Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2016

23 Nov 2016 – 22 Jan 2017

Cost of entry

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

ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts)

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Piccadilly Circus/Charing Cross

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


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

Ruth Spencer Jolly

Katja Angeli

Jemma Egan

Michael Cox

Georgia Lucas-Going

Diana Anghel

Zsofia Schweger

Tenant of Culture

Sebastian Jefford

Oriele Steiner

Roxman Gatt

Zarina Muhammad

Maryam Tafakory

Jack West

Karolina Magnusson-Murray

Kate Fahey

Reece Straw

Seungjo Jeong

Harry Fletcher

Jack Bodimeade

Alicia Reyes McNamara

Saelia Aparicio Torinos

George Ridgway

Jamie Green

Lisa Porter

Leah Carless

Mooni Perry

Mary Furniss

Rodrigo Red Sandoval

Lana Locke

Sophie Mackfall

Janina Lange

Christopher D.A. Gray

Byzantia Harlow

Leon Platt

James Berrington

Richie Moment

Thomas Greig

Alfie Kungu

Leonor Serrano Rivas

Richard Nicholson

Anna Bunting-Branch

David Donald

Jamie Fitzpatrick

Victoria Adam

Margreta Stolen


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