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[Thanks again to Esmat El-Halaby] Al-Adab, 1955, Vol.3, no. 8: In Memoriam: A.Z. Abushady (1892-1955) Abu Shadi poet Rebel p. 12-13 PDF Al-Sayrafi, Hassan Kamel Hair Personal profile of Abu Shadi p. 13-14 PDF Shrta, Mustafa Abdel-Latif, 1902-1989 ... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2015 at TheBeeKingdom
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The Bee Kingdom makes an appearance in Studying modern Arabic literature, Chapter 1, Robin Ostle: "The Cosmopolitan Alexandrian." Studying modern Arabic literature : Mustafa Badawi, scholar and critic Author: Roger Allen; Robin Ostle Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2015. ©2015 Edition/Format: Print book : English View all editions and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2015 at TheBeeKingdom
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I continue to struggle with this material. It generates its own interesting problems. Through it, I've gained some insights into the conundrum presented by family archives in particular and The Archive in general. Studying it gave me ideas for what we might read in a research seminar I taught in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2015 at TheBeeKingdom
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A condensed excerpt from a chapter of The Bee Kingdom family memoir appears in the latest issue of Ping Pong as "Fiction": --> http://www.pingpong.henrymiller.org/ ToC--> http://www.pingpong.henrymiller.org/2015-TOC.pdf Buy: http://store.henrymiller.org/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=86_87&products_id=331 Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2015 at TheBeeKingdom
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A.Z. Abushady. Undated photograph, Washington, DC, ca. 1950s Thanks to Esmat El-Halaby for sending along a copy of this article: Jayyusi, Salma Khadra. 1981. “A Short Account of Abu Shadi’s Life in the United States,” Mundus Arabicus, Vol.1: Arab Writers in America: Critical Essays and Annotated Bibliography. Published by Dar... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2015 at TheBeeKingdom
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Cover feature: Deborah Frizzell on Richard Mosse’s Enclave: Dream of the Celt Announcing the arrival of: Cultural Politics 2015 Volume 11, Number 2 Featuring Richard Mosse (cover art): Richard Mosse’s Enclave: Dream of the Celt Deborah Frizzell Abstract The Irish... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2015 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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Khalik Allah, Annie Berman, Sophie Blackall, Nathan Fitch, Brian Foo, Joy Garnett, Suzanne Goldenberg, Nina Katchadorian, Paul McDonough, Lawrence Mesich, Ron Milewicz, Amy Park, Maddalena Poletta, Casey Ruble, Ken Schles, Terreform ONE OPENING THURSDAY NOVEMBER 5, 6-8PM Gallatin Galleries Gallatin... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2015 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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The Bee Kingdom sticker, Cairo ca.1930. I'll be giving a talk called "Pollen & Fragments" about my strategy for dealing with the Abushady Archive at The Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World (CASAW), University of Edinburgh, December 3-4: Cultures of Diversity: Arts and Cultural Life in Arab... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2015 at TheBeeKingdom
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CR10 Arts & Francine Hunter McGivern present FOODshed: Agriculture and Art in Action Curated by Amy Lipton Exhibition Opening – Saturday, August 8, 2015, 4-6pm On view through September 5. The exhibition focuses on sustainable agriculture, entrepreneurship, and artists’ use... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2015 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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Joy Garnett, Tangerine Dream, 2015, oil on canvas, 20x24 inches. Photo: Samantha Keely Smith. “Human Territory” brings together works from twelve primarily Brooklyn-based artists in an exploration of man’s experiences and interactions with landscape. No longer confined to the traditional... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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Jackie Brookner, a pioneering ecological artist and educator, died of cancer on May 15, 2015. She was 69. Born in l945 in Providence, Rhode Island she received a BA in art history from Wellesley College in l967 and completed all... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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Cover: Arnold Mesches [Archive of contemporary artist contributions: http://culturalpolitics.org] Announcing the arrival of: Cultural Politics Volume 11.1 Featuring essays and art by: Cover/interior art and essay by Arnold Mesches: American Uncanny, which can be accessed freely online (as are all... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2015 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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*Immigrant Zero* By Maged Atiya Posted: March 12, 2015 | Author: Maged Atiya (aka salamamoussa) | Filed under: Egypt, Egyptian Politics, History http://salamamoussa.com/2015/03/12/immigrant-zero/ April 12 marks the 60th anniversary of the passing of Ahmad Zaki Abu Shadi. Most historians of Egypt mark the end of the so-called “liberal era” from... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2015 at TheBeeKingdom
Digital Amnesia (HD video, 50 min, 2014) Our memory is dissipating. Hard drives only last five years, a webpage is forever changing and there’s no machine left that can read 15-year old floppy disks. Digital data is vulnerable. Yet entire libraries are shredded and lost to budget cuts, because we... Continue reading
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Joy Garnett Brooklyn, NY The Bee Kingdom On Our Radar is Creative Capital’s “searchable database featuring more than nearly 400 Moving Image and Visual Arts projects that advanced to the second or third round in last year’s highly competitive award selection process. Although these projects were not ultimately funded by... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2015 at TheBeeKingdom
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The old issue of intellectual labor produced in exchange for little or no pay has been coming up more than usual this week, probably because the College Art Association conference is in full swing. Also, National Adjunct Walkout Day is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2015 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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Curated by Ricardo Rivera. Joy Garnett is 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] Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2015 at Unmonumental
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Announcing the arrival of: Cultural Politics Volume 10.3 Featuring cover art and an essay by Mira Schor, this entire issue is available open access, courtesy of Duke University Press. Happy New Year! Joy Garnett Art Editor, Cultural Politics Cultural Politics... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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[Back story - Satire Alert set to ON] The latest dispatch from the copyright wars: Download C&D for Robert Hovden 2014 ________________________________________________ M.C Grosfischerplan , Esq. _________________________________________________________________ From: The Law Offices of M.C Grosfischerplan Butch Kills, NY 11101 artlawd@Grosfischerplan.biz 1... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
For Part III we have 3 major thinkers: James Boyle on the Public Domain Larry Lessig on Free Culture Lewis Hyde on The Gift and The Commons. Taken together, these readings establish the foundation from which we can usefully consider intellectual property, copyright, authorship, ownership, creative referencing, the cultural commons,... Continue reading
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Above: Robert Hovden's four nanolithographs in When Art Exceeds Perception at the Jill Stuart Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Courtesy of Robert Hovden. When Art Exceeds Perception is an exhibition of works produced and conceived by Robert Hovden, a PhD... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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Added 2014: Response to Ecstasy of Influence, On the Rights of the Molotov Man, etc. September 5, 2014 by jw1599 Copying will set you free Posted on September 11, 2014 by mahanti .... The Case For Appropriation, by Joy Garnett, NEWSgrist, March 2012 AND: Compendium of readings in Fair Use:... Continue reading
NYTimes, Drew Christie: http://www.nytimes.com/video/opinion/100000001695225/allergy-to-originality.html ... http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/01/opinion/allergy-to-originality.html Continue reading
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The following is a selection of recent works by Joy Garnett that reflect her engagement with source materials in The Bee Kingdom Archive. 1) Title: Abushâdy’s Complete Specification, 1919 Date: 2014 Medium: Lithography on rag paper Dimensions: 15 x 11 inches (unframed) Edition of 25 + 5 A/P Printed at... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2014 at TheBeeKingdom