In the largest selection in some years, Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2008 introduced the work of 57 artists selected by Richard Billingham, Ceal Floyer and Ken Lum
The Liverpool exhibition of BNC 2008 at the A Foundation on Garland Street was part of the Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art.
In the largest selection in some years, Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2008 introduces the work of 57 artists selected by Richard Billingham, Ceal Floyer and Ken Lum.
Open to all final year graduates and post-graduates of Fine Art at British Colleges and Universities, New Contemporaries is the UK’s longest running art competition for emerging artists. This year’s submission attracted over 1,400 applications and the resulting selection of artists presents a dynamic mix of works that are physical, strong, figurative and bold, with work ranging from painting and photography to taxidermy, waxworks and installation.
The Liverpool exhibition of Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2008 at the A Foundation on Garland Street as part of the Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art will be followed by a London exhibition at Club Row, Rochelle School.
The artists selected for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2008 are: Pio Abad, Adam Ajina, Allsopp & Weir, Guler Ates, Steve Bishop, Paul Bratt, Stewart Cliff, Beth Collar, Alexia de Ville de Goyet, Joe Doldon, Jeremy Evans, Anwen Handmer, Chris Hanlon, Gabriel Hartley, Gerd Hasler, Neil Hedger,Tyler Bright Hilton, Sam Holden, Alex Hudson, Peter Joslyn, Emmanuel Kazi Kakai, Eva Kalpadaki, Katharina Kiebacher, Rinat Kotler, Raakhee Lakhtaria, Andrew Larkin, Ian Law, littlewhitehead, Joseph Long, Jo Longhurst, Ellen Macdonald, Allison Maletz, Jane Maughan, Sarah Michael, Haroon Mirza, Yoca Muta, Gemma Nelson, Sachiyo Nishimura, Yo Okada, Joep Overtoom, Heather Phillipson, Patricia Pinsker, Giles Ripley, Constance Slaughter, Rita Soromenho, Naomi St Clair-Clarke, David Stearn, Nicholas Tayler, Esther Teichmann, David Theobald, Jason Underhill, Manuel Vazquez, Lara Viana, Jane Ward, Anita Wernstrom, Paul Westcombe, Jeanine Woollard.
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