I Want You to Want Me

Institute History

  • 2014 Sundance Film Festival


This alluring and emotional interactive installation explores the world of online dating. A touch screen displays a sky filled with balloons, each containing a human silhouette representing a real person’s dating profile. Touching a balloon will reveal personal information about the person, and the balloons can be rearranged to highlight different aspects of online dating, including the top turn-ons, the most popular first dates, and people’s biggest desires. Couples are paired algorithmically based on who they are and what they’re looking for.

— Shari Frilot

Screening Details


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