Interactivity is everywhere. It occupies the virtual world, our work environment and particularly the space of art. Interaction holds the utopian promise of participation and equality. However, it has become an overused and therefore meaningless concept that is often instrumentalized by institutions to mask certain dynamics and operations. Today, our activities are constantly being outsourced to technologies. The flickering global screen defines our contemporary age and necessitates the remapping and reorienting of our interactions in a live stream of processes and events. The questions which I will try to answer in this presentation include: How might we affirm the interpassive essence of interactivity and activate it for productive use through delegating our emotional labor to machines? How might technology transform conceptions of employment, allowing us to interact less than before? In addition, as far as the experience of art is concerned, how might we reposition the terms of engagement around interpassivity?

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