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Joy Garnett CV [PDF]

Joy Garnett is an artist and writer in Brooklyn, NY whose multidisciplinary work explores the archive in its various forms. She has exhibited 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 Full Blede, Virilio and Visual Culture (Edinburgh University Press, 2013), Ibraaz, Ping Pong, Statorec, and The Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook (powerHouse books 2016). Formerly the Arts Editor for the Duke journal Cultural Politics (2005-16), she is currently 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. She is working on an illustrated family memoir of Egypt (thebeekingdom.art).