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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2006) 2006 (20): 72–85.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., (see www.salon.com). 72>IMka Journal of Contemporary African Art White Womanhood, Lynching, and the War in Iraq Shawn Michelle Smith P rivate First Class Lynndie England emerged afterimage the shadow of a previous spectacle. It is as the most salient...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1998) 1998 (9): 64–66.
Published: 01 November 1998
...Rory Bester Copyright © 1998 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1998 ngola has been ravaged by one of the longest on-going wars this century. An independence war against the Portuguese that be• A gan in the 1960s turned into a civil war shortly after the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2009) 2009 (24): 30–39.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Jonathan Beller Copyright © 2009 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2009 The Art of War, Or [0[0 FUS[O'S Occupation Jonathan Beller n lectures, books, performances, DVDs, class• Filipino-American War, a monitor with an roo ms, theater spaces...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 62–69.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Ian Merkel This article is a critical reading of the Franco-Algerian filmmaker Rachid Bouchareb’s films and their reception in France, Algeria, and the United States. Whereas Days of Glory , which deals with African soldiers who fought on behalf of France in World War II, was praised for its...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 60–69.
Published: 01 May 2010
... picture is grounded in the particularities of the displacement and destruction generated first by the Algerian War of Independence and then by the Algerian Civil War. Yet the degree to which Attia is expanding his focus beyond the specifics of this experience marks his investment in probing the claims of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2018) 2018 (42-43): 212–221.
Published: 01 November 2018
... instrumentalize the black leader’s message and image for “deradicalization” purposes. This article traces US government’s efforts to use African American culture and history for diplomatic aims during the Cold War and the War on Terror. The essay also addresses the controversy sparked by the publication of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 162–165.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Lydie Diakhaté This review concerns the Walther Collection’s first photographic show, devoted to the work of Jo Ractliffe at the Project Space in New York. Radcliffe’s work offers the viewer a magical journey of remembrance through the long years of civil wars, mapping their tragedies onto the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 18–29.
Published: 01 May 2013
... political context in Egypt in the 1950s and the early 1960s under the governorship of the charismatic ruler Gamal Abdel Nasser, and as influenced by the global Cold War era. MAN’S CONQUEST of NATURE Al-Gazzar, Sartre, and Nasser’s Great Aswan Dam Avinoam Shalem n 1963, in the article...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2013) 2013 (32): 146–148.
Published: 01 May 2013
... torn from their mothers and place of birth at the close of the war. Indochina ’s exploration of heretofore uncharted ground in French, African, and Vietnamese history and its insight into the unexpected psychological impacts of colonial warfare illuminate the present. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 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 Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 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 in...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2013) 2013 (33): 20–37.
Published: 01 November 2013
... in South Africa’s National Gallery. His career flourished until he joined up to serve his country in World War II. In 1956, during the “urban removals” enforced by the Nationalist government’s apartheid policy, Tladi and his family were brutally dispossessed of their freehold property and left...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2019) 2019 (44): 132–142.
Published: 01 May 2019
... World War I and the present and investigates the power relations between Western and non-Western worlds. Beloufa’s Kempinski overturns the idea of a globalized, materialistic future for everybody by filming dystopic yet realistic narratives. In this essay, the author examines how these three works are...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 174–180.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Yemane I. Demissie “Bust Brawl: the Battle over a Black Bronze Prince” examines the tug-of-war between the Right Honorable General Sir Henry Frederick Ponsonby, the Privy Purse and private secretary to Queen Victoria, and John Throp, a sculptor and marble mason based in Leeds, over the creation of...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2016) 2016 (38-39): 182–185.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Maaza Mengiste This presentation examines one photograph taken in Ethiopia in 1937 and what it reveals to a novelist about the time in which it was taken and the people depicted. In 1935, Fascist Italy invaded Ethiopia with the intent to make it a colony. The war ended with an Italian victory in...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1998) 1998 (9): 68–69.
Published: 01 November 1998
... This dichotomous journey, from laws, passport controls and ideologi• 'good' and 'evil', from 'whiteness' to cal barriers remain enforced, a 'darkness', recurs in a Vietnam War process of globalisation has meant setting in Francis Ford Coppola's film, that...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Contemporary African Art • 26 • Spring 2010 48 • Nka DOI 10.1215/10757163-2009-005  © 2010 by Nka Publications I wonder where is all my relations / Friendship to all and World War II–era studio photographs, though and every nation. Battleground...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 1998) 1998 (9): 12–13.
Published: 01 November 1998
... change. Selassie junta, which made the fatal error of tered en masse by the soldiers of the terror— At first an agrarian socialist and urban re• fighting two wars at once), but that a high- even though the intellectuals themselves had former, he rapidly mutates into an...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2007) 2007 (21): 116–117.
Published: 01 May 2007
... bells expands into an array of colourful rence recalled how much of his life has glows; it feels like the interior of an been dominated by war (he was born Ethiopian...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2006) 2006 (20): 122–129.
Published: 01 May 2006
.... Fall 2006 Nka «123 A Harvest of Death. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. July 1863. Photographed by Timothy H. O'Sullivan. Plate 36 in Alexander, Gardner, Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War (Washington: Philp & Solomons, 1865-66). Courtesy Carl A. Kroch Library, Cornell University...