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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 162–167.
Published: 01 November 2016
... people and people of color are under-represented as visitors to museums. As museums throughout the world re-evaluate their roles as active agents of social transformation, as learning institutions, and as public spaces for engagement, how are they ensuring that black people not only feel represented...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (26): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of the exhibition as an opera in four acts about our world now, in the past, and in the future. Kasbah is an installation of a shantytown made with sheet iron and plastic, showing the town from above: the roofs spread over a considerable area, but always on the ground, so that visitors can walk over them. Another...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 118–119.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., and loose dogs on the prowl, Giardini examines vacated public spaces in between the festivities, after the visitors, critics, and journalists have departed. These images conjure a haunted ruin, creating a tension with other images in the film that are more firmly rooted in current sociocultural contexts...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 78–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., António Ole, Yinka Shonibare, MBE, and Pascale Marthine Tayou. The artists’ work engaged visitors with a range of difficult issues, including the role that Germany and the city of Berlin played in the colonization of Africa. The exhibit also acknowledged and explored the complex postcolonial relationship...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 116–120.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of African Art, this review traces the patterns of history and ideology Essaydi incorporates into her images. The exhibition in Washington enables visitors to connect concepts that have evolved over time in Essaydi’s work; this review forges these connections and begins a discussion of their importance...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 70–73.
Published: 01 May 2004
... of the exhibition. While guiding visitors through the galleries, a Senegalese man spied a Quranic liturgical text on one of the displays, reached up...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 168–170.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Quai Branly from Quai Branly, the street. The gar• dens, which are separated by walls and a moat on the Rue de I'Universite side as well, make up an enclosed space of fantasy. The winding sidewalks lead visitors under the museum's intention• ally boatlike structure, and to the museum...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 46–51.
Published: 01 November 1998
..., more open section is the obi in which the man receives his this sense, suggest the four winds, the four pillars of the earth, and visitors; the smaller space behind is the man's private space. The open such other mythologic ideas that were, at some point, symbolic of the section...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 54–57.
Published: 01 May 1999
...• system stand free on the periphery - mod• IN SOUTH AFRICA, THIS festation of the exhibit itself is masterful, ernist architectural models, a corrugated striking and original. The visitor enters...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 128–129.
Published: 01 May 2007
... itime artifacts. memories of the atrocities of slavery Founded in 1799, the Peabody Essex Upon entering the museum, visitors and the consequences of colonializa- Museum, America's oldest continuously proceed through...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 80–89.
Published: 01 November 2015
... history and to provide the visitor offered to purchase garments, with one caveat—a with a sense of what she would have witnessed at subscription to Ebony or Jet would accompany each the Ebony Fashion Fair. A primary goal of the ticket sale. That initial show was such a success that exhibition...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 103.
Published: 01 May 2003
... MARCH - 4 APRIL, 2003 logue with each other and their Guided by a map, visitors had to installation inside the hut is a I— surroundings, with a constant search out the pieces, treasure...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 180–183.
Published: 01 May 2020
... juxtapositions involving archival film, photographic materials, and text help to create new connec- tions in order to recuperate narratives of the African diaspora in Europe and beyond, an innately activist practice in scope and character. Visitors to the SFMOMA exhibition Sublime Seas entered a large, dark...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 124–127.
Published: 01 May 2014
... - - - - visitors had access to the library’s in library’s the to access had visitors work: “interactive” an was “Library” the Similarly, involved. curator the of name the and exhibited previously been has project the where ganization or the of name the with inscribed was each...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 58–61.
Published: 01 November 1996
...dele jegede Copyright © 1996 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1996 AN INSIDE STORY wo authoritative wood sculptures, each situated about 30 is ambitious. But its is an ambition that feeds on the existing fad yards apart, admit the visitor...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 94–95.
Published: 01 May 2003
... of the visitors' strong, clad in faux-leopard skin convincingly applied to his work ty. Deploying a wide range of steps, whispers, and occasional...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 127.
Published: 01 May 2001
... in the city or square structure out of palmwood. around the streets of Egypt; the of visitors to the city; abridged Conceived of and brought with her grid-like lattice of a mashrabiya narratives deposited for safekeep• from Egypt, it is her gift...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 104–113.
Published: 01 May 2008
...• Dak'Art, wouldn't more "context" catalyze visitors' nel for US and EU citizens is covered with black understanding of the exhibited propositions' com• soil into which hundreds of red plastic roses were plexities?8 Although several artists...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 68–77.
Published: 01 May 2011
...) and Colonel Tarleton and Mrs 37 bitions found within the walls of Germany’s state Oswald Shooting (2007) were both presented in the 38 museums. Visitors to his installation are reminded pristine neogothic interior of the Friedrichswerd- 39 that Anatsui’s work, itself a formal meditation on ersche...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 171–172.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., if you can call it living, the eighth point of the star, the visitor chic and spiritual journey. in such conditions "Le Polygon et Le enters a space that expresses spiritual• Samta Benyahia created Le Polygon Dedale is especially well...