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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* — Maged Atiya Posted: March 12, 2015 | Author: 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 the date of... 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
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ahmed Zaki Abu Shadi Portrait of A.Z. Abu Shadi as a young man (ca.1909) Born (1892-02-09)February 9, 1892 Cairo, Egypt Died April 12, 1955(1955-04-12) Washington, DC, USA Nationality Egyptian Other names Ahmed Zaky Abushady Occupation Poet, Beekeeper, Doctor, Publisher, Translator Movement Apollo literary group Dr.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2014 at TheBeeKingdom
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Fig. 5: Drawing by Sayed Ibrahim (n.d.) Cross-Pollination Joy Garnett My short article on Abushâdy and hybridity has been posted to Baraza, a meeting space for critical collaboration run by graduate students in the department of Middle Eastern, South Asian,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
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Fig. 5: Drawing by Sayed Ibrahim (n.d.) Cross-Pollination Joy Garnett My short article on Abushâdy and hybridity has been posted to Baraza, a meeting space for critical collaboration run by graduate students in the department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS) at Columbia University: "This week on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at TheBeeKingdom
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Joy Garnett | Standoff, 2013, oil on canvas, 38 x 44 inches. Image courtesy of Platform Gallery. Being There Again and Again: Joy Garnett at Platform Gallery —Erin Langner, Seattle contributor Most of the time, as soon as I am... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
Part I The Archive: Sept 2, 9, 16 papers due: Sept 26 presentations: Sept 30, first half of Oct 7 Part II The Image in the Media: second half of Oct 7, 14, 21, 28 abstracts due (roughly a week before the paper is due): Oct 27-ish papers due: Nov... Continue reading
Exchange of Fire, 2013, oil/canvas, 38×44 inches Joy Garnett Being There @ PLATFORM GALLERY 114 Third Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104 Telephone: 206-323-2808 Email: info@platformgallery.com Hours: Wednesday to Saturday, 11AM to 5PM http://platformgallery.com October 23 to November 29, 2014 IMAGES... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
Assigned readings for next week (Oct 21) are: The second half of Susan Sontag's Regarding the Pain of Others (page 58 to the end) All three installments of Errol Morris's 2009 NYTimes piece about Sontag's book (see links and excerpt below) Let me draw your attention to Errol Morris. He... Continue reading
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60 Rue Menasce, Alexandria, Ahmed Zaky Abushady’s Egyptian Home and head-quarters of the Bee Kingdom League, circa 1937. Photo courtesy of the Abushady Archive My short article for Bee World, published by the International Bee Research Association, is now in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at NEWSgrist - where spin is art
“But when from a long-distant past nothing subsists, after the people are dead, after the things are broken and scattered, taste and smell alone, more fragile but more enduring, more unsubstantial, more persistent, more faithful, remain poised a long time, like souls, remembering, waiting, hoping, amid the ruins of all... Continue reading
“But when from a long-distant past nothing subsists, after the people are dead, after the things are broken and scattered, taste and smell alone, more fragile but more enduring, more unsubstantial, more persistent, more faithful, remain poised a long time, like souls, remembering, waiting, hoping, amid the ruins of all the rest; and bear unflinchingly, in the tiny and almost impalpable drop of their essence, the vast structure of recollection.” Continue reading