Online dating is becoming almost as common as face-to-face encounters, nonetheless it poses some specific safety troubles. You will find the usual information theft and scam hazards, but there is also a real risk of being personally threatened. To help keep you secure, we barbequed experts — from CIA and FBI agents to privacy pros — for their leading tips.

1 . Do not Give A Stranger Personal Deets

It may seem scary to track potential appointments online, nevertheless it’s a important little bit of the challenge when it comes to keeping yourself secure. Check out their social media single profiles, do a reverse image browse Google or perhaps Bing, and don’t be reluctant to ask good friends or family info. This is the fastest way to spot red flags and make sure you’re dealing with a catfish.

2 . Use a Service That’s Person in the Online Seeing Association (ODA).

Look for the ODA emblem on sites and apps to point that they can adhere to the industry’s code of practice, including honest communication with users, privateness protections and a complaint procedure. Also, choose a username this does not reveal the surname or operate location and avoid overly intimate or provocative words in early landline calls.

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.