1-20 of 457 Search Results for

subject

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 100–113.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and Eugene Palmer s Didn t it Rain: New Paintings, both staged at the James Hockey and Foyer Galleries, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, England, in 2015 and 2018, respectively. Eugene Palmer and Barbara Walker Photography and the Black Subject Richard Hylton Hylton Nka 101 Barbara Walker...
Journal Article
Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 184–191.
Published: 01 November 2021
... project for revamping Egyptian and Arab identity and reality. Copyright © 2021 by Nka Publications 2021 Youssef Chahine Alexandria Again and Forever Egyptian surrealism Arab cinema anticolonialism Surrealist Nuance and Postcolonial Subjectivity Youssef Chahine s Alexandria: Again...
Journal Article
Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 158–160.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., in- through the presentation of experience he alienates the subject from itself and , your-face tableaux produced by these E A nasty, chilling sense of serendipity in terms of dominant discourse...
Journal Article
Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 108–124.
Published: 01 November 2017
....” This article comes to grips with Donkor as a politically radical and aesthetically experimental painter and mixed-media assemblage artist by tracing the ways in which his hard-hitting subject matter comes to life across his UK Diaspora (2007) series. Donkor is all too aware of the ways in which a history...
Journal Article
Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 126–139.
Published: 01 November 2017
... paintings of young men inspired by his African surroundings. This essay traces the impact of these experiences on the art of Kehinde Wiley, particularly his aesthetic sensibility and conceptual mindset. Wiley embraced the art of Africa as a reference, posing his subjects after traditional sculpture...
Journal Article
Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 218–219.
Published: 01 November 2016
...-class, diasporic subject born and raised in New York City. The second chapter compares Basquiat’s work to modern Euro-American masters such as Picasso, Pollock, and Twombly and considers how, through subject matter, the artist’s cultural identifications are manifested. The third chapter dispels the oft...
Journal Article
Nka (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...
Journal Article
Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 22–30.
Published: 01 November 2016
... American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe reveal how Russell, Bynoe, Kaersenhout, and Patterson question prior visual epistemologies for the ways they have understood and represented the modern subject more broadly in such canonical genres as the portrait and the nude. All point to the ways in which...
Journal Article
Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 122–133.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., and children, both within the United Kingdom and across the African diaspora. Answering her own question “Where is the black presence?,” she creates self-reflexively experimental and politically radicalized bodies of work in which she dramatizes the invisibilized and misrepresented lives of black subjects...
Journal Article
Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 28–43.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Katya García-Antón; Antonio Cataldo Our senses, and in particular sound, can be reconsidered as gateways of knowledge, instruments of power, and sources of pain and of pleasure. Furthermore, it is important to acknowledge that they are subject to dramatically different constructions in different...
Journal Article
Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 188–191.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... Each sitter, who is unclothed and meets the viewer’s gaze in a feminist gesture, holds a mobile phone inscribed with a barcode. Viewers can scan the barcodes from their smartphones via a QR scanner in order to access a digital space. The reviewer stages a subjective and experiential encounter...
Journal Article
Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 74–94.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the influence and contributions of African culture to world culture. Although there had been two Congrès des écrivains et artistes noirs in Paris in 1956 and Rome in 1959, this was the first congress on the broader subject of African culture to be held on the continent. Encompassing visual art, music, dance...
Journal Article
Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 28–43.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of culture and society, universal values, politics and aesthetics, literature, philosophy, and economy.” Mahgoub’s constant search for answers to the application of socialist ideals and their adaptabilities to Sudanese realities led him to the production of a large body of texts, which have ranged in subject...
Journal Article
Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 24–37.
Published: 01 May 2019
... dedicated to preserving and witnessing political and social injustice as well as critiquing apartheid-era censorship and systematic erasure of evidence. Msezane’s embodied rebuttal to colonial and patriarchal figurations of power proffers an alternative vision of the event in which new subjectivities appear...
Journal Article
Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 8–23.
Published: 01 May 2019
... of art history. Through a series of portraits of black subjects produced in Haiti during the nineteenth century, it sets aside temporally bound notions of innovation and avant-garde aesthetics that center art history and considers the manner in which these portraits defused the authority of Western...
Journal Article
Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 144–157.
Published: 01 May 2019
... attention—the characteristic Africana colors draw the viewer in to further discover and investigate African American history. The colors, textures, subjects, and abstractions in Gatson’s work echo with celebrations of African American history and important icons. Odetta Holmes, Zora Neale Hurston, Harriet...
Journal Article
Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 114–126.
Published: 01 November 2019
... experience, and an equally unstable subject. These works reclaim the imagery associated with the “abject immigrant” to restore their agency as well as their humanity. Copyright © 2019 by Nka Publications 2019 Zineb Sedira Allan deSouza Mary Evans African migrant refugee Journal of Contemporary...
Journal Article
Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 140–149.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and has expanded in scope through recent attention from a subsequent generation of African American artists, including several students as well as art scholars. White (1918–79) was vocally committed from the mid-1960s through his final decade to African American art subjects in tandem with social issues...
Journal Article
Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 116–125.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., and newly forming ideas about individual subjectivity. Ultimately, the author suggests that in such nonterritorial spaces as the Swahili port city, engaging the artifacts of faraway places is a carefully crafted tactic of translation, where technologies of modernity, such as photography, enable people...
Journal Article
Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 114–125.
Published: 01 November 2020
... that contributed to the making of postapartheid trauma art—investigations into the psychic, moral, and ethical abjections of apartheid in the wake of testimonies from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Her ink and glue works represent the conjunction of material, process, and subject matter: Siopis relies...