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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 8–13.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Françoise Vergès The objective of the organized visits titled “The Slave in the Louvre: An Invisible Humanity (2012)” was to explore how slavery had contaminated Europeans’ tastes, ways of living, consuming, receiving, and representation of themselves. Looking at the paintings featuring men smoking...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 62–69.
Published: 01 November 2015
... .php?storyId=126833378 (accessed February 8, 2012). Monica L. Miller is associate professor of English 19 “Janelle Monáe Bans Brights.” Slaves to Fashion: 20 Monáe takes fashion eclecticism to another level in a remix at Barnard College. Her book...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 126–135.
Published: 01 May 2020
... theorizations. Using this analogy, the author speculates on what sort of “cosmopolitan interest rates” might be assigned to the social and economic debts owed to the descendants of slaves who suffered great loss at the hands of cosmopolitan global commerce. He concludes that it is a rate of interest that says...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 30–42.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Stephanie Smallwood’s concept of “anomalous intimacies,” articulated in her book Saltwater Slavery: A Middle Passage from Africa to American Diaspora , in order to think about how these two artists are in conversation with one another and how they represent the black community after the slave trade. I...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 108–124.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Celeste-Marie Bernier “When people think of enslavement often art is the last thing on anyone’s mind,” declares Kimathi Donkor. He refuses to shy away from the stark reality that the “profits of slave trading and slavery resulted in money spent commissioning art works that ended up on walls...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... As the first society built entirely on slave labor, Barbados soon became the hegemonic model—what Hilary Beckles identifies as “the Barbados Experiment”—which was then exported throughout the Western hemisphere and had an indelible impact on contemporary African diaspora societies and, we argue, the way...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 196–201.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the narratives and bend an association of ideas so that a black individual in a period setting is no longer synonymous with slave subservience and, by extension, does not instill fear or mistrust. She becomes the center of her own tale and hastens it forward. Creating pieces that simulate Old Masters’ techniques...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 100–111.
Published: 01 November 2013
... the international slave trade was made illegal—to the present day, the exhibition features more than forty artists, including Berni Searle, Wangechi Mutu, Tchif, Christine Dixie, Hassan Echair, Batoul S’Himi, Sammy Baloji, Nyaba Leon Ouedraogo, El Anatsui, and Ghada Amer. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 136–139.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Delinda Collier Steve McQueen’s retrospective at the Art Institute of Chicago argued for a relationship between his gallery work and his current cinematic productions. Opening a year before the release of his successful 12 Years a Slave , this retrospective exhibition demonstrated McQueen’s...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 116–118.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Kim Bobier In Bound to Appear Huey Copeland traces the late 1980s and early 1990s resurgence of aesthetic and intellectual endeavors that broached the transatlantic slave trade. Copeland’s inquiry rests on four installations from 1991 to 1993 by Renée Green, Glenn Ligon, Lorna Simpson, and Fred...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 18–25.
Published: 01 May 2001
... great-grandmother and a direct personal connection for Ringgold with African-American slave history. FR: "I still need to do research about Betsy Bingham. I...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 54–63.
Published: 01 November 2014
... in the Willow pattern slavery, a system that separated couples and robbed back to her childhood fascination with decorative them of any romantic agency (not to mention sexu- objects. She remembers spending “hours” looking ally subjugated slave women to their male masters). at the Willow pattern plates,8...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 14–17.
Published: 01 May 1999
... on the same boat with hardly a shred of clothing to distinguish officer from seaman and slave from slave trader. Although the depicted scene is a tragic...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 112–127.
Published: 01 November 2022
... insurrectionists in­ tent on bringing their torment of enslavement to an end. In 1960, the Guyanese painter Aubrey Wil­ liams ­executed a graphic and bloody painting recall­ ing the 1763 Berbice Slave Rebellion. The painting, titled Revolt, depicts an unshackled slave Accara, one of the rebellion s leaders machete...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2010
... American gospel political culture. The imam gives his new subjects music, the sequence cuts to a shot of shadowy Afri- Arabic-­derived names, and new rules that include can figures silhouetted in the dark, exchanging strictures against the worship of fetishes and the arms for slaves...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 56–71.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Passage, the triangular routes of the slave trade. As the point of origin of Julien's parents. The extra• a cultural arena, it represents the imaginative ordinary meeting between Walcott and Julien is space over which artistic passages and exchanges recorded in Creolite and Creolization...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 128–139.
Published: 01 November 2011
... their message into a wilder- of the chattel slavery of Africans in the Americas. ness . . . of believers. Walker is an African Ameri- Interracial interaction threatened the integrity of can artist, but is she performing African American the slave system and led to formal legal bound- art? When I viewed one...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 158–160.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the Bap - ilantes posed around a street sign that Congo, almost certainly at risk when he ebrated in Cape Town today—the slaves Nigeria, and the Mexican Day of the ically different expressions of soul com - tist’s staff once would have communi - says Thornton Road (in Athlone...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 161–162.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the Bap - ilantes posed around a street sign that Congo, almost certainly at risk when he ebrated in Cape Town today—the slaves Nigeria, and the Mexican Day of the ically different expressions of soul com - tist’s staff once would have communi - says Thornton Road (in Athlone...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 163–165.
Published: 01 November 2009
... the Bap - ilantes posed around a street sign that Congo, almost certainly at risk when he ebrated in Cape Town today—the slaves Nigeria, and the Mexican Day of the ically different expressions of soul com - tist’s staff once would have communi - says Thornton Road (in Athlone...