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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 188–191.
Published: 01 November 2017
... with the work as she focuses on spatial dynamics and the ethics and politics of audience participation. The work expands political and ethical questions about woman as “sign” and the tensions that exist within the idea of woman as a collective “we.” The reviewer foregrounds the dense intertextuality...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 102–109.
Published: 01 November 2016
... by Gant Nka • 109 photograph woman/female Jamaica/Caribbean popular culture ...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 22–30.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Manet’s nineteenth- Rather, like a coin, it has an obverse and a reverse: century oil painting Olympia, a representative on the one side, it is white; on the other, non-white portrayal of the European female nude, brings the or, prototypically black.” Like Caliban’s woman, the insights from Wynter...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (33): 8–19.
Published: 01 November 2013
... and to be put in the stereotypical protocol of obsequious Otello back to a moment when Othello and Desde­ deference. Rather, the black man steps in front of, mona’s love was still intact. The dream is impossible and blocks, the central woman’s female companion. in part because there are problematic...
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Nka (2003) 2003 (18): 72–75.
Published: 01 May 2003
... / Summer 2003 Nka • 73 tion of the black female body: The larger society thought it had no choice save to dis• solve the perversity of the Black woman's life into a fabu• lous fiction of multiple personalities. They were seen as acquiescent Aunt Jemimas who showed grinning faces...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 88–93.
Published: 01 May 2002
... homecoming of an off-camera character. Her face is bare except for plain spectacles, and in contrast to the aforementioned works, we see a woman...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (25): 8–29.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., therefore, asserted their about female sexuality, the social economy of imperative. Further, the acknowledgment of the curb their freedom—the Egyptian New Woman’s New Woman identity by rejecting the veil, it was a pornography, and her subjection of masculinist- Egyptian woman...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 28–35.
Published: 01 May 2012
... African woman logical and psychological threshold of the xenopho- was exhibited as a “Hottentot Venus” after Baart- bic space in which Baartman performed. Daniels man’s death, and as curator Debra Singer points argues the female (biological) versus the feminine out, “Many other unidentified women...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 100–103.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Anne V. Adams Copyright © 2002 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2002 Faat Kine (film still), 2001 he blackgirl of Sembene Ousmane's first film has re• story! and marked the beginning ofhis medium-transition from emerged as an African Woman in the artist's latest film...
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 34–39.
Published: 01 May 2000
... catalogue shows a woman in various stages of veiling, which the photographer. Zineb Sedira, has entitled Don't do to her what you did to me. What is this "dialogue of the present" referred to in the titles of both book and exhibition? It's a creative interaction between women, critiQuing...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
... in In the space of forty years, sixty thousand African order to accommodate, articulate, and manage this slaves were imported, and by 1660 Barbados had the phenomenon. The mulatto woman emerges as the largest black population in the New World. It soon quintessential focus of admiration, emblematic became...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 90–95.
Published: 01 November 2016
... continue to be experience of being a black woman in the porn fetishized as the very embodiment of excessive or industry brought formidable challenges. As in other non-normative sexuality. What’s most problematic occupations in the United States, black women in about this sticky fetishism—in addition...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 154–158.
Published: 01 November 2019
... and Matisse to Today does not uncov- er the identity of this black Parisian woman who posed for Manet. Rather, it aims to recenter art-historical scholar- ship and construct a new way of seeing by focusing on the influential role of black female subjects in modern art. Curator Denise Murrell s work rep...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 52–53.
Published: 01 May 1998
... of writing, wall history has the truth ofthis been clearerthan it is to• oceans, by bo th arti sts and art works. Perh aps and body decoration, and textiles. In Woman day. to emphasize the extent to which such cro ss• as Wa rrior (1997), Kure brings us face to face...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 16–27.
Published: 01 May 2015
... subsequent murder of Turner’s An African American woman living in the post- prematurely born child. His account fixates on Reconstruction South, Turner presented an unex- Turner’s female body throughout, using the words pected challenge to the mob’s de rigueur systems of womb, abdomen, and person...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 146–151.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... In Matthias Winzen's alise what the problems are."8 As if in response to essay on Dumas's early work, "Portrait of the this, Dumas speaks of existential doubt and quotes Artist as a Young Woman," he notes Dumas's cit• Camus: "If only it was possible to tell the truth." ing...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 50–61.
Published: 01 November 2011
... issues on the by her probing quasi-­cinematic gaze and imagina- table for her as a black female artist as well as a tive protofeminist subjectivity. This painting asks, thorny issue in the transition from the politics of “Where does the black woman (Faith) stand?” But civil rights to the politics...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 16–27.
Published: 01 November 2015
... photographers in the art world, he worked with master artists, intellectuals, and photographers. Also in 1968, a group of black men—plus one woman— formed Essence Communications Inc. A momentous triangulation of the women’s liberation movement, the cultural nationalism of African American people in the United...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 120–125.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., to add liquor to, to attack, or to beat. Nottingham was industrialized like a woman is seduced, one frivolous Maltese tat and one purled embellish...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (35): 42–53.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... which is largely a meditation on colonialism, shows On the other hand, these transformative sacra- a young woman of color dismembering a chicken mental acts release both artist and viewer from a while a white European man sits authoritatively in strict engagement with the mundane burden...