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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 196–197.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Annabelle Mu'azu Copyright © 2008 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2008 TAPPING INTO THE KNOWN CHRISTOPHER & OBIAGELI OKIGBO The Brunei Gallery April 12 - June 23, 2007 As I was preparing...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., but of the typical signifiers construct images that tap into Western desire for of blackness that have operated as a form of eth• seductively depoliticized, nonthreatening, candy• nocentric pride. More specifically, post-black like representations of the black male form. Wiley emerges from black-queer...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 66–71.
Published: 01 May 2003
... standing for the speed of his Rhode taps into the history of the critique of the object with evasion. Borrowing from a cartoonish vocabulary, the strokes clear references to Duchamp and Magritte. In a typical post• accompanied his every movements, as did the clouds...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 17.
Published: 01 May 2002
... a hegemonic and unilateral imposition of an obsolete vision of con• temporary African cultural production. Fourth, the Pan-African vision upon which the Biennale has been founded must be translated into reality. Tapping the abundance of talent and expertise in designing and building exhibitions from...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 66–73.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Frederick Tap- just testing out what an outsider could do that ley’s very funky arrangement of “Space Is the Place.” wasn’t too much of a didactic response to what I (early reflections)10 It is worth mentioning that Tap- was seeing and experiencing. ley...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 82–89.
Published: 01 November 2010
... tapped into the archive of Renaissance Euro- asks its viewers to consider themselves as creators, pean art to create an image of “Mother Ethiopia” but she also goads her audience into reconsidering as having always been universal.2 Mother Ethiopia the very act of objectification that is so crucial...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 40–45.
Published: 01 May 1998
... endeavored to tap into the cultural implications of the show's theme as expressed by differing urban sensi...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 28–33.
Published: 01 November 1996
...-rationalist search for ways of tapping was a streetwise stud, a male trickster who her genitals were being studied by early into unconscious mental processes. In this language protected him from attempts by 19th century European scientists, was also paradigm...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 86–91.
Published: 01 May 2006
... on the white taps and makes public the domestic, everyday quali• perpetrator community in the national body politic ty of lynching violence, is a counter-staging of the and the scores of visitor comments left by white partial, sectarian perspective that naturalizes...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 174–176.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... tributable to wanton political behav- 3 The Met 150, The Metropolitan Museum ior by both revolutionary veterans. of Art Announces Discovery of Missing Paint- In Trappers, a seeming non sequitur, ing by Iconic American Modernist Jacob Lawrence taps viewer empathy with Lawrence, press release, October 21...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 56–61.
Published: 01 May 2001
... in this exhibition, Zen well, suggesting that not everyone is empowered as a large Marie and Alex Smith's works engage with the social, eco• sector of the South African population still live below the nomic and political realities of our time. They tap into the breadline and housing...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 114–119.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... CP: Perhaps. I am not very eloquent in tapping into what it is I’m doing—this is one of the most engaging interviews OB: An exhibition press release described your work as I’ve done. I struggle to see what I am actually working...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 64–69.
Published: 01 November 2001
... from and taps into a world in which the sacred is ever-present. Adkins. This aspect literally thickens the material/object with lay• ers of previous meaning. The role of the artist consists of reveal• Catherine Bernard is an art critic, curator and professor of ing...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 72–85.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., the imagina• and circulated for pleasure and the perpetuation of tion of that rape, could tap broad cultural anxieties power, reinforcing a white supremacist community in white communities. 13 of like-minded individuals, the very fact...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 198–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
... asks, “How does the project of cre- guage and removing quotes from white over who is best positioned to curate ating institutional identities square authors in order to project an “authen- the work of black artists and tapped with the writing of art’s histories in tic” black perspective...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 20–27.
Published: 01 May 2008
... was keen to tap into the new construc• was so hot that I wondered again how anybody tion market that had been opened up by the war. could have lived in an aluminum house here. The colonized territories also offered new oppor• My first surprise was to find out that very few...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 122–129.
Published: 01 May 2008
...—a festival of Afrikaans less culturally specific. Indeed, as Bhabha points and Afrikaner culture—this work tapped into the out, the unhomely has become a "paradigmatic religious sentiments of a captive audience eager to colonial and post-colonial condition," characteris• read it as a statement...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 50–54.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., and decisive. He descends on a place with a exception of an initial group of writers and intellectuals who theme and a purpose. Charged with lightning speed, he taps into wrote memorials to John Brown shortly after his death, includ• the resources of the local community, making...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 90–95.
Published: 01 November 2016
... about their sexual deviance, while champagne . . . whatever I wanted. At the end of at the same time they remain tied to a system that the tour I felt like Dorothy [in The Wizard of Oz] produces them as sexual laborers. tapping my heels to get home. But . . . when I saw For Jeannie...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 118–127.
Published: 01 November 2011
... practice of sharing meals with those who had a common cause. Many themes on numerous art-­related topics were thus exchanged, such as what galleries should be tar- geted for shows, what sources of funding might be tapped, and whether the organization should assist community centers...