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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1994) 1994 (1): 43–46.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 56–58.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., Theaster Gates, Miklos Gosztonyi, George E. Lewis, Elvira Dyangani Ose, and Blake Stimson This question-and-answer session represents part the black community and all over the United States. two of three sessions that took place at the conference This was the moment when collectives were being...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2006) 2006 (20): 96–115.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Helen Langa Copyright © 2006 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2006 Two Antilynching Art Exhibitions: Politicized Viewpoints, Racial Perspectives, Gendered Constraints Helen Langa wo art exhibitions protesting lynch violence public awareness of the problem...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2009) 2009 (25): 8–29.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Chika Okeke-Agulu Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2009 1_okeke_agulu:nka_book_size 3/1/10 1:36 PM Page 8 his essay reconsiders the work of two...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 70–75.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Third Worlds, looking at vehicular transport as a metonymic element within consciousness. His Colours of Cotonou installation uses the device of the frame as a relatively traditional meditation on art and value, but Gaba goes beyond this in two ways: in his conscious play on the French word cadre...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2019) 2019 (44): 108–119.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., Kenya, the couple function like many global artists today working across continents, exhibiting their work in a wide range of geographic locations. The transition from being two separate artists to one has enabled Mwangi Hutter to push the boundaries of what it means to work collaboratively, what it...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2009) 2009 (25): 144–149.
Published: 01 November 2009
... about skin color, ahead in this direction. He recognized that the pool “There were thirty-two people on staff and only ten centric point of view fascinate me—how they suc - hair texture, and facial features in the African he was able to help develop would further enhance were black. So...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 76–83.
Published: 01 May 2012
... visual art workshop that created Chi- cago’s seminal Wall of Respect mural. As a painter, Donaldson participated in over two hundred group Carolyn Lawrence, Uphold Your Men, 1971...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 118–127.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Commission, courtesy the artist. Photo: Steve Mayo 122 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 29 • Fall 2011 members conducted a panel of women artists at the Brooklyn Museum in connection with the book Two Centuries of Black American Art, published the pre- vious year by the highly...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 8–15.
Published: 01 June 2017
... a lodestar, a touchstone, and a balm for that self-same Jamaican soul. Miles Davis provided, at the very least, jazz as a musical genre, as a mode of being deeply inflected by race, as a means of delivering solace, succor, and sustenance for two black souls. While there is no symmetry, perfect or...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 80–89.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Nana Adusei-Poku The article “Post-Post-Black?” unfolds two aspects with which contemporary black artists and academics are confronted: the prevailing racism and stereotypes about the work by black artists and scholars, and the advanced scholarship and artistic practices that try to dispose...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2017) 2017 (41): 30–42.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Jeffrey C. Stewart This article problematizes the discourse of transnationalism and suggests an alternative conceptual frame, TransAfrican, by looking at the art of two understudied artists, Winold Reiss and Romare Bearden. A close reading of a select number of their artworks reveals interesting...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2019) 2019 (44): 24–37.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Tamar Garb In this article the author produces a reading of two iconic photographs that register the removal of the statue of Cecil John Rhodes from its plinth at the University of Cape Town in April 2015. Produced respectively by documentary photographer David Goldblatt (1930–2018) and performance...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 119–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., adjacent gallery, Portrait of Nat Turner with the Head of His Master provides a counterpoint with its muted palette and the enclosed space of the master’s bedroom. The viewer is caught in the rough cross-current between the two galleries; the logic of their connection is compelling and the emotional...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 124–127.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Steve Pantazis This review covers Beninese artist Meschac Gaba’s twelve-room installation Museum of Contemporary African Art (July 3–September 22, 2013), presented at Tate Modern in London, which acquired the work as part of a two-year program to highlight contemporary African art. The show offered...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 30–35.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and impact on Amer’s reputation as a contemporary artist, they testify to a newfound confidence in her abilities as a sculptor poised to stretch the horizon of her aesthetic fields, even as she returns to the foundational formal and conceptual principles on which her work of the past two decades has...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 80–89.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Concrete Pre-manufacture); one still inhabited today (the Delamere Flats); and one demolished ca. 2005 (the Oceanic Hotel). The article explores May’s impulse for gardening as a kind of anti-architecture and crosses his narrative with those of two other architect-horticulturalists: Erica Mann, a Jewish...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 90–95.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Concrete Pre-manufacture); one still inhabited today (the Delamere Flats); and one demolished ca. 2005 (the Oceanic Hotel). The article explores May’s impulse for gardening as a kind of anti-architecture and crosses his narrative with those of two other architect-horticulturalists: Erica Mann, a Jewish...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 76–87.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Dina A. Ramadan Thirty-two-year-old multimedia artist Ahmed Basiony was one of the earliest martyrs of the 2011 Egyptian uprisings. Shortly after his death his work was selected for the Egyptian pavilion at the fifty-fourth Venice Biennale. This article questions the choice of Basiony as a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 112–115.
Published: 01 May 2015
... been black-and-white, he pushes the relationship between the figures and the symbols further. He also uses two figures rather than one, generating a sense of energy and depth. But some recent paintings included in this exhibition show a dramatic shift into color, an emphasis on tone rather than line...