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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1995) 1995 (3): 14–15.
Published: 01 November 1995
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2010
... film not only is diverse in its tendencies but also relates in diverse ways to different trans/national traditions and models. Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2010 African Screens (Re)Viewed...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 152–155.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Susanna Newbury Zwelethu Mthethwa: Inner Views , at the Studio Museum in Harlem from July 15 to October 24, 2010, was the first major US museum exhibition of the South African photographer since 2003. The show drew from three of the artist’s photographic series to focus on the domestic interiors of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 42–53.
Published: 01 November 2014
... video. The exhibition featured many of the artist’s most iconic collages drawn from major international collections; rarely seen early works, and new creations. The exhibition also unveiled the artist’s sketchbooks of intimate drawings that reveal her creative process and inspirations, on public view...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 20–27.
Published: 01 November 2018
... summarizing Glissant’s worldview. Glissant, the poet, became a philosopher to reveal the fluidity of relation beyond the closed doors of closed systems of discrimination, segregation, and rejection, and to insist that difference is more constructive when viewed as a by-product of solidarity and conciliation...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2016
... displayed and viewed changes with each generation, constantly allowing young diasporic innovators from the Americas, Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean to add their own ideas about reinvention and self-representation. Paris, an internationally key and highly influential Western space in all things concerning...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 134–141.
Published: 01 November 2016
... look at the history of the gesture in apartheid-era visual culture, however, quickly reveals the importance of local context, and the mutable associations of the raised fist. Moreover, as several theorists and historians of South African photography have suggested, a static, humanizing view of gesture...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 8–19.
Published: 01 November 2013
... racial dynamic of Shakespeare’s plot? By using visual art to intervene in a literary classic, Wilson’s work performs an excavation that disrupts the conventional response to Shakespeare’s tragic script and opens up new possibilities for revisionary interpretations capable of transforming our view of the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 116–120.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Erin Farrell The exhibition Revisions offers a unique opportunity to see the development of Lalla Essaydi’s ideas as they pertain both to her personal history and to the greater story of Moroccan women. Through analysis of the various collections on view at the Smithsonian National Museum of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2011) 2011 (29): 140–151.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the two major movements in African American art of the twentieth century—the New Negro Arts movement and the Black Arts movement—Jones’s unique black perspective was often viewed through the mask, a symbol of classical African art and a signifier of black identity. For her, it acted as muse for a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 8–13.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of view of a fictional research consortium that seeks to leverage its role as a stakeholder in the aftermath of the earthquake, the tsunami, and the partial nuclear meltdown on March 11, 2011, on the northeastern coast of Japan. The consortium can be understood as a personification of the type of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 110–115.
Published: 01 May 2014
... identity and in the process succumbs to a naive view of “globalism” as an uncomplicated utopia. Copyright © 2014 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2014 FEATURE REVIEW EL ANATSUI: ART and LIFE...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 155–157.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Dalila Scruggs This review is an interpretive description of Nari Ward’s Mirage Sub Lignum, a large-scale installation on view at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. Copyright © 2012 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2012 tenants, and...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 158–161.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Geoffrey Jacques The exhibition of prints Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now , curated by Judith B. Hecker at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, offered a view of South African art-making practice that flourished among all sectors of society during the apartheid years. The exhibition evoked a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2019) 2019 (44): 132–142.
Published: 01 May 2019
... pieces, which open a space for theorization and discussion on the concept of ontological distance . French anthropologist Philippe Descola’s ideas on existing differences in ontological conceptualizations of the world share a wide view of the world and its cosmologies akin to the alternative ways of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 168–170.
Published: 01 May 2009
... cafe, or to clearings hid• den from view. Embedded in the side• walks are "tresors," objects such as cowrie shells and iridescent insects Yinka Shonibare, MBE, The Confession, 2007. Installation view, Jardin d' Amour, Musee du Quai...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 134–135.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., ent is at play here. Several viewings viewings Several here. play at is ent...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2004) 2004 (19): 88–89.
Published: 01 May 2004
... desperately lacks any everyday reality. Heaped upon memory, and the politics of but the colored marks them• attention to materiality. Viewed this is the additional insult of color. Strikingly anti-aesthetic selves; Malcolm's...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1995) 1995 (2): 42–43.
Published: 01 May 1995
... TO QUESTION ASSUMPTIONS ABOUT THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE PUBLIC'S IDEAS ABOUT ART AND WHERE THEY VIEW ART. EXHIBITING WORK THAT IS CONSTANTLY ACCESSIBLE IN PUBLIC PLACES, OUR OBJECTIVE IS TO PRODUCE WORKS OF ART THAT WILL EVENTUALLY BE AS FAMILIAR AS POSSIBLE—ON A...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 202–209.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Désert Nka • 203 The Passion, 2006. Digital photography, frames, and shelves, variable dimensions. Installation view, 2015. Courtesy Shelly and Donald Rubin Foundation, New York, and artist. © Jean-Ulrick Désert. Photo: Charles Roussel 204 • Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art • 38...