Articles tagged: aesthetics

“Liminal Space” and Aesthetics as a Practice of Individual Responsibility

Robin James sees corporations monetize liminal space—an eerie vibe and a state of systemic failure—and then sell you a way out of it, turning empty public space into private crises.

Young-Girls in Wikiland

Anna and Ellen Ioanes document the changing meaning of the word “aesthetic” reflected in the evolution of Aesthetics Wiki’s moderators and users: a practice of identity-making in an era of neoliberalism. From this encyclopedia, we come to recognize a fully realized style when we see it: something that is just so aesthetic.

Being-in-your-Crocs: A Micro-Phenomenology of Foam Footwear

Are Crocs ✨aesthetic✨? Tom Martin writes the phenomenology of Crocs—how we see them on other people, and how the world is revealed to us by wearing them.

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