This essay proposes a kind of critique aimed at approaching the improvisatory conceptuality of ordinary forms emergent in everyday life. Using a slowed ethnographic attention to the immanent aesthetics of objects, it argues that the singularities through which forms take place animate both event and perception.
The Point of Precision
Kathleen Stewart teaches anthropology by means of writing experiments at the University of Texas, Austin. Her books include A Space on the Side of the Road (Princeton), Ordinary Affects (Duke), Worlding (forthcoming from Duke), and, with Lauren Berlant, The Hundreds (in preparation).
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Kathleen Stewart; The Point of Precision. Representations 1 August 2016; 135 (1): 31–44. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/rep.2016.135.1.31
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