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  Joy Garnett CV [PDF]

Joy Garnett is an artist and writer in Brooklyn whose multidisciplinary work explores the archive in its various forms. She has exhibited her work at the FLAG Art Foundation, MoMA-PS1, Whitney Museum, Artists Space, Smack Mellon, White Columns (NY), the Milwaukee Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Craft Portland (OR), Boston University Art Gallery, National Academy of Sciences (Washington, DC), and the Witte Zaal (Ghent, Belgium). Her art and writings have appeared, sometimes side-by-side, in an eclectic array of publications, including Rusted Radishes, Full Blede, Virilio and Visual Culture, Ibraaz, Ping Pong, Statorec, and The Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook. The former arts editor of the Duke journal Cultural Politics (2005-16), she is now the art editor at the storied literary journal, Evergreen Review. Garnett has been awarded grants from Anonymous Was a Woman, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The Wellcome Trust, and the Chipstone Foundation, and her work is in the permanent collections of the National Academy of Sciences, Altria, and The West Collection (Oaks, PA). Garnett is a 2019-20 SHIFT Resident at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts and is working on a family memoir of Egypt (thebeekingdom.art).