This small volume contains a selection of images from 'unmonumental', a project by Joy Garnett, with an essay by Tom McGlynn. 'unmonumental' is an ongoing social media performance that generates and instantly shares photographs of ephemeral artifacts in the New York City streets. Five years running and comprising over 800 photographs, 'unmonumental' has grown into a project of monumental proportions.
Joy Garnett is an interdisciplinary artist and writer living in Brooklyn, NY
Tom McGlynn is an artist, writer, and independent curator based in the NYC area.
For more information please visit http://unmonumental.org
Joy Garnett is an interdisciplinary artist and writer living in Brooklyn, NY. Her paintings, based on images she gathers from the Internet, examine the apocalyptic sublime at the intersections of media, politics and culture. Her social media projects engage the crossroads of our digital and material worlds. She shows with aeroplastics contemporary, Brussels, Belgium.