You have determined someone you prefer by using an online dating site, and you’re all set to inquire them on a date. However first appointments are always a little intimidating — you don’t discover how to start out and perhaps the person you will absolutely meeting seems to have any chemistry along.

When you meet initially, you have to placed on a self-assured face and present your self in the fastest way possible. This includes dress up well, choosing the right spots to fulfill, picking out the best conversation topics and being present and excited about the time.

Besides that, you should also make a spark to the first date by being lively and natural. The best way to do this is by being fun, talking about things love, doing new things and communicating emotions and vulnerability.

Make a very good impression with your date by presenting yourself in a clean and elegant way, using good quality makeup and wearing suitable clothing that may be flattering to you both. Avoid make use of fake piercings or diamond earrings as these can easily suggest you are trying to search younger than you are.

You should also have an excellent exit strategy in place, and so don’t depend on your date to use you residence if that they feel not comfortable or don’t reveal your passions. It’s also wise to take your private transportation on the first date, simply because this will provide you with a sense of independence and control.

Another thing to do with your online dating first of all date is usually to be truthful and straightforward about your motives. Avoid polysemousness as it definitely will confuse and derail the partnership.

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.