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  • Frieze Writer's Prize 2015
    30 November 2015

    New Contemporaries Blog: Frieze Writer's Prize 2015

    This year marks the tenth anniversary of the frieze writer’s prize, a yearly open call to encourage and promote promising, young (but not only young) art writers seeking an opportunity to publish their writing in a contemporary art publication.
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  • K. R. Buxey, Legion, 1999. Courtesy New Contemporaries
    26 November 2015

    New Contemporaries 1949 to Now.

    New Contemporaries are partnering with the Art Fund on an all-day symposium to be held at the ICA. Saturday 28th November 2015.
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  • Scott Lyman, Excerpts from Alan Hollinghursts The Swimming Pool Library, 2014. HD video still, 26 minutes.
    12 October 2015

    Scott Lyman Blog Post

    I came to London from New York to study as an international student. I was broke and already had a laughably heavy student debt burden, but I felt that things weren’t going well for me in New York, and London represented a new world of opportunity.
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  • Hamish Pearch, Untitled (Knight brass rubbing), 1998. Wax on paper.
    7 October 2015

    Hamish Pearch Blog Post

    I’ve finished art school and I’m back in my mums house. AH, London! London! Our delight. I sink into my old bed, trying not to masturbate just yet. I look up at the glow-in-the-dark stars on the ceiling then over to the shelf stacked with books and CDs, which all still hold crucial evidence of life and ideas transcending suburbia.
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  • Hilde Krohn Huse in her studio, 2015.
    5 October 2015

    Hilde Krohn Huse Blog Post

    “Lol she should of tried wedging the rope inbetween her pussy, and rubbed up and down it vigorously. Maybe the juices would of melted it lol.” - Syd squid, YouTube comment
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  • Melanie Eckersley, Object Shadow, 2015.
    24 September 2015

    Melanie Eckersley Blog Post

    This mobile, nubile world is soft; layers of it bend to make way for new versions of itself; vultures upon cultures. To be a 21st century kid is to be casual with the context. Let me explain.
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