Online dating can be described as lucrative industry. But it’s also a minefield of problems. Users had been known to ghosting people, generate impulsive decisions and stop contact completely.

Trends in 2023

Among the list of top-rated paid apps, Tinder is the leading choice for almost all. The swipe features now consist of intent-based corresponding and different swipe prompts, helping matches to get to know the other person better while not the expectation of the romantic hookup.

Gen Z-ers take things more slow and letting the app do the work. Its CEO, Renate Nyborg, states that this technology consists of more than half its number of users.

Dry dating is a popular fad, where users eschew alcoholic beverages and drugs during a date to stay clear-headed. These types of dates typically be much longer, and they’re quite often accompanied by physical touching.

Commudicating is another dating trend, in which singles make use of apps to meet and greet and make friends. This coming year, a review simply by Bumble located that a 6th of millennials and Gen Z-ers said they’d used icelandic women an iphone app to do this.

Political beliefs are an important part of a dating profile. Pew reported that a 1 / 4 of Americans would like to learn about a potential date’s religious philosophy, while 18% want to know about their political ideology.;center,top&resize=480:*

Flying is another important online dating pattern. Whether it’s because of Covid lockdowns or just a desire to begin to see the world, daters are widening their search outside of all their current city in 2023.

Work Group

Objective Enactive
This online lecture-demonstration unfolds the term ´Poetic Materiality´ within the context of designing and choreographing with Somatic Costumes. Through critiquing and applying the somatic practice of Skinner Releasing Technique, the poetics of philosopher Gaston Bachelard and the materiality of anthropologist Tim Ingold, this talk begins to map poetic and material agencies between bodies-costumes within the design-performance encounter.

Artist Talk

Objective Enactive

This talk will focus on the first outcome of Glitsch(ening) Ci(rculari)ty, a tripartite site-specific, where I am pursuing a speculative exploration of the ecology of the city, between the urban and the biological, unfolding its layers and materiality of time. The talk will end in a conversation between fellow researchers and artists in the collaborative project Urban Ecologies, where Glitsch(ening) Ci(rculari)ty, is generated from.


Polyvocal Tongue The presentation will focus on relational ethics and polyvocality in performative text. It will also explore the use of plural languages in a play, looking at how a polylingual praxis can open up new aesthetic potential in playwrighting and in artistic research in general.


TRANSPOSITIONS— JAR, Mette Edvardsen and modular diaries At the start, the idea for an artistic research conversation with Mette Edvardsen did not spring out of the topics shortlisted for the conference—hospitality, vulnerability and care—but a book that she had co-edited, and dropped in my shelf.

Panel Discussion

The Ethics of Vulnerability and Artistic Research

Any ethical framework must take account of the vulnerability of the human condition. This is significant in all creative endeavours – especially in artistic practice and the teaching of it – since the very act of creating something and putting it out into the world is an expression of vulnerability.