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21st Century Neanderthal Open Call

21st Century Neanderthal

21st century Neanderthal is a research into today’s online dating world seen through artists’ eyes, mixed with every day’s righteousness and immorality.

The impersonality of online dating caused us to question the behaviour of current society. We invited artists to step into this digital world where fantasy and reality blur, where the lines cross and the perfect version of the truth is never quite what it seems. Communication is contorted as the rules no longer apply.

Things are sometimes easier to understand if they are put into art form. Some rough experiences may be overcome when one takes time to transform them into art. The unsuspecting dating site users might become warned of potential dangers or distressing situations. Someone might just be sharing their hilarious story of a disasterous date that they will be telling their grandchildren.

This exhibition challenges and exposes these online experiences through art, engaging visitors to share their own.

Curated by Nina Jesih.

Free submission, deadline 17 March 2019. To apply please read how to apply and email


Wednesday 23 January, 2019
Sunday 17 March, 2019
Fringe Arts Bath
Venue Address
103 Walcot Street, Bath BA1 5BW

South West, Bath

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