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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 14–29.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Exposition Coloniale Internationale as a great colonial minstrel show—an artificial spectacle of blackness constructed for the white gaze. Copyright © 2017 by Nka Publications 2017 Palmer Hayden Exposition Coloniale Internationale African Americans in Paris visual satire Harlem Renaissance...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 152–188.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Salah M. Hassan Copyright © 2008 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2008 SHOWS Moderated by Chika Okeke-Agulu with an introduction by Salah M. Hassan [H]istoriography, including art historiography, is only possible if a few events are selected from the chaos...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 159.
Published: 01 May 2021
... photographer who worked with Okwui on The Rise and Fall of Apartheid: Photography and the Bureaucracy of Everyday Life (Prestel, 2013). South African photographer Mikhael Subotzky, based in Johannesburg, showed work in Snap Judgments: New Positions in Contemporary African Photography (Steidl, 2006...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 62–69.
Published: 01 November 2010
... for your thesis exhibition and at the present show at and the piece in question got my attention. the NMAAA [National Museum of African American Art]. I find it quite compelling, since the image of the hero as black Cullen’s work has an inner energy and raw...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 68–75.
Published: 01 May 2012
...- artists from the metropolitan area, stages the First munity artists. Annual Out-Door Art Show on 7th Avenue from Abdullah Aziz and Ademola Olugebefola move 127th Street to 135th Street in August, as well as exhi- to Harlem and open studios in the same building on bitions in and around Harlem...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 80–89.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Joy L. Bivins Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair was a costume exhibition that debuted at the Chicago History Museum in March 2013. The project explored and examined the history and impact of Ebony Fashion Fair, a traveling fashion show produced by Chicago’s Johnson Publishing Company...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
...” shows, a race-based exhibition format that Cahan asserts maintains hierarchical divisions in museums. Chapter 1 traces the history of the Studio Museum in Harlem and the competing ideologies that led from its transition as an interracial site of collaboration to a space of local and black leadership...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of the exhibition as an opera in four acts about our world now, in the past, and in the future. Kasbah is an installation of a shantytown made with sheet iron and plastic, showing the town from above: the roofs spread over a considerable area, but always on the ground, so that visitors can walk over them. Another...
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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 (2019) 2019 (45): 8–17.
Published: 01 November 2019
... shows of black British artists’ work. With so much having happened to limited numbers of black British artists, this introduction suggests that burgeoning scholarship on these and other artists is timely, and that the articles assembled for this issue of Nka are a reflection of this increased attention...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 44–55.
Published: 01 November 2020
... black community. His deliberate choice to steer from an “uplift” aesthetic ignited a debate that continues to the present day. I argue that Ové’s observational style in the film attempts to picture the public and the inner lives of black Britain. Ultimately, it shows that the call for equity...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 22–43.
Published: 01 November 2020
... , held at the Sharjah Art Museum in 2017, captured the artist’s restless artistic spirit with a display of the intertextuality and multiplicity of voices through which Morsi expresses his creative talent and endless experimentation. This article references the Sharjah show and offers a survey of Morsi’s...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 24–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... Enwezor’s legacy is instructive. Achieving an inclusive and equitable art history that is sustainable requires decentralizing white, Eurocentric, male, cisgender, and heterosexual hegemony. In two of his final projects, large-scale solo shows of Frank Bowling and El Anatsui, exhibiting these artists...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 96–110.
Published: 01 May 2021
... hybrid art/curatorial work in Los Angeles—the 2019 David Hammons show at Hauser and Wirth and the Crenshaw Dairy Mart’s arts activism—to argue for an extension of Enwezor’s model via activist and aesthetic interventions into specific sites and art spaces. © 2021 by Nka Publications 2021 David...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 144–162.
Published: 01 November 2021
... it was derailed by the 1952 Officer’s Revolution and, later, pressed into the service of the state. Despite the lack of access to the photographic record of works produced for or around Art and Liberty exhibitions, the author contributes contextual details for both those shows and the practice of photography...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 62–71.
Published: 01 November 2022
... of displacement, by showing photographic representation of Ethiopian modernity structured around Muluneh’s invocation of her personal history and reference to Ethiopia’s many ethnic groups. For the purpose of clarifying the term “modern,” this assignation refers to the demarcation of time in Ethiopia’s history...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 60–73.
Published: 01 November 2017
... sketches? Relating Twombly’s studies to his own writings and retrospective commentaries, this article aims to show that Twombly’s attraction to African art corresponds to his exploration of the materiality of things, leading toward modes of mark making that would prove significant for his future production...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 192–197.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., from April 16 to August 14, 2016. The show was awarded German exhibition of the year by the International Association of Art Critics. Attia, the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Marcel Duchamp Prize, continues his long-running exploration of the construct of repair . This theoretical framework...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 176–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
...-conceived method artists invited for brief visits can show a lack of commitment, resulting in intellectual superficiality and poor execution. The most resonant on-site creation belonged to Jean Katambayi, whose sculpture was initiated as part of an experiment to commission works in advance, permitting time...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 136–153.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of Negro Arts (Dakar, Senegal, 1966), the International Meeting of Sculptors (Mexico City, 1968), and the Pan-African Cultural Festival (Algiers, 1969). The transnational relationships and growing solidarity with Third Worldism and Pan-Africanism evident in the exhibition history of the 1960s show the ways...