Once I resigned myself to this, my self- show in Paris, one needed to receive at least three funded indie documentary began to find its way votes from the five American designers. Black...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Picasso the eye was youth capital was legion, and David Bailey was an acknowledgment of the renegade surrealist 18 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 38–39 • November 2016 Georges Bataille’s obsession with that body part or a self-referencing of his own magisterial gaze. For...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 56–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
... more generally remains unasked and unanswered. Emperor Menelik II. Courtesy Institute of Ethiopian Studies In this article, I draw from Western and non- Western modes of fashioning the self in relation to the image of the body in order to specifically...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 47–53.
Published: 01 November 2001
... creativity, nomic and cultural motivations and effects. While Senegalese fash• consumption and public life, and second, how images are used in ion is a multisensoral cultural production embedded in local histo• the self-fashioning of urban identity, in the case of women's photo ries...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 56–63.
Published: 01 May 2000
... as much painting baggage with me when I look at them as I do photographic LAH: Self-fashion themselves? It's Quite obvious with artists such as baggage. It's interesting that photography was supposed to put Ike...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 120–125.
Published: 01 May 2009
... couples, who are the chil• West African fashions, he mines their use of lace as dren of Caribbean postwar immigrants. And with a function of nongendered self-fashioning. these new bodies emerges a new vocabulary: When installed, the lace outfits were inter• dancehall...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2006) 2006 (20): 86–91.
Published: 01 May 2006
... left by white partial, sectarian perspective that naturalizes and Americans reflect some of the uneasy semiotics of makes benign European American racial power. complicity in racial violence. As Emory University They contain scenes of white self-fashioning that...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 62–69.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... In her styling, Badu imports a wildness and revelation for people and their embodied histories; exoticism into “Q.U.E.E.N as well as a claim for when worn—and worked—it becomes “another black/feminist authority, as she combines her Afro way” by which to fashion the self and progressive and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 32–39.
Published: 01 November 2016
... stockings, diamond-buckled tion because I have nonetheless been thinking about red-heeled shoes,” Soubise’s dress and accessories it while assembling the black queer dandy archive in signaled his overweening interest in self and high- my book Slaves to Fashion, an archive in which the lighted both his...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 140–141.
Published: 01 May 2011
... remain they as interest, even and use public from removed far still are ums muse- that argues Pieprzak changed, have narratives the iterations porary in contem- their Although self- ­fashioning. its and modernization to commit- ment state’s the both of gesture mu- the...