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Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture by Gregory Sholette

(Pluto Press, 2011)

“The dreaming collective knows no history.” -Walter Benjamin


Errata: the first five footnotes of Dark Matter were accidentally omitted from the section called: “Exordium: an Accidental Remainder.”  The missing notes are:

[1] Beyond Recognition: Representation, Power, and Culture: Craig Owens, edited by      Scott Bryson, Barbara Kruger, Lynne Tillman, and Jane Weinstock, University of California Press, 1992.
[2] ‘The Problem With Puerilism’, Craig Owens, Art In America Magazine, Vol. 72, No. 6, Summer, 1983, 162-163.
[3] Owen’s ‘The Problem With Puerilism’ appeared a few months before Rosalyn Deutsche and Cara Gendel Ryan published their landmark essay, ‘The Fine Art of Gentrification’, in October Magazine, Vol. 31, Winter, 1984, 91-111, but which is also available on the website of the alternative space ABC No Rio at:
[4] Owens, op cit.

[5] The term ‘lumpenography’ is borrowed from Nuyorican scholar Luis Aponte-Parés who describes the very memory of New York City’s Puerto-Rican El Barrio during the economically devastating 1970s as a space of arrested development with discontinuous memories and fragmented cultural forms making up its imaginary geography. See the essay: ‘Ambiguous Identities! The Affirmation of Puertorriqueñidad in the Community Murals of New York City,’ by Elsa B. Cardalda Sánchez, and Amilcar Tirado Avilés,  in Mambo Montage: The Latinization of New York, edited by Agustín Laó-Montes, Arlene Dávila, Augustín Laó-Montes, Arlene Dávila, Columbia University Press, 2001, 265






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