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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 76–83.
Published: 01 May 2012
... cut . . . Symmetry that is free , repetition with change, based on African music and African movement . . . We want the work to look like the creator made it through us . . . We want the things to shine, to have the rich luster of a just-washed ’Fro, of spit-shined shoes . . . Color that shines...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 20–27.
Published: 01 November 2018
... look at difference differently, Glissant wants us to realize its essential role in the construction of the tout-monde . The sparkle of truth and reality must not be isolated from the darkness and opacity out of which they emerge. Copyright © 2018 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2018...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 56–58.
Published: 01 May 2014
... survive even if they were playing something that was not that Theaster Gates: I am an artist in Chicago, and I marketable? want to thank the four of you. Blake, I’m wanting you to complicate the ideas of the state and the mar...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 74–79.
Published: 01 May 2014
...- tive — to bring some money to the table. I said yes: I wanted some institutional recognition from my colleagues; I wanted the University of Chicago to have a stamp...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 22–23.
Published: 01 May 2014
... therefore instill a desire to return to the work. that. So this means that we don’t have access to Also, the work has threads that recur across films, testimony. We can’t talk to Japanese people about so that the encouragement is to understand how their traumas, and in a sense we don’t want to, so...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1999) 1999 (10): 35–37.
Published: 01 May 1999
... very, my fields of study. I studied history before cinema and started teaching cinema very even before my first film. 1 wanted to learn the language of cinema so as to inves...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2003) 2003 (18): 40–47.
Published: 01 May 2003
... labor is much more if at all. entangled than many would ordinarily want to believe. Few were paying attention to African artists or Caribbean artists or Secondly, why anyone assumes that living in Europe or North Asian artists in ways that...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 10–23.
Published: 01 May 2007
... photography. TE: Here again, you touch on an intimate question and I don't really want to say. Well, I'll briefly survey it. No, OE: How is your personal life connected to your pho• it is a number of different things. It happened with...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 94–96.
Published: 01 May 2014
... experience in a gay bathhouse. Theaster Gates: The last couple days I’ve been in I want to name that as another space of black col- my new studio and I’ve been giving tours to people. lectivity and as a way of thinking about sexuality in When we get to these particular little rooms and I all of your...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 114.
Published: 01 May 2000
... . his canvases. Now, however, in his African and Arab traditions. While Beny's text. Nonetheless, Kodi large multi-media exhibit, ASRAR: this diversity could be a source of wants us to try to understand this...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 96–113.
Published: 01 May 2013
... appreciate the presence of death in the mid- 1980s mances. They join the harrowing late photographs images, one begins with the insistence on fashion of Billie Holiday, the skeleton and the gardenia, as in the earlier shots. Miles wants his stu on dis- moments of the necessary portraiture of evening...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 1995) 1995 (2): 25–29.
Published: 01 May 1995
... Journal of Contemporary African Art • Spring/Summer 1995 was the kind of energy the world he moved in didn't allow. At first I was a bit ambivalent towards him, because I did not believe he was real• ly Jean-Michel. Anyway, it was a mystical meeting—like kindred minds. You know, also, he wanted very...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 130–137.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Nka • 131 Margo Crawford: The first question I want to ask you is about the role of photography in the Black Arts movement. How did it feel to be a photographer, to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 138–144.
Published: 01 May 2012
... sure that he in his studies thought about starting some lege, helping to inspire the next generation. type of art movement because we were moving out of OBAC [the Organization of Black American Culture], which was Edna Togba: I wanted to begin by asking...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 10–15.
Published: 01 May 2008
... reason or another. He would rather have me been in the fields, feeding the horses, the chickens, and the cows and doing things of that sort. The only time I really was allowed to play when my moth• er was around, and she insisted that if I wanted to...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2001) 2001 (13-14): 26–33.
Published: 01 May 2001
... into practice. He want• ed to interrogate what was going on inside the institu• tion and make it happen. When David left, I knew everything was going to change. It was a personal matter for him. When the new director (Maxwell Anderson) was hired, it became clear that he had a very...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 100–107.
Published: 01 November 2010
... streets, and during one of these walks I run equipment. into a pair of crutches, so I started to pick up one One cannot help but want to touch them, and on and then two and brought it over to the studio and touching them one is surprised at their...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2012) 2012 (30): 104–113.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., who’s a great textile designer. She was the equivalent of Jack Lenor Larsen for CJM: Before I begin asking you all the questions I sent, I about thirty years. And then I decided to get another degree just want to go through the photographs from the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 52–54.
Published: 01 May 2014
...: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2014 GEORGE E. LEWIS in Conversation with JOHN CORBETT Naomi Beckwith: Thank you both for those incredible pre- Marry When I Want (1977), and how his community used sentations. We don’t have a lot of time for discussion, and those performances to change...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2000) 2000 (11-12): 56–63.
Published: 01 May 2000
... of embracing something to submit to someone else, to try and let someone else direct you. else. And it's great to see somebody considerably younger than me Of course, I wanted it to end up looking like your work. It's the same who's finding new urgency and new reason to extend and...