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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 16–27.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Caitlin Beach In 1919 the sculptor Meta Warrick Fuller modeled the statuette Mary Turner: A Silent Protest against Mob Violence . One of the earliest three-dimensional works of art to address the subject of lynching, the sculpture was dedicated to the memory of Turner, a nineteen-year-old pregnant...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., as well as in his channeling and innovating upon iconographic references to the riot—namely, the initial shattering of glass that directly precedes looting—Donaldson articulates an abstracted blackness where black identity, internationally, is always vulnerable to violence and requires an armed response...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 114–119.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Michelle Wright Copyright © 2001 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2001 The Spectacle of Violence Laylah Ali's Laylah Ali, Untitled, 2000, Gouache on paper, 19 x 14...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 72–82.
Published: 01 May 2020
... discourses and visions of Germany’s and Europe’s postunification future. The author argues that the erasure of colonial violence from the continent’s collective memory has a direct, negative impact on its ability to let go of a racialized identity that is in increasing tension with Europe’s actual...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 126–135.
Published: 01 May 2020
...: conquest, commerce, and cosmopolitanism. Global commerce was the condition of possibility of cosmopolitanism, but what had long structured global commerce was a composite of rapacity, enslavement, violence, domination, and some good. The author proposes that the contemporary study of cosmopolitanism...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 38–47.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Nadine Siegert Angola, a blank spot on the map of the international art world due to its long-lasting civil war, has carved out an outstanding position for itself as a metropolis of the future; it is sometimes referred to as the Dubai of Africa. The reflection of memory and violence in Angolan...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2015
... challenges endured by generations of Black people in Britain, even as they have endured pronounced episodes of violence, at the hands of individuals as well as the state. Considering the image of the lone petrol bomber participating in the Lozells, Birmingham, riots of 1985, I further examine the media...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 28–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and reception, this study aims to illuminate how racial politics influenced a politics of style in this volatile moment. To do so, it situates Die in relation to a mounting attention to protest, violence, social realism, and black aesthetics, especially as they crystallized in writer Amiri Baraka’s engagement...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 116–117.
Published: 01 May 2015
... representations of Algerian society different from those of their male counterparts. Considering her three earlier documentaries, one finds recurring themes that also run through Sahraoui’s latest film, Yema , including violence against women, the urgent need to resist, and the Kabyle landscape with its olive...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 82–89.
Published: 01 May 2007
... American history as marked by vio• scene that sets the stage for the telling of the film's A lence has always been strikingly visual. In main story, the police stop a group of African her assessment of the mix of violence and American men and forcefully search them and entertainment...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 8–17.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the colonial violence he rest of the world, many a movement ghting for the witnessed, violence expressed every day through emancipation of various peoples invoked Fanon’s racism and worse, through the torture used by the heretical name. For numerous organizations com- French army against Algerian...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 65.
Published: 01 November 1996
... Oustinoff have gathered in Not all the images and nar• this exhibition at the Adelson ratives in the show target the Galleries, works by 10 artists from syndrome of public violence in South Africa...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 10–11.
Published: 01 May 2006
... special issues to specific themes lynching and the workings of racial violence as a fun• related to African and African Diaspora arts and visu• damental aspect of the American experience have al culture. This approach allows Nka to provide cut• been so long marginalized...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 4–19.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... I think that’s what a if this discussion will be valid or not, I’d like to talk about border is. It should enable us to multiply and savor the differ- modern violence. ent flavors of the world; it shouldn’t be a wall that prevents us from entering or leaving. Consequently, what we need MD: All...
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Nka (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 (2015) 2015 (36): 48–61.
Published: 01 May 2015
... protest capital of the world,” and the esca- lating and epiphenomenal violence relative to pub- lic protests in South Africa have been neatly pack- aged into a Wikipedia entry.1 Contemporary media, presumptively panoptic, presents a nation fraught with insurgent citizenship, collective action...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 86–91.
Published: 01 May 2006
... to be in the center of a conundrum, a conun• drum that is as much intellectual as it is ethical and political, about the meanings of racial violence...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 116–121.
Published: 01 May 2006
... learn that "in the 1890s, standard, the violence at Abu Ghraib is trivial com• lynch mobs murdered more than 1,000 blacks," and pared to the overall violence of lynching. By any this is immediately followed by an account of Ida B. imaginable standard, it is also trivial compared...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 28–33.
Published: 01 May 1998
...." These narratives the wise words of a vulture waiting for polit• wanted to play off against the burlesque of of violence and violation that were as one of ical carrion. Ubu." Rather than actors pretending to give the inspirations for Ubu and the Truth...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 144–150.
Published: 01 May 2006
... history. In the book Discussion of Recent Developments in This Field. New Legacies of Lynching: Racial Violence and Memory, York: AMS Press. Jonathan Markovitz points out that during the Revolutionary War, lynching was viewed as a punish• Anderson, S., and Caldwell, E. (1935...