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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 116–118.
Published: 01 May 2014
... THE SITE OF BLACKNESS IN IN BLACKNESS OF SITE THE...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2010
... writing Manuela Ribeiro Sanches is senior lecturer in the author or the written pages that are read in voice- Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon. She is also ­over, thus creating new possibilities to consider, lit- the coordinator of the Web site www.artafrica.info. erally, the relationship...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 4–7.
Published: 01 May 2014
... nontraditional visual arts to end as a single contrapuntal work. Some of the texts be included in the canon and become prime sites of read as straight-­up scholarly essays; others are self-­ contestation in a public sphere in which blackness reflective assessments of the collaborative process; remains a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 176–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
... “meteoric realities,” which served as the curatorial rationale for the event. The review studies how the organizers wrestled creatively with the challenges of infrastructure, which bedevil most sub-Saharan biennales. They hosted a significant program of films, encouraged works developed on site, and adopted...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 188–191.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Boswell’s practice, which brings histories and experiences across temporal and geographical sites into a relation. The reviewer draws from Sara Ahmed’s Living a Feminist Life (2017) as she engages the work as a site of feminist memory. She positions Ahmed’s performative, autobiographical, political, and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 90–92.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the second day of the conference. They discuss the evolution of Gates’s artistic production and their own emergent collaborative relationship in considering how cultural and spatial practices enable the creation of new sites of black collective endeavor. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 128–137.
Published: 01 May 2013
... on conceptual links to Schmieder’s own studies, the historical shape of the term of survival, its variations and extensions. While referring to works produced for a solo exhibition in Berlin, Schmieder emphasizes the site specificity of Kaabi-Linke’s approach and relates her artistic practices to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 62–75.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Eddie Chambers Photographer Mia Gröndahl takes as her subject the people caught in the struggles and seismic changes taking place in countries and sites of tension, such as Egypt and Palestine. In ways markedly distinct from typical photojournalism, Gröndahl’s images show her to be a particularly...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Cheryl Finley; Deborah Willis How the black body has been imagined in the West has always been a rich site for global examination and contestation. The representation and depiction of black peoples often has been governed by prevailing attitudes about race and sexuality. How the black body is...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 6–29.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Tamar Garb This essay looks at the way in which the history of South Africa is imprinted in representations of place. It examines images of the land as sites of inscription, exploring the residue of deep colonial history as well as the more immediate past of apartheid on the signs and signifiers...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 90–99.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Nicole J. Caruth In April 2009 Kira Lynn Harris debuted a new body of work in a solo presentation at CUE Art Foundation in New York. This article examines two site-specific installations in that exhibition: 2001, Mirror , which references Stanley Kubrick’s film 2001: A Space Odyssey , and Prism...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 68–77.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Prita Meier During the summer of 2010 the cityscape of Berlin became an important site for contemplating the role and meaning of “Africa” in current exhibition-and art-making practices. Who Knows Tomorrow , a multivenue exhibition organized by the Nation-algalerie, moved beyond multicultural...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 106–112.
Published: 01 May 2011
... history. But there might be a positive way to examine this situation and meaningfully represent art from a variety of viewpoints, including cultural anthropology and related fields. This exhibition is designed to develop a new site shared by multiple narratives and to encourage curators and art galleries...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 56–69.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., and mobility of ideas and material cultures within and beyond ethnic, national, continental, and racial boundaries. Examined within this framework, the art of Boghossian, Ampofo-Anti, and Ekpuk tells us that Africa remains for its artists a site of powerful imaginaries, a historical place to which...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 84–91.
Published: 01 November 2014
... position. Evelyn’s ability to mix the contemporary with the historical in such acts of reconstructive storytelling, to respond sensitively yet provocatively to built environments, is impressive. It is time for someone to give him a public, possibly art-specific site in London or New York, where a wider...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 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 Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1999) 1999 (10): 38–39.
Published: 01 May 1999
... construction site. Unit 7 Studios, like a few other such colonies them liminally close to design. Besides, she works with paper cutouts. She across London, harbors an assortment of struggling as well as draws them, carefully traces them out, then she goes to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 28–32.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Museum, Gainesville, Florida on Saturday, ing motif - is to track the fortunes of the terms History and September 25, 1999. Tourism, which two-time each other in each continental site and [Gordon P. Bleach, mathematician...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 11.
Published: 01 May 2004
... projects in different venues throughout the city of Dakar. These projects were planned as interventions, site specific and/or performance based works. They all resulted in installations or public art works, and all were negotiated in advance and agreed upon by the Senegalese authorities and Dak'Art...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 116–117.
Published: 01 May 2002
... alongside torial controls. canoes; motorised and manual The site of the symposium had hand tools coupled with attend• previously hosted, Floating ing artists of all shades; gender; Calabashes, an installation of experience and training, the...