EXHIBITIONS // Fall 2014
- UPCOMING SOLO Exhibition: 'Being There' Platform Gallery October 23–November 29, 2014
ARTICLES // Fall 2014
- Joy Garnett: "Blazing the Trail: A.Z. Abushady and The Apis Club." Forthcoming in Bee World, Vol.91, no.3 (Sept 2014) published by the International Bee Research Association (IBRA)
TALKS // Fall 2014
- The Bee Kingdom: An Accidental Archive, Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting (Nov 22-25). Panel: The Archive: Collections and Counter-Collections
Installation view, Sargent's Daughters. (Infra)Red Herd, center.
EXHIBITIONS // Summer 2014
- Sargent's Daughters, at Sargent's Daughters: An exhibition of women artists exploring the legacy of John Singer Sargent. June 25 through July 26, 2014. Artists: L.C. Armstrong, Sarah Awad, Whitney Bedford, Ellen Brooks. Rebecca Campbell, Jordan Casteel, Holly Coulis, Zoe Crosher, Jennifer Dalton, Inka Essenhigh, Katie Fischer, Natalie Frank, Joy Garnett, Orly Genger, Elizabeth Glaessner, Isca Greenfield-Sanders, Jenna Gribbon, Nora Griffin, Jeila Gueramian, Tamara Gonzales, Ellen Harvey, Brad Jones, Field Kallop, Jemima Kirke, Marcia Kure, Saira McLaren, Jesse Mockrin, Kristine Moran, Caris Reid, Jackie Saccoccio, Sandi Slone, Jessica Stoller, Emily Sudd, Betty Tompkins, Michelle Vaughan, Emily Weiner, Jessica Williams, Robin Williams, Amy Wilson, Letha Wilson.
- The Wayland Rudd Collection travels to First Floor Gallery Harare, Zimbabwe, June 20 - August 7, 2014. Artists: Ivan Brazhkin, Michael Paul Britto, Suzanne Broughel, Maria Buyondo, Zachary Fabri, Joy Garnett, Alexey Katalkin, Kara Lynch, Nontsikelelo Mutiti, Nikolay Oleynikov and Arkadiy Kots Band, Natalia Pershina-Yakimanskaya (Gluklya), Jenny Polak, Dread Scott, and Haim Sokol.
- FOODshed: Agriculture and Art in Action, curated by Amy Lipton, at Smack Mellon, June 7- July 27, 2014. Artists: Joan Bankemper, Simon Draper, Joy Garnett, Kristyna Milde, Andrea Reynosa, Bonnie Sherk, Jenna Spevack, Tattfoo Tan, Elaine Tin Nyo, Linda Weintraub.
PRESS // Spring-Summer 2014
- Sharon Butler, Two Coats of Paint: Food and beverage art: Coates, FOODshed, Honeycutt, Beavers, and more, July 26, 2014
- Allison Meier, Hyperallergic: Artists Probe Urban Agriculture, July 1, 2014
- Bruce Sterling, Beyond The Beyond, Wired.com: Joy Garnett, satirical art-mag columnist, April 16, 2014; and on twitter
- Sam Steverlynck, Agenda Magazine: Aeroplastics Contemporary: 15 years of madness, April 11, 2014. Download Press [PDF] 2014 Aeroplastics Contemporary. Also in Dutch via brusselnieuws.be: Galerie Aeroplastics: 15 jaar waanzin
- Holland Cotter, The New York Times, Art in Review: 'The Wayland Rudd Collection' at Winkleman Gallery, Friday February 6, 2014 Download GARNETT-NYTimes-Cotter-2014
TALKS // Spring 2014
- Memory Loss: Excavating the Abushady Archive at NYU's Radical Archives Conference (April 11-12). Panel: No Instructions for Assembly: Case Studies in Radical Archiving
ARTICLES // Art21 Magazine // Fall 2013-Spring 2014
- The Grift Economy, Copy That! Art21 Magazine Apr/May: Value
- Lost in Transmission, Copy That! Art21 Magazine Feb/Mar: Translation
- Free-Fail, Copy That! Art21 Magazine Dec/Jan: Failure
- They Are the World, Copy That! Art21 Magazine Oct/Nov: Becoming an Artist
EXHIBITIONS // Winter-Spring 2014
- Full House: 100 artists and 15 years of inventory, aeroplastics contemporary, Brussels, Belgium, April 3, thru May 17, 2014.
- Being There, a pop-up exhibition curated by Amy Lipton, Elga Wimmer Gallery, Feb 1- Mar 14, 2014. Artists: Joan Bankemper, Simon Draper, Joy Garnett, Fariba Hajamadi, Chrysanne Stathacos, Roy Staab and Marion Wilson.
- The Wayland Rudd Collection, Winkleman Gallery, NY, January 17-February 22, 2014. Traveling exhibition and collaborative work-in-progress organized by Yevgeniy Fiks. Artists: Ivan Brazhkin, Michael Paul Britto, Suzanne Broughel, Maria Buyondo, Zachary Fabri, Joy Garnett, Alexey Katalkin, Kara Lynch, Nontsikelelo Mutiti, Nikolay Oleynikov and Arkadiy Kots Band, Natalia Pershina-Yakimanskaya (Gluklya), Jenny Polak, Dread Scott, and Haim Sokol.
- Painting the Pixel, curated by Rachel Sharp, Gallery North, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne (Mar 3-April 11, 2014). Artists: Andrea Champlin, Joy Garnett, Paul Goodfellow, Dan Hays, Rachel Lancaster, Cara Nahaul, Daksha Patel, Rachel Sharp and Jo Wilmot
- The Tool at Hand traveled to the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, Oregon (October 2, 2013 – January 11, 2014). Artists: Helen Carnac, David Clarke, Liz Collins, Chad Curtis, Michael Eden, Ndidi Ekubia, Joy Garnett, David Gates, Lisa Gralnich, Jon Prown, Tavs Jorgensen, Mark Lindquist, Beth Lipman, Gord Peteran, Hongtao Zhou and Caroline Slotte. EXHIBITION WEBSITE & Artist videos: http://toolathand.org; EXHIBITION CATALOG: PDF & Hard Copy
LIMITED EDITIONS // Winter-Spring 2014
- Limited Editions (lithography) drawn from The Bee Kingdom archive.
ARTIST BOOK // Winter-Spring 2014
- The unmonumental book and e-book are available on Blurb.This small volume contains a selection of images from unmonumental, a project by Joy Garnett, with an essay by Tom McGlynn.
- The e-book is a variation on the hard copy, and includes media: two 3-minute clips of unmonumental video. It is available in iPad and iPod touch (iBooks format). The e-book is also available through the Apple iBookstore (iTunes)
PRESS // Fall-Winter 2013
- Mostafa Heddaya, Hyperallergic (Dec 19): Digitizing a Beloved Egyptian Scholar’s Archive. "Ahmed Zaky Abushady was a polymath in the Victorian mold, a preeminent Egyptian literary figure, bee scientist, inventor, and physician who found pathways between modes of thought and scholarship long before “interdisciplinary” became an academic catchall."
- Ibraaz December Newsletter (Dec 19): This month, Ibraaz features further responses to our Platform 006 question, which addressed the role of the archive in developing and sustaining a critical and culturally located art history [Joy Garnett: Alone in the Archive]
INTERVIEW: AZ Abushady: Revolutionary Egyptian Poet, Feminist, Beekeeper, and More. Artist and writer Joy Garnett (@joygarnett) is working on a book about her grandfather, Ahmed Zaki Abushady, the Egyptian poet and bee scientist. She answered a few questions about AZ Abushady, his work, and her book project. By mlynxqualey in Arabic Literature (in English) on August 26, 2013
- The Atlantic (Dec 18): "NSA HQ" reproduction/illustration.
- Tyler Green, Modern Art Notes / ArtInfo (Dec 11): Wednesday Links: "Artist and copyright/fair-use expert Joy Garnett has a new column for art21 magazine (which seems to be a re-branding and a re-presentation of art21’s blog). Her first piece [sic] looks at artists riffing on other artists, and is quite terrific."
- Fräulein Magazine (Nov 11): Im Wandel der Zeit: Launch der Pop-up Show VIBE - Allgemein – 07.11.2013
- Benjamin Sutton, in Cyborg Manifesto (Oct 6): "Joy Garnett's spectacular painting 'Pink Bomb' (2011) from the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft's summer show The Tool at Hand." [LINK]
- Enda McCaffrey in Modern & Contemporary France (Routledge, Oct 31, 2013): Review of Virilio and Visual Culture (Edinburgh University Press, 2013)
ARTICLES + CHAPTERS // Fall-Winter 2013
- Alone in the Archive. This essay was published in response to Ibraaz Platform 006: What role can the archive play in developing and sustaining a critical and culturally located art history? (November 6, 2013)
- They Are the World. Premiere issue of Art21 Magazine, Oct/Nov: "Becoming an Artist." Joy Garnett launches her new column with some thoughts on copying and archival tendencies in the 21st century.
- Towards a New Ecology of Time, in Virilio and Visual Culture (Edinburgh University Press, Oct 2013), edited by John Armitage and Ryan Bishop.
- Pitiless Art, in The Virilio Dictionary (Edinburgh University Press, Oct 2013), edited by John Armitage.
EXHIBITIONS // Fall-Winter 2013
- #unmonumental: a collaborative project: Artist Joy Garnett, and CCRI art students. Rhode Island Community College, Knight Campus Art Gallery, Nov 5 - Dec 5, 2013. Curated by Ricardo Rivera and conceived by Joy Garnett, an artist who has collected a database of pictures that students can experience and respond to, creating their own work based on the random images that Garnett has captured. “I’m really interested in creating social interaction where students become more engaged,” [Rivera] added. “Not just coming in and responding visually, but actually, physically, being a part of what’s going on in the gallery.” via CCRI.edu
- Digital Sensation, Baltic | 39, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK (September 7-21 2013). This British Science Festival exhibition organised by Rachel Sharp and BALTIC Professor Christine Borland shows how contemporary painters are harnessing the creative potential of digital media.
- VIBE, Suite 303, NYC. Curated by Mary Ann Strandell (Dec 8-9). VIBE exhibition is a grouping of four artists whose work exemplifies a vibration of change and experimentation.
- Containment, part of 'Water', a year-long intitiative at Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY (September 15-December 20 2013). The exhibition will explore how we seek to control water, not only to hold, preserve, enjoy and consume but also to deter, thwart and impede it.
- The Tool at Hand is a group exhibition of artists and makers that originated at the Milwaukee Art Museum (Dec 8 - Apr 1, 2012). The Tool at Hand traveled to the Philadelphia Art Alliance (Feb 1 - Apr 28, 2013). and the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (May 31 - September 8), and the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, Oregon (October 2, 2013 – January 11, 2014). A comprehensive Tool at Hand website is now live, and a print to order exhibition catalog with essays and interviews by curators and the artists. To order a hard copy or download a PDF of the catalog, please go to the Exhibition Info section on the exhibition site: http://toolathand.org/#exhibition-info Watch my 'Tool' video on Artbabble: http://www.artbabble.org/video/chipstone/tool-hand-joy-garnett