Posts tagged unmonumental

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Trap #unmonumental (at American Playground)

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#unmonumental (at east Calyer)

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Spections #unmonumental (at Sunrise Brooklyn)

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The stakes #unmonumental (Manhattan Ave)

Posted 2 weeks ago


unmonumental, the book



OCTOBER 13, 2013

The unmonumental book and e-book are now available on blurb

This small volume contains a selection of images from unmonumental, a project by Joy Garnett, with an essay by Tom McGlynn.

The e-book is a variation on the hard copy, and includes media: two 3-minute clips of unmonumental video. It is available in iPad and iPod touch (iBooks format).


By joy garnett, essay by tom mcglynn
Publish Date: October 13 2013, 07:11 PDT
Hardcover, Dust Jacket, Small Square (7×7in), 40 pgs.
Premium Paper, lustre finish.
US $38.00 purchase hardcover
ebook (iPad iBooks format), 43 pgs
US $5.99 purchase ebook

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.


UPDATE Oct 17, 2013: The unmonumental e-book, which includes video, is now also available through the Apple iBookstore (iTunes):

  • $5.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
  • Category: Photography

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.

Tom McGlynn is an artist, writer, and independent curator based in the N.Y.C. area. His work is represented in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Cooper- Hewitt National Design Museum of the Smithsonian. He is the director of Beautiful Fields, an organization dedicated to socially- engaged curatorial projects, and is also currently a visiting lecturer at Parsons/the New School.


Posted 2 weeks ago

Veneer #unmonumental (Wythe) (at The Gutter)

Posted 3 weeks ago

#unmonumental (W 21st St)

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#unmonumental (Manhattan Ave)

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#unmonumental (McGuinness Blvd)

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#unmonumental (Green St)