Joe Frazer, This Ain't No Period Drama 2012

BNC 2013 Artists

31 May 2013

Joe Frazer, This Ain't No Period Drama 2012


BNC 2013 Artists

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Bloomberg New Contemporaries are delighted to announce the participants of its 2013 exhibition. 46 artists were selected from over 1500 submissions by artists Chantal Joffe, Ryan Gander, and Nathaniel Mellors.

Participating artists:

Aisha Abid Hussain, Rebecca Ackroyd, Thomas Aitchison, Lewis Betts, Jason Brown, Fatma Bucak, Agnes Calf, Lauren Cohen, Patrick Cole, Menna Cominetti, Calum Crawford, Mark Essen, Adham Faramawy, Ophelia Finke, Grant Foster, Archie Franks, Joe Frazer, Kate Hawkins, Adam Hogarth, Catherine Hughes, Antoine L'Heureux, Roman Liška, Lana Locke, Alex McNamee, Steven Morgana, Laura O'Neill, Hardeep Pandhal, Julia Parkinson, Joanna Piotrowska, Hannah Regel, Dante Rendle Traynor, Daniela Sarigu, Ferdinand Saumarez Smith, Yves Scherer, Simon Senn, Isabelle Southwood, Josephine Sowden, Marlene Steyn, Matthias Tharang, Shelley Theodore, Esmé Toler, Sarah Tynan, Maarten van den Bos, Dominic Watson, Tom Worsfold, Tim Zercie


Established in 1949, New Contemporaries is an important and highly regarded annual initiative that gives art students and recent graduates essential support and recognition at a crucial stage in their development through a high-profile exhibition.

Exhibition venues are as follows:

Spike Island

133 Cumberland Road
Bristol BS1 6UX

14 September 2013 – 10 November 2013


The Mall
London SW1Y 5AH

27 November 2013 – 26 January 2014

Complementing the exhibition at each venue will be a series of talks, screenings and artists’ salons that bring together differing viewpoints to discuss contemporary modes of production and structures of professional artistic development.


The exhibition will be accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue with texts by selectors Chantal Joffe, Ryan Gander, and Nathaniel Mellors.