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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 60–67.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Akin Adesokan Copyright © 2007 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2007 A REVOLUTION FROM BELOW THE AESTHETICS OF WEST AFRICAN VIDEOFILMS Akin Adesokan uring the third quarter of 2003 (that is, find applicable to the circumstances...
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 56–59.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 36–49.
Published: 01 May 2013
... life and career. Copyright © 2013 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2013 MODERNISM A West Coast Interpretation Lizzetta LeFalle-Collins o Sargent Claude Johnson (1888 – 1967), turies and Japanese a er World War II. From 1937...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Steve Pantazis This review is on the exhibition We Face Forward: Art from West Africa Today (June 2 – September 16, 2012), which took place in Manchester, United Kingdom, during the Olympic summer. In particular, it focuses on one venue, the Whitworth Art Gallery, where new works created...
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Nka (1997) 1997 (6-7): 62–63.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 149–151.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the man and his empire contained seeds of their own destruction, the tragic conflation of destiny and desire. Nelson’s victory marks the point of no return, the beginning of an era of imperial crime on a new scale. Shonibare retells the myth of Nelson’s victory as the West’s tragic moral demise, dead...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2011
... creations embellished with mirrors, beads, cloth, nails, and boards. Divided between objects that give power and those that display, the latter pieces of the Rag Man series reflect an increas- ing engagement with spiritual themes drawn from West African cultural idioms as well as from rural...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 36–45.
Published: 01 November 2012
...- in hindsight, appeared at an appropriately critical tory of art department at Yale University, where she moment in US history, one that asks how to rec- is at work on a dissertation on art and real estate oncile conceptual abstractions — identity, equal- development in the American West of the 1960s...
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Nka (1994) 1994 (1): 34–40.
Published: 01 May 1994
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of attributing value in the newly creolizing societies of the West Indies. Barbados was the first colony in the New World where Africans formed the majority population. By 1660 Barbados had the largest black population in the New World and was also unique as the only colony where women outnumbered men...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 17–19.
Published: 01 November 1996
... in Africa's premier filmmakers. Sembene pro• relation to the West with an impressive and vided the blueprint for the carefully-crafted, horrifying indictment of the ethics of colo...
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Nka (1997) 1997 (6-7): 50–53.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 141.
Published: 01 May 2021
... me to show a work: Cha Cha Cha, a triptych relating to the Within Reach series. Chris Ofili was born in the United Kingdom and is based in Trinidad, West Indies. Note 1 Okwui Enwezor, Shattering the Mirror of Tradition: Chris Ofili s Triumph of Painting at the 50th Venice Biennale, in Chris Ofili...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Cheryl Finley; Deborah Willis How the black body has been imagined in the West has always been a rich site for global examination and contestation. The representation and depiction of black peoples often has been governed by prevailing attitudes about race and sexuality. How the black body...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 192–197.
Published: 01 November 2017
... functions as part of Attia’s productive interrogation of the West’s cultural amnesia, particularly with regard to the mechanisms and atrocities of its colonial past and the ramifications of these actions on the present day. Beyond exploring the psychology and politics of repair through works...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... This growing interest, however, has been taking place within an extremely xenophobic environment of anti-immigration legislation, the closing of borders to the West, and a callous disregard for African and non-Western people’s lives. Hence, this essay addresses the need for an innovative framework...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 70–95.
Published: 01 May 2021
... their decolonizing approach help create inclusive, discursive, and curatorial spaces that contested the binaristic perception of the West as the center and the non-West as periphery and offer a vision of the (art) world as profoundly entangled and plurivocal? How has the organization of Documenta11 as a globally...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 114–129.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and their resonance with current contemporary practice in the globalizing West. The interplay of beauty, nomadism, and participatory aesthetics enhances the appeal of Anatsui’s new works, and the intense linkages they establish between time, space, viewer, and material prompt us to redefine the meaning and relevance...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 70–75.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Ivor Powell Meschac Gaba’s Tresses cycles draw on West African masking traditions invested with psychosocial power and magic. At the same time, they are rooted in secular fashions, specifically the styling of hair extensions. Gaba’s new Car Tresses cycle inverts the relationship between First...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 146–148.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of the French Empire in which the film takes place: West Africa and Southeast Asia, Benin, and Vietnam; the 1950s and today. Far from a politicohistorical documentary, however, Indochina explores the human possibilities of racial mixing and the psychological traumas of the Afro-Asian children most often torn...