Covidian Æsthetics

The shape of things to come: through a glass, sharply.
Created 07 Oct 2020
  • On Art Considered as a Non-State Actor
    02 Dec 2021 • 5 min read • 8 0
    The following piece was originally commissioned for IM-1776’s “Art and Literature for Dissidents” series; where it did not make the cut. Share Covidian Æsthetics The formation of a new structure, of a...
  • Breath and Belief, Part II | Tomoé Hill
    22 Nov 2021 • 25 min read • 2 0
    Share Covidian Æsthetics A bout of labyrinthitis years ago once gave me the impression of seeing the world through a frame: not because my vision was affected, but because my ability to walk or functi...
  • Breath and Belief, Part I | Tomoé Hill
    08 Nov 2021 • 28 min read • 1 0
    It was with some astonishment that, in editing this long essay by Tomoé Hill, I discovered Substack posts have word limits. This is the only reason I will be publishing this piece in two parts. Share ...
  • Paysage fautif
    26 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 3 0
    Share Covidian Æsthetics Apres Éluard There is probably another universe where s/he was not de facto president of the United States, but it is not this one. • Sprezzatura There are at least two types ...
  • The Individual as Elusive Quarry in the History of Philosophy | Steve Fuller
    04 Oct 2021 • 14 min read • 5 0
    The following is a response to Ljiljana Radenović's “A Post-Enlightenment Ethics of the Desert Fathers.” Covidian Aesthetics. Guest Column #015 (24 July); republished in Social Epistemology Review and...
  • Other Life Podcast: Bataille, NFTs and Crypto-Sovereignty
    25 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 4 0
    Share Covidian Æsthetics I recently recorded this podcast for Justin Murphy’s Other Life, where we discussed everything from Accursed Share to the revolutionary implications of web3; GameStop and why ...
  • Transmission to Artaud [toward an Unnatural Theater] | Logan Berry
    06 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 4 4
    On the occasion of Antonin Artaud’s 125th birthday. Share Covidian Æsthetics TRANSMISSION TO ARTAUD [toward an Unnatural Theater] [thru the vocoders grafted to the Cochlea:] Artaud— Yr motherless cunt...
  • Leaving the Global Village | Brian Kemple
    30 Aug 2021 • 13 min read • 6 0
    Share Covidian Æsthetics This essay was first published @ LapsusLima on February 5, 2019; a year before the Covidian began in earnest. It’s a remarkable threshold piece, completely pregnant with the m...
  • Egregoric Warfare (For Dummies) | Ray Doraisamy
    23 Aug 2021 • 8 min read • 6 4
    Share Covidian Æsthetics In December of 2019, my friend Cassandra was worried about a virus in China. She preached a certain doom, which is her wont. She described a collapse of society and often talk...
  • How I Learned to Love the 💣
    17 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 6 2
    Share Covidian Æsthetics “[Accursed Share] might be, possibly other than Urbit, the only other sort of NFT project that’s not just about reifying things in a Thomas Kinkade fashion.” Barrett Avner, Co...
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