Articles tagged: weak aesthetics

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.


In “Promenade,” this issue’s ekphrasis, Jameson Fitzpatrick responds to one of Chris Antemann’s porcelain sculptures, Boudoir (2011), in a poem that meditates on the ambiguities of misaligned desires and the problems of aesthetics.

Wraithcore, or: I’ve Seen the Future and I’m Not Going

Abigail Merrick’s “wraithcore” describes what it’s like to be “nocturnal or insomniac, depressive or moody, predisposed towards isolating oneself socially, to feeling marginal or overlooked, not quite believed or not quite taken seriously as a subject, or more specifically a subject with agency.”

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