The Curse of Smooth Operations
The Most Dissatisfying Technology of all is the one that works ALL IS THE ONE THAT WORKS
It is clear to everyone that technology gives rise to dissatisfaction when it doesn’t work – when it underperforms, when it causes unforeseen side effects, and when it breaks down. From 2–6 November 2022, the IMPAKT Festival invited the audience to embark on a train of thought that runs in the exact opposite direction. Could it be that technology reveals itself at its most dissatisfactory precisely when it operates well or when it exceeds expectations?