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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 120–131.
Published: 01 May 2019
... to each other first and foremost as humans. Barthélémy Toguo Heart Beat cosmopolitanism theory from the South Nachträglichkeit Copyright © 2019 by Nka Publications 2019 ...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 4–19.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Manthia Diawara In 2009, equipped with a camera, Manthia Diawara followed Édouard Glissant on the Queen Mary II in a transatlantic journey from South Hampton, United Kingdom, to Brooklyn, New York. This extraordinary voyage, six days and five nights, resulted in an intellectual biography in which...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 62–71.
Published: 01 May 2020
... modernization and modernity, see Jean Comaroff and John Comaroff, Theory from the South: Or, How Euro-America Is Evolving toward Africa (Boulder: Paradigm, 2012). 9 Calhoun, Nations Matter, 6. 10 Calhoun, Nations Matter, 13. 11 Benedict Anderson, Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 44–55.
Published: 01 June 2017
... University Press, 1999); Achille Mbembe, Critique de la Raison Nègre (Paris: La Découverte, 2013). Jean Comaroff and John L. Comaroff, Theory from the South: Or, How Euro-America Is Evolving toward Africa (Boulder: Paradigm, 2012); Walter D. Mignolo, Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 58–61.
Published: 01 November 1998
..., Anokwanzaa Plaatje, a South African scholar, at• tended and brought a wealth of knowledge of South African film-making with her. When you plan something like this, you must anticipate criti• cisms about screenings, the choice of participants and the scheduling of Colette Kabore in Ian Boko...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 152–166.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., sculpture, paper works, and textiles by twelve artists from South Africa.1 Among the published artworks from the exhibition are nine slides of a black female nude performance by the multimedia artist Dineo Seshee Bopape.2 In Silent Performance (2008), a thought-provoking title, nine images feature...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 64–73.
Published: 01 November 2014
... South African society, similar to the conditions from which the seventeenth-century Baroque style evolved. Neo-Baroque aesthetics of excess manifest themselves in a variety of ways and are particularly evident when artists transgress social boundaries placed on the body through abject and erotic...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 28–32.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Zimbabwe in 1953, Gordon moved Johannesburg Biennale, Afromedi@rt at the Volkskunst Museum, to South Africa in the 1970s to avoid mandatory draft under the white Vienna and the Kunsthalle, Krems, as well as Crossling at the minority regime of Ian Smith. He eventually studied applied...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 88–98.
Published: 01 November 2019
... that self may be. In the House of My Father (1996 97), made a year before his death and exhibited in his final solo show 9 Night in Eldorado at South London Gallery, Rodney s open hand holds a sculpture made from sections of his own skin, an icon of pain and a meta- phor for having to live within a system...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 69–72.
Published: 01 May 1998
... or questions. e) spent most or all of your life in South Africa. 9) The goal of a biennale in a "non-dominant" nation is, ideally: 4) You are from...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 48–55.
Published: 01 May 2003
...• nomic and cultural inequalities between Western and Eastern Europe. Ottinger's South Fast Passage (2002) records a trip from Berlin to Eastern...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 68–81.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... 17 Wolukau-Wanambwa, Skype conversation with author, December 15, 2016. 18 Jean Comaroff and John Comaroff, Theory from the South: Or, How Euro-America Is Evolving toward Africa (New York: Routledge, 2016), 134. 19 Wolukau-Wanambwa, Uganda in Black and White, 49. 20 See Casper Erichsen and David...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 66.
Published: 01 November 1996
... to not. Both are South African born The judges, organizers, and sented within his allocated area, undress our dysfunctional psyche...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 6–29.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... The simple words of the song, whose Town from St. Helena Bay on the western coast of source cannot be fixed but whose sense of place is South Africa. “Girl, girl, the reed bed is made, the indisputably located, echo and reverberate over the reed bed is made for me to sleep on,” goes the English long...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 130–131.
Published: 01 May 2007
... specter of racial politics in the South, Seeing the Unspeakable: caused Walker to see "her racial identi• ty...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 130–135.
Published: 01 May 2008
... South African Representation," in we, Rafael Mason, and Tumelo Mosaka for their thoughtful Reading the Contemporary: African Art from Theory to the feedback on a preliminary draff of this essay. Marketplace, ed. Olu Oguibe and Okwui Enwezor...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 136–150.
Published: 01 May 2020
... around the globe, unifying coun- tries from East to West and perfectly situated be- tween North and South, is an ideal place to feel a shockwave of rhythm that expands throughout the world. The effects of equatorial rhythm on contem- porary music and art have extended beyond the equator, as rhythm...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 66–73.
Published: 01 May 2014
... outside civil codes but that ethics are always in play. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2014 HOW FAR CAN WE GO IF WE KEEP MARCHING? Cauleen Smith, Solar Flare Arkestral Marching Band, Rich South High School, Meatpacking District, Chicago, October 2011...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 56–67.
Published: 01 June 2017
... from the late 1800s and daguerreotypists had brought their new technol- the early 1900s are quite similar in style and subject ogy to North Africa, the Middle East, and South matter to other photographs of Africa during that America. By 1840 the photographic process had time. Taken mostly...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 70–75.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., Gaba’s “banknote confetti” is turned into special investigator with South Africa’s now-­defunct texture and impasto, still redolent, though, of mate- Directorate of Special Operations (better known as rial memories of what the mulch was made from. the Scorpions). He lives in Cape Town...