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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 90–95.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Mireille Miller-Young This essay explores how black feminists working in the area of sexuality and visual culture necessarily face serious questions about what it means to present images of black women’s sexuality. Examining 1980s porn star Jeannie Pepper’s career, the author argues that black...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 202–209.
Published: 01 November 2016
... as a translucent stained-glass Madonna and later as the portrait motifs of seven hundred fifty stars arranged as the celestial constellation above the Caribbean capital of Haiti at the instant of January 2010’s devastating earthquake. Even today, his art practice continues to articulate the body, be it present...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 94–113.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., conferences, exhibitions, and performances, uniting people and art forms and working beyond barriers. For two full weekends the event hosted numerous concerts by renowned stars such as Vieux Farka Touré, Sékouba Bambino, Abdoulaye Diabaté, Amadou and Mariam, Fousco and Djènèba, Master Soumy, Tab B., Calibre...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 171–172.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the shape Le Polygon et Le Dedale, in its scale the crossing, in the depths of the hold of an eight-pointed star—the star and wooden structuring, resembles the drifting from town to town in being a multicultural symbol of cosmic...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 94–103.
Published: 01 November 2015
... DOI 10.1215/10757163-3339772  © 2015 by Nka Publications VERSAILLES ’73 AMERICAN RUNWAY REVOLUTION Legendary Franco-American star Josephine Baker performs during the French fashion presentation finale. Photo: Charles Tracy...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 66.
Published: 01 May 1998
... "Path of Thunder": that his legacy has had on sub• sequent generations of poets in Africa, Okigbo's memory remains strong. In 1996 and An old star departs, Leaves 1997 an exhibition...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 18–25.
Published: 01 May 2001
...• ed against slavery, while "the eastern hill, through green-foliaged trees with star patterns are about.. ."5 blue trunks. Above them is the red- section of the colony was drawn tight• blood sky and a white moon. Around Ringgold's...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 138–141.
Published: 01 May 2013
... as it see to is object this at looking of way one While sphere. in ayellow set stars eight and moons, reddish of pair a body, askeletal children, of figures some things, other show, among that windows smaller nine are her Above inadoor. encased frame window a of panel...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 74–77.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., feminist, postcolonial, and queer theories), suggesting that Newkirk, also a "Freestyle" alumnus, created beautiful Ninja they were incongruous with the traditional methodologies. In throwing stars made of red neon. The glowing stars—entitled retrospect, the 1993 biennial...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2001
...! Autoportrait, 1980, Black and white photograph. Spare me th e comparisons with the contemporary western star of the mom ent solely bent on celebration of the ego, Barthelemy Boganda and lean-Bedel Bokassa. Boganda was wielding recipes concocted from smugness and shallow the founding father...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 84.
Published: 01 November 2001
... of rivers, the branches of a fami• graphs of planets and stars that of African Americans at work, the surface represent African ly tree or a map of the human appear...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 67.
Published: 01 May 1998
...- anew. It might not turn every• another young art star in line vaudeville past with caricatures smith, posited Missy Elliott...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 90–99.
Published: 01 November 2010
...-­specific installations—­would seem an obvious age of twelve: “Sunlight shining through the tree influence. Indeed, Harris’s work does inhabit this leaves like stars twinkling in a green leafy night.” realm of art history. But it was not until college and The artist says, in a very matter...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 64–69.
Published: 01 May 2004
... In the event, certain refusals and acceptances shaped the Bienal. No big-name Western artists, nor any of the recent global super• critics, and collectors who flocked to the previous Bienal. stars from Asia. From Latin America, Ernesto Neto would be one The result? An array...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 119–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
... - - - ­ our national narrative is an under an is narrative national our about reveal they what telling: are Star- “The of ization visual inMarshall’s elements Three anthem. national the of version nival...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 60–69.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of a clothing shop, press articles. Courtesy the artist When Attia satirized the fashion of this kind of ones. To make his point, Attia’s Star (2005) features religious affect by creating a line of hip-hop cloth- an array of dazzling golden Star of David–shaped ing called Hallal (2004) and offering...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 20–33.
Published: 01 May 2011
... conscious art form, it had seduced many how Maqhubela’s newfound fluency would hold up lesser artists into a cliché with a lucrative market. given the very real challenges facing black South As he told readers of The Star, Maqhubela wanted Africans: “What will happen, now that he is back...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 24–33.
Published: 01 May 2007
...; at other times, I have a more critical attitude, trying to grasp why, and how, European history has often, implicitly or expli• Fall 2007 IMka-25 It stars, among others, Sandra Bullock, Don thetic somewhere between...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 108–111.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... REVIEWS trajectorythe over years, few past star has been on an almost an on been has star comet-like nizable textile nizable carpets. Certainly, his...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 50–61.
Published: 01 November 2011
... with her my sister and I. For a variety of reasons the King new dark palette, and words are concealed in both wing never happened. Instead, there was one joint the stripes and the stars. The more visible word is exhibition for Bearden and Richard Hunt and then DIE, which stands behind the stars. One...