writing

CREATIVE WRITING

2020

2019

  • ‘The Sea Takes Up Residence in All Parts of the City’ (literary non-fiction) appears in Rusted Radishes, Issue 8: ‘Sea Change’ (Dec. 2019). The issue includes writing by Rabih Alameddine, Margo Berdeshevsky, Mario Jamal, Lisa Luxx, Riwa Roukoz, and artworks by Faig Ahmed, Chloe Hojeily, Hatem Imam, Abdul Rahman Katanani, Omar Khoury, Basir Mahmoud, Dala Nasser, Paris Petrides, and Jason Steel. Rusted Radishes: Beirut Literary and Art Journal, published by the American University of Beirut, features work from Lebanon, bordering countries, the diaspora, and people connected to the MENA region.

RESEARCH

2020

INTERVIEWS


ART & MEDIA BOOK CHAPTERS

COLUMNS

Art21 Magazine

Copy That! Column on copyright, fair use,  and free speech in the arts (2013-2016)

Artist Rights and the Many Shapes of Censorship, May/June 2016 Issue: “Illusion”

Beauty Is in the Streets, Mar/Apr 2015 Issue: “Ruin”

The Grift Economy, Apr/May 2014 Issue: “Value”

Lost in Transmission, Feb/Mar 2014 Issue: “Translation”

Free-Fail, Dec/Jan 2013-14 Issue: “Failure”

They Are the World, Inaugural Oct/Nov 2013 Issue: Becoming an Artist. Joy Garnett launches her new column with some thoughts on copying and archival tendencies in the 21st century.

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artnet magazine

Into Africa, 1999-2001: Column on the arts of Africa and the Diaspora

INTO AFRICA
by Joy Garnett 6/26/01
Africa comes to New York in the spring.

INTO AFRICA
by Joy Garnett 2/23/01
Glenn Ligon’s text paintings, Carrie Weems’ narratives, African “Beauty and Form.”

INTO AFRICA
by Joy Garnett 12/12/00
Xenobia Bailey, Fatima Tuggar, Adrian Piper, plus “Angolan Treasures from the Museum of Ethnology, Lisbon.”

INTO AFRICA
by Joy Garnett 7/24/00
Surveying the scene in New York, from contemporary to classic.

INTO AFRICA
by Joy Garnett 5/23/00
Love hurts: The embroidered paintings of Ghada Amer.

INTO AFRICA
by Joy Garnett 3/10/00
Conceptual art from South Africa, more.

HOT ‘N COOL
by Joy Garnett 2/4/00
The National Black Fine Art Show rolls into New York.

INTO AFRICA
by Joy Garnett 1/31/00
Art in New York for Black History Month.

INTO AFRICA
by Joy Garnett 12/30/99
Our new column on the art of Africa and the African diaspora.


FAIR USE & COPYRIGHT

selected articles

Cease and Desist: From the Law Offices of M.C Grosfischerplan. The latest dispatch from the copyright wars. Download: C&D for Robert Hovden 2014 PDF

The Case for Appropriation. Drawn from a panel organized and moderated by Joy Garnett, with Rob Storr, Virginia Rutledge and Oliver Wasow. Presented by BFA Visual & Critical Studies, School of Visual Arts (Feb 16, 2012)

Cariou v. Prince: The Copyright Bungle, artnet magazine. Will courts, judges and photographers ever understand the difference between a mass-produced photograph and a unique art object? (March 31, 2011)

On the Rights of Molotov Man: Appropriation and the art of context. Harper’s (Feb 2007) Portfolio_ON_THE_RIGHTS_OF_MOLOTOV_MAN PDF

Follow The Image. Cultural Politics 1:1 (Mar 2005) Follow_the_Image 2005 PDF

In their own words. NYFA Current (Apr 2005)

Steal This Look. Intelligent Agent (Spring/Summer 2004)

Compendium: JOYWAR – last updated April 2009

ESSAYS & ARTICLES

Artist and Writer Joy Garnett’s Essential New York Restaurants, By Alicia Kennedy, Edible Brooklyn, September 26, 2016

“Deep Cuts, Episode 1: 100 Years to Recognition: Saloua Raouda Choucair,” Meural (May 17, 2016) The Meural Sketchbook | Deep Cuts, Episode 1 – Joy Garnett: 100 Years to Recognition PDF

10 ideas and influences: Joy Garnett,” Two Coats of Paint (April 7, 2016) Joy Garnett-10 Ideas and Influences_April 2016 PDF

Art & Labor, NEWSgrist. Download: Art & Labor, Feb 2015, PDF

Cross-Pollination, Baraza, (November 24, 2014)

Blazing the Trail: A.Z. Abushady and The Apis Club. Bee World, Vol.91, no.3 (September 2014) published by the International Bee Research Association (IBRA) Blazing the Trail pp. 65-67 PDF

Alone in the Archive. Ibraaz Platform 006: What role can the archive play in developing and sustaining a critical and culturally located art history? (November 6, 2013)

Analogue Natives, in the 25th Anniversary Issue of M/E/A/N/I/N/G, edited by   Mira Schor and Susan Bee (2012)

Good-Bye to All That: Artnet, 1996-2012. Art Dubai Blog (June 2012)

light itself. Visual AIDS Web Gallery (January 2010)

Radicalizing Refamiliarization, with John Armitage, in the Journal of Visual Culture 8:2 (August 2009) Radicalizing Refamiliarization PDF

Romancing the Sky, by Joy Garnett. artnet magazine, August 24, 1999. “Cosmos : From Romanticism to the Avant-garde, 1801-2001,” June 17-Oct. 17, 1999, at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.


CONFERENCE PAPERS

Pollen & Fragments was presented at The Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World (CASAW), University of Edinburgh, (December 3-4, 2015) at the workshop: Cultures of Diversity: Arts and Cultural Life in Arab Societies before Independence  (Pollen & Fragments – The Abushady Archive PDF)

The Bee Kingdom: An Accidental Archive, Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting (Nov 22-25, 2014). Panel: The Archive: Collections and Counter-Collections

Memory Loss: Excavating the Abushady Archive at NYU’s Radical Archives Conference (April 11-12, 2014). Panel: No Instructions for Assembly: Case Studies in Radical Archiving

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