Vibe Vectors

Sianne Ngai and Haley Thurston have done much, I think, for aesthetics by formalizing certain descriptive terms previously used informally: the zany, cute, and merely interesting (Ngai); the baroque, whimsy, and cheesy (Thurston). I want to continue that project here. In a separate project from this blog, I've sketched out what a “vibe” might look like if factored in terms more amenable to… Continue reading Vibe Vectors