Joy Garnett   :  Orientalism
Paintings (2001 - 2005)
oil on canvas   HOME   |    Back to Index   contact :  joy.garnett @ gmail.com     - click thumbnails for large images -
Orientalism pulls together paintings that explore how the Middle East is represented in the Western media. The paintings are either based on images found at online news sources, or declassified documents collected from government archives.  

For more on this topic please see the archived
discussion at
Underfire: The Organization & Representation of Violence
hosted by the Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, 2004 - 2005.