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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 70–73.
Published: 01 November 2001
.... Much of the action takes place after closing time. As the embracing on a bed, then engaging in a ritualized sadomasochistic guard paces the galleries, a huge 19th-century painting titled Slaves encounter, in which each is suspended upside down from a rack by on the West Coast of Africa, by the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 140–144.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Jefferson Pinder, and continues on to Accra, Ghana in 2014. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2014 W. E. B. Du Bois Du Bois in Our Time University Museum of Contemporary Art University of Massachusetts Amherst exhibition...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2009) 2009 (25): 163–165.
Published: 01 November 2009
... simultaneously, enjoins the viewer to two for some time, but still have not here. We arrive at the opening of the other hand, art has evolved into a so - engage with the image as a moment found a way of taming...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 68–77.
Published: 01 May 2011
... celebrations of globalism and the overarching geographic and spatial taxonomies that still dominate most African art exhibitions. Instead, the exhibition foregrounded the ambiguous presence of colonial time in the analysis of Africa by emphasizing temporal interconnections and transitional moments. By refusing...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 170–183.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Ahmed Bedjaoui A few years after achieving its independence in 1962, Algeria, under the umbrella of the Organization of the African Union, organized the first Pan African Cultural Festival, referred to as PANAF. The festival it took place in Algiers in July 1969 during a time when a few African...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2019) 2019 (44): 8–23.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Erica Moiah James Critiques of anachronism have been used to dismiss art made in the Caribbean since the arrival of Christopher Columbus. This article argues that in order to render Caribbean art in the critical imagination, one must first decolonize notions of time foundational to the discipline...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1998) 1998 (8): 52–53.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Roger Prager Copyright © 1998 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1998 SS/IHC TIME, SP. CE, MOVEMEHT...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 34–40.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 96–113.
Published: 01 May 2013
... asked around about what kind of person he Africa. The two of them were in the kitchen work- was, and some said that he was unpredictable and ing from a large French cookbook. They were mak- tough to deal with. One person told me about a time ing a sh soup. he made a photographer wait for four hours...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
... World.5 The concept was now set out for the first time in law that all Africans coming to Barbados were to serve for life, along with their progeny and offspring. In...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2001) 2001 (15): 88–89.
Published: 01 November 2001
... that he found "sharply intelli• So Committed to the Image: gent" at the time. Contemporary Black Photo• graphers, a big, home-grown sur• In any case, few of the vey that opens today, isn't an...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 116–119.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., center-screen, stares precisely timed fade-ins and fade-outs, along with T out to sea, a moped hums past and we hear the exploitation of the dual-screen presentation. the watery babble of voices, the sound of the Stairs are employed as a powerful metonym for sea; he...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 106–112.
Published: 01 May 2011
... ethnological museums. Nevertheless, artists must in this manner, visitors with little prior knowledge bear the burden of the culture, history, and local of the background would see them only as fine conditions and customs of the time and place in works of art made of used...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 4–7.
Published: 01 May 2014
...- come together. Although many of the contributions tion is one that contemporary scholars at times take are intended to stand on their own, the issue opens for granted, forgetting that a specific set of historical itself most fully when followed from beginning to developments allowed...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 94–103.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Deborah Riley Draper Not many moments in time change the course of history and evolution of an industry at the same time. And even fewer of these moments can be attributed without exception to a group of black fashion models. In this essay I discuss my award-winning documentary Versailles ’73...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 114–129.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the links between quieter, consistent practices of nomadism, the insistence of localism in his choices, and the attention to detail and aesthetic pleasure wrought from human labor and the passing of time. This article examines the propitious union of conceptual and aesthetic choices in Anatsui’s...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 176–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
...-conceived method artists invited for brief visits can show a lack of commitment, resulting in intellectual superficiality and poor execution. The most resonant on-site creation belonged to Jean Katambayi, whose sculpture was initiated as part of an experiment to commission works in advance, permitting time...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 28–43.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Salah M. Hassan In spite of his visionary work and enduring legacy, Karl Marx was a product of his time and of Europe as a rising colonial empire with ambitions of conquest and domination, and the larger framework of his analysis was bound by the evolutionary thinking of that time. Most western...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 210–217.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Lewis Watts In January 2013, I came to Paris for the first time in forty years to present work at the first Black Portraiture[s] conference. I had planned to photograph there but had no agenda. My interest was piqued on the train from Charles de Gaulle airport, when five young black men in hoodies...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 114–119.
Published: 01 November 2014
... straplines and slogans promising services from reincarnation to sexual longevity. These universally resonant signs indexing the unity of cross-cultural depravity open a transcendental void and thus exist as chronicles of apparently self-destructive times in which mass consumption serves to palliate a darker...