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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 24–29.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Geoffrey Jacques Copyright © 1999 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1999 Ijournal of Contemporary African Art GEOFFREY JACQUES ON BOB THOMPSON...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 108–111.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Anna Wallace-Thompson As a group show, Trade Roots presented an interesting selection of artists tied together by a common denominator. While at first glance the practices of these diverse artists appeared to have little in common, all three presented works that explored the ways in which our world...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Alissandra Cummins; Allison Thompson The late eighteenth-century print The Barbadoes Mulatto Girl , by Agostino Brunias, is a significant starting point for a discussion of the complex processes involved in naming and codifying race, gender, and class within larger established systems...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 204–205.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Jacqueline Francis Copyright © 2008 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2008 AIM EYE FOR THE TROPICS TOURISM, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND FRAMING THE CARIBBEAN UJ Krista A. Thompson Durham and London...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
... on the philosophy in the Americas. The most important part of Conwill’s viewers to recognize the artwork among these is Robert Farris Thompson’s 1983 as an expression of intended meaning while sens- book Flash of the Spirit: African and Afro-American ing the lack of descriptive language with which to Art...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 120–127.
Published: 01 November 2009
... dency to fill up all of the musical space.” 24 Since the superreal color . . . Color that is as bright as the asserted the right to impose any models whatso - contrast.” 19 Similarly, Thompson sees the black At - mid-1960s, the work of any number of improvisers color dealing on the streets...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 106–107.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Claire Tancons and Krista Thompson, EDS. New York: Independent Curators International; New Orleans: Contemporary Arts Center, 2015 Copyright © 2017 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2017...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 126–139.
Published: 01 November 2017
... as a teaching the black spirit. A vitalist mysticism and intuitive assistant for Robert Farris Thompson’s class on the approach to knowledge further distinguished the African diaspora while a graduate student at Yale African from the European, while the highly skilled University.4 It was during his...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 94–103.
Published: 01 November 2015
... that they were young, black, Thompson as choreographer. The team comprised and gifted and would play a very important role in an incredibly diverse mix of race, gender, sexual- history. ity, class, education, and points of view. As Pat On November 28, 1973, the night of the show, the Cleveland remembers...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 6–7.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of politics—and cultural studies, the tion—the New Left sought to reconceive politics study of race and racism, media studies, the study in its entirety. Alongside figures such as Raymond of sexuality—was his commitment to thinking— Williams and E. P. Thompson, Hall was instrumen- rethinking—the very...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 22–35.
Published: 01 May 2022
... at markets, which he favored because of the wide range of types that converged there. As Krista Thompson has argued, Scott s paintings worked to create a visual taxonomy of these types and, like other typological projects, its search for classificatory order ultimately objectified [its] sitters...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 60–69.
Published: 01 November 2016
... through the transient is useful for unpacking these com- imitation, reinvention, and artifice. Thompson’s plex subjective negotiations on an ontological concept of cool applies to the self-control of the plane.12 Semiotically, in the diasporic vernacular, black dandy’s sartorial aesthetics, which...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 30–42.
Published: 01 November 2017
... peoples who journeyed out I draw on some of the lessons given by Robert Farris of Africa into the New World, and who used that Thompson in his magisterial work African Art in experience to make art that could speak to the Motion of how fundamentally interdisciplinary transnational in all of us. I...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 38–49.
Published: 01 May 2008
... for African Art, NY. Photo: Jerry L. Thompson. 42-IUka Journal of Contemporary African Art Hassan Musa, L'Art de I'Art (avec Hokusai), 2001. Textile ink on cloth. Courtesy of the artist. installation art, collage, and performance art to subvert, elements of personal history and cultural...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 108–111.
Published: 01 June 2017
... than Robert Farris Thompson’s “aesthetics of the cool,” one which complements the latter but course would deny that whatever else ments. This is what...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 100–109.
Published: 01 November 2011
... American,” it may be seen as diasporic in its to yourself in a creative form.”47 Mayhew continues manifestation of Robert Farris Thompson’s notion to reach out, particularly to marginalized commu- of the “flash of the Spirit”43 — the retention, material nities and struggling artists; he supports Native...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 80–91.
Published: 01 November 2013
... entirely exhausted by the brute differences must seek out a new ethical balance. duality of predators and prey? Or can we “imagine As curator Nato Thompson states, “such hybridity our way” into other ontologies?13 cannot help but cause trepidation since it breeches When reason sleeps it produces...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 90–105.
Published: 01 May 2022
... but Antarctica. For example, in 1973, the US embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, mounted an exhibition that included Thomas s work. Ambassador W. Beverly Carter, one of the few African American diplomats at the time, oversaw the project; Jane Thompson, the Art in Embassies program director, and Adolphus Ealey...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 69.
Published: 01 May 1999
... to the ies; art historian Robert Farris In his first chapter, Powell pre• author begins to incorporate more ful• last decade of this century. He has en• Thompson and his seminal works on sents a clear summary...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Thompson’s retelling of the deity’s mythological the viewer, clothed in their associated colors of red, origins, he relates that, while experimenting with yellow, and white. Of the wives, only Oya possesses lightning Shango once set ablaze the entire palace of destructive powers akin to Shango, as she...