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" But Tavia Nyong'o, a professor of performance studies at New York University, says the project raises a lot of red flags, in particular about privacy.
"That would seem to be what drove people's outrage," Nyong'o says.
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" Verhoeven says he wanted to address the superficiality he sees in online dating platforms.
"When you're constantly under the influence of people who are judging you, is it still possible to show intimacy and to show vulnerability? We instead go along with this illusion of privacy that we think we have." For his part, Nyong'o of NYU feels that app developers and users are still trying to find the right balance in terms of privacy.
"Whether it was to focus on public sex or the kind of relationship between the private and the public in relation to gay male sexuality?
Or if it was - as some of the critics have claimed - a kind of inadvertent, erotophobic sex-shaming sort of thing?
"Not that they were unfamiliar with the possibility that people would use Grindr for an art project, but that they would use it without their knowledge or consent." Other Internet art projects Shaka Mc Glotten, a professor at the State University of New York who researches the interaction between art, technology and sexuality, says many artists are using the Internet and apps such as Grindr in their work.
But Mc Glotten stresses the need for an ethical and transparent approach when deploying these tools.
The artist maintains the project stoked a necessary debate on privacy and identity online.