Interpassivity and the uncanny illusions of our daily lives
An Introduction on Interpassivity: it looks like an illusion, it feels like an illusion, do not be fooled - it is an illusion. Pfaller's book Interpassivity - The Aesthetics of Delegated Enjoyment (2017) provides us with a detailed theoretical examination of interpassivity and its impact within culture. More than a 'mental experiment' the notion of interpassivity not only provides a theoretical workframe, but it also renders a practice. The fundamental tension provided from within interpassivity, fills the necessary requirements to properly examine some of the deemed mysterious and curious elements of the civilised post-modern existence. With this investigation, the author provided a theoretical perspective that opened up different possibilities of approaching or re-approaching crucial elements for many different fields, as well as, provoked an opening to many insightful articulations. From philosophy, psychoanalysis, art theory, literature, and now reaching many others fields, the consequences of interpassivity and its productive provocations seems like a crucial theoretical element for knowledge nowadays.
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