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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 114–125.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., before a trade embargo imposed by the Organization of American States devastated Haiti’s apparel industry. Factories that had supplied various brands and retailers in the United States relocated to other regions of the globe, never to reestablish operations in Haiti. Today, in a post-earthquake economy...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 16–27.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Bill Gaskins Anthony Barboza’s professional career began in in 1968 after he completed a tour of duty in the United States Navy, where he worked as a photojournalist. When he became a member of the legendary Kamoinge Workshop, formed in 1963 to address the under-representation of black...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 6–13.
Published: 01 May 2021
... unconscious is perceivable ness was embedded in nationalistic desire.4 What in both nation-state distinctions and their respec- is significant is that he had exposed the colonial un- tive disciplinary studies beyond Hegel and Haiti. conscious of the academic pursuit, revealed as inex- According to Harry...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 66–73.
Published: 01 May 2014
... consider this work an overlooked precedent to the types of prac- Creative Arts at San Francisco State University and tices described in Nicolas Bourriaud, Relational Aesthetics (Paris: her MFA from the UCLA School of Theater-­Television-­ Presses du Réel, 1998). Film. Her interests range from...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 44–59.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of the acute form that racism has taken in the United little commentary, and at the New-York Historical States," noted Sarah Valdez in Art in America. "Many, Society, where works were presented with longer wall including myself, left the exhibition stunned, with an labels in the atmosphere...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 58–61.
Published: 01 November 1996
... in the west would have Adinsibuli Stood Tall, is one of El Anatsui's most been categorized into several "isms," the show makes a state- recent explorations in wood. Behind it a huge I ment about the current trends in this field...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 129–131.
Published: 01 November 2010
... is a senior lecturer Roberto Benigni. Exquisitely filmed in the Department of History of Art and by Robby Muller, one part of the story Visual Culture Studies, University of the takes place in a prison cell. In one of Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa. the special features on the DVD, Waits...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 68–77.
Published: 01 May 2011
... nation-­state in 1871, the Alte National­ duce fictitious landscapes of national belonging. For 48 Meier Nka • 71 1...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 4–15.
Published: 01 May 2012
... fled the Nazis before settling in the sonal collection of African and African American United States. Historically black colleges and uni- art, including works by Douglas, August Savage, versities worked with various organizations to place and Hale Woodruff. Beyond their neighborhood recently...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 100–109.
Published: 01 November 2011
... landscapes, evi- meaning,” as Bearden and Harry Henderson state.7 dent in the titles of the works and exhibitions, for Robert Motherwell’s phallic allusion in the Ele- land as a Native American and African American gies to the Spanish Republic series and Willem de space, concept, or entitlement...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 70–73.
Published: 01 May 2004
.... These pictures, pray as if you 11 die tomorrow," Further, the mural creator states, like those of Sheikh Bamba, function as blessings to their owners "I tell myself, Papisto, you must not—you cannot—escape the and observers. Yet the preoccupation with the painting of saint...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 90.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., and and the United States who claim dolls, trim and appeared on stage finally to his own Afrobeat; in some form of influence or inspi• with little dress. Douglas Camp's the latter mode he defined a ration from, or just interest in, Open...
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 8–15.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 19–23.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2015
... modernism. In a way the building is We felt that a richer experience could be gained in thinking a totem to an unrealized dream, given its current desolate about the common through a historical prism and in state. Yet it also suggests the usefulness of utopia without seeking answers...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 124–135.
Published: 01 November 2018
... racial injustice in the United States, are evident in the challenges faced by Dunham, as well as in the boycott of the festival by Harry Belafonte and James Baldwin. The intrusion of unresolved histories and liberation struggles erupted in significant controversies within the festival and in charges...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 114–126.
Published: 01 November 2019
... nationalism in Europe and the United States, and these works offer a rebuttal to degrading rhetoric and imagery that stigmatizes the migrant. Sedira’s 2008 photographs and 2009 videos of a Mauritanian ship graveyard evoke desperate emigration as well as economic stagnation and environmental degradation...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 168–173.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., but his true saviors have languished in obscurity. Fortunately, the true story of Ota Benga’s tragic sojourn from the Congo to the United States can be reconstructed by returning to hundreds of documents stored in numerous archives across the United States. Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2014
... history of collectivism by distinguishing between two root forms, one derived from formal enfranchisement of political life and the state and the other from the laissez-faire informality of economic life and the market. While we are very aware of the social and political costs associated...
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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...