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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 28–43.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Katya García-Antón; Antonio Cataldo Our senses, and in particular sound, can be reconsidered as gateways of knowledge, instruments of power, and sources of pain and of pleasure. Furthermore, it is important to acknowledge that they are subject to dramatically different constructions in different...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 68–81.
Published: 01 June 2017
... for the entire exhibition. The relationship between history and contemporaneity creates a fascinating subtext that links past, present, and future throughout the exhibition. Ultimately, the stories, poems, narratives, sound, music, and images come together to convey a real sense of all the world’s futures...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 84–107.
Published: 01 November 2017
... history. As Barthosa Nkurumeh once said, in Nour’s works one senses a “timelessness,” which “transcends the cultural space that inspired their evolution.” Copyright © 2017 by Nka Publications 2017 Amir Nour sculpture Sudan Chicago minimalism Brevity is the Soul of Wit AMIR NOUR...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 124–135.
Published: 01 November 2018
... expansive anticolonial cultural politics that had been integral to the lives and careers of such participants as Katherine Dunham, Langston Hughes, and Duke Ellington. The uneasy, unacknowledged presence of a broader anticolonial cultural politics, and an urgent sense of the unfinished struggle against...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 8–23.
Published: 01 May 2019
... superseded its materiality and form and in every sense transcended linear time. Copyright © 2019 by Nka Publications 2019 Caribbean art Henry Christophe Haitian portraiture Richard Evans decolonization ...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 116–125.
Published: 01 May 2020
... simultaneously to sustain a sense of distance and closeness to others. © 2020 by Nka Publications 2020 East African photography portrait photography Swahili portrait photography modernity cosmopolitanism Journal of Contemporary African Art 46 May 2020116 Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-8308234 ©...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 56–66.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of what he calls “recreational American material culture.” The author argues that Satterwhite’s virtual performances link queerness and utopia: his animated avatars make manifest his desire to occupy a world as multiplicitous and far-reaching as his sense of self. However, the author believes...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 129–131.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Gerhard Schoeman This essay explores the photographer Roger Ballen’s series Boarding House in terms of the creature Odradek in Franz Kafka’s short story “Troubles of a Householder” and in terms of melancholia. Rather than mark identity and sense, the traces, traits , contours, orli , and splendores...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., is his first major retrospective. It begins from poststudent work in the 1970s and includes work in a variety of mediums up to the present. Because of some highly problematic display decisions, however, a full sense of the artist’s journey is difficult to discern. The absence of certain well-known works...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 98–103.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Napoleon Jones-Henderson This essay, written by one of AfriCOBRA’s members, places the group as an aesthetic life force and a way of seeing the visual world coupled with the social, spiritual, relational, and political realities. The members of AfriCOBRA agitated for a new aesthetic, a new sense...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 22–31.
Published: 01 November 2014
... but related ways to collaborative works made by Boyce over a period of several years. In her deliberate resistance to making sense, Boyce places her works in a tradition of modernist artistic practice that draws on Dadaist poetry, the work of John Cage, and black British female performers who disrupt our...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 64–73.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Lisa Greyvenstein This research investigates the Neo-Baroque aesthetic of excess in contemporary South African art and explores reasons for the emergence of this style. The artists’ exploitation of the Neo-Baroque aesthetic of excess as a comment on social concerns reveals a sense of crisis within...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 152–154.
Published: 01 November 2012
...NJ Hynes This review examines Contested Terrains , an innovative show that presents the work of four “emerging” artists: Adolphus Opara, Michael MacGarry, Kader Attia, and Sammy Baloji. The exhibition plays with our notions of past and present, fracturing our sense of the contemporary...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 28–41.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Frank A. O. Ugiomoh Documentary photography, in a very fundamental sense, locates the self and the other in determinate historical relationships. In these relationships documentary photographs usually capture what organized establishments like governments would rather have ignored. Documentary...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 50–61.
Published: 01 May 2013
... that the video is the product of volitional collaboration and negotiation between Breitz and the cast of Generations . Consequently, the piece avoids some of the critical shortcomings occasionally associated with her earlier work and embodies, in a provocative and parallel sense, Frantz Fanon’s emphasis...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 112–115.
Published: 01 May 2015
... been black-and-white, he pushes the relationship between the figures and the symbols further. He also uses two figures rather than one, generating a sense of energy and depth. But some recent paintings included in this exhibition show a dramatic shift into color, an emphasis on tone rather than line...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 22–23.
Published: 01 May 2014
... at the conference the sense that you don’t have to work with a huge on which this issue is focused. amount of resources. I mean, it was nice to work with a lot of money, but you can just work with what you have...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 90–99.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of strange, magnificent, or metaphysically stimu- approach to perspective drawing, Harris rendered, lating situations with a sense of the boundless and in situ, the penultimate scene from Stanley Kubrick’s sublime. The artist has seen her various interests eminent 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 60–67.
Published: 01 May 2007
... as the winner, taking all of ventional sense of the term does not address the $100,000. The popularity of a live show that pervasive public appeal, the public nature, of the focused on sex, money, and social intrigue can be videofilm form. imagined in a society in which youth...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 14–21.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in London — which is part of the Global Nuclear Regime in the sense that TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Company, which runs the Fukushima Daiichi power plant) has offices...