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April 20, 2005
In Their Own Words - JOY GARNETT
Between Yahoo.com slide shows, 24-hour television news, and competing tabloid newspapers, we've become a culture that's accustomed to the sensations of media imagery. Here Joy Garnett describes how she transforms news photgraphs into paintings, a slowing-down process to counter what she sees as our culture's mal-absorbtion of images related to technology, surveillance and war.