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  • Stacey Guthrie, Good Girls Don't Wear Trousers, 2014. Moving image
    29 September 2014

    Stacey Guthrie Blog Post

    So, we had our grand opening at the World Museum in Liverpool on Friday the 19th of September. I hadn’t realised just how grand the World Museum is until I went past it earlier that day on an open-top tourist bus. I was unable to stop myself exclaiming something that sounded like ‘Moly Twit!’ and as everyone turned to look at the over-excited, expleting woman at the back, I wanted to point and say “I’ve got work in there!”.
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  • Artquest
    3 September 2014

    Bloomberg New Contemporaries / Artquest Support Programme

    Bloomberg New Contemporaries is currently collaborating with Artquest to help inform this year’s selected artists of the possibilities that today’s arts ecology presents for sustaining their practice. This support comprises one-to-one mentoring support and peer mentoring opportunities.
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  • Matt Copson, Reynard by Numbers (feat. T.J), 2013. Coloured pen on paper
    23 July 2014

    Matt Copson Blog Post

    Dear Peasants,
    I have been commanded to explain myself, once again. My jury wants to know the HOW, WHAT and WHY of my present predicament. And the truth is…I really don’t know. I am but a mere bystander, ducking and diving as the parade charges recklessly around hairpin bends.
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  • Stacey Guthrie, Disarmed and Ever So Slightly Dangerous, 2013. Still from video
    23 July 2014

    Stacey Guthrie Blog Post

    I have to confess, I didn’t take my original submission to Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014 awfully seriously. On graduating I had decided I needed to embark upon a programme of measures aimed at toughening myself up and learning to embrace rejection.
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  • Second Round of Selection
    2 July 2014

    Bloomberg New Contemporaries Secure Arts Council England National Portfolio Funding

    New Contemporaries is pleased to announce that its bid to Arts Council England for National Portfolio funding 2015 - 2018 has been successful. An annual grant of £117, 789 has been offered over the three-year period.
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  • Selectors Enrico David, Goshka Macuga, and Marvin Gaye Chetwynd
    22 May 2014

    Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014 Artists Announced

    Marking its 65th anniversary, selectors Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Enrico David and Goshka Macuga have chosen works by the most promising artists emerging from UK art schools from 1,400 submissions. This year, 55 artists will join the roster of Bloomberg New Contemporaries
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