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by Art Fag City on May 19, 2010 Fresh Links!

Artworld Salon » Blog Archive » Money for nothing

Not everyone was in sharing mood, however. The greatest visual equivalent of this underclass attitude among the half-empty and shambolic spaces of No Soul For Sale was the padlocked façade of a foreclosed home presented by the Brooklyn-based Not An Alternative. In the installation's accompanying essay, filmmaker Astra Taylor posits a critical stance towards such participatory celebrations, in which: 'Every action is subsumed by a new framework, including our very sociability — our likes and desires, our heartfelt comments and curiosities — which are mined, analyzed, and monetized by the new powerbrokers.'

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