In the mood. Valorisation of moods in an aesthetic economy

Carsten Friberg

Abstract


The presence of economy in everything in our environment also takes possession of our moods; economy becomes about wellness and well-being. While moods concern our perceptions as a tuning of them the economic interests in moods have consequences for any relation to the world. Aesthetics understood in relation to perception and atmosphere offers a critical approach that should be seen in relation to existing discussions from Critical Theory about consumer culture and commodity aesthetics.


Keywords


Aesthetic economy; Perception; Atmosphere

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