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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 128–139.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Ian Bourland This article considers recent films by the artist John Akomfrah (b. 1957, Ghana). It argues that Vertigo Sea , The Airport , and Purple exemplify a new phase of black British art production. While building on the methods and themes that characterize his time with the Black Audio Film...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 180–183.
Published: 01 May 2020
... MARCH 3 SEPTEMBER 16, 2018 Each generation must, out of relative obscurity, discover its mission, fulfill it, or betray it. Franz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth The sea is history. Derek Walcott, The Sea Is History John Akomfrah s three-channel video installation Vertigo Sea (2015) de- buted...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 171–172.
Published: 01 May 2009
... starry vertigo, made all the star• recordings of Aures Berber songs per- Nka-171 "Constantine de mon Enfance," 2003. Traditional blue enamel...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (40): 68–81.
Published: 01 June 2017
.... An equally foreboding visual narrative is con- In a powerful foreshadowing of the tragedy that veyed in John Akomfrah’s three-screen film instal- will follow, Ashes falls out of the boat at one point, lation Vertigo Sea: Oblique Tales of the Aquatic leaving us in suspense until he pops up again...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 98–101.
Published: 01 May 2009
... (of Liberia or Sierra original fusion and cosmic foundation of the Leone, for example): it would, rather, be a pro• word, along with the procedures of accumulation, found poetics of the historical sufferings of the assonance, vertigo, etc.) encounter each other Africas...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 80–85.
Published: 01 May 2001
... and Which questions his being Trances. What is more symbolically charged with meaning Georges Bataille than circles, spiraling lines and vertigo? Because of the infi...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 74–86.
Published: 01 November 2019
... as a pervasive systemic racism that sought to estrange black British subjec- tivities from dominant white national and cul- tural narratives. As Kobena Mercer noted in 1994, for Black Britain, the 1980s were lived as a relent- less vertigo of displacement. 3 Donald Rodney (1961 98) forged his artistic ca- reer...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 60–79.
Published: 01 May 2008
... in Algiers, Photography is the tool by which I feel most it is because the creative artist does not confident in expressing myself. It is photog• inhabit, but is inhabited by a sort of starry raphy, therefore—Black, African, homosex• vertigo, which is even starrier for those of us...