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Relating to The Archive, past and future: The Reanimation Library: The Reanimation Library is an independent presence library.* The books in the collection—simultaneously prosaic and peculiar—are relics of the rapidly receding 20th century. Chosen primarily for the images that they contain, they have been culled from thrift stores, rummage sales,... Continue reading
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Dear Readers: The latest issue (10.2) of Cultural Politics is now out. It is a special issue on UTOPIAS put together by Special Issue Editors Mark Featherstone and Malcolm Miles. The cover image is by Scottish artist Gair Dunlop. His... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
2014 Holland Cotter, The New York Times, Art in Review: ‘The Wayland Rudd Collection’ at Winkleman Gallery, Friday February 6, 2014. Download PDF Elvis Fuentes, Art Experience NYC: Yevgeniy Fiks: The Wayland Rudd Collection, June 2014 Allison Meier, Hyperallergic: Artists Probe Urban Agriculture, July 1, 2014 2013 Marcia Lynx Qualey,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2014 at TheBeeKingdom
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Rupert Murdoch, inked (2007) (joy garnett / flickr.com / Creative Commons). On ABC RN Media Reports (Australia): Illustration: ...Rupert makes a move on Time Warner A few personal updates before we hit the dog-days of summer: Installation view, Sargent's Daughters.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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A.Z. Abushady routinely commissioned illustrations from local artists for his numerous publications on poetry, literary criticism, agriculture, bee science, and politics. The logo for the Alexandria-based Bee Kingdom League (BKL) and its monthly organ The Bee Kingdom was created by illustrator Paul Beer. Beer's illustration of a Queen Bee uniting... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at TheBeeKingdom
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Dr. Abushady and Annie (with Fahmy) in Benson, Oxfordshire (ca.1922). Photo courtesy of David and Peggy Sidebottom, Toronto, ONT and the Abushady Archive. Dr. A.Z. Abushady (1892-1955) was an influential Egyptian poet and scientist who lived and worked in England and Egypt. A physician, bacteriologist, beekeeper, inventor, Romantic poet, and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at TheBeeKingdom
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Posted Jul 18, 2014 at TheBeeKingdom
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The Abushâdy Archive is in the works: http://abushadyarchive.com Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at TheBeeKingdom
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60 Rue Menasce, Alexandria, Ahmed Zaky Abushady’s Egyptian Home and Headquarters of The Bee Kingdom League, circa 1937. Photo courtesy the Abushady Archive. Forthcoming in Bee World, Vol.91, no.3 (Sept 2014) published by the International Bee Research Association (IBRA): Blazing the Trail: A.Z. Abushady and The Apis Club Joy Garnett... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2014 at TheBeeKingdom
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2014 Annual Meeting - Middle East Studies Association November 22-25, 2014 Marriott Wardman Park Hotel Washington, DC Panel: The Archive: Collections and Counter-Collections Panel Sponsor: Middle East Librarians Association (MELA) Organizer: VJ Um Amel Chair: Robin Dougherty Discussant: Khaled Fahmy In the contemporary world, there is an archival impulse at... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2014 at TheBeeKingdom
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Joy Garnett in Alexandria, Egypt, July 1981 Joy Garnett is an interdisciplinary artist and writer who works with archives as both subject and medium. Her projects, which incorporate painting, online repositories, and social media performance, explore the crossroads of our digital and material worlds. TheBeeKingdom.com is Garnett's online hub-in-progress, a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2014 at TheBeeKingdom
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Rebecca Campbell: Call her green and the winters cannot fade her, 2012 oil on canvas 36x36 inches Sargent's Daughters June 25 – July 26, 2014 OPENS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25th | 6-8 179 East Broadway - map/directions An exhibition of women... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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The Wayland Rudd Collection @ First Floor Gallery Harare, Zimbabwe Opens June 20, 2014 First Floor Gallery Harare is very pleased to present The Wayland Rudd Collection, a collaborative project organized byYevgeniy Fiks that focuses on the representation of Africans... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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Joy Garnett: 'Dilatory', 2012, o/c 30x26" The Children's Cancer & Blood Foundation (CCBF) Seventh annual Contemporary Art Auction @ Phillips 450 Park Avenue, New York Wednesday, June 18th, 6-9pm The evening will feature after-hour access to Phillips, a cocktail reception... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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Figures and Sphinx, Gizeh, c.1945. Courtesy the Abushady Archive. Presented in the paper "Joy Garnett: Memory Loss: Excavating the Abushady Family Archive." Radical Archives Conference at NYU, April 11-12, 2014 Organized around the notion of archiving as a radical practice, by which we mean: archives of radical politics and practices;... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2014 at TheBeeKingdom
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COURSE SYLLABUS Sousveillance: The Art of Networked Surveillance Spring 2014, ART B2012 section 3EF – WORKSHOP: THEME (Reg code: 3439) Professor: Joy Garnett, email: joy.garnett@gmail.com Location: Shepard Hall, Rm 408 (DIAP Central) Course blog:: http://newsgrist.typepad.com/diap_sousveiller Description The term "sousveillance", coined by Steve Mann, stems from the contrasting French words sur,... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2014 at DIAP_sousveiller
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Dr. Abushady and Annie (with Fahmy) in Benson, Oxfordshire (ca.1922). Photo courtesy of David and Peggy Sidebottom, Toronto, ONT and the Abushady Archive. Piss & Vinegar (art and ferment) is a project by Joy Garnett for FOODshed, an exhibition curated by Amy Lipton at Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY - June... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2014 at TheBeeKingdom
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Edham the Orientalist (from the series “Tracing the Covers of Nonexistent Books”), 2013. Oil on birch panel. 16 x 12 inches. Based on the cover of Sources of Islamic history and other texts, by Ismail Ahmed Edham. Banned book (ca.1935) re-issued in 2009. Cover image source. Garnett's series 'Edham the... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2014 at TheBeeKingdom
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Pictured: Dr. Abushady and Annie (with Fahmy) in Benson (ca.1922). Photo courtesy of David and Peggy Sidebottom, Toronto, ONT and the Abushady Archive. Piss & Vinegar (art and ferment) a project by Joy Garnett for FOODshed An exhibition of upstate/downstate... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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The March 2014 issue of Cultural Politics is now live online and in print. This issue features artwork by the Brooklyn artist Sarah Peters on its cover and inside, as well as her essay Tempests and Utopians. Sarah Peters received... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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Burma Road: monument to fallen empires Music and video performance by Bill Jones iPhone videography by Daryl Wein Bill Jones releases his third solo “album” of music/video performances titled Burma Road after the infamous war-torn passageway that runs from Burma... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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Andrea Reynosa, Brooklyn Grange and Alloy : John Street Pasture #crimsonclover #sunset #nyc FOODshed An exhibition of upstate/downstate NY artists who work with food and agriculture Curated by Amy Lipton Smack Mellon 92 Plymouth Street @ Washington Brooklyn, NY 11201... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
*Today in dumb* -------- Original message -------- From: [name redacted] <xxxx@artsymail.com> Date: 05/05/2014 10:03 AM (GMT-05:00) To: newsgrist@gmail.com Subject: Artsy - Jeff Koons - Happy Hour Hi Joy, My name is [name redacted] and I represent Artsy, an online platform... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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Sousveillance Tumblr As a class you will collaboratively set up a dedicated tumblr to house final project presentations. Once the tumblr is up and the design template agreed upon, you will each create a post to present your project. This is your page to present your final work and any... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2014 at DIAP_sousveiller
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This article first appeared in Art21 Magazine, Apr/May 2014 Issue: 'Value' Wolf Paw, Distribution of Wealth, 2104. Mixed media; dimesions variable. Courtesy Ace Chinchilla Gallery, Zurich. © Wolf Paw. All Rights Reserved. Copy That! The Grift Economy by Joy Garnett... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art