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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 30–47.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Fred Wilson Peter Erickson n works entitled “Black Like Me,” two contem - porary African American artists, Glenn Ligon I and Fred Wilson, explicitly...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 8–19.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Peter Erickson Shakespeare is a cultural institution whose racial structures Fred Wilson began mining in his exhibition, Speak of Me as I Am , at the Venice Biennale in 2003. As the quotation from Othello’s concluding speech signals, Wilson initially focused on the play’s black figure. Wilson’s...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 12–19.
Published: 01 May 2004
... American artist Fred Wilson has now turned Marco next to the Doge's Palace, which marked the beginning of his critical attention, and has made the focus of his major the Venetian State-Church. It was also the inspiration for installation for the 50th Venice Biennale...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 110–117.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Fo Wilson This essay examines the tensions between dichotomies concerning the color black through the work of the abstract expressionist Norman Lewis and through some of Lewis’s philosophical ambitions that have found a place in the work of the contemporary artist Ellen Gallagher. Seizing...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 116–118.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Wilson. Copeland cleverly mines the conceptual, generational, and contextual ties among these high-profile practitioners to assert that by evoking but refusing to visually portray enslaved black bodies in their installations, the artists redirected attention toward how this antebellum structure continues...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 56–71.
Published: 01 May 2009
... traces con• takes the plunge: we see the black man who will 58-Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art Fred Wilson, The Unnatural Movement of Blackness, 2006. Glass lobe, electric light fixture with bulb, chandelier elements, beads, and steel bracket, overall installed: 14 x 13 x 18...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (52): 68–83.
Published: 01 May 2023
..., Prototype of Dark Silhouettes, installation view, March 15 April 21, 2018. Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Courtesy of the artist and Jessica Silverman, San Francisco. Photo: John Wilson White Zivkovic Nka 69 Matthew Angelo Harrison, with Synthetic Foramina, 2016. African wildebeest skull...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 154–164.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., can be distinguished from other practices through and figures, while others were bags of stuff that one a racially specific language based on African art. contemporary reviewer described as “clearly magi- Judith Wilson explained these performances in a c a l .” 6 Throughout a performance Conwill...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 120–127.
Published: 01 November 2009
... for the puritanical ones you have been hinting tidominance notion, can lead one toward recogniz - wave. ing Donaldson in a passage reminiscent of the at?” 16 ing points of convergence when identifying formal Wilson also notices...
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 24–29.
Published: 01 May 1999
... but you're wasting your time here," the instructor says. Because he's black, French can give up thinking about making a living as an artist. The instructor then asks French to "name a famous artist of my race. Name one artist or one paint• ing by a black dude." He can't. As Judith Wilson...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 34–46.
Published: 01 May 2007
... this performance, including her race."31 Altogether, Rivera reportedly made the photographers Johan Hagemeyer and Edward more than thirty sketches and at least three paint• Weston and Weston's wife, Charis Wilson. Weston ings of Maudelle that year. He sketched Maudelle was apparently...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 40–43.
Published: 01 November 1996
... Wilson's iconographic study of the modernist American artist Louise Nevelson provide a useful means in considering the particularity and specificity of Dike's project.2 Separated by nearly half a century in age and working in two different countries, America and Nigeria, the differences...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 95–98.
Published: 01 May 2002
... of underwear covering the In a Bomb magazine profile on Pope.L, Martha Wilson, the floor in a large grid, a commentary on race and spatiality with performance artist and founding Director of Franklin Furnace, reference to black cemeteries. The installation further...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (31): 148–151.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Gone and Come Turner’s Joe Wilson’s August of trajectory cal verti the recapitulates art Cave’s there. get to takes it what and free leaping by means artist the what know now we because films, other room’s in the choreography of flights the authenticates gesture...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 90–101.
Published: 01 May 2007
... is the quin• ture arises their medium of choice: the black body tessential purveyor of such art in this era of hyper- as commodity. Much like the work of artists Yinka capitalism. Shonibare, Fred Wilson, Renee Cox, Kerry James Yale graduate Kehinde...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 86–97.
Published: 01 November 2022
... is the sheer number of people who labored for decades to make it a successful enterprise. As the dramatic work of the Pittsburgh-born playwright August Wilson draws our attention to, so many of those workers were African Americans who traveled long distances from their birthplaces, holding fast to the belief...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 28–33.
Published: 01 November 1996
... the historical positioning of Robbie MacCauley scandalized the Studio Museum of Harlem by the black body viz a viz whites. Art historian Judith Wilson has noted stripping nude during her performance, a gesture that the staff a self-conscious reticence toward the depiction...
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Nka (2001) 2001 (13-14): 114–119.
Published: 01 May 2001
... is the point to this Aryan profiles. If that had actually been the reality, Hitler series? Art critic Ann Wilson Lloyd shows us how our eyes might have won. If you doubt this observation, take a look at and minds constantly move between the dynamic colors, the the newsreels...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (50): 8–21.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., 111. 3 Arjun Appadurai, The Colonial Backdrop, Afterimage 24, no. 5 (1997): 4. 4 David Levering Lewis and Deborah Willis, A Small Nation of People: W. E. B. Du Bois and African American Portraits of Progress (New York: HarperCollins, 2003); Mabel O. Wilson, Negro Building: Black Americans...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 129.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Erratum for Fo Wilson, “Seeing Black and the Col- or of Representation,” Nka no. 29 (2011): 110–17. The caption accompanying the figure on page 114 of this article should read: Artist Session, Studio 35, n.d. Photo: Max Yavno. Source: author. © 1998 Center for Creative...