Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020 at South London Gallery – Announcements

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Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020 opens at South London Gallery (SLG) on May 19 and runs till June 6, 2021. Showcasing the work of 36 artists rising from UK artwork faculties and various schooling programmes, the exhibition affords a preview of a few of the most fun and various practices of the subsequent era of artists.

The exhibiting artists, whose work is on show throughout each SLG websites, have been chosen from over 1500 purposes by internationally famend artists Alexandre da Cunha, Anthea Hamilton and Linder. Prominent themes on this 12 months’s exhibition embody: dislocation and residential; archives and reminiscence; cyber identities; landscapes and the surroundings. These are explored by a wide range of media together with drawing, portray, sculpture, set up, sound and transferring picture.

Sitting alongside the exhibition is a specifically created digital platform, which incorporates artworks, texts, sound and transferring picture work by this 12 months’s chosen artists. The platform additionally consists of artists’ interviews by a variety of rising curators and writers, in addition to distinctive insights by artist Adham Faramawy, author and curator Tendai Mutambu, tutorial, curator and author Professor Sarah Perks and artist and curator Morgan Quaintance. 

“Following the profitable launch in September of our new digital platform, which presents the thrilling work by the 36 artists chosen for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020, we’re delighted to be returning to the SLG for the third consecutive 12 months. We have been actually heartened by the artists, selectors, companions and funders willingness to return together with us on this most sudden of journeys this 12 months as now we have moved to extend our digital and on-line exercise in response to the COVID-19 international pandemic. Complimenting this on-line exercise is the exhibition at the SLG, and we sit up for welcoming all of our supporters and audiences as they discover the chosen work at the gallery.” —Kirsty Ogg, Director, New Contemporaries

The artists chosen for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020 are: Sangbum Ahn, Ned Armstrong, Paul Barlow, Alexandre Canonico, Chen Sizuo, Nicole Coson, Gabriella Davies, Lúcás Dillon, Ufuoma Essi, Jake Grewal, Clara Hastrup, Nimmi Hutnik, Lily Kemp, Maria Mahfooz, Zethu Maseko, Rene Matić, Cat and Éiméar McClay, Liam Mertens, Edwin Mingard, Kimie Minobe, Karabo Monareng, Pablo Paillole, Jung Min Park, Anne Carney Raines, Anika Roach, Jung Yun Roh, Shamica Ruddock, Sophie Ruigrok, Kirsty Sim, Anna-Rose Stefatou, Orfeo O’Leary Tagiuri, Giorgio van Meerwijk, Ahren Warner, Ashleigh Williams and Charlie Yetton.

Digital platform
Audiences also can discover the Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2020 digital platform to view all the chosen works on-line, artist interviews, exhibition excursions and different digital content material.

New Writing with New Contemporaries
An on-line screening of readings, transferring picture, audio and performances by artists Zethu Maseko, Rene Matić, Sophie Ruigrok, Anna-Rose Stefatou, and Ahren Warner, who, in numerous approaches, are working with writing as a part of or central to their follow.

Archives & Identities: Panel Discussion
Watch a recording of a panel dialogue that features Duncan Campbell, Sunil Gupta, and Althea Greenan, and chaired by Jo Melvin, reflecting on the usage of archives in modern visible arts follow within the exploration of identities.

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