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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 38–49.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Laurie Ann Farrell Copyright © 2008 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2008 LOOKING IX 9BOTH WAYS Art of the Contemporary African Diaspora If travel is searching...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 144–149.
Published: 01 November 2009
... nurtured in this atmosphere of ac - colm X Liberation University , the birth of a radical aspect of Saint’s career was his consistent mentor - tivism, community, and family making way for black college in North Carolina; and Afro-Dance , ing and nurturing of others. His productions...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 162–167.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Ngaire Blankenberg When it comes to representing and collecting images and stories of black people, most museums have a long way to go. But while the collection and the exhibitions are important ways to demonstrate the presence of black people in art, history, and science, is this enough? Black...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 70–95.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Sabine Dahl Nielsen; Anne Ring Petersen One of the most remarkable signs of the importance and adaptability of Okwui Enwezor’s work is the way in which the transformative models for exhibition making that he developed have found their way into small-scale institutional spaces and extra...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 54–63.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Monique Kerman Artist Mary Evans has been working in cut paper since the mid-1990s. In her chosen medium, Evans investigates signs and signifiers of the way humans tend to classify certain races and nationalities, particularly in visual terms. Over the course of her career, her work has evolved...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 8–13.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Françoise Vergès The objective of the organized visits titled “The Slave in the Louvre: An Invisible Humanity (2012)” was to explore how slavery had contaminated Europeans’ tastes, ways of living, consuming, receiving, and representation of themselves. Looking at the paintings featuring men smoking...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 132–142.
Published: 01 May 2019
... by a common investigation of ontological distances between Western and sub-Saharan societies and ways of exploring and conceptualizing these differences. Aesthetics and identity, heritage and museum-based practices, reappropriation and categorization are devices used to critically approach these pieces, which...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 8–17.
Published: 01 November 2019
... by the queen and the extension of membership in the Royal Academy to a handful. The article draws attention to the ways in which major London galleries such as the Institute of Contemporary Arts, the Serpentine, and the Whitechapel have, over the course of the past two decades, hosted the first main-space solo...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 128–139.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Collective, these projects exemplify ways in which diasporic histories provide crucial insights into the early twenty-first century—notably around questions of national sovereignty, spaces of flow and mobility, and human interventions in shared ecosystems. Ultimately, these films present a way of “doing...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (47): 94–113.
Published: 01 November 2020
... intense political difficulties, fully illustrating this year’s theme of Ségou Yelen (Light). The project demonstrates that culture is the best way to bring about hope, unite people beyond their differences, dissuade youth from migrating, elevate the public’s spirit, and promote the Malian concept of Maaya...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 24–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the intentional ways in which Africans shaped their own photographic representation in a medium whose history was as long and distinguished in Africa as in Europe. Enwezor’s 2001 exhibition The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945–1994 , was a revelatory journey through the long...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 108–124.
Published: 01 November 2017
....” This article comes to grips with Donkor as a politically radical and aesthetically experimental painter and mixed-media assemblage artist by tracing the ways in which his hard-hitting subject matter comes to life across his UK Diaspora (2007) series. Donkor is all too aware of the ways in which a history...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Tobias Wofford African art has played a role in the practices of studio-trained African American artists since the Harlem Renaissance. As knowledge about African art has grown and changed, so too have the ways in which artists have appropriated such art and imagined their relationship...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 138–141.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of Los Angeles in the last century’s middle decades, but as a way of adding nuance to our ways of seeing art history, art making, and the art world generally during that period. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2013...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 62–75.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Eddie Chambers Photographer Mia Gröndahl takes as her subject the people caught in the struggles and seismic changes taking place in countries and sites of tension, such as Egypt and Palestine. In ways markedly distinct from typical photojournalism, Gröndahl’s images show her to be a particularly...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 70–79.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... Based on my previous research on black women and the politics of beauty culture in the twentieth century, I examine the ways that online natural-hair communities provide a rich archive for those who wish to take seriously the concerns of black women. Specifically, this essay discusses the ways in which...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 22–30.
Published: 01 November 2016
... American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe reveal how Russell, Bynoe, Kaersenhout, and Patterson question prior visual epistemologies for the ways they have understood and represented the modern subject more broadly in such canonical genres as the portrait and the nude. All point to the ways in which...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 56–58.
Published: 01 May 2014
... topics such as markets and funding for collective art practices and the ways that wealth is distributed within and beyond black cultural organizations on both sides of the Atlantic. The featured panelists—Naomi Beckwith, John Corbett, Theaster Gates, George E. Lewis, Elvira Dyangani Ose, and Blake...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 112–123.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Rebekah Flake This review considers the curatorial strategies employed by each pavilion at the Fifty-Fourth Venice Biennale in 2011 and the ways that they represent national perspectives through themed group exhibitions. The works of individual artists are discussed in terms of their contribution...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 94–96.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the intersection of sex and race, gender and the role of women in collective organizing, the constitution of public versus private spaces, the extensibility of blackness as a political frame, and the ways that artistic practice provides models of engagement on each of those scores. Participants include Huey...