Exhibition

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2016

23 Nov 2016 – 22 Jan 2017

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Day membership £1 (FREE Tuesdays, members & concs.)

London, United Kingdom

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  • Piccadilly Circus/Charing Cross

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Showcasing new and recent fine art graduates, Bloomberg New Contemporaries returns to the ICA.

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The panel of guest selectors comprising Anya Gallaccio, Alan Kane and Haroon Mirza has chosen 46 artists who now join an illustrious roster of New Contemporaries alumni that includes Tacita Dean, Mona Hatoum, Damien Hirst, Mike Nelson and Laure Prouvost amongst many others. In July, New Contemporaries returned to Bluecoat, after 30 years to launch this year’s show as part of the Liverpool Biennial 2016, before it travels to the ICA in November. Bloomberg Philanthropies has supported the New Contemporaries since 2000.

Selected artists for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2016 are: Victoria Adam, Katja Angeli, Diana Anghel,Saelia Aparicio Torinos, James Berrington, Jack Bodimeade, Anna Bunting-Branch, Leah Carless,Michael Cox, David Donald, Jemma Egan, Kate Fahey, Jamie Fitzpatrick, Harry Fletcher, Mary Furniss,Roxman Gatt, Christopher D.A. Gray, Jamie Green, Thomas Greig, Byzantia Harlow, Sebastian Jefford,Seungjo Jeong, Alfie Kungu, Janina Lange, Lana Locke, Georgia Lucas-Going, Sophie Mackfall,Karolina Magnusson-Murray/Leon Platt, Richie Moment, Zarina Muhammad, Richard Nicholson,Mooni Perry, Lisa Porter, Alicia Reyes McNamara, George Ridgway, Rodrigo Red Sandoval, Zsofia Schweger, Leonor Serrano Rivas, Ruth Spencer Jolly, Oriele Steiner, Margreta Stolen, Reece Straw,Maryam Tafakory, Tenant of Culture and Jack West.

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2016, brings together artists working across a range of media with traditional techniques and materials used alongside digital applications and processes. Themes in this year’s works include: mass-production, socio-economics, gender equality and cultural identity. The resulting exhibition is both a social commentary and an indication of the emerging generations’ preoccupations.

Exhibiting artists

Lana Locke

Zsofia Schweger

Roxman Gatt

Harry Fletcher

Michael Cox

Thomas Greig

Seungjo Jeong

Jack Bodimeade

Richard Nicholson

Alicia Reyes McNamara

Jemma Egan

Mary Furniss

Leah Carless

Diana Anghel

Zarina Muhammad

Mooni Perry

Georgia Lucas-Going

Reece Straw

Jamie Fitzpatrick

Byzantia Harlow

George Ridgway

Richie Moment

Christopher D.A. Gray

Tenant of Culture

Anna Bunting-Branch

Kate Fahey

Saelia Aparicio Torinos

Sophie Mackfall

Lisa Porter

Janina Lange

Jack West

Margreta Stolen

Victoria Adam

Rodrigo Red Sandoval

Leon Platt

James Berrington

Oriele Steiner

Karolina Magnusson-Murray

Leonor Serrano Rivas

Sebastian Jefford

Jamie Green

Alfie Kungu

Maryam Tafakory

Katja Angeli

Ruth Spencer Jolly

David Donald

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