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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 60–71.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Hazel Carby Copyright © 2006 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2006 US/UK's Special Relationship: The Culture of Torture in Abu Ghraib and Lynching Photographs Hazel Carby No matter where you are in the United States, American mind. Who...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 16–27.
Published: 01 May 2015
... African American woman who had been seized and murdered by a white mob one year earlier. Fuller’s Turner bears no traces of torture and rises with her child from an abstracted heap of her attackers. This paper considers the inclusions and exclusions Fuller made in interpreting the memory of Turner’s...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 120–131.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Kevin Tervala Trauma abounds in Barthélémy Toguo’s Heart Beat . From the torture of captives at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq to the massacre of students at Virginia Tech in the United States, the Cameroonian artist’s 2008 installation powerfully visualizes contemporary scenes of human suffering from...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 72–85.
Published: 01 May 2006
... figure in the U.S. media in this sense that the Abu Ghraib photographs func• coverage of the Abu Ghraib prison torture tion as afterimages of American lynching photo• scandal. No one can forget the images of the woman graphs. Part of their disruptive power lies in their holding...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 10–11.
Published: 01 May 2006
... and texture of the illustra• comparative imperative to most of the papers includ• tions as close as possible to the original images. We ed in this issue, which interrogate the interrelationship also used the illustrations sparsely and placed them in of lynching at home to torture...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 30–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., is grounds, while of great significance, are nothing the role of women in torture—the military appro• compared with the current massive electronic priation of feminine agency for the exacerbation saturation of both the public consciousness and of racist, imperialist violence...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 32–43.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of race the narrative of American innocence and progress oppression and a continuing metaphor for racial that the dominant U.S. culture prefers to tell about relations in the United States. Markowitz refers to itself.2 The torture photographs from Abu Ghraib Clarence Thomas's...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 65.
Published: 01 November 1996
... car tire trope of its absence. soft violence of media images, missing persons, tortures, and shown in the vista, a reminder...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 12–17.
Published: 01 May 2000
...: frontiers of identity/frontiers of the body" held at the Instituto involves the violent juxtaposition of the bodies of representatives of Universitario Orentale in Naples in May 1998, the proceedings of which will the colonial and liberating powers. And in the instance of torture...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 8–17.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the colonial violence he rest of the world, many a movement ghting for the witnessed, violence expressed every day through emancipation of various peoples invoked Fanon’s racism and worse, through the torture used by the heretical name. For numerous organizations com- French army against Algerian...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 22–31.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., if activists transformed lynching photographs, adver• not the same, images of tortured black bodies were tisements for and consolidators of white supremacy, used to articulate—to join up and express—specifi• into antilynching photographs, testaments to black cally racialized identities...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 122–129.
Published: 01 May 2006
...," Goldsby produces a century disasters, notably including the anonymous brilliant and sensitive account of the bravery of deaths of the holocaust. The most obvious element Frank Embrey as he faces death with a body marked of what I want to do today is to adapt this model to by torture...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 96–115.
Published: 01 May 2006
... and children as well as men. The terrorizing He conceived the exhibition as a unique way to draw threat of lynch murder was frequently intensified by attention to this effort, which supporters hoped the torture, dismemberment, and burning of vic• would have a better chance of success than...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 86–91.
Published: 01 May 2006
...-naming, the invoca• mainly working-class African American staff about tion of famous Southern families in scenes of torture the "rightness" of this lynching exhibition in the and violence, is becoming characteristic of a new midst of the progressive teleologies...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 178–180.
Published: 01 May 2021
...- torturing, and killing insurgents and In 1993, five hundred copies of cating the dominant narrative of the political opponents entailed. Yet, the the album existed, held in drawers antiapartheid struggle beyond the very existence of the album is reveal- and cabinets in Security Police offices Manichean...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 56–61.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... As is often the case, the victim s violence was seldom directed at the actual tortur- er. Almost every time, the victim turns against an imaginary torturer who, coincidentally, always hap- pens to be weaker, that is, another victim who often has nothing to do with the original wound. This can be seen in many...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 44–59.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., once again, ing the deep slashes and gouges of the torture to the witness they deserve. We deny them the opportu• which he was subjected. In the final image, Embree nity to demand recognition of their humanity, and hangs by a rope from a tree, a rough blanket pinned for us to bear witness...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 52–53.
Published: 01 May 1998
..., what is alive and what is dead. In No to Torture (1982-83), Houria Niati Oladele Bamgboye's photographic pan• deconstructs the Orientalist view of North els {Images 1, 3, 5, 6 from the series Celebrate, African women embodied in Eugene...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 92–95.
Published: 01 May 2006
... in their bed. a dog trot that broke it in two —two mildewed lungs. Jack Digby was handy to a point, and had The farm house clung to a cut in the road, and if that replaced the front door to the dogtrot and chiseled in tortured road had a name or a number, I never knew a Carpenter lock...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 38–43.
Published: 01 November 1998
..., tortured, and mutilated be- Some will object that the world did not know what was happening until fore being killed. Many Hutus who refused to participate in the carnage were it was too late. The record refutes that. Reading through the New York Times executed along with the Tutsis. Within three...