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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 149–151.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Michael Westfall This essay reviews Yinka Shonibare MBE’s exhibition Addio del passato , exploring themes of decay, dissipation, and death as expressed through the historical figure of Lord Nelson. Shonibare’s exhibition casts Nelson as a hapless metonym for the colonial urge, suggesting that both...
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Nka (1997) 1997 (6-7): 10–11.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Nka (2000) 2000 (11-12): 118.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Dan Cameron Copyright © 2000 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2000 which is imposed upon the individ• YINKA SHONIBARE ual from the outside, and a histor• ical...
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Nka (2002) 2002 (16-17): 110–111.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Derek Conrad Murray Copyright © 2002 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2002 The sculptures have a quiet, mocks essentialist notions of the dainty female figure is clad Yinka Shonibare...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 126–127.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Andrea Frohne Copyright © 2007 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2007 lecting, colonialism, and global YINKA SHONIBARE exchange. For instance, the skin...
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Nka (2009) 2009 (24): 168–170.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Amanda Gilvin Copyright © 2009 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 2009 YINKA SHONIBARE GARDEN OF LOVE Musee du Quai Branly Paris, France April 2 - July 8, 2007 A tail transparent wall separates the gardens of the Musee du...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 122–125.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Jennie Hirsh This review examines the midcareer retrospective Yinka Shonibare MBE in the context of its third and final venue, the National Museum of African Art in Washington, DC. The survey featured examples of the artist’s familiar interests—the complex relationship between colonial...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 148–151.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Yinka Shonibare, CBE © 2021 by Nka Publications 2021 Dandies in Solidarity Yinka Shonibare CBE Yinka Shonibare CBE, Diary of a Victorian Dandy: 11.00 hours, 1998. Diary of a Victorian Dandy: 14.00 hours, 1998. Included in the exhibition Included in the exhibition Mirror s Edge, Bildmuseet...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 32–39.
Published: 01 November 2016
... British artist Yinka Shonibare, this essay suggests that Wilde’s caricature as a black(face) minstrel dandy on his visit to America in the 1880s was both a compliment and an insult. Wilde as black dandy, and/or the black dandy in association with Wilde, attempted to associate the aesthete with an apish...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 78–87.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., António Ole, Yinka Shonibare, MBE, and Pascale Marthine Tayou. The artists’ work engaged visitors with a range of difficult issues, including the role that Germany and the city of Berlin played in the colonization of Africa. The exhibit also acknowledged and explored the complex postcolonial relationship...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 101–112.
Published: 01 November 2023
... influence of his groundbreaking approach to curating was omnipresent. Wendt focuses on artists who worked closely with Enwezor, including María Magdalena Campos-Pons, Isaac Julien, Ibrahim Mahama, Yinka Shonibare, and Carrie Mae Weems, among others. Additionally, Wendt highlights artists whom he may...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 68–77.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Yinka Shonibare, MBE, Scramble for Africa, 2003. © Courtesy the artist, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, and James Cohan Gallery, New York. Photo: Jens Ziehe. Image provided...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 142–145.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of the Hour, Installation view of Summer Exhibition 2020 (October 6, 2020 January 3, 2021) at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, showing Yinka Shonibare, Air Kid (Girl). Fiberglass mannequin, Dutch wax printed cotton textile, globe, brass, steel baseplate, umbrella. Back right: Oscar Murillo, Manifestation...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (37): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2015
...- REVIEWS dresses resembling cows’ horns. Meanwhile, Turkana, by Jehad Nga, captures the people of the Turkana re- gion of Kenya in their finery, but the darkness that consumes each sitter comments upon the tribe’s dwindling numbers due to drought. Yinka...
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Nka (2008) 2008 (22-23): 38–49.
Published: 01 May 2008
... And home what's been found I'm not stopping —Bjork, "Hunter," 1997 Laurie Ann Farrell 38* Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art Yinka Shonibare, Scramble for Africa, 2000-2003. Fourteen figures...
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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 8–26.
Published: 01 May 2020
... economic inequalities that force non-Western populations to migrate. Paci s work addresses the harshness and absurdity of uncertain socioeconomic realities and the surreal nature of governmental institutions such as migrant detention centers in Europe. The Nigerian London- based Yinka Shonibare s...
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Nka (1998) 1998 (8): 46–51.
Published: 01 May 1998
...• Octavio Zaya, "Alternating Currents" Yinka Shonibare, Vivan Sundaram and torical, gender and sexual differences. is a rambling exhibition in which no dis• Marc Latamie. In the Victorian The result is a smaller biennale in cernible trajectory...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 60–67.
Published: 01 May 2007
... 2007 IMka>63 himself a filmmaker, vowed that a video would puts in a place she is sure to pass through. Once become acceptable as a film over his dead body. she walks over this object, she becomes afflicted. He died in 1990; three years later, the Censors' Yinka...
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Nka (2019) 2019 (45): 8–17.
Published: 01 November 2019
... di- mensions, Transforming the Crown had the vision and presence of mind to include in its roster Yinka Shonibare, who was already on his way to taking up the dominant art-world position he went on to oc- cupy and maintain. The exhibition s catalogue also pointed to other important developments...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (48): 24–39.
Published: 01 May 2021
... is confident, hip, and Two such works from the show are Jane Alexan- beautiful. These photographs offer nothing less than der s Butcher Boys (1985 86) and Yinka Shonibare s a radical reimagining of the African figure to view- 100 Years (2000), which link to Africa s liberation ers beyond the continent...