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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... The dandy represents a complicated dance between race, gender, power, and style. Primarily, dandyism as a fashion trend was born in Europe during the Victorian and Edwardian periods. More specifically, the dandy is mostly a British construct who came into being in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 78–92.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and their annual Igue rite to the Head; Victorian Britain’s history of invention, exploration and conquest in which the sacking and looting of the former kingdom of Benin is of particular interest; and the essay ‘The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction’ by the German cultural theorist Walter Benjamin...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 110–111.
Published: 01 May 2002
...• obvious visual pun: the elegant The critique resides in the ly rendered. Above the figure is a rlem, New York Victorian figure, resplendent in Indonesian/Dutch origins of the realistic tree-like form...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 126–127.
Published: 01 May 2007
... miscegenation so often written out of typically overlook details concerning history. their collectors, Shonibare takes the The figures relate to the Enlighten• atypical position of exploring their ment and the Victorian era in which...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 148–151.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Yinka Shonibare, CBE © 2021 by Nka Publications 2021 Dandies in Solidarity Yinka Shonibare CBE Yinka Shonibare CBE, Diary of a Victorian Dandy: 11.00 hours, 1998. Diary of a Victorian Dandy: 14.00 hours, 1998. Included in the exhibition Included in the exhibition Mirror s Edge, Bildmuseet...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 32–39.
Published: 01 November 2016
... is not only threatening, location (he is at once African and Victorian, in a but appealing, not only the monster that the police- museum space and perhaps striving to get off his man must beat into submission, but also the beauty dais), he seems vigorous, in spite of any “eugenicist without whom he...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 118.
Published: 01 May 2000
... Yinka Shonibare, Diary of a Victorian Dandy 21:00 hours, 1998, Color photograph 6 x 7.5 ft example, seem at once too rich and that have been created form loaded with portent to have been brightly colored African fabrics. here, Party Like it's 1999, uses...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 149–151.
Published: 01 May 2013
... antimasturbation Victorian of reproductions two jects, ob sculptural three contains room This gallery. the of room front the from emanating whistle, asteam of sound screeching the by occasionally history. to ness wit as role artist’s the of us remind to Nelson, adying of bed...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 46–51.
Published: 01 May 1998
... and torical, gender and sexual differences. is a rambling exhibition in which no dis• Marc Latamie. In the Victorian The result is a smaller biennale in cernible trajectory is visible and any at• Philanthropist Parlour, 1996, London- which we are presented...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 108.
Published: 01 May 2002
...• obvious visual pun: the elegant The critique resides in the ly rendered. Above the figure is a rlem, New York Victorian figure, resplendent in Indonesian/Dutch origins of the realistic tree-like form...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 48–61.
Published: 01 November 2019
... culture, not least the du- eling images produced by the British punk scene, on the one hand, and the rise of neo-Victorianism, on the other.18 It is important to note that the work is drawn from a specific source image: a poster pro- duced by the Anti-Nazi League that depicted an im- age of Adolf Hitler...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 122–125.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to a dif- ferent end. The twelve predominantly black-­and-­white scenes that consti- tute Dorian Gray (2001) and the five large-­format color images that form Diary of a Victorian Dandy (1998) read like still images drawn from (nonexis- tent) films. Replete with self-­reflexive...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 150–157.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... For instance, Woolfalk and healing practices—has often been derided as a takes a particular interest in the Victorian collec - “soft” form of political activity, but its goal is to tion of ancient Greek and Egyptian objects, sub- explore how women’s sensory and bodily experi - Saharan...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 84–91.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of Bristol, and a slender chain, fastened by a lock, now stretched designed the restoration of its Victorian altarpiece. across the open doors of the birdcage. Ironically, Created to replace a set of Victorian tin panels that although the golden lock maintained the Moor’s had corroded beyond repair...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 28–33.
Published: 01 May 2003
... 1928, it grew quickly and by the first decade of the 20th Century boasted numerous Victorian and modernist architectural monu• ments...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Jennings Nka • 127 Herero tribe of Namibia, whose women wear Victorian-style dresses and whose men wear military uniforms as hang- overs from German colonization and conflict. With former styles of dress having been long lost, these clothes have become...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 136–145.
Published: 01 May 2008
... to form and depth of complexity as it relates Empire & Decadence (2003-2004), a series of orig• to content (since much South African art has inal Victorian jewelery boxes are shown, each rep• dealt, at least at the level of content or theme, with resenting one woman murdered by the person...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (15): 78–83.
Published: 01 November 2001
...—Victorian wallpaper and all-cemented Baladi's apocalyptic narrative in Sandouk el Dounia, which also appeared as part of Al Nitaq. At the entrance to the installation, the viewer's peripheral vision was immediately attracted by a larger-than-life photograph of a wide-eyed woman who observes...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 12–19.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., the "Victorian ideal of an imperial adventurer or colonial officer." 11 This thesis...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 41–46.
Published: 01 May 2000
... photographs. One com• fessional work. 1 began to enlist the partici• and clothing) of Georgian and Victorian ment from a visitor who signed his name as pation of the communities where I worked. portrait painting, portray a class of black Vusi haunts me: 'Making money...