Quote Brian Massumi

“ A conversation becomes artistic when the conditions of it occurrence are set in a way that offsets it slightly from its own mode, that create that minimal distance of conversation to itself, giving it a unique vitality affect that just any conversation doesn’t have… Art brings the amodal, and the qualitative element of vitality affect that coincides with it, to more palpable expression”

Edited by Nikolaus Gansterer, Emma Cocker and Mariella Greil (2017). Choreo-graphic Figures : Deviations from the Line (1e) Berlin/Boston : Walter de Gruyter, p. 156