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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 148–151.
Published: 01 November 2012
... first Peter Erickson is completing his fifth show appeared March 10 – June 5, 2011. performed in New York in 1988. year as visiting professor of humanities Pamela McClusky, the museum’s curator 12. Ibid., 52 – 53. at Williams College. Starting in the fall of African and Oceanic...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2008) 2008 (22-23): 60–79.
Published: 01 May 2008
... union between Africa The "wind of change" has become Arab, African, and Islamic countries. Nasser char• a raging hurricane, sweeping away the old acterised them as three circles—the Arab Circle, colonialist Africa. The year 1960 was the African Continent Circle and the Circle of "our...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2010) 2010 (26): 48–59.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Julie L. McGee This essay examines recent work by the American artist Whitfield Lovell, who has been collecting and using vintage accoutrements—the material culture of late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century African American life, including photographs—for many years. He is best known for his...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2011) 2011 (28): 20–33.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., Thamsanqa and Violet Maqhubela. In 1954 Louis and his three sisters relocated to Johannesburg to join Thamsanqa, who had taken up a job there three years earlier as...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2015) 2015 (37): 80–89.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Joy L. Bivins Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair was a costume exhibition that debuted at the Chicago History Museum in March 2013. The project explored and examined the history and impact of Ebony Fashion Fair, a traveling fashion show produced by Chicago’s Johnson Publishing Company...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 136–139.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Delinda Collier Steve McQueen’s retrospective at the Art Institute of Chicago argued for a relationship between his gallery work and his current cinematic productions. Opening a year before the release of his successful 12 Years a Slave , this retrospective exhibition demonstrated McQueen’s...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 124–141.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Christine Mullen Kreamer; Allyson Purpura Drawing on numerous interviews with the artist, the authors use a loosely biographical approach to explore the conditions and inspirations of Wosene Worke Kosrof’s artistic production over his career of nearly forty years. Emphasis is placed on Wosene’s...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 16–27.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Caitlin Beach In 1919 the sculptor Meta Warrick Fuller modeled the statuette Mary Turner: A Silent Protest against Mob Violence . One of the earliest three-dimensional works of art to address the subject of lynching, the sculpture was dedicated to the memory of Turner, a nineteen-year-old pregnant...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2014) 2014 (35): 100–113.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Selene Wendt Having worked with media art for over thirty years, Theo Eshetu is internationally recognized as a veteran in his field. His ongoing investigation of the manipulation of the language of television is inspired by anthropology, art history, scientific research, religious iconography...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2014) 2014 (34): 124–127.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Steve Pantazis This review covers Beninese artist Meschac Gaba’s twelve-room installation Museum of Contemporary African Art (July 3–September 22, 2013), presented at Tate Modern in London, which acquired the work as part of a two-year program to highlight contemporary African art. The show offered...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 158–161.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Geoffrey Jacques The exhibition of prints Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now , curated by Judith B. Hecker at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, offered a view of South African art-making practice that flourished among all sectors of society during the apartheid years. The exhibition evoked a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2012) 2012 (31): 162–165.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Lydie Diakhaté This review concerns the Walther Collection’s first photographic show, devoted to the work of Jo Ractliffe at the Project Space in New York. Radcliffe’s work offers the viewer a magical journey of remembrance through the long years of civil wars, mapping their tragedies onto the...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 June 2017) 2017 (40): 28–43.
Published: 01 June 2017
... twenty years of her work, Camille Norment speaks with Office for Contemporary Art Norway curators Katya García-Antón and Antonio Cataldo to reveal the reasoning behind her artistic practice, which seeks to remystify the shaping of sound upon our collective consciousness. Copyright © 2017 Nka: Journal...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 28–39.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Anne Monahan The year 1967 was a transitional moment for the rehabilitation of activist art and the formation of black identity. It was likewise significant for Faith Ringgold, who was preparing the solo exhibition that would introduce her to the New York art world. That summer, after riots...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 76–87.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Dina A. Ramadan Thirty-two-year-old multimedia artist Ahmed Basiony was one of the earliest martyrs of the 2011 Egyptian uprisings. Shortly after his death his work was selected for the Egyptian pavilion at the fifty-fourth Venice Biennale. This article questions the choice of Basiony as a...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 112–115.
Published: 01 May 2015
...NJ Hynes Owusu-Ankomah has long drawn on Ghanaian adrinka symbols as motifs for his paintings. Over the years he has added other signs to his repertoire, ranging from Chinese characters and crop-circle schemata to invented signs and, even, snowflakes. In Microcron Begins , his second solo...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 May 2015) 2015 (36): 116–117.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Ahmed Bedjaoui Filmmaker Djamila Sahraoui is a product of the feminization of Algerian cinema that became dominant in the last decade of the twentieth century. More than thirty years since novelist Assia Djebar came onto the scene with her feminist stance, Algerian women are finally rendering...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 22–27.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Samba Gadjigo After more than three years of work, Ousmane Sembène put the finishing touches on his feature film Moolaadé . This film was selected for the Cannes Film Festival (Un Certain Regard) and had its press screening on May 14, 2004, then its debut on May 15. Several hours after the final...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 28–41.
Published: 01 November 2010
... inflect the identity and history of the Nigerian nation in general. In addition, the photographs hint at years of neglect to which the Niger Delta region has been subjected even as it continues to fund government and governance in Nigeria. Copyright © 2010 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2010...
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Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art (1 November 2010) 2010 (27): 122–125.
Published: 01 November 2010
... postcolonial history, art history as archive, European decadence—alongside works that emphasize his more recent focus on cinematic strategies and contemporary global politics. By juxtaposing works in different mediums executed over the past fifteen years, this carefully curated and creatively installed show...