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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
... creolization portraiture THE UNNAMED BODY ENCOUNTERING, COMMODIFYING, AND CODIFYING THE IMAGE OF THE BLACK FEMALE Alissandra Cummins and he Barbadoes Mulatto Girl, a 1770s print by Agostino Brunias, identifies...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 14–21.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Richard J. Powell The most iconic image that accompanied the 1996 publication of 20th Century Photography: Museum Ludwig, Cologne —and one that continues to intrigue scholars of black diasporic visual culture—was the German photographer Charlotte March’s black-and-white photograph Donyale Luna...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 152–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
... resist unwanted readings of erotic pleasure in their works. Incorporating her analysis of these works into her conceptualization of images of black female nudity in art, the author proposes that a robust attention be given the visual image in the rising conversation on pleasure in African studies. ©...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 22–31.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of John Cage, and black British female performers who disrupt our expecta- tions of the relationships among word, image, and sound. Like the stuttering black bartender in Blonde Venus, these dissonant divas reclaim inarticulacy and nonsense to assert other histories and experi- ences...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2002
... inspection, some of the plates appear to float forward or recess images are drearily unimaginative and anachronistic within the into the wall due to their awkward placement and less than discourse of black female self-imaging strategies. seamless integration...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 100–113.
Published: 01 November 2019
... portraiture figuration Eugene Palmer Barbara Walker the black female image Richard Samuel Roberts Journal of Contemporary African Art 45 November 2019100 Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-7916904 © 2019 by Nka Publications E ugene Palmer and Barbara Walker offer an interesting conundrum with regard...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 22–30.
Published: 01 November 2016
... subject—his mirror the question of whether the once fetishized object image, his frontal image, his apprehension of him- of a fleshy blackness could also arouse the desire to self as whole—the female nude offers a very differ- touch (upon) aspects of the bodily self that the phal- ent kind of “sight...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 72–75.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of the image, dreadlocks that caress a firm, supple and precisely manicured Black female body stand outside the bounds of such theories and traditions. Similarly, half-white boys in head-wraps, carrying intricately carved wooden spears, do not evoke any ideal...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 102–109.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Queen history and past art practices, tourism, and black Nanny of the Maroons, the artist embodies the women’s labor. Though each of these ideas deserves iconic Jamaican figure of Queen Nanny as “a its own essay, I will settle for briefly discussing how Itangible and accessible image...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 90–95.
Published: 01 November 2016
... black women into disrepute” by showing these images, his work revolutionized the study of black female sexuality, inspiring scores of black feminists to theorize...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 28–35.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of black women. We S believe that a discussion of the image of the black woman on display hinges on the figure of Sarah, or Saartjie, Baartman, a South African Khoi...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 142–151.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of the gaze speak to the wider particular signs prompt the sight of blackness sans social context of power and its relation to sight and the body or how items might be used as its represen- seeing. Moreover, rather than objectifying black tation. The exchange of black bodies with objects or female...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 154–158.
Published: 01 November 2019
... northern Paris. By reclaiming the names, images, and everyday locales of the (primar- ily female) black Parisians and African American expatriates who posed for white French artists, these inclusions Édouard Manet, La Négresse (Portrait of Laure), 1862 63. Oil on canvas, 24 × 19 11/16 in. Collection...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 70.
Published: 01 November 1998
... "Africana" as flexible rather Without discussing Cox's images di• black feminism, Tesfagiorgis pre• practice of contemporary women than fixed, the concept neverthe• rectly, Meyers reviews historical sents a manifesto of "Black feminist artists...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 24–33.
Published: 01 May 2007
... black and white that is Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Terence Howard, and his mediating it. on-screen partner Jennifer Esposito as well as the This article looks at the exoticized image in popular rap star Ludacris. The film's plot centers photography from the past century, and it con• around several...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 58–66.
Published: 01 May 2011
...”; he dramatic spectacles of subtle change and moments then exposed photographic printing paper until it of suspended possibility and impossibility?”2 was completely black and painstakingly translated The creation of each image took months of exact- the mechanically reproduced photographs...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 48–53.
Published: 01 May 2002
... with black people." of Bruegel, Rubens, de Gheyn and Jordaens, and in his appro• Ecstasy of Medusa is after Rubens's original and also refer• priation of the early modernist realism of Manet's meditation on ences Caravaggio's circular depiction of the screaming female...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 64–69.
Published: 01 November 2001
... in the choice of high-heeled pumps that ascribe both erotic and threatening aspects to the female body. In the end, Black Leather Venus conjures up images of both offering icon and fetishist body, as narratives surrounding the construction of female bodies. Repetition is another crucial aspect...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2010
... as a “Third World space.” World a“Third as Africa positing of possibilities transgressive and problems the engages work her all of which to extent the by and body, violence upon the (black)that is female visited the and femininity black of realm the interrogate works her which...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 16–27.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of becom- sity. ing, Ethiopia—Awakening invites a clear set of com- parisons to Mary Turner. In both, Fuller accords Notes the black female subject an unprecedented level of Many thanks are due to Eddie Chambers, Elizabeth Hutchinson, agency as she...