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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 196–201.
Published: 01 November 2016
... classical representational Old Master painting black body RECLAIMING HISTORY A VISUAL ESSAY Elizabeth Colomba eing of Martinique descent but born and is associated with the butterfly, and so forth. raised in France has shaped and influenced Thus, skin color no longer dictates...
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Nka (1997) 1997 (6-7): 32–33.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 124–141.
Published: 01 November 2012
... ability to layer multiple “stories” by evincing a temporal, spatial, and kinetic aesthetic in his visual work; on his choice of and approach to his materials; and on the changes in his oeuvre over the years: from painting and mixed media to monumental steel sculptures of Amharic letters, constructed...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 114.
Published: 01 May 2000
... from his homeland of the Sudan to Kodi's work, "the post-inde• remain spectators, just as is the ASRAR: A Visual Dialogue case...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Daniel Widener The visual arts played a critical role in the cultural awakening that began with the Second World War and flourished in the aftermath of the Watts riots. In searching for new means of expression rooted in and relevant to the communities from which they came, black artists based...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 42–49.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the Symbionese Liberation Army are most often remembered through their spectacular representation in visual media culture rather than through their political actions or agendas. Video and film projects such as Raymond Pettibon and David Markey’s Citizen Tania (1989), Isaac Julien’s Baltimore (2003), Sharon...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 8–19.
Published: 01 November 2013
... the 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...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 128–143.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., must confront the specter of long-term incarcera - tion, among other overwhelming vulnerabilities, as A Visual...
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Nka (1995) 1995 (2): 30–33.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Salah Hassan Copyright © 1995 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1995 THE MODERNIST EXPERIENCE IN AFRICAN ART Skunder Boghassian.Time Cycle II, 1982 (Embossed bark cloth-30" x 40 Collection of the artist. VISUAL...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 120.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Gen Doy Copyright © 2001 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2001 shism and Black Beauties." Since Black Visual Culture...
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Nka (1997) 1997 (6-7): 54–57.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 22–31.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Leigh Raiford Copyright © 2006 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2006 Lynching, Visuality, and the Un/Making of Blackness Leigh Raiford hen Ida B. Wells and the NAACP tion, and memorialization of the black body from W embarked...
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Nka (2006) 2006 (20): 116–121.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Walter Cohen Copyright © 2006 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2006 Lynching, Visuality, Empire m Walter Cohen A t the metacritical center of the material need not be seen along a single historical axis...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 6–21.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Peter Erickson Focusing primarily on Isaac Julien’s two Paradise Omeros films (2002–3), but also with further reference to Looking for Langston (1989) and Ten Thousand Waves (2010), I explore the figure of the poet and the concept of the poetic in Julien’s visual work. Just as Paradise Omeros...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 56–66.
Published: 01 November 2020
... footage of the young Satterwhite s fam- ily. In addition to the dynamic visuals, the artist scores the work with a soundtrack taken directly from the 1989 home video, creating an immediate disjuncture between futuristic cyberscape and the sounds of 1980s dance music. The music, even as it indexes a time...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 80–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... ultimately interested in representational then desire settings indicate an intrinsic logic for collectivities, or what is screened, imaged, and per- finding meaningful place, an advantageous position formed. To this end, I map visual and sonic rep- A desire path. Courtesy the author 82 • Nka...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 22–31.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Gilane Tawadros Three works made up the exhibition Scat—Sonia Boyce: Sound and Collaboration , presented by Sonia Boyce and the Institute of International Visual Arts (Iniva) at Rivington Place in London from June through July 2013. The three works use image and sound in strikingly different...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 8–23.
Published: 01 November 2021
... the work of other artists who were active in the 1930s through the 1960s such as Amy Nimr, Inji Efflatoun, and Mounir Canaan, among others, who exhibited with the Art and Liberty group and the Contemporary Art Group, alongside the work of those who independently espoused a similar visual vocabulary...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 228–245.
Published: 01 November 2021
... texts on twentieth- and twenty-first-century modern art. A sampling of Youssef s oeuvre embodies the main ethos of the surrealists visually and stylis­ tically as well as the work of his colleagues in the Contemporary Art Group. Like other members of Art and Liberty and the Contemporary Art Group...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
... been literally and visually captured by several contemporary Africans, among other artists, whose work represents the precarious condition under which they have been living and practicing in major centers of the Western metro- ple. A few examples will suffice. Albanian-Italian artist Adrian Paci s work...