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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 40–53.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Alex Dika Seggerman This paper contextualizes the Art and Liberty group within the scope of Egyptian modern art. In doing so, it argues that this movement does not simply translate “central” Parisian surrealism to so-called “peripheral” Cairo. Rather, Art and Liberty represents a pivot...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 132–142.
Published: 01 May 2019
... and periods. Resnais’s and Marker’s film coincided with the emergence of anticolonial culture and consciousness, which hinged on the African self-narrative and activist movements connected to the Parisian publishing house Présence Africaine . Attia’s work situates us in an indefinite period between World War...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 56–61.
Published: 01 May 2020
... countries of the world—a historical phenomenon he calls worlds in movement . Awareness of the interweaving of the here and there; embracing, with full knowledge of the facts, strangeness, foreignness, and remoteness; the ability to recognize one’s face in that of a foreigner and to make the most...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 24–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
... intriguing, Enwezor s solo losophies that deny their full human experiences, exhibitions of their work highlighted both artists which include those from a non-European perspec- creative explorations of physical, geographical, and tive. On the other hand, a decolonized art world historical movement...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 28–37.
Published: 01 November 2015
... as the movement of soldiers brought also the first East African woman to be admitted to the English bar even greater interaction with a global world. See Maria Suriano, in 1965. She was the first female lawyer in Uganda. She also served “Clothing and Changing Identities of Tanganyikan Urban Youths...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 136–153.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of modernism. This article focuses on five international exhibitions featuring these artists in order to trace the changing stakes of their internationalism: Deux Mille Ans d’art au Maroc (Galerie Charpentier, Paris, 1963), Rencontre Internationale des Artistes (Rabat, Morocco, 1963), the First World Festival...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 138–141.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., who served as a kind of elder often contributed art to Freedomways, nities within an art world dominated statesman to the 1960s generation of an African American – edited journal by whites, but it also meant that a artists. In the early 1960s he was liv- dedicated to the movement. Love Let...
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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 (2011) 2011 (29): 50–61.
Published: 01 November 2011
... collectives and groups such as Spiral, Weusi, Where We At, and AfriCOBRA have similarly pursued a uniquely black expression in the context of what came to be known as the Black Arts movement. Ringgold’s journey was singular in that it led her to activism in the larger art world and in the women’s movement...
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Nka (2012) 2012 (30): 84–89.
Published: 01 May 2012
... balance and aesthetic hegemony. This concept of art and imagery has resonated with many African and African - descent artists throughout the world, and that continuum has created an international concordance in contemporary art that Donaldson describes as a “trans - African” style or movement...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 88–98.
Published: 01 November 2023
... to be in the world, how we might remake the world, and what the role of art could be within this. The installation, which includes archival images and small televisions around a large two-channel video projection, is an investigation of the Movement of Arab Workers (MTA) and its theater groups, Al Assifa and Al...
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Nka (2018) 2018 (42-43): 58–71.
Published: 01 November 2018
...) as a way to investigate and theorize acts of vocal transport as a type of hologram that places black bodies in circulation with(in) social movement and strategy collectives beyond their physical reach. With this technology at their disposal, black artists throughout the diaspora and the Third World were...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 28–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
... with an ambition for conventional art- social realism that would soon harden into a fairly world success, which typically fell outside the scope restrictive correlation with the emerging category of cultural activism (e.g., the Black Arts movement’s of “black art,” as it was then being codified by the focus...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (44): 120–131.
Published: 01 May 2019
... in Gateshead, United Kingdom, and Temple Gallery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania— Heart Beat both speaks to and acts on its presumptive Euro-American viewers. Its message, the author argues, is that in today’s globalized world, where life itself has become marginal to the pursuit of capital, all human beings...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 114–126.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... DeSouza’s World Series (2011), inspired by Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series (1941), suggests bodily movement within a matrix of geopolitical, state-controlled, and natural environments, while referencing historical precedents such as Columbus. Evans’s series Please Do Not Bend (2015–16) is a touching...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 22–31.
Published: 01 November 2011
... trials, including fighting among members and criticism from the rest of the art world, the theater and school, along with the Black Arts Movement, has made a significant impact. The continuing task faced by revolutionary Black artists and intellectuals is to further the Cultural Revolution. Copyright ©...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 32–41.
Published: 01 November 2011
... complex. adapt it to their broader effort to bring into the world Even when black artists deliberately transformed of visual art the questions posed by the Black Power African elements, they often did so in conscious movement’s cultural critique of American life. homage or with deliberate pan...
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Nka (2024) 2024 (54): 6–23.
Published: 01 May 2024
... Movement, Himid is renowned for her narrative paintings, which interrogate historical representations of Black people’s creativity—from the eighteenth century to the present day. Painted canvasses, cut-out figures, drawers, and found carts find home in exhibitions that reveal the artist’s engagement...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 98–108.
Published: 01 May 2014
...- ple are weighty, strongly anchored in a downward nary and unsurprising — in the fast-­moving world movement to the earth, and also weightless — about of cultural promotion, exhibitions need a focus, a to dissolve into the light or be blown away. visual tag. And why not use one...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (52): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2023
... postcolonial history of military rule aborting shortlived democratic experiments, Sudan has continued to have one of the most powerful grassroots democratic movements in Africa and the Arab world. The facts on the ground have been foretelling. Sudan has a long history of nationalist and anticolonial movements...