We are regularly approached by venues looking to have the cheekiest in the world of dating to their spots.
We say yes to a very few - limiting it to locales that are at once casually hip and wonderfully flirty.
Creating a private club atmosphere while recognizing our clients are also our product - we reward lovely daters with discounts and complimentary events and refuse service to anyone we don't think you'll fancy meeting. Simply choose the event you wish to attend and purchase your tickets online.
They are asked to bring a prop or a tool that they use, or would like to use, within their work and on arrival, are given a well known identities randomly selected from a pool of famous names by Maxx, (the pool may include names such as Andy Warhol, Nina Simone, Mahatma Gandhi…)They then participate in 3-minute speed dates with all the other ‘famous names’ present.
Once the speed dating is over, they are invited to choose their ideal ‘date’ and to jointly create a piece of collaborative artwork working only with the props or tools available, their actual and given identities, within an agreed timeframe.
Go the venue at the published start time for the event.
There is no official start time to the speed dating portion of the evening - we like to wait for all daters to arrive, to have a moment to settle in with a refreshment and mingle should they wish.
For those who garner matches, you will be notified via e-mail within 24 hours of the event ending of your 'Date-Mate' results.
Alas, the event is over but the night has just begun.
Chat up our Hosts for tips or simply to ask, which direction the bar is in!
After being shown to your table, the ladies will remain seated for the duration of the event.
We are the only organization to routinely screen daters we feel may not be a good fit for our clients.
If we meet a dater we don't think you'll fancy meeting, we'll say 'No thank you' so you don't have to.
It became evident to Maxx Shurley in his research as Thinker In Residence that comfort zones, translation and information are not only at heart the of speed dating but at the core of most art practices.