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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 (2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of representations of the black figure and examines the continuation of, as well as the challenges to, certain tropes that have been used to frame blackness, femaleness, and tropicality. Copyright © 2016 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2016 Barbados mulatto Agostino Brunias colonial art...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 46–49.
Published: 01 May 2004
... under tropical conditions."9 T colonies of the Gold Coast and Nigeria in the 1940s and Fry and Drew's two manuals, which draw on their experience 1950s was framed by a unique political context. Unlike in the Gold Coast and Nigeria, can be seen...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 20–27.
Published: 01 May 2008
... "Who's Jean Prouve?" I asked, confessing both The project for the tropical houses began in the my ignorance and interest. late 1940s, when Pechiney Aluminum Company "Oh!" answered Angela excitedly. She dug into asked Prouve to design aluminum houses...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 60–63.
Published: 01 May 2004
... not lic atmosphere of what could be any tropical climate from the venture beyond the artificial beach of their hotel Antilles to Africa, across the Atlantic through the Indian Ocean, resorts; those who have never been; and Chris Ofili. The 35- all...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 70–75.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of the old Marxist-­Leninist regime; as it rubbed shoulders with matrons in stately passage, kids on the loose, men in languid conversation, dudes in their finery hanging out in cars, along reddish clay pathways under the giant shadow of ancient tropical trees, taking...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (52): 6–21.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Leena Habiballa THE VISUAL LIFE Archival and Counter-archival Narratives of Revolt Leena Habiballa 6 Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art 52 May 2023 DOI 10.1215/10757163-10434938 © 2020 Tropics of Meta OF REVOLUTION Suha Barakat, 2019. Night demonstrations in Al-Qiyada sit-in; the banner...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 54–63.
Published: 01 November 2014
... into architectural and natural settings evoking features studiously generic; the only discernible the colonial tropics, with motifs such as cannons. characteristic of his silhouette is his humanity. She creates a dissonance between the lacy aesthet- More dramatically, an unmistakably female form ics—the doily...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 155–157.
Published: 01 November 2012
... trap used to catch min- tropical island of Jamaica with the munity characterized by “having at nows. Planks jut into the vortexlike postindustrial town of North Adams, least two foci of identification, and interior. As if caught in the teeth of where the Massachusetts Museum...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 42–53.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the female form to cal worlds: primal and futuristic, lushly investigate and analyze broader issues ranging from W tropical and postapocalyptic. She colonialism and displacement, ritual and transfor- invents enchanted forests, interplanetary realms, mation, hunger and consumption...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 88–90.
Published: 01 May 2003
... works that conveyed a food. The chicken struggles against its bonds and manages to Brazilian reality in a Brazilian voice. They developed a "tropical- escape. The camera angle opens wide to show the small, run• ist" aesthetic that drew on the Indigenous and Afro...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 8–13.
Published: 01 November 2016
... not visibly been part and including still lives with cowries or tropical fruits parcel of French social and cultural life, it has had a and landscapes. The first part of the visit focused on deep impact on French society. “Slavery is a ghost, the history of each product; slave trade and colonial both...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 104–113.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., Hughes’s The Weary Blues, Countee Cullen’s Color, who could be counted on to chronicle her menus, Eric Walrond’s Tropic Death, and James Weldon her celebrity guests, and even her three marriages Johnson’s God’s Trombones.16 and divorces. “A’Lelia’s commission of an avant-garde...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 14–21.
Published: 01 May 2014
... temperature so that the received I think knowing people like the Black Audio Film Collective notion of the landscape as a touristic, hot tropical landscape and Isaac Julien, watching Steve McQueen and Chris Ofili in is depleted and the landscape is rendered frigid and cold. different kinds...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 162–167.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Tropical Aquarium. The idea apparently The typical museum is set up to minimize conversa- was to show how France has progressed by making tion. They assume individuals are attending alone space for a museum tackling the very contemporary and eager to quietly reap knowledge from the 164 • Nka...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 24–33.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of the exotic have been repetition to a decorative place of limbo; a place shaped by many of the historical tropes framed in that we see so richly represented in the tropical earlier photographs. paintings of Henri Rousseau or the Mediterranean The camera has been an important tool for con• scenes...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 38–47.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Hossfeld (Wuppertal: Investigação Científica Tropical, 1989), he studied the inhabit- Hammer, 2009), pp. 84–103. It is republished here courtesy of the ants of the island close to Luanda, the Axiluandas. In 2009, an publisher. The following material was also consulted: Hal Foster, exhibition...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 114–125.
Published: 01 November 2023
... Guinea, a refugee camp operated by the Australian government. The impact of this work was magnified by the disconnection between what a listener saw and heard: between the speakers narratives of abuse and desperation and the lush tropical forest and beaches where these stateless men, clothed only...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the Art and Archaeology and African American Stud- of omission. Behind the elderly woman in Seated is ies departments at Princeton University. a second painting of a tropical picturesque scene. It rises above her like an exteriorization of a private Notes reflection. While the landscape painting...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 64–75.
Published: 01 May 2022
... by the color and composition of both foreground and background. As Chika Okeke Agulu writes: The painting captures the sensory intensity and tropical exuberance of the Ibadan/Osogbo environment. . . . His use of a strong black pigment for skin colour and the retention of the brilliant white of the paper...