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  • Stella, 2015, Bronze
    8 August 2016

    Blog Post: Jemma Egan

    My work for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2016, Stella, is an enlarged coffee cup lid, based on a lid I found in Canada a couple of years ago. I was walking down the street and just saw it - the lid - this small goofy face looking up at me. I walked past it that day but when I passed it again the next day I picked it up and kept it.
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  • Sandorflava, Hungary #5, 2015, Oil on canvas
    25 July 2016

    Blog Post: Zsofia Schweger

    I always try – oh so hard – not to indulge in nostalgia. I’ve been invested in making a home for myself in the UK, away from my native Hungary and away from America where I lived for half a decade. I felt at home in Boston and New York, but my years in London have been different: it’s been love.
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  • James Berrington, Modern Living, 2015. 24 x C-type prints mounted on aluminium, text panel and image labels Installation at 71a Gallery, London, June 2016
    20 June 2016

    Blog Post: James Berrington

    The work I will be showing at BNC 2016 comprises minimalist life-size photographs of bricks. The work is a response to the current housing crisis in the UK, something which probably affects us all in one way or another.
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  • Syllabus I artists at Nottingham Contemporary, 2015
    13 June 2016

    Syllabus II Artists Announced

    We are delighted to announce that ten artists have been selected for Syllabus II, a national programme delivered in partnership by Eastside Projects, New Contemporaries, S1 Artspace, Spike Island, Studio Voltaire, and Wysing Art Centre. It provides an alternative learning programme for artists over a one-year period which is peer led and developed collaboratively with the artists and partners.
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  • Cirtus Wrapper Mounds No. 1 & No. 2, 2015, Citrus wrappers, plaster, thread, wax
    13 June 2016

    Sophie Giller Receives Studio Bursary

    We are delighted to announce Sophie Giller (BNC 2015) as the first recipient of New Contemporaries’ Studio Bursary with One Thoresby Street, Nottingham. From 1st June 2016, Sophie has access to a free studio, membership of One Thoresby Street and a support structure offered by their community of artists.
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  • Studio things, 2016
    10 May 2016

    Anita Delaney's blog post from her studio bursary at SPACE

    ♥ It's love ♥
    ) True love (

    Every time I open the studio door it's bliss. It's a beautiful, big, bright space and it hums with potential. I want to be there all the time, – it is one of the best places to be.
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