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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 44–55.
Published: 01 June 2017
... North, the global South, and in between. Discarded objects become critical signifiers of the fever of waste-producing consumerism—notably, though not exclusively, in the postwar, fast-growing Luanda where Chagas currently lives. By rearranging these objects into new configurations, Chagas is also...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 102–109.
Published: 01 November 2016
... about the actual historical figure of Nanny, though the continued presence of the Maroon communities keeps her memories and legend alive to the Jamaican population. I argue that Cox uses her own body to give Nanny a visual presence, presenting her as a military strategist, warrior, and sexual female...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 38–47.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Angola, and today he is one of the country’s most important artists. Even though he has exhibited in important venues like the biennales of Venice, São Paulo, and Havana, one of his main concerns is the establishment of better connections within the African continent. Thus he aims to work and exhibit...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 182–185.
Published: 01 November 2016
... 1936, though Ethiopia was fully stabilized and Italy forced out in 1941. The author considers the questions one photograph might raise for a researcher writing a novel. Photo taken in Ethiopia in 1937. The author found it in a flea market in Rome, Italy, in 2010. From the author’s collection...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1995) 1995 (2): 69–70.
Published: 01 May 1995
...? Of course, we see none of this. All we see is a fallen dreamer and a figure (his dream?) whispering into the fallen one's ear. Though...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2002) 2002 (16-17): 110–111.
Published: 01 May 2002
... though commanding resonance blackness through the use of a in the artist's signature hybrid that seem to occupy a space fabric often worn by contempo• garments. The figure's hyper...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2006) 2006 (20): 116–121.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., though the postings on the Without Sanctuary website, social mores about lynching may have radically despite some harsh debates, seem compatible with changed—such that the enthusiastic white crowds of such a response, and the same may be true of the adults...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2015
... understand, or are made uncom- ditional” African wax fabrics. Though many in West fortable by the “soul-satisfying” choices some black and central Africa wear the fabric today, its prove- people make about how they wish to adorn them- nance is actually Indonesian, and the relationship of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1998) 1998 (8): 67.
Published: 01 May 1998
..., ghostly attraction, the past will gic similarities with Gallagher's though, it must be admitted that some images hurt, recall histori...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1995) 1995 (2): 68–69.
Published: 01 May 1995
... polemicist. Though he could have churned much an antagonism as a competition. The greatest pictures, the astonishing "Untitled out portraits of black suffering by the yard, he grid substitutes its own discourse for the for• (Subject (1982) everything,about this show...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 119–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... A plush wreath of pink roses circles the neck of the black woman, who gazes straight ahead as though she were a nautical figurehead affixed to the bow. The full white sail, like a drawn curtain, separates her from the black man, whose lower pelvis, with ex- posed penis and testicles...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 54–57.
Published: 01 November 1996
..., Burnett reveals, is body-specific. It turns scene, which usually includes either a shooting or a corpse. In Menace out to be a story about physically determined narrative exclusion. Though Burnett's latest film...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 155–157.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Though constructed out of dis- having their respective privileges or April 3, 2011–March 4, 2012 parate forms, Sub Mirage Lignum co- restrictions ignored. heres through overarching themes of On entering the first gallery space...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 92–95.
Published: 01 May 2001
... and imagery of the multipanel pieces. She painted some in relatively large 2' x 2' formats and some in 5" x 5" panels. It is as though she...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 92–93.
Published: 01 November 2001
... turally specific, though non- manipulates the spectators' judgmental signifiers. In many gaze, making them hyper-aware...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 126.
Published: 01 May 2001
... inspired by Sir Robert Loder of Tri• terms with their imaginations: like and Josef Baier, though working angle Arts Trust, London in the an inward journey into one's self. alone in their studios responded to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1996) 1996 (5): 64.
Published: 01 November 1996
... the droning voice of the analysand, her parent's actions, "The man I love west. Though the film's opening identity as "normal and British...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1998) 1998 (8): 52–53.
Published: 01 May 1998
... solid, though not fully defined, identity. women are depicted in bright colors, naked, Lubaina Himid's Restoring the Balance repre• bound, and with faces scratched out, as if to sents today's Black woman as the descendant say: "Here is what you are really up to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 148–151.
Published: 01 November 2012
... experience professional Cave’s to able trace directly is medium airborne an in release festive This unrestricted. completely though as postures ing in fly leaped costumes bedazzling in free- Here, galleries. of artery central the of end the at videos of room final the in height...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1995) 1995 (2): 70–71.
Published: 01 May 1995
... Philip Amonoo, CRITICAL INTERVENTIONS:BEYOND ABJECTION interests were represented, although textile including this writer. The rank of sculptors JUNE KELLY GALLERY work was conspicuously absent. Though the was represented by Chris Afuba, Frank...