Global Icons have local meanings: What do they say about our identities, society and culture? What makes an icon? How can we deconstruct, remix and hack it? In the three-week summer school Hacking Global Pop Icons, a global pop icon serves as the common starting point for cultural analysis and for the transdisciplinary production of new artistic and journalistic works seeking to deconstruct, remix and expand the influence of the chosen icon. This years topic of interest was the dating app Tinder.